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RE: Barracuda 4TB ST4000DM004 SMR sudden implosion - rescue?

The screech was likely a head crash and usually means that the drive is junk. To understand why the folder structure was there, you need to know how ...

1 year ago
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RE: Ridiculously Behaving Patriot Supersonic Rage Pro 256GB USB Drive

There are often two separate ICs within a flash drive, a controller and a memory IC. It sounds like the controller IC has failed or there is a bad co...

1 year ago
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RE: Msi gf 65 thin replaced the screen now it powerd on for a sec but then turns off

First check the connection for the screen to be sure that it is seated correctly. Also, why the need for the replacement? Perhaps the problem is not...

1 year ago
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RE: Several capacitors shorted in my Nitendo Switch motherboard

I would out forth that it is likely only 1 capacitor that is truly shorted. These large ones are likely in parallel which would make it seem that all...

1 year ago
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RE: Question re: Alex not using oscilloscope or TDS in videos

I am sure that Alex will chime in here, but from my perspective (working in the repair field for 35+ years) there are many times that a scope is not n...

1 year ago
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RE: Getting started

Videos are a good exposure, but practice with donor boards are the best. Watching is fine, but you need to spend time trying to change components. S...

2 years ago
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RE: How alex replace capacitors without measuring thier values ??

There are a few things to consider: 1) Replacing caps using a donor board where the locations are the same means that you don't need to know the val...

2 years ago
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RE: What does this codes means in Smd ceramic capacitor

The C47p50n0402 is a 47 Picofarad cap at 50V and is size 0402 The C1u6.3x60402 I believe is a 1Microfarad cap at 6.3V size 0402 Dan

2 years ago
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RE: Alex This question is for you.

When a meter is in diode mode, it attempts to pass DC voltage between the leads. Diodes will only pass voltage in 1 direction and that junction usual...

2 years ago
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RE: Out of warranty Curved monitor repair

The symptom shown is likely due to one or more LEDs that have failed in a single strip. If you can open up the monitor and get to the strips, you mig...

2 years ago
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RE: pad strips

Here is where a little flux may help. In cases where I have had this problem, I place a small bit of flux where the pad will be soldered and use the ...

2 years ago
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RE: Removing Solder from Through Holes

For larger holes, I typically use a manual solder sucker. This will remove most of the solder and following up with wick will finish the job. Otherw...

2 years ago
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RE: Identify diode

Generally speaking I use a search engine to locate parts like this using the search string: SMD CODE PD Using the above, I get the following link: ...

2 years ago
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