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Broken anteana screw post

Antenna post in back of tv broke off. Can I fix this myself or is it too technical for the home handyman to fix?

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  • john2fire Dec 08, 2007

    Toshiba model #CF30D50 and is there a site to obtain info on how to remove and replace the main board?



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John, the rf connector is not replaceable, have to replace tuner, this involves removing the main board, unsoldering old tuner and replace with new tuner and solder it in. Not rocket scientry if you have the equipment and a working knowledge of how to un-solder & re-solder in the part. You didn`t give make & model number so can`t give you price or part number, if you decide you can do this repair, send me make& model number & I`ll look up part number for you, BMW Rider

Posted on Dec 08, 2007

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    Larry Eastman Dec 08, 2007

    John, bad news my friend, no longer available, does the set have AV input jacks on the back ? you can by-pass the tv`s tuner by using the tuner in a vcr and coming out of the vcr with 3 rca cables, do you know what I`m talking about? If not e-mail me back and I`ll explain better, remember your tv has to have video in & 2 audio in`s on the back so check that first, BMW Rider



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