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Rob Spiegel
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posted in July 2011

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Comment:Re: GE Washer - Rob Spiegel-7/29/2011
Gas Monitor Filters Out Water Vapor Interference
Product News 
7/29/2011  1 comment
Gas monitor features the ability to detect gas while filtering out water vapor interference.
Comment:Re: GE Washer - Rob Spiegel-7/29/2011
The Case of the Hot Desk
Sherlock Ohms 
7/28/2011  10 comments
Called to a mechanical calculator that was giving off tingle shocks, Sherlock found an unexpected problem.
Opto's SNAP Gets iPhone App
News 
7/27/2011  10 comments
The Opto iPAC iOS App offers access to Opto’s SNAP PAC system via iPhone, iPod, and iPad.
Comment:Good news - Rob Spiegel-7/27/2011
The Maytag Repairman Is Plenty Busy
Made by Monkeys 
7/27/2011  23 comments
Maytag used to pride itself on high-quality appliances. Lately they've been showing up in the Monkeys blog.
Comment:Cheap tools - Rob Spiegel-7/25/2011
Crumbled Plastic Intake Manifold Strands Motorist
Made by Monkeys 
7/25/2011  12 comments
The monkeys came out when Ford engineers were designing the company's 4.6-liter engines.
Comment:Re: Amazing - Rob Spiegel-7/21/2011
Monkeys Designed My Ford E-150 V-6 Motor
Made by Monkeys 
7/21/2011  5 comments
Finally, an honest used car dealership – they were willing to take my monkey-infested van back.
Comment:One more step - Rob Spiegel-7/21/2011
E-Waste Research Bill Proposed
Green Scene 
7/20/2011  6 comments
Congressman John Sarbanes has introduced a House bill that would seek innovative ways to recycle e-waste.
The Case of the Missing 13,000 Watts
Sherlock Ohms 
7/20/2011  10 comments
When the radio station was missing 13,000 Watts, it knew it was time call in Sherlock Ohms.
Gadget Freak Case #190: Test Your Knowledge, Win a Gumball!
Gadget Freak 
7/19/2011  3 comments
Here’s a gadget that lets you flip a switch and win gumballs based on your trivia expertise.
The Case of the Jumping Gyro
Sherlock Ohms 
7/14/2011  4 comments
A remote-controlled underwater vehicle had a heading servo referenced to a gas-rate gyro, which had a trimmable dc offset. Every once in a while, the heading took a jump of 10 to 15 degrees.
Lead-Free Solder Is Holding Up
Lead-Free Zone 
7/13/2011  5 comments
Lead-free solder hasn’t been failing like critics warned. Maybe the transition has been successful.
Monkeys Messed Up My HP Scanjet, Big Time
Made by Monkeys 
7/12/2011  14 comments
The HP Scanjet 5590 was just one monkeyed-up problem after another.
EU Updates Hazardous Substances Guidelines
Lead-Free Zone 
7/11/2011  6 comments
The European Union has published a revised RoHS that casts a wider net and offers fewer exemptions.
Outsmarting the Appliance Monkey
Made by Monkeys 
7/8/2011  13 comments
One way to outsmart the monkeys is to use the trouble-shooting guide that may be hidden in your appliance.
iNEMI Releases Lead-Free Process Book
Lead-Free Zone 
7/7/2011  2 comments
iNEMI has teamed up with Wiley and IEEE to produce a reference volume that covers a wide swath of information on lead-free solder.
The Case of the High-Resistance Shorts
Sherlock Ohms 
7/6/2011  3 comments
In trying to track down high-resistance shorts, the limits of the materials came into play, even the color of the material itself.
India Passes WEEE & RoHS Regulations
Green Scene 
7/5/2011  10 comments
India has passed e-waste and hazardous materials regulations that are similar to the European Union's WEEE and RoHS.
Monkeys Got to My Refrigerator Motor
Made by Monkeys 
7/1/2011  11 comments
When the Sears refrigerator motor went bad, it was quite surprising to discover how the motor was designed. Even the monkeys laughed.


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