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Master Samurai Tech Radio Episode 5

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Podcast 01 September 2015 · 117 views
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In this killa-manilla episode of the Master Samurai Tech Radio podcast, the Samurai and Mrs. Samurai reveal the answer to every burning question you’ve ever had about anything!

 

Okay, okay, well we at least know you’ve been losing sleep over the mysteries of centrifugal switches and what the heck is the difference between NTC and PTC. Oh, yeah, we cover that and much, much more in what can only be called an appliance repair revelation.

 

Here’s a list of the meaty stuff we carve up and serve in this episode:

 

•Appliance industry news on dishwashers. Link to more info: http://blog.yaleappl...ient-dishwasher

 

•Exciting Labor Day tuition discount on all courses and bundles at the Samurai Tech Academy; Coupon code: LABORDAY2015. Enroll here! http://mastersamurai...ine-enrollment/

 

•Hot tips for searching the Downloads section at Appliantology.org to find the service manual or tech sheet you need to kick some appliance bootay. Link to Downloads section at Appliantology: http://appliantology...anual-requests/. Link to How-to-Search Appliantology screencast: http://appliantology...anual-request/.

 

•Dispelling common misconceptions about power strips: surge suppressing vs. non-surge suppressing types; power strip over-current fuses vs. those equipped with GFCI. Link to power strips with and without surge suppression: http://amzn.to/1KY8YlR

 

Link to GFCI power strips: http://amzn.to/1N5Al3g

 

•Debunking technician mythology on centrifugal switches: what they are, how they work, and where they’re used

 

•"NTC" and "PTC": What do these acronyms stand for? Where do the names come from? What common appliance parts are these acronyms referring to?

 

•“You gotta know what right is in order to know what’s wrong.”

 

•New Segment! Tool talk: headlamps and kneepads. Business tips: customer database software / apps / paperware. Link to Princeton Tec headlamp: http://amzn.to/1MYxZBR

 

Link to Duracell rechargeable batteries w/ charger: http://amzn.to/1KY9wrV

 

Link to kneepads similar to the ones I use: http://amzn.to/1MYybAY

 

Listen here or subscribe on iTunes or Android.

 




Master Samurai Tech Radio, Episode 4

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Podcast 26 August 2015 · 188 views
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In this jam-packed episode:
- New credit card readers for the EMV technology; merchant (appliance service company) liability for fraud if not using the new readers.
- Square has already issued the new EMV readers.
- Electrolux buying GE Appliances - complications, lawsuit, implications for the appliance market. Samsung and LG brought into the fray!
- First military veteran scholarship awarded! If you're a veteran, apply for a full-tuition scholarship in the Fundamentals of Appliance Repair training course - http://www.appliance...scholarship.com
- Customer education: How to spot a parts changing monkey. http://appliantology...k-in-your-home/
- Tech education: rinse aid vs. vinegar; GFCIs vs. surge suppressors

 

Listen here or subscribe on iTunes.

 





Loading Meters and Digital Multimeters

test instruments, troubleshooting and 3 more...

Do you know the difference between a loading meter and non-loading digital multimeter (DMM)? Each has their place on your tool bag and their unique troubleshooting uses. Read more: http://mastersamurai...eters-and-dmms/




Master Samurai Tech Radio, Episode 2

Posted by Samurai Appliance Repair Man, in Podcast 12 August 2015 · 219 views
mst radio, podcast

Episode 2 is out and the podcast is now listed and subscribable on iTunes! http://mastersamurai...adio-episode-2/








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