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EEVblog #1035 – Flaming DIY Power Supply!

Smoke in the EEVblog Lab!
What component failed and caught alight in the RD Tech DPS5020 Power Supply Module?
This was supposed to be a build video and review until it caught on fire!

Follow-up repair video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwdnGbI5ls8

https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/RD-DP-and-DPS-Power-Supply-communiaction-housing-Constant-Voltage-current-casing-digital-control-buck-converter/923042_1000004752402.html

https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/RD-DPS5015-Constant-Voltage-current-Step-down-Programmable-digital-Power-Supply-buck-Voltage-converter-color-LCD/923042_32702714880.html

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1035-flaming-diy-power-supply/

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Vizio 40″ LED TV Repair D40-D1 – How to Replace All Boards Part Number KIT-D40-D1-K2

Vizio 40″ Board Replacement Video
CLICK HERE for TV Parts: http://www.shopjimmy.com/vizio-d40-d1-lttetvcs-complete-tv-repair-kit-version-2.htm

SKU: sj-KIT-D40-D1-K2
Part Type: TV Repair Kit
Part Number: KIT-D40-D1-K2
Part Usage: LED/LCD
Panel Sticker Number: TPT400LA-HN02.S REV:SG02B
MFR Part Number 1: Vizio 756TXFCB02K0740
MFR Part Number 2: Vizio ADTVF3010AD7
MFR Part Number 3: Vizio 317GAAWF623TCL0VIZ
Brands: Vizio
Important Message: PLEASE NOTE: This kit is compatible Continue reading Vizio 40″ LED TV Repair D40-D1 – How to Replace All Boards Part Number KIT-D40-D1-K2

Hisense 50” LED TV – No Backlights Bad LEDs – How To Replace LED Strips 50K 50D 50H

Hisense 50″ LED Backlighting Repair
CLICK HERE for TV Parts: http://www.shopjimmy.com/hisense-hd500df-b57-s0-led-strips-11-strips.htm

SKU: sj-HD500DF-B57/S0 LED Strips
Part Type: LED Strips
Part Number: HD500DF-B57/S0 LED Strips
Part Usage: LED/LCD
Board Number(s): SVH500A22_REV05_6LED_131113
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Whirlpool Combination Washer/Dryer Installation (Model #WET4027EW0)

This video provides step-by-step instructions for safely installing a Whirlpool combination washer/dryer (model #WET4027EW0).

Additional washer/dryer repair, troubleshooting tips, help with finding your model number, and part replacement videos: https://www.repairclinic.com/Shop-For-Parts/a17/Washer-Dryer-Combo-Parts?TLSID=1873

All of the information in this washer/dryer installation video is applicable to the following brands: Amana, Whirlpool, Crosley, Estate, Continue reading Whirlpool Combination Washer/Dryer Installation (Model #WET4027EW0)

Whirlpool Gas Dryer Installation (Model #WGD49STBW2)

This video provides step-by-step instructions for safely installing a Whirlpool gas dryer (model #WGD49STBW2).

Additional dryer repair, troubleshooting tips, help with finding your model number, and part replacement videos: https://www.repairclinic.com/Shop-For-Parts/a8/Dryer-Parts?TLSID=1873

All of the information in this dryer installation video is applicable to the following brands: Amana, Whirlpool, Crosley, Estate, Continue reading Whirlpool Gas Dryer Installation (Model #WGD49STBW2)

TSP #96 – Dino-Lite USB Digital Microscopes Review and Experiments (2017 Edition)

In this episode Shahriar demonstrates a series of new Dino-Lite USB Digital Microscopes released in 2017. Several models are shown:

AM7515MT8A – This unit offers 700X-950X magnification with built in coaxial lighting as we as switchable bright-field and dark-field lighting options.

AM73915MZT – USB 3.0 interface with one touch auto-focus, EDOF & AMR. The Continue reading TSP #96 – Dino-Lite USB Digital Microscopes Review and Experiments (2017 Edition)

EEVblog #1034 – Mailbag

Mailbag is back!
Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1034-mailbag/

SPOILERS:
Beginner schematic and PCB layout analysis.
Can Dave guess the mystery PCB’s function?
Arduino Inventors Guide Book
https://www.nostarch.com/arduinoinventor
Radiosonde car tracking:
http://rfhead.net/?p=647
Psion II PDA
BK Precision Binding Post Adaptor
The Choculator
MPEG4 USB TV/DAB dongle teardown
Forrest Mimms Circuit Classics
https://www.crowdsupply.com/star-simpson/circuit-classics
Amp Hour Interview: <a href="https://theamphour.com/171-an-interview-with-forrest-mims-snell-solisequious-scientist/" Continue reading EEVblog #1034 – Mailbag

Digital TV Channel Misunderstandings, & TV Antenna Myths.

http://www.tvrepairinfo.com/ Last year I started doing some television antenna jobs on the side for some of the folks here in the Grants Pass, and I found myself getting a quick education on the do’s and dont’s of TV antennas. I guarantee there is still much I don’t Continue reading Digital TV Channel Misunderstandings, & TV Antenna Myths.