How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic

How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic

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"In this hands-on guide, a lifelong electronics repair guru shares his tested techniques and invaluable insights. How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic shows you how to repair and extend the life of all kinds of solid-state devices, from modern digital gadgetry to cherished analog products of yesteryear"--

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This ambitious guide presents the reader with concise instructions for diagnosing and fixing problems in modern consumer electronics. Beginning with an overview of testing and repair tools, safety and basic techniques, the work covers electronic and circuit basics and embarks on a detailed discussion of specific electronic components such as capacitors, diodes, resistors, op amps and integrated circuits, how to read diagrams and identify unique parts, signal tracing and diagnostics, component replacement and reassembling finished projects. The work concludes with sections on common problems and repairs for popular consumer items such as mp3 players and laptop computers. Numerous illustrations and a comprehensive glossary are provided. Geier is an expert electronic repair technician. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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"Master the Art of Electronics Repair In this hands-on guide, a lifelong electronics repair guru shares his tested techniques and invaluable insights. How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic shows you how to repair and extend the life of all kinds of solid-state devices, from modern digital gadgetry to cherished analog products of yesteryear.You'll start by selecting the tools and test equipment you'll need and setting up your workbench. Then, you'll get familiar with components and how they form circuits, stages, and sections of a device. Next, you'll learn how to take a product apart, figure out what's wrong with it, replace components, and reassemble it. Real-world case studies help clarify the topics covered. Tips and tricks for specific devices, such as optical disc players, computers, and video recorders, are also included in this practical resource. Set up a workbench and equip it with tools and test instruments Ensure personal safety and avoid electrical and physical damage to devices Understand electrical units, circuits, and signals Use test equipment, including a digital multimeter, signal generator, frequency counter, and an oscilloscope Repair circuit boards and replace parts Work with components, from capacitors and ICs to transistorsand zeners Learn to read block, schematic, and pictorial diagrams Disassemble devices and identify sections and stages Troubleshoot and diagnose to the component level Perform reverse-order reassembly"--
Reveals the methods that expert technicians use to repair all kids of consumer electronics--from VCRs, turntables and camcorders to DVD players, LCD TVs and DLP projectors--in a book that also includes illustrative schematics. Original.

McGraw Hill

Master the Art of Electronics Repair

In this hands-on guide, a lifelong electronics repair guru shares his tested techniques and invaluable insights.How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic shows you how to repair and extend the life of all kinds of solid-state devices, from modern digital gadgetry to cherished analog products of yesteryear.

You'll start by selecting the tools and test equipment you'll need and setting up your workbench. Then, you'll get familiar with components and how they form circuits, stages, and sections of a device. Next, you'll learn how to take a product apart, figure out what's wrong with it, replace components, and reassemble it. Real-world case studies help clarify the topics covered. Tips and tricks for specific devices, such as optical disc players, computers, and video recorders, are also included in this practical resource.

  • Set up a workbench and equip it with tools and test instruments
  • Ensure personal safety and avoid electrical and physical damage to devices
  • Understand electrical units, circuits, and signals
  • Use test equipment, including a digital multimeter, signal generator, frequency counter, and an oscilloscope
  • Repair circuit boards and replace parts
  • Work with components, from capacitors and ICs to transistors and zeners
  • Learn to read block, schematic, and pictorial diagrams
  • Disassemble devices and identify sections and stages
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose to the component level
  • Perform reverse-order reassembly


Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2011
ISBN: 9780071744225
0071744223
Branch Call Number: 621.381 G275h
Characteristics: xx, 316 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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