Category Archives: Technical

How to replace the waveguide cover in your microwave oven

If your microwave oven is sparking or ‘arcing’ during cooking it may be that the waveguide cover is damaged. Usually the cover is made of a material called mica. Although strong and tough when new, over a period of time … Continue reading

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Really low power microwaves

We have been asked occasionally to supply microwave ovens that output even less than the usual 500 watt microwaves that we already sell. Just to confirm, a microwave oven draws nearly twice the power in watts that it produces in … Continue reading

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24 volt truck microwave oven repairs

Just a reminder that our repair service for the 24 volt Samsung Roadmate microwave ovens is still very popular. Although parts are no longer available for these ovens, we are able to repair the Inverter circuit board which seems to … Continue reading

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Paint peeling off inside the microwave ?

The interiors of microwave ovens do tend to rust over a long period of time. This can be due to a number of reasons, the main cause is the generally thin coating of paint is damaged by the continuous rotation … Continue reading

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How to change the light bulb (lamp) in your microwave oven.

  Note: In the interest of safety, please make sure your appliance is unplugged from the mains and that the area you are working in is safe. Also, please note the case has sharp edges, so be careful! You will … Continue reading

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How to find the model number of your microwave oven

If you ever need to buy spare parts or accessories for your microwave oven you will need to know the model number of the oven. The manufacturers usually place a label on the oven containing the make, model and serial … Continue reading

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Microwave Oven Power Levels

Did you know that when you adjust the power level of a microwave oven you are actually adjusting the amount of time that the oven is cooking rather than the actual power ? The power output cannot be adjusted. This … Continue reading

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Information about our microwave touch up paint

I was asked by a customer about our touch up paint. As it was quite valid I thought I would post the question and my answer for all to see. “hi its about your heat resistant scratch repair microwave paint. … Continue reading

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problems with powerful domestic microwave ovens being used with small amounts of food

I have added an extract from a report from Panasonic detailing the issues arising from using increasingly more powerful microwaves with only small amounts of food. The results of which can be damaging and expensive to rectify. Modern microwaves can … Continue reading

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Problems with Condensation ?

Just recently, we have seen a number of microwaves come into the shop with problems caused by condensation so I thought I would post some information. A certain a mount of heat is generated by the components in making microwave … Continue reading

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