Category Archives: Grants Pass TV Repair

Diode check function has its limits. Bad diodes generally short out.

After having tested thousands of diodes over the corse of my career, there was once a time where I found myself unnecessarily unsoldering diodes to test them due to the fact that other components in parallel with the diodes under test would give me confusing readings, but after realizing almost Continue reading Diode check function has its limits. Bad diodes generally short out.

Home made resistors, and other uses for nickel chrome wire.

In this video I demonstrate a couple of different uses I discovered by applying a small current across some nickel chrome wire. I doubt I’m the first person to use this wire in such an application for this wire, but for those who not aware of these possible applications, I Continue reading Home made resistors, and other uses for nickel chrome wire.

Television Signal Direction Finder And Frequency Indicator.

One of the challenges I’ve encountered when installing TV antennas is knowing exactly where to point my antenna, and where to mount the antenna. I discovered that moving an antenna just a few feet vertically or horizontally can make a huge difference in signal strength, so I came up with Continue reading Television Signal Direction Finder And Frequency Indicator.

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.

Samsung TV Main board was bad. Here’s how I figured it out. Model # UN32EH5300FXZA.

http://www.tvrepairinfo.com/ The television I repaired in this video is a Samsung UN32EH5300FXZA. I had mis-stated the model number in this video so please take note. This TV came in my shop dead. My first guess was bad LEDs since I see this so often, but it turned Continue reading Samsung TV Main board was bad. Here’s how I figured it out. Model # UN32EH5300FXZA.