Question about Televison & Video
I have a handy can and had trouble with the cage closing with a tape installed. I found the most unlikely problem the rotation of the drun was slowing up and then siezed eventually.
I took it apart abd it was not a good idea to go any farther into the cage to extract the drum. The drum goes for over 250 dollars the price of half of the camera. Well I figure what the heck I experimented. I soaked the hole cage and drum in Denatured alcohol and unn siezed it. then I blew it out with the air compressor and really made the head spin. Then as I put the unit back together I found i was not careful with the audio ribon cable lost sound but the unit did work for silent movies. It was junk anyways over 250 dollar 3 head drum.
Posted on Jul 25, 2009
not sure if this helps---some of these sets had a problem---the three blinks usually means door not closed properly--remove door and look carefully at it--if it is warped from the heat---the plastic peg on the back of it will not engage the lever(it is a safety switch that prevents the set from working if the door is removed) look behind the door where the plastic peg is--if it is your problem you just have to use something not metal to move the lever and then while in place turn the set on---if it comes on normal--order a new door---they are about 5 dollars plus shipping--if you need direct help email me with the exact model number--if this has been helpful give me a vote------
Posted on Aug 13, 2009
yes, the door has to engage a switch and if it doesn't the tv will not come on it usually has a 3 blink error if this is the problem. Is your red light flashing in a 3 blink series?
Posted on Sep 16, 2009
Common problem with this mechanism. In order to fix the problem you will have to replace part called CHASSIS LS. Expensive repair, probably not worth the effort.
Posted on Dec 04, 2009
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