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Samsung plasma PS42D4 smr do not detect component video and s-video. On composite video plug the picture is very bad. On VGA picture is OK and on DVI picture is OK, but source need to be rebutted a couple of time.

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SOURCE: Samsung spp4231 plasma analog video

no video card in the tv but the main board is probably bad

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Yes, you do need to get the LCD repair before the warranty expires. Call the manufacturers to find an authorized service center near you.
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SOURCE: sound no picture, which component is tcon board? where all audio/video/cable/hdmi plug in to?

I have LNS4692D. Returned from vacation, turned tv on - no picture. Tried turning tv off for 4 hours- nothing. Symptoms are: tv is on - no picture , just sound; menu doesn't show, volume bar doesn't show;E.Saving is working - the backlight is changing from lighter to darker.
Found this website and ordered T-con, otherwise known as the LCD panel driver board, p/n# Bn8101286a ( thanks premtech) from partstore.com for $124. Part number BN81-01286A A/S T-CON Board.
Installation:
1.Remove plastic cover. There is an arrow for each screw that needs to be removed. Make sure to unscrew pins next to VGA port. I've spent some time trying to figure out what else is holding the plastic panel until I found this pins.
2. Remove big metal shield in the middle of tv that is covering main components. This shield is being held by small black screws all around it.
At this point you will see cover of T-CON. Here is the picture
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=118863&d=1220531321 (thanks ldac9). Do not attempt to remove that cover yet. Proceed with a next step

3.Remove metal panel that holds main components. Locate big chrome screws that have arrows pointing to them and unscrew them. Remove 2 more screws on the bottom of the panel that holds it together with a box for cables. At this point the main panel will be lose
4. Carefully start lifting the panel. You will see that there are connectors going from components on the panel to components on the lower panel and T-CON. Carefully unplug these components and raise the main panel.
5. Remove 4 screws that holds T-CON cover. Pull the cover so that T-CON is completely exposed. The cover is connected by thin alluminum , don't hesitate to pull it , but don't rip it out.
6. Once T-CON is exposed you will see 2 red ribbons. I've spent some time to figure out how unplug those from old T-CON board. Here is the suggestion. Don't try to pull it out. All you need to do is to lift small plastic lever that is part of a connector. Then ribbon can be slided out. If not sure what to do, see how this is done on the new T-CON. It has a principle of buckle on airplain safety belts.
7. Remove old T-CON and install new you.
8. Follow reverse order.

I've never fixed TV before , but this was totally successful project.

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SOURCE: HPT5054 50 in. HDTV-Ready Plasma Television: Samsung HPT5054X/XAA - No picture, Sound OK, Have ...

Take a DMM put it in resistance mode to measure upto 1K Ohms and check the resistance across C5515, C5502, C5504, C5507 (LOW BOARD), Then check C5415, C5402, C5411, C5404 (UP BOARD). The defective board is the one that will have around 100 ohms or less across these capacitors.

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What kind of wire do I need to connect my samsung laptop to panasonic viera hd 3d plasma tv?


Most TVs will have HDMI and RCA component and composite jacks. Some TVs will also have a VGA port. Your laptop will have a VGA port. (If the laptop is fairly new, it may also have an HDMI port.)

Not all TVs will support an HDMI signal from a computer, so the VGA signal is often better. However, that limits you to SD (anything with HDCP will fail.)

Very few TVs ship with the HDMI or component cables. However, there are some vendors who do package the HDMI cable with their TV. Without knowing which exact model of TV and laptop, I can only make a few suggestions. I know that the TCP42ST30 (Plasma 42") doesn't have a VGA port.

Look at your laptop for any external monitor port. VGA ports are generally blue female ports with 15 holes (D-Sub). If your TV has a matching VGA port, get a standard VGA monitor cable.

If you have the VGA port on the laptop but not on the TV, you can try a converting from VGA to HDMI. (You may need a DVI to VGA adapter and either a DVI to HDMI cable or a DVI to HDMI adapter.) Note: this gives an analog signal (RGB format) to the TV. You'll also need to make sure that your VGA port is active (in the BIOS for some computers) and then set your computer to send the signal to the external monitor. It is best to turn off both the computer and the TV before connecting the two. Then turn on the TV and set it to the correct input before turning on the computer. (In Windows 7, I set the video signal for the external monitor by right clicking on the desktop and selecting Graphics Properties. Set the signal to the external monitor and click Apply. Then click OK (in the external monitor's screen).)

If this doesn't work, you need a VGA to component video converter. (Not a VGA to component video cable - those are for projectors that read the RGB signal.) See http://www.ramelectronics.net/audio-video/video-converters/vga-rgb-hv-to-component-video/c10000-c11200-c11215-p1.html .

Some laptops come with an HDMI, mini-HDMI or a DisplayPort option. For the latter two, you will need the appropriate cable with that end and the HDMI connector on the other. Then connect the TV and the computer as described above. (Note: my TVs accept a computer signal at the HDMI port labeled HDMI/DVI. However, you need to make sure that your TV understands this signal. It isn't the same format as that from a set-top box. My laptop has VGA and HDMI out; the desktops have VGA, DVI and HDMI (on one).)

If you add a comment with the model of your TV and laptop, I'll be glad to give you more specific options to connect the TV and the computer.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells
(A DVI port is a digital video out option with ~21 pins and is usually white.)

Feb 03, 2012 | Panasonic VIERA Televison & Video

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Link ASUS laptop to Sharp Aquos LCD TV


No, a DVI to VGA adapter will not work. (The TV is looking for the digital signal from a set top box. This is different from the analog signal on the VGA cable.) You need a converter. Your best bet would be a VGA to component video converter. (I am assuming that the Sharp TV has a component video input.) This page has some examples: http://www.ramelectronics.net/audio-video/video-converters/vga-rgb-hv-to-component-video/c10000-c11200-c11215.html?sorter=productname-en-asc . Note a VGA to component video cable will not work. The VGA to component cables are for projectors that read the RGB signal. The component video signal is YPbPr.

Connect the VGA cable to the converter and the component video cable to the TV and the converter with the computer and TV off. Turn on the TV first and set it to the component video input and then turn on the computer. Then (assuming the VGA port is enabled - adjust in the BIOS if needed) set the computer's video output to the VGA port. (On my Windows 7 laptop, this can be done by right-clicking on the desktop. Choose Graphics Properties and set the display to the external monitor or both. Click Apply and then confirm the change (on the external monitor if using the single monitor). (VGA to Composite video converters also exist if you do not have an available component video input on your TV.)

If your computer is fairly new, you may have an HDMI port. Your TV may be able to read the signal with a DVI to HDMI cable. (It depends on the TV. Not all of them will read the computer's signal on the DVI port. Check the documentation for your model. TVs without a VGA port are less likely to support this feature.)

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Nov 28, 2011 | Televison & Video

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I want to connect my computer to my Vizio TV to watch movies via netflix on my TV screen. If HDMI on TV end, what connection do I need to connect to the back of computer?


What "video-inputs" does your TV have:

* composite video (single cable for video, two cables for LEFT/RIGHT audio)
* component video (RED/GREEN/BLUE cables for video, plus RED/WHITE cables for stereo audio)
* DVI or VGA input
* HDMI input
* S-Video (similar to PS/2 keyboard/mouse, in size, and "round" shape)

What outputs does your computer's video-card have:

* composite (post-and-ring)
* S-Video
* DVI
* VGA
* HDMI

Just match them up.

Feb 24, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Hi, I bought an aquos lc-30hv4u and it has no rca jack etc, only two plug ins labled display input 1 and 2. I am guessing its just a pc monitor. How would I use it for cable tv video games etc


There are lots of inputs on the back behind the cover. Three inputs (1, 2, 3) have an S-video, composite video (A/V) and component video jacks. The cover will come off if you press the two top hook at the top of the cover. Then rotate the cover towards you. There are also a DVI-D port and 2 coax (antenna in) jack. The tuners included are for NTSC (analog OTA) and CATV (analog cable). The front of the PC (VGA) and a S-video or composite (A/V) video input (called Input 4).

Composite and component video jacks are all RCA jacks (as are the associated audio jacks for the input). Composite cables uses three RCA plugs on each end - yellow for video, red and white for Right and Left audio. Component video cables have three plugs on each end that just carry video (red, blue and green); the audio is wired separately with just 2 RCA red/white plugs. Match your colors from the device out to the TV input.

Changing inputs can be done with the remote or the input button on the top of the TV. The input button is to the left of the power and Main Power buttons.

Connecting your game system, cable system and all will depend on the units. For the best picture, use component video cables for mose set top box. Some cable boxes have a DVI port - use that if the box has that option. If they do not have component video out, then use composite or S-video cables.

The owner's manual is available from Sharp as a pdf: http://www.sharpusa.com/CustomerSupport/ProductDownloads.aspx?downloadtype=ownersmanual . Use the drop down menus as follows > LCD TV, Model not listed, LC-30HV4U then click Search. The picture of the inputs are on page 10.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Dec 15, 2010 | Sharp Aquos LC-30HV4U 30 in. LCD HDTV

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I have this tv where do i put the cables in to get the singal


What is the source for the signal? This TV has several S-video, component and composite video jacks on the back. There are also DVI-D and VGA ports for connecting to a computer.

For a VCR, you probably will connect the composite video (1 yellow RCA jack for video and 2 red/white for audio). For a DVD or set-top box, you will get the best picture with the component video (3 RCA plugs (Red, green and blue) and then add the audio cables.)

The set doesn't have a tuner so it can't be connected to an antenna or cable without a set-top box. (You could use a tuner (USB or PCI card) in a computer and then connect to the DVI or VGA port.)

Match the cable colors to the input of the TV and the output of the box in question. Press the Input button at the bottom of the front panel buttons or on the remote to search through the inputs. For more information, the manual can be found at http://www.retrevo.com/support/Maxent-MX-42XM11-TVs-manual/id/278ag115/t/2/ .

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Nov 16, 2010 | Maxent MX-42XM11 Television

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Pc to tv


if you PC has one of the following outputs then it will work ...
composite (rca jack) , S-Video , HDMI or component (three wire rca jack) ...

several video cards have at least composit video out as well as the normal VGA output . look for a single RCA.jack ....
if your video card does not support any of these formats then you would need a VGA converter box to one of those formats ... there is also a USB to s-video/composite converter cable ...

the resolution of your set is 1024 X 768 ... so thats what you would set the video card for ..

Apr 12, 2010 | Sanyo DP42746 42 in. Plasma Television

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I need to find the VGA controller for the Dell 2005FPW monitor


you can use on all vga cards(you dont need any special controler), this monitor has a USB hub
and its is detected normaly on winxp or above, and the vga cards detect the monitor auto.
i give you the monitor specs, take form website

Display Type LCD display / TFT active matrix
  • Built-in Devices USB hub
  • Width 18.6 in
  • Depth 9 in
  • Height 15.3 in
  • Weight 17.6 lbs
  • Enclosure Color Midnight gray
  • Image
    • Display (projector) image aspect ratio 16:10
    • Image brightness 300 cd/m2
    • Image Contrast Ratio 600:1
    • Max horizontal view angle +88 / -88
    • Max vertical view angle +88 / -88
    Display
    • Diagonal Size 20.1 in
    • Viewable Size 20.1 in
    • Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch 0.258 mm
    • Max Resolution 1680 x 1050 / 60 Hz
    • Color Support 24-bit (16.7 million colors)
    • Max Sync Rate (V x H) 75 Hz x 83 KHz
    • Video Bandwidth 146 MHz
    • Response Time 12 ms
    • Controls / Adjustments Zoom , Clock , Phase , Contrast , Sharpness , Brightness , Saturation , H/V position , Color balance
    • Display Positions Adjustments Height
    • OSD Languages French , German , English , Spanish , Japanese
    • Display Screen Coating Anti-glare , Hard coating
    • Video Output None
    • Signal Input DVI-D, VGA
    • Features Picture by picture , Picture in picture
    Video Input
    • Analog Video Signal RGB , S-Video , Composite video
    • Digital Video Standard Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
    Audio Output
    • Type None
    Input Device
    • Type None
    Expansion / Connectivity
    • Interfaces 1 x VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) , 1 x DVI-D - 24 pin digital DVI , 1 x Composite video input - RCA , 1 x S-video input - 4 pin mini-DIN , 4 x Hi-Speed USB downstream - 4 pin USB Type A , 1 x Hi-Speed USB upstream - 4 pin USB Type B
    Miscellaneous
    • Flat Panel Mount Interface 100 x 100 mm
    • Features Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)
    • Compliant Standards CE , CCC , MIC , NOM , PSB , BSMI , GOST , SASO , NEMKO , TUV S , C-Tick , TUV GS , EN55022 , TCO '99 , EN 60950 , ICES-003 , TUV Ergo , UL 60950 , IEC 60950 , EN 61000-3-2 , EN 61000-3-3 , FCC Part 15 B , VCCI Class B ITE
    Power
    • Form Factor External
    • Voltage Required AC 120/230 V
    • Power Consumption Operational 55 Watt
    • Power Consumption Stand by / Sleep 3 Watt
    Environmental Parameters
    • Min operating temperature 41 °F
    • Max operating temperature 95 °F
    • Operating humidity range 10 - 80%
    Sustainability
    • EPA Energy Star Compliant Yes

    Feb 13, 2010 | Dell UltraSharp 2005FPW 20.1" LCD Monitor

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    Failure to monitor video


    If you are using component of vga cable, the problem may be in the cabling.

    VGA:
    1. cable loose.
    2. Pins bent in connector
    3. bad cable.

    Component:
    Remember that the chroma and luminence signals are separate. This means that if the cables are swapped, loose, or just plain not plugged in, there will be color problems like the one decribed.

    Composite:
    If you are having this problem with a composite input, then the problem is circuitry and will have to te repaired. If you haven't tested the composite [RCA] input, now is a good time. If the composite input looks normal, then you know the problem is cables on the other input.

    Dec 29, 2009 | Pioneer PureVision PDP-424MV 42 in. Plasma...

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    Akai PDP4294 42 in. EDTV-Ready Plasma


    If I'm not mistaken, that model only has a VGA input. Unfortunately, you are stuck using composite, component, svideo, or VGA video inputs.

    Feb 08, 2009 | Akai PDP4294 42 in. EDTV-Ready Plasma...

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    Help


    Step 1
    Shutdown your computer and look at the rear of the case to determine the type of video connections that your machine has. Nearly all computers will have the standard 15-pin VGA output port. In addition, you may also find that your computer has an S-video port, an RCA composite video port, a set of three component RCA video outputs or perhaps even an HDMI output port.
    Step 2Determine the types of video inputs that are available on your plasma TV. There should be a standard RCA composite input, a three-jack RCA component input and an S-video input. In addition, you may also find a 15-pin VGA input, a DVI input or an HDMI input. Step 3 Select which type of connection you will use. HDMI and DVI represent the highest-quality connections, followed by VGA, Component, S-video, and composite. If your computer has only a VGA output and you will not using it solely to drive the plasma TV, you may want to invest in a video card upgrade. Most new video cards will offer dual monitor connections and possibly a separate TV connection. The first monitor connection is intended for the main computer monitor, and the second monitor connection, or the TV output, can be used for either a second monitor or a TV. Depending on the card, the TV output may be DVI, HDMI, component, S-video or composite. Step 4Purchase a video cable long enough to reach from your PC’s video output to your plasma TV. If the distance is over ten feet, you may want to invest in high-quality cables to ensure that the plasma TV receives a clean signal for the best possible picture. Cables over thirty feet in length, depending on the connection type, may result in poor video performance. Step 5Set your computer’s screen resolution to something that your plasma TV can accept, using the “Display” settings in the “Control Panel” in Windows. Refer to the owner’s manual of your plasma TV for the supported resolution and refresh rate. If you are using the S-video, composite or component outputs on your computer, this step may not be necessary. Step 6Connect your PC to your plasma TV using the appropriate cable. Start the computer up and it should recognize the attached display. In the “Display” settings, you will need to configure how the plasma TV is used if it is attached a second display. Most video cards support “Clone” or “Mirror” mode, which displays the same content on both displays. In addition, there is the “Extended” mode, where the second display will operate independently, and windows can be dragged from one screen to the other. If your plasma TV is the only monitor for the computer, you will not to configure the multiple display modes. Step 7Connect a cable from the sound output of your PC to your plasma TV using the appropriate audio adapters. Then relax on the couch and enjoy your videos on the big screen.

    Aug 09, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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