Dave goes Back to the Future and powers up his old 1980’s vintage Tandy 1000 computer.
Will it work?, will it choke?
And how to channel your inner Woz to design your own Turbo Board.
(Check out the ROM BIOS version 1.00.00 !!)
In this video I talk a little about isolation transformers. In future videos which I hope to add, the subject of isolation will come up again.
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Many times bad capacitors can be momentarily restored to their normal capacity with the use of heat. This will not work if your capacitor is internally shorted or to dried out.. My demonstration is not meant to encourage the use of a hair dryer in place of Continue reading LDC TV Repair made easy # 5
Dave gets disturbingly emotional about microcontroller datasheets and documentation.
http://tvrepairinfo.com In this video I show the importance of measuring the current or the power your TV is using as a way of determining if there are any shorted parts. I also show the value of using a variac transformer to find shorted circuits before you apply Continue reading LCD TV Repair made easy #4
Dave checks out an el-cheapo Jaycar lab power supply. What do you get for 150 bucks?
(Something went horribly wrong with the camcorder and the end summary didn’t get recorded, oops. It gets a thumbs sideways. Would have been better if it had better resolution on the adjustments, no overshoot, and Continue reading EEVblog #30 – Jaycar Bench Lab Power Supply Review
Dave cuts loose on the Golden Ear Audiophiles and all their Audiophoolery snake oil rubbish.
Directional cables, thousand dollar IEC power cables, and all that rubbish.
Monster Cable gets mostered.
Panasonic gets a serve too, or is that applause?
The Blue Jeans cable letter: http://www.audioholics.com/news/industry-news/blue-jeans-strikes-back
Dave’s TV is at 938 SW 6th street in Grants Pass Oregon
This video shows which capacitors I replaced to fix this Astar television. Model number LTV-3001
If your a professional looking for more understanding on how repair LCD TVs or an electronics hobbyist here are some great resources.
Troubleshooting & Repairing LCD TVs by John Preher at
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Many people have wasted money on antennas which claim for high definition or digital signals, as though they were uniquely designed to pick up signals better than their old ones, but in truth there is no such thing as a digital antenna. If your in the Continue reading HDTV antennas