Earlier this summer, the United Servicers Association, Long Island, NY, chapter asked me to do a live webinar training for their monthly meeting. They were in a conference room at a hotel in New York while I was in my office in New Hampshire, hosting the webinar from my computer. Webinar sessions are an awesome way to provide in-depth training to techs; not only was I able to show and annotate the presentation, but I could answer questions real-time and carry on a discussion.
Since my audience was experienced techs, I moved pretty quickly through the material and we covered a lot of ground in one evening. The four major topics were: 1) the basics of electricity; 2) series and parallel circuits; 3) Ohm’s Law; and 4) understanding and reading schematics. All of these topics and more are taught in our online Fundamentals of Appliance Repair training course.
This video on electron flow, voltage, and current is the first in a four-part series where I'll be sharing the recordings from that training session. Come with me now on a journey of Total Appliance Enlightenment…
I unpack this much more thoroughly in my presentations in the Fundamentals of Appliance Repair training course. If you or your technicians would like more in depth learning on these topics, check out the Fundamentals course. We offer online, comprehensive, up-to-date, technical training for appliance technicians in the 21st century!
A recording of the webinar held on March 19, 2015, on series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits. If you missed the live webinar, you can watch the recording and still partake of this cup of wisdom. Topics covered:
- Components of a circuit
- Voltage and current relationships in series and parallel circuits
- Introduction to reading schematics
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A recording of the webinar held on March 19, 2015, on basic electricity. If you missed the live webinar, you can watch the recording and still partake of this cup of wisdom. Topics covered:
- The nature of electricity
This is just a small sample of what we teach in the Fundamentals of Appliance Repair training course. We go into great detail in a series of self-paced lessons explaining basic electricity, circuits, schematics, troubleshooting, motors, and much more! Enroll today!
A Master Samurai Tech Presentation:
Troubleshooting Appliance Electronic Control Boards
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Using a Whirlpool dishwasher as a case study, the Samurai explains each step in the process of troubleshooting electronic control boards in appliances, revealing the schematic mysteries to all who want to learn.
In this 38-minute video, you will learn:
Basic troubleshooting techniques with broad applications to all appliances
How to use tech sheets properly
How to get those control boards to talk to you
How to identify suspected problems using the schematic diagram
How to formulate a troubleshooting strategy based on schematic analysis
How to identify where to make electrical measurements
About triac-gated neutrals in AC loads with standing voltage
The difference between loading and non-loading voltage meters and when and why to use each
...and much more!
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