- Published in issue 11/1996 on page 64
Whether involved with electronics at a professional level or just as hobby, many of you will have been tempted sometimes to have a go at repairing an electronic appliance in or around the home. Many readers will have saved on huge repair bills in this way. Unfortunately, few of you will be able to boast the experience of a professional repair technician. Just mention the TV type and make and he will tell you, for example, that a certain thyristor is prone to die in the power supply, or resistor R86 has an strange but strong tendency to burn out. Not to worry, however, if you can't find or afford arepair buff, because help for DIY repair may be found on the Internet.