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Akai lct42z6tm Main Board Replacement

Hi, this is raytheonlisz. I saw your reply to my post:

About my akai LCT42Z6TM's messed up picture. You said that you can help me with a replacement mainboard?


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The "tv" you bought is actually a monitor, meaning you need a cable converter box to actually watch cable with it.

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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Yes - the four capacitors that are mentioned are the correct capacitors - call 800-726-4405 to verify the info. akai LCT42z6tm

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

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I had the same corner squares/scrambled display problem in a set just over a year old (of course). It became completely unusuable and I was not looking forward to a repair bill of hundreds of dollars. After reading these posts, I opened the back of the set and took out the board with the connections on it. (FYI, the cable connections were all hot glued down, but this did not present a problem - a little wiggling and they came free. I also took lots of digital pictures to make sure I reconnected it correctly.) This board had the four capacitors (C280, etc) mentioned in this section. Since I have not had any experience with soldering on electronic boards, I found a friend of a friend who was a techie and he agreed to look at the board. He replaced the 4 mentioned capacitors - although he said they seemed to be fine. He did, however, also notice that capacitor C336 in the same area of the board was bulging so he replaced it. SUCCESS. The TV is again working fine.

So if you are reasonably handy with a screwdriver, taking out the board is easy and makes transportation a lot easier than taking the TV to someone. The cost of replacing a few capacitors on a board was minor, and in fact, if I hadn't found someone with electronic soldering experience, I would have given it a try myself. You may, however, want to check for bulging capacitors (indicating a problem) rather than just replacing the ones mentioned.

Posted on Jun 10, 2008

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Thanks for the suggestions! I replaced the capcitors and now the TV woeks like a champ!

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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You still need to replace C301. I can fix your mainboard if you need help.


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