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My Akai tv pt5499hd is messed up it started smoking out of the box at the bottom do you have any suggestions to fix the problem. Maybe get a fuse or is wires. Or is even fixable

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Sounds like your power sorve or your flyback have fried!

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The color on my Akai PT5499HD projection tv is now showing yellow tint .. help!!


Most likely bad glycol in the blue picture tube (a coolant) and not cost effective to repair.

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May 12, 2011 | Akai Projection Televisions

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My Akai pt5499HD has no picture to it and i just replaced the flyback transformer to see if that was the problem. any suggestions?


You need to have copy of service manual for this tv and Samsung PT5499HD service manual will work on your Akai tv as both has same circuit.

Aug 26, 2010 | Samsung HC-R4755W 47" HDTV

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Akai PT5499hd that has suddenly lost color alignment


The most likely cause is shorted convergence chips and possibly a few pico fuses.

These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony,Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer2_bing.gif Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get a convergenece repair kit with instructions from the links below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2
Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

You can see some more examples and find a fix herebb0cf99.png http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Dec 23, 2009 | Akai PTH5498 54" Rear Projection...

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Input cable piece broke off akai pt5499hd


The coaxial input can be soldered back in. You will need a new one however. Sometimes the internals in the tuner (where coaxial goes) may be damaged when coaxial connection breaks out. If that is the case a tech may charge more money. But just to replace the connection should be relatively inexpensive.

Apr 23, 2009 | Projection Televisions

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AKAI PT5499HD


hello I am Jaime from Mexico, i have a 54" akai pt5492s don`t turn on, but timer on in red help me please
thanks

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