Taste The Code

I make weekly videos of electronics, code and general making

I failed to repair a stud finder from the flea market

I'm not always successful when repairing stuff and this is one of those examples. I wasn't sure if I wanted to share this one but it is still educational on the troubleshooting approach.


Power bank damaged by water - is there any hope for it?

A repair attempt on a very badly water damaged power bank that I found in the flea market.


$1 in parts to save $6000 machine - Technogym Wave Cardio break module repair

$1 in parts to save $6000 machine - a leaky capacitor defeated this expensive exercise machine and I was able to fix it.


Capacitors are dangerous! - Mi Air Purifier Repair

A leaky capacitor caused my brother's Mi Air Purifier to fail with a bang so, we now explore the fail and will use a new module to fix it.


Making my own tool - Dim Bulb Tester

I made myself a new tool that I can now use to test equipment that might possibly be short-circuited.


Cheap and easy way to REALLY fix your broken quick action clamp

Fix a broken clamp handle by embedding a screw inside and securing it with epoxy


Job site radio repair guide

A general guide on how you can troubleshoot electronic devices for flaws and how ot repair them.


Volume knob replacement on a car stereo

Quick summary on how I repaired a car stereo by replacing the encoder on the volume knob.


Post-mortem analysis/repair of dead LED bulb with capacitive dropper

A different style LED lamp failed on me so I had to open it to learn how it works and how it can be fixed.


Exploring a failed filtration pump timer

Not everything can be easily fixed but examination is still a good learning experience.