How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic by Michael Geier

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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 test equipment, zero in on and replace dead components, and handle reassembly. Instructions for specific devices, including stereos, MP3 players, digital cameras, flat-panel TVs, laptops, headsets, and mobile devices are also included in this do-it-yourself guide.

Choose the proper tools and set up your workbenchEnsure personal safety and use proper eye and ear protectionUnderstand how electrical components work and why they failPerform preliminary diagnoses based on symptomsUse test equipment, including digital multimeters, ESR meters, frequency
counters, and oscilloscopesInterpret block, schematic, and pictorial diagramsDisassemble products and identify sectionsAnalyze circuits, locate faults, and replace dead partsRe-establish connections and reassemble devices

 

 

About Michael Geier

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Michael Jay Geier began operating a neighborhood electronics repair service at age eight that was profiled in The Miami News. He went on to work in numerous electronics service centers as the "tough dog" tech, solving cases that baffled the other servicers. Michael was a pioneer in the field of augmentative communications systems, helping to develop speech synthesis systems for children with cerebral palsy. He has written technology features for Electronic Engineering Times, Desktop Engineering, IEEE Spectrum, The Envisioneering Newsletter, 73 Amateur Radio Today, and Radio Fun.
 
Published October 31, 2015 by McGraw-Hill Education TAB. 416 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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