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I had to MacGyver the microwave yesterday. If was the so-called "high-voltage" fuse. But I won't tell you how I fixed it, less anyone else might be tempted to "try this at home", as it were.


Did you replace the fuse with a nail per chance? Or something more MacGyver-ish?


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Good try ... but it's shows how little you know about microwave ovens, I'm afraid. frown

Clue:- ""high-voltage" doesn't mean "high-current"!


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Have you got a clock in your toaster, and did you use the toast to fix the fuse?


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Actually, all that is a bit old hat now. smile

But (like my microwave), you're getting warm now regarding the er, repair. Actually I used the toast to recreate the capacitor which had caused the fuse to blow, next I ...

Take a look!


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And I thought McGyver was good!!


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Haven't you seen my book, then?

"Shade Tree Biomed"

You should get hold of a copy, Neil. You're in it! Ha, ha. smile


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I am also in my cousins book, picture and all. check PM


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... meanwhile, the Saga continues ...

Now we have to add a "disinfectant ready housing" to the spec!

For more, see here. smile


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Originally Posted By: Geoff Hannis
Originally Posted By: Geoff Hannis
You can call it Geoff’s Little Interactive Box (or GLIB, for short). All I want is 5% of the profits! smile

Anyone got a prototype ready to rock the world with yet? smile

One (two, three?) year(s) on ... and still nothing to hold in the palm of my hand! frown

To "cut to the chase" ... see my post under this thread on 20-May-2007.


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With acknowledgement to Matt's original post ... it's that time of year again.

Any progress on this issue ... or has everyone simply resigned themselves to changing hundreds of clocks twice each year? think


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