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How to diagnose and fix everything electronic

Author: Michael Jay Geier
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Overview: A Fully Revised Guide to Electronics Troubleshooting and Repair. Repair all kinds of electrical products, from modern digital gadgets to analog antiques, with help from this updated book. How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic, Second Edition, offers expert insights, case studies, and step-by-step instruction from a lifelong electronics guru. Discover how to assemble your workbench, use the latest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Jay Geier
ISBN: 9780071848299 0071848290
OCLC Number: 907445901
Notes: "Have fun and save money by repairing your own equipment -- Learn how to use test equipment, including the oscilloscope and ESR meter -- New information on flat-screen TVs, digital cameras, remote controls, headsets and more"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgment --
Introduction --
Prepare For Blastoff: Fixing Is Fun!: --
Repair: why do it? --
Is it always worth it? --
Setting Up Shop: Tools Of The Trade: --
Must-Haves: --
Good place to work --
Digital multimeter --
ESR meter --
Oscilloscope --
Soldering tools --
Desoldering tools --
Hand tools --
Magnifier --
Clip leads --
Swabs --
Chemicals --
Heatsink grease --
Heat-shrink tubing --
Electrical tape --
Small cups --
Internet access --
Nice-To-Haves: --
Digital camera --
Power supply --
Testers, signal generators and meters --
Isolation transformer --
Stereo microscope --
Bench vise --
Hot-air rework station --
Hot-melt glue gun --
Magnet on a stick --
Cyanoacrylate glue --
Component cooler spray --
Data books --
Parts assortment --
Scrap boards for parts --
Wish List: --
Inductance meter --
Logic analyzer --
Spectrum analyzer --
BGA rework station --
Danger, Danger! Staying Safe: --
Electric shock --
Physical injury --
Your Turn: --
Electrical damage --
Physical damage --
You Fixed It! Is It Safe?: --
ATE: always test everything! --
I Fix, Therefore I am: The Philosophy Of Troubleshooting: --
Why things work in the first place --
Products as art --
If it only had a brain --
Good, the bad and the sloppy --
Mistakes beginners make --
That's how it goes --
History lessons --
Initial evaluation --
Use your noodle: case histories --
Naming Names: Important Terms, Concepts And Building Blocks: --
Electrical concepts --
Circuit concepts --
Signal concepts --
Building blocks --
Working Your Weapons: Using Test Equipment: --
Digital multimeter --
ESR meter --
Oscilloscope --
Soldering iron --
Desoldering tools --
Power supply --
Transistor tester --
Capacitance meter --
Signal generator --
Frequency counter --
Analog meter --
Contact cleaner spray --
Component cooler spray --
What Little Gizmos Are Made Of: Components: --
Capacitors --
Crystals and resonators --
Crystal clock oscillators --
Diodes and rectifiers --
Fuses --
Inductors and transformers --
Integrated circuits --
Op amps --
Resistors --
Potentiometers --
Relays --
Switches --
Transistors --
Voltage regulators --
Zener diodes --
Road Maps And Street Signs: Diagrams: --
Hooked On Tronics: --
Call numbers --
Good, not bad and miserable schematics --
Once Upon A Time: --
Amplifier stage --
Switching power supply --
Push-pull audio amplifier --
Mega maps --
Give It A Try: --
Radios --
CD and DVD players --
Keep reading --
But I ain't got one! --
Your wish is not my command: case history --
Entering Without Breaking: Getting Inside: --
Removing outside screws --
Separating snaps --
Removing ribbons --
Pulling wire connectors --
Layers and photos --
Opening A Shut Case: --
Receivers and amplifiers --
VCRs, CD and DVD players --
TVs and LCD monitors --
Turntables --
Video projectors --
Portable DVD players with LCD screens --
MP3 players --
PDAs --
Smartphones and tablets --
Camcorders --
Digital cameras --
Laptop computers --
AC adapters --
What The Heck Is That? Recognizing Major Features: --
Power to the circuit: power supplies --
Follow the copper-lined road: input --
Shake, bake, slice and dice: signal processing --
Out you go: output stages --
Moving tale: mechanisms --
Danger points --
A-Hunting We Will Go: Signal Tracing And Diagnosis: --
Dead --
Comatose or crazy --
Alive and awake but not quite kicking --
Sometimes yes, sometimes no --
To and fro --
All the world's a stage --
Check, please --
When all else fails: desperate measures --
Presto Change-O: Circuit Boards And Replacing Components: --
Through-hole parts --
Surface-mount components --
Choosing Components: --
Parts machines --
Substitutes: --
Capacitors --
Diodes --
Relays --
Resistors --
Transistors --
Zeners --
Installing The New Parts: --
Through-hole --
SMT --
Finding parts --
Saving damaged boards --
LSI and other dirty words --
That's A Wrap: Reverse-Order Reassembly: --
Common errors --
Getting started --
Reconnecting ribbons --
Oops! Broken latch --
Layers and cups and screws, oh my! --
Oh snap! --
Screwing it up without screwing it up --
When you had to break in --
Done! --
Pesky Parts And Persnickety Problems: --
Automotive-related problems --
Condenser microphones --
Push my buttons --
LCDs: liquid-crystal disasters --
Lithium batteries --
Aces Up Your Sleeve: Tips And Tricks For Specific Circuits And Products: --
Linear power supplies --
Switching power supplies --
Audio amplifiers and receivers --
Digital still cameras --
Disc players and recorders --
Earbuds and headsets --
Flat-panel displays and TVs --
Hard drives --
Laptop computers --
MP3 players --
Remote controls --
Smartphones and tablets --
VCRs and tape-based camcorders --
Video projectors --
Have at it! --
Glossary: --
Common circuits --
Index.
Other Titles: Everything electronic
Responsibility: Michael Jay Geier.

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