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Bang!

This photo shows what a power surge can do. The fuse in this microwave oven absorbed so much energy that the end cap of it completely vapourised and shunted it along the fuse holder. The body of the ceramic fuse … Continue reading

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Repurposing – a good idea but usually too expensive?

Here at Ecotech Services we like the idea of repurposing stuff as a way of stopping it going to the landfill but it seems that in most cases it is not something that makes us any money.  For example take … Continue reading

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Dodgy diodes

Here is a story for all you electronics techs.  And anyone making assumptions.  Most of us in other words. This is about a caddy type welder that came in for repair, a 180 amp inverter model. Can’t remember the make … Continue reading

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Second hand can be more reliable than new

Ecotech Services sells a range of second hand equipment that has been repaired or refurbished.  We can offer a warranty on the equipment without fear of incurring high costs (resulting from warranty repair or for refunds) to us for a … Continue reading

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Check out this circuit

I am having trouble doing fault finding on this circuit. Thanks to fotophil for alerting me to this rather interesting problem.

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