Question about Samsung LN-R268W 26 in. HD-Ready LCD Television

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Screen goes completely out.

I have a problem with my Samsung LN-R268W LCD TV. I got the video (main) board replaced a few months ago after the HDMI connection port became loose and broke off. Then, earlier today, the power supply was replaced after the old one started to go bad. Problem now is that when I try to play my Wii on the component input, the screen turns completely off, but I still hear sound from the game and the TV still responds by blinking its red light on the power button when I do things like adjust the volume. I called Samsung and they think it's the main/IP board even though, at least with the old power supply, the new video board worked just fine. The weird thing is that this seems to happen only when the video from, say, my Wii goes black when a game is loading. Is it really the video board itself? Note: the backlight that normally glows inside the TV is completely out.

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  • kalebjungers Jan 10, 2009

    I can see the picture faintly when I put my iPhone's bright screen against my TV's screen, so it's the inverter board blanking out like you said. Is there any way I can fix this or do I have to let a Circuit City tech fix it (as my TV is covered through Circuit City until 2011 and they were the ones who replaced the parts mentioned)?

  • kalebjungers Jan 10, 2009

    So basically tell them that it's a bad inverter board as you mentioned and, if they can't get the part ordered through Samsung like they did the last 2 times, then they should get me a new TV?


    Also, one last question. How come my TV's inverter board is now having problems with the new power supply when it worked perfectly with the old power supply?

  • kalebjungers Jan 10, 2009

    And the panel is the screen itself?

  • kalebjungers Jan 10, 2009

    So basically after this every part, except for the outer plastic casing will be replaced, which is pretty much a brand new TV! Well, looks like I'll be giving Circuit City a call tomorrow to get this arranged. Thanks for all of your help!

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When it blanks out, tuen the lights out in the room, and shine a flash light at the screen, see if you can see the picture, if you can, it is the inverter moard blamking out, thats the board that lights the back lights, if you cant, hit the input button on the remote, if the TV comes back with a picture, it is a problem with the main board, in paticular the componant input on the main board

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  • Fred Haines Jan 10, 2009

    you should have them do it, some of them arent available, if it is this one, they will have to give you a new TV,

  • Fred Haines Jan 10, 2009

    the new power supply may have sent a little more voltage to this board - pushing it just hard enough to go out, it was probabily ready to go out already, and if they cant get the inverter board, (i mis spoke, ) it wont be a new tv, it will be a new panel, the panel comes with the inverter board on it, and is basically a new tv, it is the main part of the tv.

  • Fred Haines Jan 10, 2009

    yes, its the screen, the lcd drive board, and the inverter board, it is everything except the front and back plastic, the main board, and the power supply,

  • Fred Haines Jan 10, 2009

    no problem, could you give me a rating, if that is what they call it, thanks

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