Scores of medical device manuals uploaded to support pirate repairs

Scores of medical device manuals uploaded to support pirate repairs

When a vital piece of medical equipment breaks these days, a friendly corporate repair person isn’t necessarily an easy phone call away. However, thanks to a motley collection of right-to-repair activists, librarians, and archivists, that life-saving tech might just be diverted from a toxic landfill. 
On Tuesday, the electronics repair site iFixit announced the addition of an entirely new collection of manuals to its repository. Perhaps best known for offering repair kits and instructions for Apple devices, iFixit’s latest venture looked toward the world of medical tech. Specifically, the company published over 13,000 repair manuals for surgical equipment, medical imaging tools, laboratory equipment, and much more.  Read more…More about Ifixit, Right To Repair, Coronavirus, Tech, and Health

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