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Good Feedback On November Repair Newsletter

By on November 7, 2011

Two days ago i sent out the November monthly repair newsletter to all my ERG members. I received tons of emails saying that the article was good and impressive.  There was another email that said "Wow even a small bad SMD component could cause such problem in LCD TV". The response was unusually high as compare to other articles that i have sent earlier. This has proven that most of the readers preferred problem and solution and some explanation how a particular circuit work. That means it looks like i have to come out with similar article but on many different equipment in the future repair newsletter. If you have comment about this post please do write to me-thanks.

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12 Comments

  1. rolando tolentino

    November 7, 2011 at 11:34 am

    do you also have the procedure on removing and installing this smd component once found defective,where can we found the replacement part of this kind.
    thanks and regards,

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  2. jgmanza

    November 7, 2011 at 3:26 pm

    Hello Jestine, yesterday Sunday a TV was brought to me, and it was China made Symphonic.However on the tube it marked Orion. It had many smd resistors and one that I checked was a 223 (23k) that was shorted taking my voltage to ground. Just the change of this small resistor cured the problem. With this timely newsletter I see the need for a removal of SMD worktools like workstation. Thanks

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  3. admin

    November 8, 2011 at 3:59 am

    HI JgManza,

    If you work on lots of smd ic and components then you need a rework station. If there is occasionally one or two smd components then using a normal solder gun could do the job. I guess the resistor you were referring to was open circuit and not short circuit because rarely we could find a shorted resistor.

    jestine

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  4. admin

    November 8, 2011 at 4:12 am

    HI Rolando,

    You can use a normal solder gun or a rework station to remove it. You can buy smd parts from digikey.com

    Jestine

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  5. jgmanza

    November 8, 2011 at 2:31 pm

    Oh, thanks for the advice Jestine. The line had voltage and after the resistor no voltage, but it is on the ground line. I thought it was taking it to ground. Thanks for that piece of treasure.
    Jorge

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  6. Roberto S.

    November 8, 2011 at 6:39 pm

    Yes, very interesting article in your November repair newsletter.

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  7. Zed

    November 9, 2011 at 3:46 am

    Thanks fro this newsletter and repair sir jestine and to Mr.Kent. God bless. Great repair tips.

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  8. Jim

    November 9, 2011 at 5:34 am

    Yes..its really a well designed newsletter about LCD repair caused by a single resister..Expecting more E-Letters like this from you...

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  9. admin

    November 9, 2011 at 6:47 am

    HI Guys,

    Thanks for the comments.

    Jestine

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  10. corriete

    November 12, 2011 at 3:19 am

    great and very impressive,keep doing great for the repair world. we owe u so much Justin

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  11. John

    December 3, 2011 at 8:25 am

    HI Jestine,

    Where can i refer your old newsletter? I hope to pick up the skills as soon as possible.

    Thanks,
    John

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  12. admin

    December 4, 2011 at 8:53 am

    HI John,

    Sin up at http://www.electronicrepairguide.com and you will get to read the old repair newsletter.

    Jestine

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