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I see there is a recall on Protron 32" PLTV-3250

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  • milady1957 Feb 23, 2009

    is there a recall??? We've been having problems with ours almost since we got it. If there is one, my e-mail is milady1957@gmail.com

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No but the common problem is the power supply. Save about $30+ and get one here for $60+ under $10 to ship.
http://www.power-on.com/lcd194-3f.html

Posted on Aug 30, 2009

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SOURCE: searching for TV remote control code for PLTV-32

I spoke with their tech support in India and was told this tv will not work with a universal remote.

Posted on Dec 30, 2007

dsacco86
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SOURCE: Protron PLTV 3250 Parts

Ask and you shall receive. Shopjimmy.com seems to have them in stock. And people sell TV parts on Ebay all time. I hope that helps you.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

roety
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SOURCE: my protron tv went off and won't come on pltv

Hi, most protons have power supply problems, the power supply is no longer available, but it can either be mailed in to a company called PTS to be rebuilt or you can attempt a component level repair yourself.
Most non technical people can not disassemble and solder there TV.
If you are comfortable soldering, you can open the TV and view the power supply (upper center section) look for any bulging capacitors (cylinder looking small components) sometimes replacing the swollen caps will fix your Proton, If any parts look burnt you will need to send the board to PTS to get it rebuilt , should cost around $100.
PTScorp.com can be found online here or bring the TV to a local servicer that agrees on a flat rate price to fix it
thanks'
Eric

Posted on Aug 12, 2009

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SOURCE: No power to my Protron PLTV 3250. What can I do

My Protron PLTV - 3250 just went out yesterday. By this I mean it turned on and went out in a few minutes. I left it off and today it completely died. I opened it up because I always think I can repair things. So what I found is a burn mark on the curcuit board of the power supply which is located inside the tv. On the other side of the burn mark is a (zener diode), this diode is burned out and therefore the power supply is not working. I am going to Radio Shack tomorrow Monday Aug. 31, 2009. The diode is very tiny but should be easy to replace with a sauder gun because this diode has place holders to hold the tiny diode in. If this does not work at the top of this page is a link that says power supplies for your tv for sale. I am going to check it out. Anyway just so you all who know about computers= the tv power supply is similar to the power supply on a computer. Just like a computer power supply comes in a case that you install into your computer and then you just connect the connectors to your motherboard and drives. Well in the tv the power supply is stand alone also, you can disconnect the wire connections in the tv and replace the power supply. If you notice the power cable to your tv is the same as a computer power cable, so the power supply in the tv is much the same as a computer power supply. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Aug 31, 2009

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SOURCE: need the rca remote code for a protron pltv-32

Afraid, you must purchase a new clicker. this is counterfeit brand, with no codes for universal remotes. If you can't get it at manufactures, check all available universal remotes at department stores for supporting this "brand". Sorry, didn't have any good experience of getting parts for "Protron".
Good luck,
Alex's TV Service,
Philadelphia,PA
215-806-5980.

Posted on Jan 22, 2010

budmrtn
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SOURCE: When I plug it in the wall, it receives no power.

Check the power supply for bad caps.
http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/Protron%20PLTV%203250/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

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