Hello..We replaced our tv when it went out a couple years ago, but were hoping to perhaps get it fixed now if it's not too costly. I can't remember exactly what happened, but as I recall when I turned it on one day all the color zoomed in to a small dot in the center of the screen and was out after that. The power light would stay on, but the screen would stay black or perhaps had some wavy lines in it. I don't remember for certain, but do remember thinking a picture tube or whatever a projection tv has must have went out. I had called for service, but was told it would be quite costly just to get an estimate. Do you know what this could be caused by and how much we could expect to have it repaired? Thank you!
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If your projection went down to a single dot in the center then you are most likely at the minimum replacing all three projection tubes due to that dot. It will leave a permanent mark in the center of each CRT and not repairable. The cost on that old set aren't worth it.
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Hello!I bought 12 years ago a SONY TV KV-28FX60D with out any technical issue so far.The last couple of days I powered on and after five minutes it starts showing only half of the screen, losing the bottom half of the picture. what do you think it might be. Can you suggest a part to be replaced and if it is worth fixing, cost wise? Thanks KONSTANTINOS
I had a TV do that about a year ago, the repair man said it was the color wheel inside the tv. I changed the bulb to see if he was BS'ng me and eventually got the manufacturer to send a color wheel and I change it myself, was very easy...TV works fine ever since. Hope this helps
Try leaving the TV unplugged for 30 minutes so theTV can reset itself.
If that doesn't work, most likely the TV has a power supply board is the problem. Or, it's just a fuse that blown inside the TV.
But, I can't say it's 100% the problem because I can't actually look at the tv over the internet. If you have some electronic experience, if you can find and purchase a Service Manual over the internet; It will help you diagnose the source of the problem and fix it by soldering in the new part. The Service Manual will give you circuit diagrams, test points, and part# lists. Usually, cost under $20. And most cases the new part cost less than $15.
I have a Westinghouse LCD; model # LTV-20v2SL and it stopped working. I
had turned it on, then it just went off...I tried using different
outlets, unplugging for a moment or 2 and then re-plugging in; nothing.
It was purchased a couple of years ago; fairly new. Any suggestions?
This indicates a problem in the power supply either the low voltage switching supply or the High voltage power supply. The sounds you hear is the shutdown circuit activating, I would not suggest that you try to repair this problem because of the dangers involved. I would suggest that you take it to a qualified TV repair shop. This problem should not cost you much, however it is the best choice for the problem you described.
John, bad news, short in picture tube, not cost effective to repair, even if it was the tube is no longer available for that age set, the bright side is it doesn`t owe you anything at 15-16 years old, too bad the "new tv`s" don`t last that long, hope this answers your question, BMW Rider