HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Comments
View Comments: Newest First|Oldest First|Threaded View
<<  <  Page 4/9  >  >>
Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: We used to perform life tests
Ann R. Thryft   7/1/2013 12:07:03 PM
NO RATINGS
shehan, I live in a remote rural area where there simply aren't many stores at all, let alone much in the way of choice, and that's why I bought the crummy microwave locally. It was the last time I did that. Now I read reviews online and buy online, since I can't buy most of what I want locally.

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Illustrations and Microwave Repair
Ann R. Thryft   7/1/2013 12:03:19 PM
NO RATINGS
shehan, I forgot to mention--this was a Chinese brand, and manufactured in China. In fact, this purchase was the one that made me start avoiding goods made in China whenever possible.

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: We used to perform life tests
Ann R. Thryft   7/1/2013 12:00:19 PM
NO RATINGS
shehan, yes, only one week. I was stunned, to say the least, and also pretty mad.

kenish
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Illustrations and Microwave Repair
kenish   6/30/2013 11:37:04 PM
NO RATINGS
@shehan- You're completely correct, it was made in China.  Surprisingly I bought a garden hose today and it's made in the USA.  There's hope!

shehan
User Rank
Gold
Re: Panasonic microwave door refuse to open
shehan   6/30/2013 10:38:15 PM
NO RATINGS
@oldmanbiker – This is another issue with low quality components used in manufacturing the microware, that's why I always ask myself why they compromise quality for cost. 

shehan
User Rank
Gold
Re: We used to perform life tests
shehan   6/30/2013 10:36:24 PM
NO RATINGS
@Ann – Just try reading few reviews online before you finalize to make a purchase, at least you will get a chance to buy the best from what is available in your store.

shehan
User Rank
Gold
Re: We used to perform life tests
shehan   6/30/2013 10:34:58 PM
NO RATINGS
@armorris – yes it might be the trapped air inside the microwave, but isn't there a mechanism where the odor is neutralized each time you're done cooking something. 

shehan
User Rank
Gold
Re: We used to perform life tests
shehan   6/30/2013 10:33:07 PM
NO RATINGS
@Ann – I second it the quality of electronics has drastically dropped compared to sometime back. It's very disappointing at times how manufactures compromise quality for cost. 

shehan
User Rank
Gold
Re: Illustrations and Microwave Repair
shehan   6/30/2013 10:31:36 PM
NO RATINGS
@kenish – I have a feeling that your new microwave was manufactured in China and has used many low quality components. The last thing you want to hear is having repairs very soon like the rest of us. 

shehan
User Rank
Gold
Re: We used to perform life tests
shehan   6/30/2013 10:29:18 PM
NO RATINGS
@Rob – Well you are lucky then, what brands do you use? and where are they manufactured at? 

<<  <  Page 4/9  >  >>


Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Take a look at the top 20 US undergraduate engineering programs. Then tell us -- did your school make the cut?
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
A Silicon Valley company has made the biggest splash yet in the high-performance end of the electric car market, announcing an EV that zips from 0 to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds and costs $529,000.
The biggest robot swarm to date is made of 1,000 Kilobots, which can follow simple rules to autonomously assemble into predetermined shapes. Hardware and software are open-source.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
7/23/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
7/17/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
6/25/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
5/13/2014 10:00 a.m. California / 1:00 p.m. New York / 6:00 p.m. London
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Sep 8 - 12, Get Ready for the New Internet: IPv6
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Next Class: September 30 - October 2
Sponsored by Altera
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2014 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service