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Working with Outsourced Engineering, Part 2

Another type of "engineering needed" problem occurs when you must repair equipment for which there aren't spare parts.

Previously, we discussed working with outsourced engineering to solve systemic power quality problems. Another type of "engineering needed" problem occurs when you must repair equipment for which there aren't spare parts. Maybe the manufacturer stopped making the parts. Or maybe it's custom equipment. Or maybe your application is outside of what that equipment was designed for and that's why you must keep repairing it.

In many cases, it suffices to have an in-h

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