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Vertical problem I own a Hitachi 36fx49b t.v. set. Recently the t.v. has a horizontal, bright line through the middle of the screen and no picture. The set is too old to hire a t.v. repairman so I would appreciate any input or solution that a knowledgeable do-it-yourselfer, like me, could use, to fix the problem.

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  • joel mcmackin Apr 07, 2007

    Pravin, Obviously if I knew solid state electronics I would be a t.v. repairman myself. What i do know is economics, and it doesn't make any sense to pay someone more than the set is worth to replace it. Therefore, if you would like to be helpful try telling me where this vertical output oscillator can be found inside the t.v., and how to replace it. Thank You.

    p.s. another thing I know is how to spell "know".



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Joel, you may be a knowledgeable do-it-yourselfer, but do you know solid stae Electronics servicing. From the description of your problem, it looks like the Vertcal oscillator / output IC has failed. If you knoe S S Electronics, replace.

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  • Pravin Gupta Apr 17, 2007

    Glad to know that you can spell 'know' well. Only thing is, i see reason for you to take umbrage at my statements. It is not neccesary that all people who know solid State Electronics end up as TV technicians. there are hobbyists who do have the knowledge, and that was the focus of my comment.
    It was in good faith, and with every good intention.
    I will give you the part no. for the set tommorow, after i have studied its Schematics.



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