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Can front screen be replaced

Can the screen on a AKAI PT5499HD be replaced. it has received a few small holes over the years.

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All projection screen can be replaced but they cost quite abit of money

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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The color on my Akai PT5499HD projection tv is now showing yellow tint .. help!!


Most likely bad glycol in the blue picture tube (a coolant) and not cost effective to repair.

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My Akai pt5499HD has no picture to it and i just replaced the flyback transformer to see if that was the problem. any suggestions?


You need to have copy of service manual for this tv and Samsung PT5499HD service manual will work on your Akai tv as both has same circuit.

Aug 26, 2010 | Samsung HC-R4755W 47" HDTV

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Akai PT5499hd that has suddenly lost color alignment


The most likely cause is shorted convergence chips and possibly a few pico fuses.

These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony,Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer2_bing.gif Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get a convergenece repair kit with instructions from the links below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2
Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

You can see some more examples and find a fix herebb0cf99.png http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Dec 23, 2009 | Akai PTH5498 54" Rear Projection...

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Pt5499hd wont focus separation of color on left side of screen


have you tried adjusting the convergence?
just in case, go into the menus, go down a few options and convergence is above the vchip option. go between all the crosses and line them all back up. if you cant move them, or you can move one and not the other, than your convergence ic's are most likely the culprit.

Aug 04, 2009 | Akai PTH5498 54" Rear Projection...

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Input cable piece broke off akai pt5499hd


The coaxial input can be soldered back in. You will need a new one however. Sometimes the internals in the tuner (where coaxial goes) may be damaged when coaxial connection breaks out. If that is the case a tech may charge more money. But just to replace the connection should be relatively inexpensive.

Apr 23, 2009 | Televison & Video

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AKAI PT5499HD


hello I am Jaime from Mexico, i have a 54" akai pt5492s don`t turn on, but timer on in red help me please
thanks

Sep 16, 2008 | Akai PT5492S 54" Rear Projection...

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Removingand replacing screens on Akai-PT5499HD


HELLO. WELL YOU WILL NEED TO TAKE OFF THESPEAKERS GRILL'S ON THE FRONT OF THE SET .UNDER THEM YOU WILL FIND SCREW'S THAT HOLD IT ON . THE FRONT OF THE SCREEN IS THE FRENSEL & THE BACK SID OF IT IS THE LENTICULAR. LENZ. WHEN U CLEAN THEM USE ONLY SOAP AND WATER AND A VERRY SOFT CLOTH. NOTHING ELSE. OK AND FOR THE CRACK IN THE FRONT . YOU CAN USE ELMER'S GLUE . THE WHITE GLUE. IT DRY'S CLEAR. BUT MOST PEOPLE FIND A NEW ONE . ON LINE CHEP. WELL HOPE THIS HELP'S YOU.
"GOOD LUCK"

Jul 20, 2008 | Akai PTH5498 54" Rear Projection...

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SCREEN FOR PT5499HD


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