Tuesday, December 9, 2008
It turns out I didn't fry the diode.
After some advice troubleshooting, it turns out that I burned out one of the traces.
After desoldering and scraping it clean, copper foil tape is cut to size and applied to the damaged area.
Resoldering the copper tape helps ensure conductivity.
Reassembled and successfully tested.
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