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==General==
 
* [http://artoftroubleshooting.com/book/ The Art of Trouble Shooting] book combines theory and practice, you’ll gain insight into the principles that underlie the diagnosis and repair of all machines.
 
* [http://artoftroubleshooting.com/book/ The Art of Trouble Shooting] book combines theory and practice, you’ll gain insight into the principles that underlie the diagnosis and repair of all machines.
  
* [http://batteryuniversity.com/ Battery University] is a free educational website that offers hands-on battery information to engineers, educators, media, students and battery users alike.
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* [http://batteryuniversity.com/ Battery University] is a free educational website that offers both theoretical and practical battery information to engineers, educators, media, students and battery users alike, including advice on maximising rechargeable battery life and safe charging and use.
  
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* [http://www.electroboom.com/ Electroboom!] makes safety fun(ny) – definitely DO NOT try this at home.
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* [http://www.extremetech.com/computing/133294-raising-the-dead-can-a-regular-person-repair-a-damaged-hard-drive Raising the dead: Can a regular person repair a damaged hard drive?] is a very interesting article, debunking some of the myths on repairing hard drives. Also check the comments streams on this [http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/12/07/28/134201/can-a-regular-person-repair-a-damaged-hard-drive on Slashdot article].
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==Disassembly and Repair==
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/groups/camrepair/pool/with/8187258807/#photo_8187258807 Camera Repair Flickr Pool] is a pool on Flickr with photos of camera designs, including digital cameras.
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/groups/camrepair/pool/with/8187258807/#photo_8187258807 Camera Repair Flickr Pool] is a pool on Flickr with photos of camera designs, including digital cameras.
 
* [http://www.electroboom.com/ Electroboom!] makes safety fun(ny) – definitely DO NOT try this at home.
 
  
 
* [http://www.jestineyong.com/ Electronics Repair] presents tips and guides by Jestine Yong to repair load of electronics products.
 
* [http://www.jestineyong.com/ Electronics Repair] presents tips and guides by Jestine Yong to repair load of electronics products.
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* [http://www.fixya.com/ FixYa]  is building a crowdsourced database of help queries and personalised answers.
 
* [http://www.fixya.com/ FixYa]  is building a crowdsourced database of help queries and personalised answers.
 
* [http://www.tim.id.au/blog/tims-laptop-service-manuals/ Future proof: Tim’s laptop service manuals] is a collection of professional, official documents published by the various laptop makers, either for their own technicians or for the use of the general public.
 
  
 
* [http://www.ifixit.com iFixit] makes it easy to fix things with online step-by-step [http://www.ifixit.com/Guide repair guides], [http://www.ifixit.com/Troubleshoot troubleshooting tips], and a thriving community of [http://www.ifixit.com/Answers repair technicians] who want to help.
 
* [http://www.ifixit.com iFixit] makes it easy to fix things with online step-by-step [http://www.ifixit.com/Guide repair guides], [http://www.ifixit.com/Troubleshoot troubleshooting tips], and a thriving community of [http://www.ifixit.com/Answers repair technicians] who want to help.
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* [http://www.powerbookmedic.com/mac-repair.php Powerbook Medic] is an online library of repair videos mostly of Apple products.
 
* [http://www.powerbookmedic.com/mac-repair.php Powerbook Medic] is an online library of repair videos mostly of Apple products.
 
* [http://www.extremetech.com/computing/133294-raising-the-dead-can-a-regular-person-repair-a-damaged-hard-drive Raising the dead: Can a regular person repair a damaged hard drive?] is a very interesting article, debunking some of the myths on repairing hard drives. Also check the comments streams on this [http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/12/07/28/134201/can-a-regular-person-repair-a-damaged-hard-drive on Slashdot article].
 
  
 
* [http://www.reddit.com/r/computertechs Reddit’s Computer Technicians] is for people who are repair professionals or aspire to be. “End users” are encouraged to use [http://www.reddit.com/r/techsupport /r/techsupport]
 
* [http://www.reddit.com/r/computertechs Reddit’s Computer Technicians] is for people who are repair professionals or aspire to be. “End users” are encouraged to use [http://www.reddit.com/r/techsupport /r/techsupport]
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* [http://www.repairfaq.org/ sci.electronics.repair FAQ] is a comprehensive historical archive of tips and guides on repairing many kinds of consumer electronics.
 
* [http://www.repairfaq.org/ sci.electronics.repair FAQ] is a comprehensive historical archive of tips and guides on repairing many kinds of consumer electronics.
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==Manuals and Reference Info==
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* [http://www.manualslib.com/ manualslib.com] contains a large repository of manuals for various types of device.
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* [http://www.tim.id.au/blog/tims-laptop-service-manuals/ Future proof: Tim’s laptop service manuals] is a collection of professional, official documents published by the various laptop makers, either for their own technicians or for the use of the general public.

Revision as of 20:37, 5 March 2015

General

  • The Art of Trouble Shooting book combines theory and practice, you’ll gain insight into the principles that underlie the diagnosis and repair of all machines.
  • Battery University is a free educational website that offers both theoretical and practical battery information to engineers, educators, media, students and battery users alike, including advice on maximising rechargeable battery life and safe charging and use.
  • Electroboom! makes safety fun(ny) – definitely DO NOT try this at home.

Disassembly and Repair

  • Electronics Repair presents tips and guides by Jestine Yong to repair load of electronics products.
  • Fixit Club consists of simple instructions and tips on troubleshooting and repairing household things that break by best-selling “How Does it Work?” author Dan Ramsey.
  • FixYa is building a crowdsourced database of help queries and personalised answers.
  • Lowend Mac proposes we use “Apple gear as long as it helps you remain productive and meets your needs, upgrading only as necessary” and helps maintain and use older kit for longer.
  • Powerbook Medic is an online library of repair videos mostly of Apple products.
  • sci.electronics.repair FAQ is a comprehensive historical archive of tips and guides on repairing many kinds of consumer electronics.

Manuals and Reference Info

  • manualslib.com contains a large repository of manuals for various types of device.