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LCD T.V. or monitor Taking longer to turn on?

A bunch of electronic items manufactured from a bunch of different companies from early 2000 through around 2008ish were assembled with poor quality capacitors. This was unintentional and the mass-purchase of these capacitors (caps) was a way for these companies to save a dollar here and there by getting cheap products that weren't closely monitored for quality control.

T.V.s, monitors, computers and a plethora of other electronic items have these cylinder-shaped caps, which have been going "bad" quickly (within the first year or two of purchase). When the caps go "bad", which normally takes a really long time, they visibly swell up on the top of the cylinder.

If your electronic item either takes a lot longer to power up than it used to or should, or doesn't seem to fully power up, try taking a look at your circuit boards and inspect for swollen caps. The rating of the cap should be printed on the side of the cylinder. The rating is important for functionality of the device.

Replace these "bad" caps and your problem will probably be solved. This will require careful soldering so as to not ruin the circuitry. If you are not comfortable soldering, have a professional do it. Caps run about $0.50 to $1.50 each at Radio Shack. Even if you pay someone $50 plus parts to do it, it's cheaper than spending hundreds or sometimes thousands on a new product.

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What's The Difficulties Of Stamping Parts Faced in China?


Although having being widely applied, stamping parts manufacturer in China are still facing with three difficulties.

1. Backward raw materials and related technologies
Steel made in China which is used for fasteners, chains, springs, bearings and moulds has poor quality and few descriptions, having direct influences on quality of stamping parts. In general, mechanical components are manufactured in batch and quantity, and products also require for various varieties and high machining precision. Those have high requirements and large investments for manufacturing technologies and equipments. Overseas, special equipments, production lines or flexible production lines which having high efficiency and precision are adopted to realize highly efficient automatic production. However, in China, due to being limited by capitals basic parts manufacturers have few investments on production lines.

Besides, enterprises have poor self-improving ability, lacking of advanced equipments and matching equipments, which has high impacts on quality and grade.

2. Insufficient funding, weak research and development
In the late of 1970's and early of 1980s's, hardware industry had ever imported advanced technologies from abroad. However, the industry is lack of software and hardware devotion to absorb technologies. According to experiences from abroad, required capital ratio between technologies input and absorption is 1:7. But, China acknowledged it late and the absorption was slow. The essence of market competition is the contest of technical strength. At present, large numbers of colleges and universities engage in scientific research. Lots of theoretical researches, scientific payoffs and patent papers have high level. But, they are less combined with actual production, especially low velocity of transforming into stamping parts.

3. Low professionalization and poor economic benefit
Compared with main machines, sparing parts manufacturers require less investments for establishing initial capitals and technologies. During several great economic developing periods, a batch of private manufacturers sprang up. However, because of various market demand points, low batches, those manufacturers cannot form economic scale. Most of manufacturers have low professionalization and level of equipments, instable quality and poor economic benefit. Metal Parts Custom Manufacturing Assembly

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i want to locate service center of aiwa in the area of quezon city, philippines


http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=web&cd=6&cad=rja&ved=0CG4QFjAF&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.callcenterbeat.com%2Faiwa-service-center%2F&ei=XXVpUvXqNIWKiQekmoDABw&usg=AFQjCNH8qF3DNaeeo4rCMhDdkOVaaLh07Q&bvm=bv.55123115,d.aGc
The Aiwa Corporation is a consumer-electronics company from Japan which started in the early 1970's. It has its momentary popularity in the country for the comparable quality of its appliances particularly audio equipment at cheaper prices. In early 2000, the company plummets towards insolvency and was acquired by the biggest electronics company in the world, Sony Corporation.
Aiwa was given a new lease of life as a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony. In 2004 however, 2004 Sony has shelved its support for the Aiwa brand as manufacture and distribution of Aiwa products were discontinued. Similarly in the Philippines, the Solid Group Inc. (SGI), the local company in charge of the marketing, sales and service of Sony products had also put off the marketing and distribution of the Aiwa appliances.
By 2006, Aiwa products were no longer sold in the market around the world. Technically therefore, there exists no Aiwa Service Center anymore. However, Sony, its mother company and the Solid group in the Philippines may still provide repair services for Aiwa products. For service repairs of your old Aiwa appliances, you may call 330-1111 for service inquiries or email customercare@solidservice.com.ph. You may also contact the Sony customer hotline no. 02-8787600 or 09178077669 or email info.sph@ap.sony.com.
Sony Authorized servicve center
99 - 107qezon avenue , quezon city near welcome rotonda in between Ford & Burger King welcome rotonda
878-7600

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hello i need the wiring diagrahm for a bushnell 26-0102.


Hello, Forget about the schematic for this Night Vision. Night Vision Inc had the Russian manufactures make and assemble this NV devise. The Bushnell buys it from Night Vision and installs their name and logo. It come down to the EX-Soviet Union manufactured will poor quality parts and the US companies sold them with a much hight cost.

I know for a fact the Night Vision will not give the wiring diagram or even the electronic schematic because I sure they don't have it, and if the do, then it called: "Priopietary". It belong to them, and nobody else which includes us. Sorry. GB...stewbison

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Model 79758; went to bed with ceiling fan on,woke up with fan blades not moving and motor humming. Fan is 4 months old! What gives???


Obviously, the motor shaft is either broken or loose. Sounds like poor quality to me. Complain to the manufacturer- this item should last for years, literally. Here's their web site:
http://www.macraesbluebook.com/search/company.cfm?company=1133220
You might take it apart to see if you can tighten, glue, or fix it.
Good luck, hope this helps, and thanks for using FixYa.

Sep 02, 2010 | Aloha Housewares (93645) Ceiling Fan

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hi anyone know where i can buy a replacement zoom assembly on line for a f60 finepix camera


Your lens, ccd sensor and main board are all set up together when the camera was manufactured. Replacing any one of these items may result in poor picture quality unless they are all reset together using the set up software and camera rig

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