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Kenmore Washer Not Spinning – How to Troubleshoot and Repair

How to repair a Kenmore washer that sounds like it’s spinning, but it’s not. This is a very simple repair you can easily do yourself. The motor coupler is one of the most common parts that break causing your washer to not spin.

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Anouncement: Sydney – Electronex + EEVblog Meetup!

The 2nd EEVblog meetup is happening on Wed 5th September after the Electronex show.

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EEVBlog #1116 – The Capacitance Multiplier

Circuit building block time. The capacitance multiplier and how it gives almost negligible power supply ripple compared to a voltage regulator.
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EEVblog #1115 – Traps In Chips – And the 7660

Dave looks at some traps in chips and their modes of operation. In this case the TI LM2776, a look a the classic 7660 charge pump voltage inverter, and output ripple and ways to reduce it.
Parametric searching, and a look at some interesting rail inverters.
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eevBLAB #51- Industry Story – Design Deadlines…

Dave recounts the story of a critical deadline project and the scramble to make it to DesignCon 2008 with the new Industrial Altium Nanoboard design.

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EEVblog #1114 – NEW TS80 USB Soldering Iron Review

Review of the new 18W USB-C TS80 temperature controlled portable soldering iron.
TLDR; Highly recommended, money well spent if you need a portable iron solution, but you need a QC3 battery pack.

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EEVblog #1113 – Is a $5 USB Soldering Iron Useful?

Is a $5 8W USB soldering iron actually useful?

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