Question about Sampo Televison & Video
When unplgging the power cord and plugging it back in sometimes the TV will come back on but not always
Posted by Anonymous on
Unplug it from the wall, wait 2 minutes and plug it back in. if problem still exists, its probably the main pcb.
Posted on Aug 21, 2008
Most likely the TV has a power supply related problem. It's possible that it maybe a bad capacitor or transformer on the power supply board. Or, something simple like a blown fuse inside the TV.
But, I can't say it's 100% the problem because I can't actually look at the tv over the internet. I can only make guesses with the symptoms.
You have a few choices:
1. You can again try leaving the TV unplugged for 30 - 45 minutes so the TV can discharge and reset itself.
2. If by chance the TV is still under warranty, go that route.
3. If you have some electronic experience, if you can find and purchase a Service Manual over the internet; It will help you diagnose the source of the problem and fix it by soldering in the new part. The Service Manual will give you circuit diagrams, schematics, test points, and part# lists.Usually, cost under $20. And most cases the new part cost less than $15 by searching on the internet with the part number.
4. Pay a TV shop to do the repairs. It maybe costly, but get an estimate of how much they will charge. That way you can decide if it worth repairing or replacing the whole TV.
I hope I shed some light on the subject for you.
Posted on Jul 20, 2009
your right there will be a bad caop in the power supply the can will have a domed or puffed top the value is printed on the side replace it and it will all set to go
Posted on Dec 23, 2009
you need to remove main ckt, (m.board) some part need to re solder specially in hot area. (lost contact i one of the flickering problem you encountered.
Posted on Mar 26, 2010
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