Question about Televison & Video
This TV will power on, with no picture & shuts off after 30 - 60 seconds. When I turn the unit on, I can see the backlight but I dont get a picture. Sometimes it will turn back on, but then it shuts off after 30 or so seconds. I want to purchase an internal board to fix this problem, but there are 3 '' PC Board, Tuner Board & a main Board. I am not sure of which one will solve this problem. Thanks for any help provided.
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Posted on Dec 24, 2007
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Posted on Aug 01, 2008
actually you dont need the tuner you just need the rf connector itself which you can easly pick up at a radio shack for a few bucks. you can DIY it will take a bit of soldering and time. First take the broken connector to radio and look for a close match, longer leads better you can always cut to fit.
remove board from tv and un solder the tuner. if solder does not seam to melt apply some fresh solder and then unsolder. pop the tuner lid of carefully both top and bottom to gain access to the circuit. cearfully remove any remains of the old connector. Now find the hole where the last part was and insert new RF connector adjust and cut the lead if nessary and resolder to circuit. place both caps back on and resolder tuner to board.connect board to ther circuit and test.
Posted on Mar 18, 2009
SOURCE: LC-37AF3X Sharp Aquos KCD TV
If the TV goes in standby, then it is in protection mode.
Ensure also that the fault is not coming from a faulty receiver box sending
bad signal, check if you get same problem on DVD with no receiver box
Try first leaving the TV power cord unplugged for some times, let say one hour or so.
The flashing light indicates a diagnostic state called protection.
When the TV goes on protection there are only two possible causes.
1The internal circuits are jammed because of electrostatic charges accumulating on capacitors, or because of a wrong voltage read by the main chip on your monitor controller board. this started the protection circuit.
2 The protection circuit detected a wrong voltage or abroken contact, identified an internal fault and kicked in , starting the flashing light.
If you are in situation one, then the TV will reset just unplugging power cord for one or two hours,sometimes even minutes.
If you are in situation 2 , then there is an internal fault.
If under warranty contact the manufacturer ringing the number on the user manual
If you want to repair at your own expenses, just locate any good qualified repairer.
If you want to DIY you find parts here,
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On LCD Pay particular attention at inverter and power board, power board can be inspected looking for bulged or leaking capacitors, then tested with a multimeter. The inverter is more difficult to test , there is need to read voltages, should be done by a tech. Also the LCD controller board can cause same problem
On Plasma, test Sustain (Ysus/Zsus) / Buffer boards , cables to plasma, digital board and power board.
On Rear Projection : check lamp, lamp ballast, power board, and convergence.
On CRT TVs, check ballast , flyback transformer, CRT, Tuner, Convergence.
Posted on May 05, 2009
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