Question about Samsung TXN3275HF 32" TV

2 Answers

Samsung TXN3275HF 32" tv - purple picture

Hi, we have about a 5 year old Samsung TXN3275HF 32' HDTV 1080i. The other day while t.v. was on - picture was perfect -- suddenly the picture flashed - losing all green and yellow hues. I turned the t.v. off for about 10-15 minutes, turned it back on and all was normal - only for another 15 minutes. Same scenario - turned it off, let it cool, back on - all ok. This continued throughout the day until eventually, no greens/yellows ever came back. When I accessed the color panel to adjust colors, greens/yellows are not even an option - only reds/purple. The entire picture has an all over purple hue. When I use it in the standard 4x3 size, the stripes on the sides are purple instead of grey. Also we have tried using it on antanae and the colors are the same, so I know it isn't the connection cords coming from the Satellite. Other t.v.s in the house are fine - it's just this one. Help!! Is it time to chuck the t.v. for a lightweight LCD or is it worth getting fixed? Thanks for your help. Laura

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2008

    TV tried to come on but is now dead.....same model and year. Could it be a fuse, HOT, FSB ????

  • wjun May 12, 2008

    This past Saturday, the same model TV (TXN3275HF) was working fine. In the afternoon, I turned it on, and it wouldn't power on. I unplugged it many times and tried it on different outlets. Still nothing. I've had mine for 5 years as well.

    I called the Samsung customer service line and compained. They generated a VOC (voice of concern?) ticket and said they would contact me in a few days.

    Let's see if they will do anything. It will cost me $95 just to have a technician come over to diagnose the problem. Who knows how much more the repair will cost?

    I will keep you posted.

    W.J. in VA



2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 2,985 Answers

Chuck the TV - probably It depends on the repair facilities available where you live. In big urban areas the cost of staffing a repair shop is such it can cost nearly as much per hour just to look at an item is it does to buy the next one-plus you get all the latest features.

Posted on May 21, 2007

  • Demonic-2011
    Demonic-2011 May 11, 2011

    Purple picture - it can either be an RGB fault or a chroma defect in the jungle IC. If the greyscale is purple - not true black and white, the RGB has failed, in this case, the G-DR (green drive) RGB amplifier to the CRT (either a diode or transistor or both). You can check for dry solder joints on the CRT base board (it might just be a bad connection - very simple to fix). If the purple caste is within the colour content of the picture, but the greyscale appears correct, then it's a jungle IC chroma issue which can only be repaired by a competent workshop technician. Get a quote, or throw the TV away and buy a new one. Up to you.


  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

Before I threw the TV away, I opened it up and saw a blown fuse near the power cable connection.

I just replaced the tiny fuse in the same TV. It's a 250-Volt 5-Amps fuse. Make sure you get this exact fuse. Otherwise, it will blow again. Now, the TV's working fine.

Posted on Sep 05, 2008


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why is there sound but no picture?

According to the owner's manual page 2.7 (and this is an OLD [by HDTV standards] set), the TV can only handle input resolutions of 480p or 1080i on the composite inputs. Most HDTV programming today is 720p with some 1080i and 1080p on certain channels (like some Discovery shows about nature). It is possible that your set will not process the 720p signals being sent.

Nov 03, 2015 | Samsung TSL3294HF TV

1 Answer

Samsung TXN3275HF 32" TV wont

after 4 or 5 yrs EHT ( transformer that supplies voltage to CRT TUBE - TV TUBE ) becomes weak - then 1 of the indication is ...'' grrrrrr '' like noise comes ---no picture , no sound - (in case if picture & audio comes also it won't stay for much time) that noise is from EHT solution is EHT ( also called as flyback transformer ) should be replaced....... {{ few details about EHT---- its size will be around 3inch X 2inch X 2inch ---it will have 2 or 3 knobs to adjust focus , brightness ------ at bottom around 10 pins will be there ------- from EHT 1 thick red colour cable goes to CRT TUBE --------- on EHT its part number will be there }} -------- so if user is a technical person having idea about components ( resistors, transistors, diodes, etc ) , having tools like multimeter ( to check components) , soldering iron, soldering lead, flux, desoldering wig ( for removing components), etc also little experience in servicing field( compulsory) ----------------- then user can remove EHT from main board ---- take to electronic shop ----- buy same type EHT --------- fix to mainboard ( knobs on EHT should be adjusted according to picture --- after switching TV --- this adjustment is very important ) ----------iam from bangalore (09986222774, ----- here EHT's price will be around Rs 250 ( US $ 6 ) & for my customers (in bangalore) i will take another Rs 500 (US $ 11) as sevice charge......i don't have any idea about EHT ' s price & service charge in your place.........since it is very risky job i suggest to contact TV service engineer ------- because they are highly experienced & can fix this component very easily. ------------ [[ sometimes along with EHT another component called transistor ( big in size - situated close to EHT - it will have 3pins - its size will be 1inch X 1/2 inch X 1/2 cm --approximately ---- black in colour ----- fixed to aluminium metal ) --- will also gets deffective --- so this component also should be checked ]]

May 10, 2011 | Samsung TXN3275HF 32" TV

1 Answer

Dynex 32 lcd hdtv L32-10C color is flashing green and purple

Just go to the service center where you bought that tv ,cause its ,one year warranty period. just consult your tv to the costomer service personel.

Jun 28, 2010 | Dynex 32 in. LCD Flat-Panel HDTV

1 Answer

Have flat panel hdtv monitor 1080i samsung no picture or sound

Tv has no picture or sound; will go out while watching. The picture will go into a line and sound and picture will go out; shortly after that tv will turn off. Did this last nite and I did not turn back on until this morning, it worked no problem. On for couple of hours and now it's out again. What could be problem and how do I fix myself

Feb 27, 2010 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Setting Polaroid 32" HDTV for 1080i

You must hook up into the hdmi in on tv or use the red blue green video hook ups and it will work switch itself dont forget the red blue audio cables!

Dec 11, 2008 | Polaroid FLM-3225 32 in. LCD Television

1 Answer

Setting polaroid 32" HDTV to 1080i

Manuals for Polaroid LCD TV's are found on the Polaroid support site at

Dec 11, 2008 | Polaroid FLM-3225 32 in. LCD Television

1 Answer

Samsung Tantus 119cm 100Hz Rear Projection Problem

i have a samsung hdtv and direct tv is attached to it. and i can't get a better picture than 480 i when the tv is capable of 1080i. ? when i change the cable box higher its just blurry. what do i do?

Oct 14, 2008 | Zenith E44W46LCD 44" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Year Old Magnavox 32" TV Problem


if you see a purple spot on the picture screen, it may have been magnetized.

what you can do for that is find a demagnetizer so get rid of the purple spot.

you can purchase that at any electronics shop.

hope this helps.

Jan 22, 2008 | Quasar SP-3235 32" TV

1 Answer

Screen Color Looks Like a Rainbow

Good day.
The problem includes malfunctioning of you units deflection yoke, color circuit and failures in the chroma system.
Have it check by a repairman.


Aug 04, 2006 | Toshiba 36A40 36" TV

Not finding what you are looking for?
Samsung TXN3275HF 32" TV Logo

335 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Samsung Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

74999 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Jerry Greenberg
Jerry Greenberg

Level 3 Expert

1689 Answers

Are you a Samsung Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides