Question about Televison & Video
Is the audio coming from the TV's internal speakers, or from an external sound system? In the 169 series chassis, if the power supply caps or secondary rectifier are bad, or if the high voltage splitter has shorted inside, the set will not run and there will be no picture or sound from the TV. If the picture is completely black but the TV still has audio, press the menu button and see if the menu comes up on the screen. If the menu is there, check your cables on the back of the TV. If you are using a cable or satellite box, the box could be bad or the video wire could be bad or loose. If you do not get the on-screen menu, then I would guess that the solder joint next to the flyback transformer that sends filament (heater) voltage up to the picture tubes has cracked, or the low value resistor in the heater circuit has opened up. If that is the case, have the set serviced by a qualified tech familiar with the 169 series chassis.
Posted on Oct 15, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 10, 2013 | Sony FD Trinitron WEGA KV-24FS120 24" TV
Apr 11, 2017 | Televison & Video
May 25, 2009 | Toshiba Televison & Video
Dec 24, 2008 | Philips 32PF7321 32 in. HDTV-Ready LCD...
Oct 13, 2008 | Televison & Video
Jul 24, 2008 | Televison & Video
Nov 24, 2006 | GE 31GT740 31" TV
45 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!