Originally Posted by underwurlde
Cannot find a datasheet for the chip shown in your picture (the ti 707071) so I cannot ascertain IF that could get damaged. Bear in mind that this chip may be interfaced to other chips and those 'other chips' could well get damaged too.
it is a newer model that replaces this ic (IC6003) in the pic below, it has les legs but i'm 100% sure it is a replacement for this ic.
ofcourse the pinout dous not match so it's a bit useless, but this ic is very important for a stable working power.