<Here by Jan Beta how to repair your C2N Tape.
Who said that C64 aren’t useful anymore ? For what we know they could be still used inside nuclear silos but we just get enough knowing that they are still used in..
>Making backups of old turbo-tapes to disk and notice that the quality was very poor on some tapes. So have a LOAD-IT datasette with a signal meter. Problem with it was, that You could turn the knob (head alignment) 45 degrees and still have same two(lousy) bars on the meter. There was a need for something more accurate when adjusting the alignment to get the best signal while reading the tapes.
>How to connect a 1980’s Commodore 64 8-Bit computer to the Internet, BBS, IRC, WWW and Warpcopy.
>AMEDIA Computer France made available capacitors kit for A500 and further models.
You can find the A500 and A500+ Kits here . Good stuff !
- Standard quality Capacitors batch for Amiga 500+ rev 8A.
N.B. : take good care of the desired capacitors kit according to your motherboard revision !
Amedia Computer can not be responsible for a mistake in the choosen kit !
>Since capacitors in original Amiga are now 20 and more years old they need to be replaced or in a worst scenario they may destroy your hardware (See Expansion Ram Capacitor leaked->HERE)
And despite this bitter truth , I ever thought that in old computers and in the specific in my commodore ones the chips had to be cooled , also capacitors benefit from cooling the whole case ,
further to remind that capacitors may also get destroyed by longer periods of inactivity .
However I found confirmations of my idea in some website like these :