Question about Televison & Video
Hello! Our TV is a Toshiba and it is 8 years old. It is 36 inches and the picture keeps going out. Sometimes it shrinks to a smaller screen and sometimes the picture goes out completely. The sound works fine. Is this something that is fixable?
If the shrinkage is just the top & bottom then it is relatively easy/low cost fix. Most probably, a capacitor in the vertical section is nearing end of its life. This would be the biggest of the bunch and would be something like 47uF/50V.
If however, the shrinkage is on all four sides, then it is the master power supply that is at fault. Chances are the main B+ is getting low which cold be caused by the big filter capacitor or an erratic regulator. This is not a simple fix and would require 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 Apr 10, 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:
Jan 10, 2016 | Toshiba CX36F85 36" TV
Jun 10, 2010 | Emerson EWF2004 20" TV
Feb 15, 2010 | Panasonic CT-36D32 36" TV
Nov 12, 2009 | Aiwa F2000 20" TV
Sep 27, 2009 | JVC AV-27D302 27" TV
Sep 08, 2009 | Toshiba CZ36T31 36" TV
Oct 28, 2007 | Toshiba 27AF43 27" TV
Oct 07, 2006 | Toshiba CX36G60 36" TV
Feb 22, 2017 | LG 47LN5700 47" 1080p Smart TV 120Hz Dual...
132 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!