It is likely that in a workshop environment, and on field service, equipment other than satellite receivers is being repaired. However, this being the case or not, the following refers to general topics of servicing life. Certain points throughout the book will bear significant resemblance to points made in my other title in this series, Servicing Audio and Hi-fi Equipment. This is because my approach and philosophy do not change just because the type of equipment has!

Service necessities

A number of prerequisites are necessary to ensure successful service of any domestic electronic equipment.

Firstly, the operative must be fully conversant with both theory and practice. To attempt a repair for which you are not competent is ...

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