Question about Samsung PCL542R 54" Rear Projection Television

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So my PCL542R........

Decided that it didn't want to turn on the other day. Instead it made a scratchy noise in the rear bottom area the sound was definitley not coming from audio cause it actually came on briefly until it decided to say goodnight. Unplugged it and next day plugged back in and tried but nothing. Noticed when plugging it in it clicks and green light on front illuminates briefly. Ive looked at other problems on here that resembled mine on similar products and they alot of them point straight to flyback. I'm on the verge off ordering one cause they aren't too expensive. But I also know exactly where that mindstate can lead someone too. I'm sure you all know what I mean if you are in any kind of repair business. Any knowledge would be appreciated. Thanks.

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  • brian352 May 11, 2010

    What is flyback. My TV is doing something similar? If left unplugged for a day or two, it will turn on briefly and then just turn off. Then if I unplug and plug back in it just does NOTHING!



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Sure sounds like flyback to me

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