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      Webinar Recordings Index Page   10/03/2017

      On-demand appliance repair training videos for Professional Appliantologist members Over 30 hours (and growing!) of original, high quality appliance training webinars developed and given by yours truly are at your fingertips, on topics you won't find anywhere else. Fill in those knowledge gaps, strengthen those areas of uncertainty, and boost your skills. Watch on mobile or desktop at your convenience whenever, wherever.  Ultra Short Primer on Basic Electricity, Circuits, Ohm's Law, and Schematic Reading (Length: 1:04:48) Basic Refrigerator Troubleshooting (Length: 1:10:45) Schematic Reading Workshop, 10/2015 (Length 1:19:08) Troubleshooting Strategies for Computer-Controlled Appliances (Length: 48:34) Semiconductors and PN Junctions (Length: 1:04:37) Appliance Temperature Sensing Devices & Technology (Length: 1:27:33) Voltage Measurements, Meters, Ghost Voltages, and Triac-controlled Neutrals (Length: 1:29:32) Troubleshooting with Tech Sheets, Part 1, 4/2016 (Length: 1:09:26) Troubleshooting with Tech Sheets, Part 2, 4/2016 (Length: 1:21:11) Tech Sheet Review, 4/9/2016: Bosch Speed Cooker, Amana Refrigerator, GE Glass Cooktop Range (Length: 1:22:58) Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) Switches used in Samsung Switched Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) (Length: 27:07) PWM Computer Cooling Fan in a Whirlpool Refrigerator (Length: 14:53) Understanding AC Split-phase Household Power Supplies (Length: 52:41) Troubleshooting a Samsung Electric Dryer without Disassembly using Live Tests and the Schematic (Length: 22:47) Troubleshooting a Bosch Dishwasher No-Heat Problem using the Schematic and Live Tests (Length: 15:38) Linear Motors and Linear Compressors (Length: 55:54) Bi-directional PSC Drive Motor Systems in Whirlpool VM Washers (Length: 56:52) Appliance Service Call Structure and Troubleshooting Strategies (Length: 1:00:16) The Ten Step Troubleshooting Tango and Workshop Exercises (Length: 1:35:39) Troubleshooting Ten-Step Tango Advanced Workshop (Length: 1:32:06) Ten-Step Tango Troubleshooting Workshop: Refrigerators (Length: 1:35:57) Whirlpool Duet Washer Schematic Analysis & Whirlpool Dryer Moisture Sensor System (Length: 1:03:04) Neutral Vs. Ground, Inverter Microwave, Digital Communications, Loading Down in DC loads, and more! (Length: 1:14:45) Gas Oven Service Call After a Parts Changing Monkey (Length: 36:04) AFCI and GFCI Circuit Protection Technology (Length: 41:26) Troubleshooting Samsung Refrigerators and more (Length: 1:29:58) 3-way Valves and Dual Evaporator Refrigerators (Length: 1:15:45) Split-Phase Compressors and PTC Start Devices (Length: 1:11:57) Gas Dryer Ignition Systems (Length: 53:50) Refrigerator Sealed System Thermodynamics, Part 1 (Length: 43:07) Refrigerator Sealed System Thermodynamics, Part 2 (Length 1:09:09) To access these webinars and all the other info-goodies here at Appliantology, become a Professional Appliantologist today. If you need cost-effective, time-flexible, state-of-the-art appliance technical training, check out the Master Samurai Tech Academy.
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In the old forums, there was a tab at the top of the forum view page that said "Recent." You could click it and get page of topics that were either recently added or updated. I used that a lot to keep up with the new stuff and I think many others did, too.

I just discovered that this forum has the same feature but done better. It's the "View New Content" link in the upper right hand corner of your screen, underneath the search box.

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If you click that link, it'll show you all the new stuff added since your last visit. If you're not logged in, I think it shows all the new stuff in the last 24 hrs.

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Another way to keep up with new stuff...

The icons beside the forums and topics will be dark blue when there is stuff in there you haven't read; they'll "shadow out" after you've read everything. Another way to keep up with new stuff is to mark a forum (or even the entire board) as "read." This will shadow out the icons beside the forum(s) and topics; when new stuff is posted, the icon will turn dark blue.

To mark the entire board as "read," scroll all the way to the bottom of the page and click the link in little itty-bitty letters that says, oddly enough, "Mark Board as Read."

To mark just a single forum as read, go to the forum view, where you're seeing all the topics listed in that forum. In the dark blue header that lists the name of the forum, on the far right side, you'll see an even smaller link in parenthesis that says, "(Mark this forum as read)" :)

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kdog

All excellent tips! - Thank You oh Fermented Grand Master .......

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ACtechGUY

I have a couple of bugs....Or I am stupid :blush:

I don't seem to have access to the "MY PROFILE" section, Or anyoneones profile for that matter. I just get a error .

I Gotta change my quished avitar ohmy.gif

An Error Occurred

Sorry, an error occurred. If you are unsure on how to use a feature, or don't know why you got this error message, try looking through the help files for more information.

[#10245] You are not permitted to view member profiles.

AND

When I tried to send this message via PM to

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, I git this

The following errors were found

The member Samurai Appliance Repair Man cannot receive any new messages

This personal message has not been sent

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Samurai Appliance Repair Man

Domo for pointing out two more bugzillas, ACtechguy!

I had the permissions set wrong for Master Appliantologists-- of course you should be able to view profiles and edit your own!

And I think I corrected a problem with my own PM settings-- try PMing me again and let's see if I get it.

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Samurai Appliance Repair Man

More on finding new stuff here; there IS a recents tab! It shows all the new stuff on a forums for the past 24 hrs, pasts week, past month, your option. More info in this topic==>

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kdog

Here's a cool feature I stumbled on; when viewing a forum, in the area between the topic column and the started by column, move mouse on the same plane just to the left of the started by posters name. A small clipboard will appear in a small window, and in this window will display the original post

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