After a nearby lightning strike, the C5 causes a short-circuit on the power supply. I’d like to try to repair it (perhaps it’s just a transient suppressor that did its job) before recycling it. But I can’t seem to be able to open the case - is it glued permanently, or is there a trick to open it without destroying it? The device is after warranty, and it was earthed through the cable shield.
I don’t think there is a non-destructive way to disassemble the C5.
That said, if you are willing to use epoxy, I bet you can get the thing apart along the seam and put it back together and get a pretty decent seal…
Taking a C5 apart will destroy the board.