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Overthinking a Simple Battery Problem

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_hm
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May when in hurry!
_hm   3/15/2014 7:47:38 PM
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Yes, sometime it happens if one is in too much of hurry. But by the time you take one small break, you know solution and problem.

 

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No battery problems
Susan Fourtané   3/16/2014 11:11:29 AM
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I am so happy I don't have those inconvenient problems. :) I haven't had a mind control device, known as TV, for a long time. This means I don't have control, or battery problems either. 

-Susan 

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t.alex   3/16/2014 6:23:10 PM
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Susan, no TV at home and no tablet and smartphones too?

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Susan Fourtané   3/16/2014 7:38:43 PM
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t.alex, 

Ahh, you remember about my experiment with the phone? :D Very nice.

There is no need for having a TV when you can have absolutely everything you need online without all the advertising, and choosing only what you really want to watch.

Television is a thing of the past for me. Absolutely obsolet.  

-Susan

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Loose screws lead to complex trouble shooting
prabhakar_deosthali   3/17/2014 12:24:37 AM
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My experience is at work , way back some 40 years ago , when I was working in a testing facility that had all kind of hardwired logic gates based control system.

At one time the whole system had started to act weird - the signals would automatically change the state and the realyas would start chattering - sending all of us in a tizzy about where could be the problem.

For days - we were isolating each signal path , to determine which one was creating havoc but no success.

One fine morning , one of our technicians decided to jsut clean things up and while cleaning the bottom side earthing tracks - he found that the screws tightening the erath connections had all got loose over time because of the constant vibration of the high pressure testing facility .

We all engineers had a hearty laugh at the simplicity of the cause of the problem and the complex symptoms that it created.

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How to
Nemos   3/17/2014 8:26:40 AM
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"I regard debugging and troubleshooting as among the most difficult engineering skill set, and one that is mostly learned through experience, mistakes, and practice."

I can't agree more to this statement, actually the troubleshooting in practice lead one to built up his/her level and to obtain more knowledge on the subject (how/to).

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Too fast
Nemos   3/17/2014 8:33:54 AM
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 "primarily because your troubleshooting experience caused you to move too far, too fast?"

In my case I can refer from my experience that all the problems came out when you move too far, too fast overseeing a lot of indications about what could be the problem.

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Wale Bakare   3/17/2014 12:15:55 PM
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>>There is no need for having a TV when you can have absolutely everything you need online without all the advertising<<

Difference in having both TV and Computer at home is gradually going down to nothing. But dont be overjoyed at watching films online without advertisement, though, depends on sites. Online space now becoming a place of ads - unfortunately, you can't pause neither skip until the time sliced for the online advert lapsed.

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Adeniji Kayode   3/17/2014 5:04:00 PM
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@Susan.

Can I assume you are a very busy person?

Moreover, what about your cell phone and your wall clock.

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Susan Fourtané   3/17/2014 6:14:59 PM
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Adeniji, 

What makes you assume I am a busy person? :D Yes, I suppose I am, but why? I don't have a wall clock and I would never have one. They are super annoying. I am still in the experiment with the phone. I guess you know about this. 

-Susan

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