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Poloroid FXM-2611C works fine for 5-6 minutes then loses video

The video/sound is fine for about 5 minutes then the video changes and looks like a scrambled video signal. Sound remains good. I can unplug the tv for a couple of hours, plug it back up and have sound/video again for a few minutes, then lose video again.

Any hints as to what component I might replace to fix this problem. I don't have and cannot find a schematic for this tv.

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  • fixya_bobj Jun 19, 2009

    Thanks so much. The service manual is a big help.

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Sounds to me like it is probably the FM6408 chip is faulty.

I did find the diagrams for you at the following link
http://www.polaroidsupport.com/polaroid/docs/FXM-2611C-ServiceManual_20061220.pdf

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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