Sometimes computers get to me for repair,whose motherboard doesn’t even show signs of life in the form of sound signals. I thought about buying a diagnostic PCI post card until I accidentally got an overview of this card on YouTube. The functionality and price suited me, and without hesitation, I ordered this card.
04/05/2015, an order was placed, 04/10/2015, the seller sent the order (delivery is free, but by sf express - www.sf-express.com/ru/ru/) and on May 2, 2015 the package was received.Recently, there has been a tendency to deliver parcels to Russia from China through the Baltic countries, probably Chinese sellers are attracted by low delivery rates this way, since this small package came from Estonia.
A standard white bag, where the seller wrapped the card in a cellophane bag and a small reference book in English on decoding indication codes:I have already removed the package from the card.
Large indicators of voltages and post-card signals:
From left to right: - 12V; + 12V; + 3.3V; + 5V; Signals: CLOCK: FRAME; IRDY; RESET The glow of the voltage indicators indicates the presence and sufficient value of these voltages on the motherboard. The signal indicators indicate the presence of clock, reset, FRAME and IRDY signals.
The reverse side of the post card:
Instructions for the post-card for BIOS from Award, AMI, Phoenix:
If anyone has problems with English, here here full translation of this manual into Russian.
Using post card
Since currently malfunctioning maternalI don’t have any boards, then the test will be carried out on a working one. We insert it into a free PCI slot and after successfully loading the computer we see this picture:
I figured that one photo would not be enough and shot a short video of this post-card:
The card itself is neatly and honestly soldered.
1.Good appearance and accurate soldering.
3.Large and bright indicators.
4. Detailed instruction on codes.
I recommend buying, for whom you need an inexpensive post-card for diagnosing motherboards.