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Title:
Troubleshooting and repairing consumer electronics
Author:
Davidson, Homer L.
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xvii, 461 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Troubleshooting and repairing consumer electronics without a schematic. 2nd ed. c1997.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780071421812
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

In this updated edition of his best-selling guide, Homer Davidson, master of consumer electronics, provides wizardly hands-on advice on troubleshooting and repairing a wide range of electronic devices -- without the benefit of schematic diagrams.

* Covers car stereos, cassette players, stereo audio circuits, radios, VCRs, TVs, speaker systems, CD-players, and more
* NEW coverage of DVD players and remote control units
* More than 400 detailed drawings and photos to illustrate the most efficient way to locate, test, and repair defective components


Author Notes

The late Homer L. Davidson wrote more than 45 books and over 1000 articles on technical-level electronics. His highly popular books include Troubleshooting and Repairing Audio Equipment, now in its Third Edition; Troubleshooting and Repairing Compact Disc Players, now in its Third Edition; Troubleshooting and Repairing Camcorders, now in its Second Edition; and Troubleshooting and Repairing Solid-State TVs, now in its Third Edition, all published by McGraw-Hill. At the end of his life he was the TV Servicing Consultant for Electronic Servicing & Technology magazine.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1 Servicing Methods Without a Schematic
Chapter 2 How to Locate, Test, and Repair
Chapter 3 Troubleshooting and Repairing Audio Amps, Large and Small
Chapter 4 Servicing Auto Receivers
Chapter 5 Servicing Cassette Players
Chapter 6 Troubleshooting CD Players
Chapter 7 Troubleshooting the TV Chassis
Chapter 8 Servicing Power Supplies
Chapter 9 Servicing Stereo Sound Circuits
Chapter 10 Troubleshooting AM/FM/MPX Stages
Chapter 11 VCR and TV/VCR Combo Repairs
Chapter 12 Repairing Remote Control Units
Chapter 13 DVD Player Repairs
Index