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Repairing a broken green components board

Hi I have a dec television for which i had to replace the reciever. the problem is when i was taking the reciever out I broke the green board the all the components are soldered on to. could you please explain to me how i can repair this as the repairer has advised me that eventhough the tv is only 2 years old, they dont make them any more, thus they dont have the same components left. I dont have much money to get it repaired so i was hoping you could give me a detailed explanation on how to repair the green board thanking you in advance foxtroi

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First thing to do is let us have all the information that is printed on the broken board. we will first see if we can find one for you - most of these can be found for years after they have stopped making the set, and often another company will buy the license to carry on making them under a different name. Usually the boards bought seperately are relatively cheap. If we have no luck finding a replacement, then the repair may be possible depending on what the damaged part is - if you can remove the damaged board, take a couple of close up photographs of each side complete and really close up of the damaged area, post them back here and we can hopefully advise you if it can be done and how to do it. Almost certainly you will need a reasonable electronic soldering iron and possibly a solder removing suction plunger - these tools are cheap enough if you only need to use them a couple of times. The skill level required will depend on the exact nature of the damage, but hopefully we can talk you through the job. First give us the details of the broken board and take a few photos - then we can see what we can do. waiting for your reply :)

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