First post, by hard1k
After 3 years of desperate search, I've just acquired an Octek Hippo DCA2 board! However, its battery has already leaked, and presumably corroded the PCB, while the exact damage is yet to be determined.
The board is now travelling from Canada to my mail forwarding warehouse in Tualatin, OR, US, and the original plan was to forward it to Russia, where my friends could de-solder the battery and try to remove the corrosion. However, the total journey can result a long one, especially in the Covid circumstances and the holiday season approaching. So, the question is, if anyone of American vogoners (50 lower states) could kindly assist in recovering the board? The mission would be to receive it, de-solder the battery, clean the corrosion, power it up and give a short test. The board won't include any EDRAM SIMM sticks, I'll purchase them when/if the board is confirmed as working.
Here are the pictures of the board:
Thank you very much for your kind help and assistance!