Question about Microwave Ovens
Instead of using foil "trick" - get an anti-static bag (hard drives memory and other sensitive computer software is bagged in to ship) and tape it on the back side of the controller.
This bag will absorb any extra RF that is disrupting the controller.
The foil method works 75% of the time - as it mus be placed in the exact location - is an electricity CONDUCTOR - and also doesnt allow the RF to discharge.... it simply deflects it.
Another test is to remove the front panel, and controller, but don't disconnect it. Try the microwave. At this time - also look for sparking near the upper left of the unit by the magnetron. Any sparking indicates failure - or arcing to something that isnt supposed to be there (chip off the magnetron).
Do the anti-static bag first - as it's the cheapest :D
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Posted on Jun 02, 2009
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