Question about Televison & Video
Is it fixable? Yes, but at an expense, all depending on exactly what
is wrong. I predict the problem to be the horizontal deflection
amplifier and the high voltage generator (called the flyback
transformer). The cost of repair is likely to exceed $150.
Is it worth fixing? Probably not because the set is nearing the end of its normal life span anyway. Also, the cost of repair is about the same as a new set of equal value. Now might be an opportunity to step up to one of those new fangled sets with wide screen and HD compatibility - although they are still quite expensive!
Did the electrical work being done cause this? It could have, but I doubt it. When ever I go away or know that I am not going to be using a tv for a while, I always unplug it. Little do most people know that even though the set is OFF, it is still ON a little bit. The remote receiver must always be on so that it can receive the signal from the remote commander when you want to watch tv. Therefore, it is always possible for some backward trending pulse to get into the set. For example, an electrical storm can destroy a tv set if it is plugged in - even though it is OFF. But if it is unplugged, it will not be harmed.
Hope this helps you make the right decision.
If this is the tv with the ssb pannel it probibly is bad. They are non repairable and cost $300 to replace. Testing should be done before blaming it on this board. You can get a service manual and the testing equipment.
Posted on Sep 10, 2009
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 23, 2014 | Televison & Video
Dec 07, 2012 | Mitsubishi WD-65734 65" HDTV
Oct 19, 2009 | Philips 42PFL7403D/27 42 in. LCD TV
Jan 07, 2009 | Sony KP-51HW40 51" Rear Projection...
Mar 22, 2008 | Televison & Video
Dec 02, 2007 | Philips Magnavox 51MP392H Rear Projection...
Oct 12, 2007 | Sanyo DS24425 24" TV
Sep 09, 2007 | Hitachi Director's Series 65XWX20B 65"...
83 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: