Question about Samsung PCL541R 54" Rear Projection Television
I have red wavy lines on the screen and everything on the screen has a red blur beside it. I could not get it to converge as the cross hairs were way off. I also have a electronics smell as if something is getting HOT. I removed the back and found that one of the IC's (STK392-040) was very hot. I replaced both IC's and still have the same problem. now I cannot begin to converge the red. it does not move. I replaced the IC's as i seen another problem similiar on the site and that was the solution. I am not sure where to go now. I do not know what is getting hot and making the smell. I would love to fix this t.v. it is only 6 yrs young and I have it recessed in a wall. the recess hole was made to fit the t.v.
Hi and welcome to FixYa,
Initially, were the power resistors on the same board as well as pico fuses checked/replaced? If not, the it is highly possible that the STKs were again damaged, would have to be replaced together with the said resistors and pico fuses.
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Posted on Dec 24, 2008
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