Re: Electric vs. electrical

Subject: Re: Electric vs. electrical
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Dave C <davec2468 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:16:31 -0800

On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, Dave C <davec2468 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:

> The phrase I've written is "electric and electronic repair". He says that
> it should be "electrical and electronic repair".
On Thursday, January 16, 2014, Alec Chakenov <alec -dot- chakenov -at- gmail -dot- com>

> I think it should be "Electronics Repair", without electric or electrical.
The difference between electronics and electrical have already been
discussed. Electronics implies micro precision scale, electrical implies
larger systems. Electronics repair people handle everything from a unit's
power supply onwards. Electrical people (electricians) usually handle
everything that connects a power supply to the power grid.


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