Tip & How-To about Philips 60P8342 60" Rear Projection Television

Video Shrinking/Expanding Or No Audio/Video

If your Philips Magnavox Projection TV has the following symptoms....

Video screen shrinks and expands.
Or
No Video or Audio - But the power light comes on!

If you have either of the two problems listed above its likely that the opto isolator IC has failed.

You can get repair instructions and parts from the following site. 
http:///www.magnavoxhelp.com

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