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Sceptre X37sv-Naga 37 HDMI port is not making contact

Recenty, my Sceptre X37sv-Naga was not making good contact through the HDMI port giving me no picture or sound through that port. I could get it to sometimes work by manuevering the HDMI cable connector. Has anyone else seen this problem? Sceptre wants me to send it back to them because I have 1.5 months warranty left but if anyone knows how to fix the issue, it could save me the shipping costs.

David

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  • jsmithos2 Nov 29, 2008

    I have the same problem. The HDMI cable connection works some times and some times it doesn't. I was told by Septre that they would charge $200 to fix it but know guarentees. So I decided not to use it but would like to get it fixed. Does anyone know what the problem is. I will try to fix it myself since the power just went out on me and I think it is a power supply problem.

  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    The soder job on their HDMI input sucks and breaks if you are not easy with it resoluting in loss of HDIM port because of bad or no conection.....

  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    I have Sceptre X42GV-Naga (42" TV 1080p with Media Box). It has two HDMI ports, and neither of them works. Someone else had said that they had the same problem and fixed it by opening the media box and connecting some loose wires. Can someone tell me what to do?

    Thanks -JD

  • USMC82 Mar 03, 2009

    I have the same problem with my Sceptre X42 , both my hdmi ports do not function neither does the component cable ports.

    If someone has the instructions on how to fix this by opening the media box, please share, SCEPTRE is not helpful at resolving this issue and they want extra money. I wont be buying with them again, just purchased this tv 1 year 9 months ago. So annoyed, would like to experience this tv in hd quality, if anyone has the instructions on what wires to soder/fix, please share.


  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2009

    hdmi port has never worked on my x37. any suggestions?

  • spaznrq Mar 08, 2009

    I have the X37sv-naga as well with the same HDMI problem. It worked before for a bit, but as I used it more, it began working intermittently, and finally, HDMI broke completely.

    The problem seems to be a very loose HDMI connector. There simply isn't enough physical support for the port to handle the force experienced by tugging, pulling, or other pressures on the HDMI cable, therefore, breaking the connections of the connector to the circuit board.

    I seriously urge anyone with a working HDMI to STOP using it unless the port is reinforced (by Sceptre if still in warranty). Since my TV is out of warranty, I have to resort to trying to fix it myself. I currently don't have a solder iron tip small enough to fix it myself, but if you are inexperienced in working with electronics, I wouldn't suggest anyone doing it yourself due to breaking anything else or worse yet, risk of shock.

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