Microwave Inverter Repairs To The Door Button & Bezel

Introduction A few months ago my eleven year old Panasonic 1000 Watt Slimline Combi Microwave Inverter (Model: NN-A574SBBTQ) developed a problem which was only visual. The large rectangular button used to open the door began protruding on the right end by about five millimetres. Operation of the machine wasn’t impaired but continuous use with the… Continue reading Microwave Inverter Repairs To The Door Button & Bezel

Radio Wave Power And How It Gets Reduced By Distance

Introduction Some people are very concerned that radio wave power coming from radio transmitters’ antennas will harm people. In particular people are troubled by mobile phone masts causing long term health problems when they are near to their homes. I just want to make it clear how much a transmitter’s power diminishes as it spreads… Continue reading Radio Wave Power And How It Gets Reduced By Distance

An Explanation of Direct And Inverse Proportion

Introduction At least one of my other posts How Distance Reduces The Power of Radio Waves (not yet published) requires an understanding of mathematical proportionality. In particular it requires an understanding of Inverse Proportion. So I have written this article to try and clarify it. It gives an explanation of the two types of proportion,… Continue reading An Explanation of Direct And Inverse Proportion

Extending The Door Bell In My Home

Post Description How I extended the door bell in my home so it can be heard in the house extension and shed. It’s been done by incorporating wireless technology, while retaining my original 1980s “DING-DONG” door chime which had a great sound and an illuminated bell push.

How I Repaired A Dualit Milk Frother Model DMF2

Introduction My wife pressed the start button on the Dualit Milk Frother (Model DMF2) one day in the summer of 2017 and it no longer worked. This persisted so we had to heat the milk in the microwave oven for a week or two until we got a new frother. Of course, me being me,… Continue reading How I Repaired A Dualit Milk Frother Model DMF2

UK 13 Amp Plug and Mains Extension Cable Safety Issues

Introduction The initial purpose of this post is to raise awareness of a UK 13 Amp Mains Extension Cable Safety Issue. I came across it by chance when I landed on the PlugSafe site. I’ve taken the liberty of reproducing their information below and enhancing their picture. Full credit to PlugSafe for making us all… Continue reading UK 13 Amp Plug and Mains Extension Cable Safety Issues

Condensation Free Bathroom Mirror

Introduction This post describes how to make a condensation free bathroom mirror using an automatic mirror heater. See the one I made in 2007 here. Look carefully and you will notice the condensation around the edge but not in the central heated area. Without a heater it would be impossible to use the mirror without first wiping… Continue reading Condensation Free Bathroom Mirror