Tag Archives: repair

Repair technicians’ creed

Repair technicians should follow a code of ethics and the statements below, as defined by iFixit, is how we run our business. We promise to always observe the following: Honesty in Business We are honest in business dealings. Our contracts, … Continue reading

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Repairs – hard work but a good idea

Kathmandu, a New Zealand based outdoor equipment supply company, made it to the news when employees from one of their stores were observed slashing sleeping bags and other products before throwing them in a rubbish skip.  The company said they … Continue reading

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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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Not impressed with you Acer

Now look here Acer.  I usually like your products.  They are generally pretty well made (we’ll overlook that case in the late 1990s where the edge connectors in one of your laptops had insufficient gold plating causing a fault common … Continue reading

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Repair Manifesto

Ecotech Services supports the Ifixit Repair Manifesto.

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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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