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During a hotel stay, my daughter accidentally knocked the co-axial cable out of the back of a 42" flat-screen Proton LCD TV and now the hotel is trying to charge us $850 to replace the entire TV. The invoice says the "Rf Connector pulled from TV" and says the Main RF Input Board had to be replaced. The bill says: Parts $516.65 Labor $300 However, what the repairperson told the hotel at first was that the ASC tuner, the place you plug in a Play Station, was pushed back into the TV and couldn't be repaired. I'm in the dark as I never saw the TV, and the hotel says the repair guy already took it away. I'd be grateful for any advice.

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If the RF Input board and the ASC tuner broke off, it has to be replaced. Because the RF board is a part of the printed Circuit Board (PCB) and not just a single component that you can just change.

What I could suggest is to look for that repair person and get the whole motherboard. Then searh for Pycon Technology Inc. near in your area. Pycon Tech is a company that could repair broken or defective PCBs. They could probably fix that one out and then give it back to the repair person for repair.

I'm not sure if Pycon could repair this board, but they are professionals and engineers that deals with Printed Circuit boards.

I hope this suggestion would help.

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