Can someone help me to fix this. The cable slot behind the tv is broken. I opened the TV and see that the metal block (which has this cable receptor) is attached to the motherboard and is soldered. How can i fix this? Please help.
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Re: Slot where cable fits in - Broke
I am assuming that what you are referring to as "metal block" is the tuner assy. and that the "slot/cable receptor" is the chassis mounted 75ohm TV "F" Coax Connector (female). This is easily replaced and the component should be readily available from most electronics part stores.
To perform a DIY and replace this, the TV has to be opened, the metal cover of the tuner pried open, and the F connector replaced and eventually soldered in place.
Incidentally, a nice tutorial on how to go about this is posted here.
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You can access the SD slot without having the back cover off of the TV. The SD slot is covered with a L-shaped bracket held on the TV with a single Phillips screw. The plate is located in the recessed part of the back panel to the right of the HDMI port. Good Luck
That is the ink guide. If the plastic strip connector (the slot cut on both sides) is not damaged/broken, the other metal tab may have fallen making the plastic strip to fall. It is usually soldered on the metal frame of your printer, find the missing tab and solder it back in. You should find a trace of the tab's original location.
On most TV sets, the cable connector (also called an F-connector) is just press-fitted into the metal housing of the tuner (which selects the channels). It's not very strong mechanically and is pretty easily broken by tripping over the cable, moving the TV if the cable is too short, or often by cable technicians who overtighten the cable connection with a wrench.
The good news is that this can be fixed. There are two ways. The simple method is to replace the tuner. It's quick but costly as a new tuner may run $100. The second way is to replace the broken-off F-connector. On some sets it's possible to do this without removing the tuner, but not always. This repair may take a little more labor time, but saves the cost of the tuner.
Either way, this is a repair that's best left to a professional. Without the soldering skills and equipment needed, it's possible to do major damage to the TV and tuner circuit boards. I would recommend getting an estimate for the repair from a shop in your area. Yes, there are still places that fix TVs, but they are getting scarce.
Another possible "fix" is to forget about using the TV cable connection and use a VCR or DVR to tune the channels, and just use the TV's video and audio inputs. It doesn't repair the TV, but it gets you back onto the cable.
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On the back of the TV, to the right of the I/O panel, there are 2 vertical slot shaped openings on a raised bit of the plastic case. Behind the lower slot is the screen adjuster. Using a phillips screw driver, turn the adjuster clockwise to increase the brightness. Behind the upper slot is the focus adjuster.
TV cards fit into PCI or PCIe slots depending on the bus speed of the card and the motherboard. TV cards provides a port for CAT-V cables. With TV cards, you can watch local TV stations and or cable TVs in your PC. Connection is through a CAT-V cable.
Round peg into the round hole. Red peg on the red slot. etc. If the wire from the nintendo doesn't fit the slot on the tv then you're in the wrong slot. if the wire from the nintendo fits the slot on the tv (and is the same color if you are using red/white/yellow rca cables) then you're good. here's a hint on connection types (you will not mix):
1. RCA (red/white/yellow round connectors)
Red=right audio sound
White=left audio sound
connect to the slots that look like they want some.
2. Coaxial (stiff cable with a pinner poking out of the end -- same cable that connects you to cable tv) just hook it up by itself; it carries audio and video.
3. Component (red/green/blue)(red/white) two 'bundles'
red=red component of video
green=green component of video
blue=blue component of video
4. VGA + (red/white)
VGA=video (computer monitor cable)
5. HDMI (flat hdmi cable. you spent $30 on this 3 foot ****)
HDMI=audio and video
6. hugs and kisses
kisses=audio (both sides)
to get high definition you will need to use either the vga or dvi output from your notebook and connect to the DVI input on the tv, vga connection on the tv will only give 480i whereas dvi will give upto 720i