Question about Sanyo DS20930 20" TV
When I turn on the TV I have a small white line across the middle of the screen...After a bit of wait time the picture above it stretches and the line moves to the bottom. After a bit more wait time the white line begins to stretch upward and it takes quite awhile but the picture is fine. This entire process takes close to a hour.
Based on your post, the TV unit is suffering with a Vertical collapse. Further, your description indicates that it could either be a capacitor problem or a cold solder. Though of course there are instances that it could be the vertical IC that may be defective.
This is a relatively easy repair and the part should not be expensive. If the problem is a cold solder, then simply reheating the solder joints with a soldering iron should correct the problem with no parts replacement. Even if you were to do a shotgun approach and simultaneously replace the IC and capacitor, again would not be that expensive.
However, the repairs do require that you be a bit familiar with electronic components and circuitry and the use of a soldering iron (with a desolderer). Should you not be comfortable dgoing this router, perhaps you can seek the assistance of a friend with soldering experience. otherwise, your best bet maybe to seek the services of a qualified professional.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.
Good luck and kind regards.
Thank you for using FixYa.
Posted on Feb 24, 2008
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:
Jul 07, 2012 | Toshiba CX32H60 TV
Jan 10, 2010 | Philips Magnavox 27MS343S 27" TV
Jun 05, 2008 | Televison & Video
Apr 21, 2008 | Panasonic CT-36G23 36" TV
Dec 31, 2007 | JVC AV-32020 32" TV
Aug 22, 2007 | Toshiba 36AF43 36" TV
May 22, 2006 | Hitachi 36UX01S 36" TV
169 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!