All our services are running normally but please follow the procedures we have in place to protect our staff and the community.
For official information visit the Government COVID-19 website.
Televisions no longer accepted for repair
Due to the numerous difficulties that are often encountered Ecotech Services no longer offers to repair televisions, with the exception of those that have a CRT display.
We now accept welding and plasma cutting equipment for repair. We have two technicians who are experienced with repairing welding and related equipment.
DO NOT DUMP ITEMS
We have had a number of cases where items for recycling are dumped at our premises or left in the letterbox.
PLEASE TALK TO STAFF BEFORE LEAVING ANY ITEMS WITH US.
There is usually a $5 handling fee. Many items have low scrap value and also require processing for achieving a good environmental outcome.
Our online shop is now operating. It is still under development so please let us know if you experience any problems.
Check out our Trade Me account for deals that save you money and save our environment.
Contact us if you need any cables, common, obscure, or vintage parts, microwave oven assemblies, power tool parts, or electronic components. We may be able to help you.
Bulk lots of antistatic bags, motherboard boxes, and HDD storage receptacles.
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Tag Archives: repair
I couldn’t save this calculator. It was too far gone! The leaky battery corroded a lot of the PCB tracks. Scrapped. RIP.
Some manufacturers are just not learning from past manufacturing mistakes. Or they just don’t care about how long the stuff they make will last. One of the faults with some electronic equipment is a glue used in manufacturing that becomes … Continue reading
This MS-7LA calculator came in for recycling last year. It did not power on. It is the holidays at present so I thought I would do some holiday hobby work (repairing things is one of my hobbies). I undid the … Continue reading
Had a no name brand battery charger come in for recycling. I set it up on the bench to test it. It powered up but after a bit it turned off. I took the thing apart. Pretty easy to do. … Continue reading
I had a Megger MIT220 meter come in for repair from Dells Appliances, our related company. It was not giving a reading. It was an easy fix. The wire had broken of the test lead terminal inside the meter. After … Continue reading
The electronics repair industry in New Zealand has been in decline for the past two or three decades for various reasons including the flood of cheap commodity goods, poor support from the manufacturers, and rapidly changing technology. One indication of … Continue reading
We really are in a throwaway society. We have been calling it that since the 1950s and all of this technology of ours is an increasing part of the throwaway society. I had a Canon PIXMA MG2960 ink jet printer/scanner … Continue reading
A Philips 42TA2800 LCD TV came in for recycling. “It works” the customer said, “It is just the power switch.” The actual plastic power switch actuator was missing and you could see that the power switch circuit board was just … Continue reading
A Whirlpool VT256/SL microwave oven came in for recycling this week that looked like a good candidate for refurbishment. It was dead. It had a blown fuse and a shorted high voltage capacitor in the voltage doubler circuit. So I … Continue reading