Electronic appliances

Electronic appliances are our day-to-day buddies, everything we do whether it be taking a shower in the morning (geyser), having breakfast before going to work (toaster, food mixer, and food blender) has some aid of an electronic device. Today we can’t imagine our life without these time savers. As the usage increases, so does their chances to get broken and next comes the dreaded part of calling a handyman which is an expensive and frustrating affair.
Some of these electronic devices have a basic component structure and hence can be fixed and mended by yourself with no help from any outsider except your trusted toolkit. To learn how to repair electronic devices at home, first you will have to learn how these devices work and what their basic components are.
1) Appliance cords – appliance cords are the wires which connect the device to the power supply, normally they consist of two or three wires meshed together. Always connect the appliance cord with metal fasteners or nut and bolts, do not handle the cord with hand.
2) Wires – Wires are of different diameters and gauges, when there is a fault in wire, it’s mostly due to low grade of the wire or high ampere passage through the wire. If changing wires of your appliance, check the older version and grade of the wire used and try to use a similar wire. For company products, they come with a guide on what ampere gauge wires can be used with the device, always adhere to the guide.
3) Plug – Plugs are connecting point of the electronic device to the power supply and thus faces higher chances of short circuiting if the socket is not grounded properly, or if the plug connectors are blackened and burned out. When this happens, change the plug instantly and test it with multi-testers and connectors before using the device again.