All posts by Darin Gilchrist

Remember that Soleil space heater? Blown thermal fuse had "Microtemp", "G4A01", and maybe "SVDPS". We saw specs for 10A and 250V. Couldn't pinpoint thermal cutoff temp. Called manufacturer. Guess what? They refused to disclose this heater's thermal cutoff temp. Rocker switch has settings for 750W and 1500W. What's the appropriate thermal cutoff temp for this heater? ... See MoreSee Less

24 hours ago  ·  

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Joe takes apart the heating plate on the electric kettle to figure out why it's not heating up. He finds a blown thermal fuse on the small Soleil space heater. D0 ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago  ·  

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Joe and David extract a jammed tape inside a boombox. Chi and Rocco replace Chi's Macbook Air battery. Emily and Joe suspect a bad IC's at play when the salon nail dryer detects the hand, but still won't activate. Rocco believes a badly-behaving LED light drew too much current, and shut down Diane's laptop. D8 ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago  ·  

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Kevin, Vincent, and Emily check out a Bose Subwoofer and are still focused on what could be a bad IC chip. David improves the wiring on a lamp. D0 ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago  ·  

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... because repair is <3

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What do you do when your cosplay breaks down as soon as you hit the con floor? You call Sgt. Swiftstitch, a mobile cosplay repair tech who will help repair your meticulously crafted costumes free of charge. Jessica has the hero's tale on this Nerdist News Edition!
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1 month ago  ·  

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1 month ago  ·  

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Emily and Joe diagnose Mia's headphones and recommend wire replacement. David and Justin fine tune hair clippers. They also reassemble an Osterizer blender. Kevin diagnoses the desktop stereo CD player. Thanks to BRIC TV for filming us! D15 ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago  ·  

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When's the next meeting. I have 2 phones that when plugged it nothing happens. I tried different cables and chargers. do I need to change the charging connection on the phones? ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago  ·  

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