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Toshiba CE35f15 TV

TV was working fine for 10 years, a couple days ago picture went black except for a 1/2 wide horizonal line across the center of the tube. Audio works.

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  • tony golato Sep 30, 2008

    Thanks Guru.

    I will give your suggestions a try. Is there a schematic I can find somewhere to narrow down my seach for the IC and /or caps?

    Totally appreaciate you help and quick response!!!

    many thanks again,


  • tony golato Oct 01, 2008

    Hi Dan,

    I am having difficulty locating the IC TA8427 (IC301)on the board, Would you be kind enough to point out on the photo.

  • tony golato Oct 01, 2008

    Hi Dan,

    I finally located the 7 pin IC TA8427k it was behind the heatsink near the center of the board.(beneath the green wire in the picture) It was on the board position C314 and not IC301 is that ok? I also found IC TA8426 on the board any interest in that one? BTW the TA8427k at a local electronics shop is only $3.43 and I will pick up today.

    Thanks for your help and I'll keep you posted,



  • tony golato Oct 06, 2008

    This weekend I relaced the IC TA8427 with a brand new one and the same problem exists.



  • tony golato Oct 08, 2008

    Hi Dan,

    Thanks for all your help, it was greatly appreciated! I decided it is time to buy a new TV as I already got 10 plus years out of this one.

    Many thanks again,




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This is a vertical circuit problem that is either bad connections on the vertical IC or a defective IC. If you can solder, you can fix this yourself. Look for a small flat IC attached to a heatsink with about 9-11 pins. It may be marked LA7837 or something similar. Try resoldering the pins first. If that fails to resolve the problem, replace the IC. There may be defective caps in the circuit as well, but those don't usually cause complete vertical failure. If the picture does not return fully, update this and we'll continue on to the next step.


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  • ABRsvcs Sep 30, 2008

    OK. The vertical IC is actually marked TA8427. On the board it will be IC301. This part runs about $6 on the web.

    Keep me posted.

  • ABRsvcs Oct 01, 2008

    C314 is in the same circuit but is actually a capacitor located close to that designation. You should see IC301 written on the board close by. Replace the IC and let me know what happens.


  • ABRsvcs Oct 07, 2008

    If replacing the IC didn't help, we now need to look at the supply voltage to the IC. If you feel comfortable with this, you now need to measure the voltages at each of the pins on the IC with the set ON. Please note that there are high voltages present that can be dangerous. If you don't feel comfortable with this, please do not attempt it. Post the voltages here for each of the pins. These should be measured in reference to ground. Usually I attach the black lead to the tuner for the ground.



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TA8427K IC overheat within a minute also pin 6 measures 52 volts when it should be 24volts no vrtical

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