How to Test Almost Everything Electronic 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0830641277
ISBN-10: 0830641270
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education TAB; 1 edition (April 1, 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0830641270
  • ISBN-13: 978-0830641277
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.7 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #60,208 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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33 of 35 people found the following review helpful By Donald A. Dick on March 22, 2010
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If your looking for a good introduction to trouble shooting with the how to use test equipment in circuits, this is it. I bought four
books on the subject at the same time and found this book and Electronic Trouble shooting by Tomal and Wimer to be the clear winners.
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27 of 29 people found the following review helpful By JB on March 13, 2008
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My goal is circuit troubleshooting communication gear. There is one terrific idea in this book that is worth far more than what I paid. There is a very simple circuit to use in conjunction with an oscilloscope that proves to be a super way to test components. Buy this book one for that alone.
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45 of 54 people found the following review helpful By hk538 on November 8, 2005
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Doesn't cover a whole bunch, but does make for good bathroom reading. Good beginnner book. The section on DIODE TESTING has a mistake. Horn has the diode discription and schematic symbol completely backwards. Good starter book nonetheless.
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21 of 25 people found the following review helpful By queasyRider on April 11, 2010
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OK, so I'm new to electronics. But for this not being a reference book, I sure learned a lot. Not just about electronics, but some really useful things. Like how to not blow up caps when you test them. There's a lot of good info here for a novice like me. Well done.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By M.DIOP on February 23, 2010
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Great book,very easy to understand, a technician can't do without.It helps me a lot to review what I have learnt 20 year ago without having to deal with the math etc.
worth every penny.
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13 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Brickler on July 4, 2010
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Purchased book used. Advertised as in "good condition" on Amazon. In actuality, the book is in excellent condition. Although, somewhat dated, copyright 1993, it now could be retitled, "How to Test Not So Much Everything Electronic", it does contain much useful information. I am especially happy with the current test methods outlined for power supplies and transistor bias.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By quirmche on October 21, 2010
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This book is filled with practical knowledge! Applicable immediately to whatever you are trying to fix. There are a lot of "quick and dirty" test circuits to build that will help you diagnose and troubleshoot circuits.

Only a few chapters into the book I already see it's potential. I only wish there was an updated version covering some of the newer electronic devices. Very useful to the hobbyist as well!!

Cheers!

review date 10-21-2010
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12 of 17 people found the following review helpful By SLS on January 14, 2009
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This book is less than I expected. I wish it had more about multimeters and testing automotive systems. It is also more. It shows how to build certain circuits for use in testing, but I don't think I would use them.
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