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TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony kv32xbr45 TV-1996, high quality design, sophisticated circuitry
high quality design, sophisticated circuitry, video circuitry: The xbr sets by Sony ARE very big and heavy. They are intended to be very high quality design. They have sophisticated circuitry and some technicians refuse to work on them due to their complexity. There are literally thousands of individual component...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony kv36xbr 400, kv36xbr400, video sync
kv36xbr400, video sync, sync signal: Colby, A good way to locate where to start looking for a problem is to make a check list of the following. Do the channel and volume bars/indicators come on the screen?----Does the on screen menu come up on the screen?----can the TV tune in a program ok...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony LCD KF-60SX300U Standby but cannot switch on, factory default settings, vcr dvd player
factory default settings, vcr dvd player, warranty repair: Jennifer, What a fine set you have. It should be a good one; Sony is always top of the list. Here is what I would do. ONE: Do a reset. Disonnect all input from the vcr, dvd player etc. Unplug the power cord from the mains. Leave it disconnected...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony LCD TV power Standby light flashing, sony lcd tv, tv power
sony lcd tv, tv power, orange light: These xbrs are great sets, but difficult to repair. The blinking light on Sony sets is related to the diagnostics and you can get a pretty good idea of the problem by counting the blinks and looking up the blinking code. Count the number of blinks and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony "locked" in standby mode, sony trinitron, model kv
sony trinitron, model kv, sellers place: My advice, generally, is to never buy a used electronics anything unless you can give it a thorough check out in person. Most of the a/v products sold on eBay are defective, unfortunately. In this case, the locked video is certainly not an accurate...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony MHC- GX 250 problem, sony mhc, justin harmon
sony mhc, justin harmon, output transistor: I would guess that the last stage of the amp is having a problem when large amounts of current are required. This can be as simple as the output transistor getting hot to the bias transistor being noisy . I will look up this one to see if it used transistors...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Model# KV-35V36, model kv, sony model
model kv, sony model, picture tube: Hi Mike it is possible that the picture tube is at fault you could turn the color down when you have a picture and see if the video is good gray scale and if the picture is realy crisp and sharp and not pinkish if it is then id suspect prolblems in the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Make, Sony / Model Triniton Colour KVM2101U, sony web site, screen menus
sony web site, screen menus, sony model: GOOD NEWS: You can get the users manual in pdf from the sony web site. GOOD NEWS: This model should have auto channel selection if you go to on-screen menu and set it for the right function. BAD NEWS: It is possible that some damage was done during...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony P-57HW40, February 2002, cross hair, curves
cross hair, curves, good luck: this is the convergence circuit and will need several parts replaced. if you can solder good?? and use a meter? let me know? if not a repair cost will range around 400.00 this is a great model and well worth a repair. good luck :) let me know if you need...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony PFM-500A3WU, sony pfm, panel lamps
sony pfm, panel lamps, error codes: Larry, I checked my service data for Sony and I do not have the service manual for your model TV. You may want to try calling a Sony auth service center in your area and ask the service mngr if he/she can let you know what those error codes mean! TOM,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony PFM-500A3WUPFM error codes 12/22, sony pfm, error code 12
sony pfm, error code 12, service assistance: Hi K i live in America and there are different sets for different parts of the world so i do not know your model but i would start looking in the power supply area and then move into the deflection stage it will require a service tech local to assist...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Picture Tube, gentle suggestion, long periods of time
gentle suggestion, long periods of time, hd plasma: Well, at this age it should not need a new projection tube. So, I am thinking the problem might be other factors. Sony sets have not been very reliable these last few years, unfortunately. Have you adjusted the color balance, brightness and contrast...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Plasma PFM-500A3WU error codes, sony plasma, plasma panel
sony plasma, plasma panel, chane: i looked up the codes on a sony tech site i can log into. you cannot buy regulators for this model you must replace the whole board. it is the power supply board. the cost of this board part number 1-468-522-11 is $900.00 there is also a chane it could be...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Plasma - No Picture, sony plasma, screen plasma
sony plasma, screen plasma, sony ke: No, I don t think you did any damage. It is probably not hooked up properly. Go back and check all connections and cables. I checked the owners manual about protecting it from falling - pages 6, 7, etc. of the manual. There are many precautions....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Problem, sophisticated circuits, sony kv
sophisticated circuits, sony kv, audio amp: Well, the set is getting very old. XBRs are very complicated and sophisticated circuits. Whenever you have an intermittent condition such as you described and strange noises it brings you into one of the most difficult areas to troubleshoot. It takes the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Problem, cox cable tv, rear projection tv
cox cable tv, rear projection tv, sony rear projection tv: this sounds like a bad tuner in the tv. one way to test it is if your cable box has a video output on the back of it?? if so hook it up to the video input 1 on the back of the tv and test it this way. if it works then it is the tuner. you could just leave...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Proj TV - Flashing LEDs, diagnosis code, audio amp
diagnosis code, audio amp, self diagnosis: I doubt if the parts on your set are numbered the same as those referred to in the blinking code web site. If you don t feel comfortable finding the parts by their appearance and tracing the wiring back from the speaker to the amp, then you really should...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection Code, sony kp, lightning storms
sony kp, lightning storms, electrical disturbance: Don t worry about the surge protector; they are really not much help and will not provide hardly any protection during an electric storm. If the set did get electrical disturbance internally the damage can be just about anything imaginable. There are...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection - changing hue and clicking noise, sony projection tv, matrix mixers
sony projection tv, matrix mixers, comb filters: AKB is from 5 flashings of the standby lamp. Is your front panel light blinking? If so, here is what it says: FIVE Blinks---AKB circuit (AKB), the timer/standby indicator blinks for about 30 seconds then goes to the self-diagnosis function. Something...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection KP-53S35, voltage generators, surface dirt
voltage generators, surface dirt, voltage regulators: ONE: The service charge for an at-home diagnostic sounds high to me. I have learned that most places in the USA are $40 to $80 depending on location and distance, etc. TWO: I don t fully understand the symptoms. However, I am going to guess the problem...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection TV, sony projection tv, flyback transformer
sony projection tv, flyback transformer, inexpensive option: I think the only inexpensive option is for you to try and increase the screen control just a bit. This should be the top adjustment on the flyback transformer. You may have to adjust the lower one as well(focus). Set the brightness throught the menu to...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection TV KP-46WT510 elec arching, sony projection tv, hv block
sony projection tv, hv block, bug zapper: this block is very common to go bad. if the block is arching then it is bad and should be the only thing you have to change. you get a 6 blink error because the g board is shutting down because the HV block is arching. let me know if you need more info?...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection TV kp57hw40, sony projection tv, high voltage
sony projection tv, high voltage, crt: The 8 blinks indicate a high voltage error. This can be caused by a problem within the D board or a bad CRT. If the D board can be fixed, that would be the least expensive repair. Even so, this will require a service tech. Depending on the cost of an...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection TV LED flashing, sony projection tv, model kp
sony projection tv, model kp, inch projection tv: Hi Jason, Could be a few different things. One could be a simple as turning the screen control up slighty. This would have to be done by a servicer. Another could be a bad A or C board. The problem is in the video which could be on the A ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection TV Model KP-46C70, sony projection tv, vertical amplifier
sony projection tv, vertical amplifier, model kp: It is an interesting mystery, but I beleive the 125 volts is a little high - burning up incadescant lamps is a confirmation of that. You might call the power company and ask them to lower it a little if possible. And why now for the big screen? Who...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection TV ModelKP-43HT20, projection screen tv, rear projection screen
projection screen tv, rear projection screen, sony projection tv: Hi Doug, A few things can cause this. One is that the mirror and lenses need cleaning. The other is the coolant between the CRT and lense is contaminated and needs to be replaced. Sony doesn t recommend replacing the coolont, but rather to replace the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection TV Red Convergence Problem, convergence problem, sony projection tv
convergence problem, sony projection tv, sony kp: First try and put the tabs back where they were. these are only moved when the tube is first installed or replaced. one of the convergence ic s is bad part number on ic start with stk. they are mounted on a heatsink changing the part is easy realining the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection TV runs then dies, repeats., sony tv repair, high voltage generator
sony tv repair, high voltage generator, sony projection tv: This web site has many schematics and service manuals that may be for your set or one that is very similar. http://schforfree.seedhost.com/archive/?path=Sony%2FVideo Take a look at it and see if you can find some help there. Also, there are other...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection TV Screen Problems, sony authorized service, sony projection tv
sony authorized service, sony projection tv, sony rear projection: Hi Mark, Call a Sony Authorized Service Center in your area and they may replace all three picture tubes under warranty. Sony had a bad batch of tubes and most need to be replaced. Sometimes turning the screen controls down will get rid of the trouble,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projection TV, sony projection tv, crooked tom
sony projection tv, crooked tom, screw driver: Blake, The problem may be with the convergence circuit board. On many of these projection TV s I find the number one cause of picture problems to be due to defective solder connections on the convergence board. You may want to pull off the speaker grill at...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Projector, sony vpl cx5, ac line voltage
sony vpl cx5, ac line voltage, complex circuitry: http://www.aboutprojectors.com/pdf/sony-vpl-cx5-manual.pdf The above location is the owners manual for your model. I suggest you go through it in search of some ideas on how it works and what all the setup options and operations are all about. It may bring...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony picture goes black, sony trinitron, model kv
sony trinitron, model kv, wavy line: this is the vertical circuit in the tv going bad. a repair cost will range around 100.00. i do not think i would put that into a 14 year old tv. you never know what might go wrong next with a tv this age. good luck :) let me know if you need more info??...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony picture failing, sony trinitron, internal diagnostics
sony trinitron, internal diagnostics, signal words: Seems like the jungle chip may be the center of attention. Could be the chip itself, could be the surrounding parts, could be the power supply or voltage regulator that is feeding the jungle. You will need a good tech who can put on the meters and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony picture problem, vertical deflection, sony trinitron
vertical deflection, sony trinitron, deflection amplifier: This was a very popular and a very good set in its day. They normally keep working for several years beyond what yours is doing. But, it is nearly 7 years old which is not all that terrible. So, in my opinion if you discarded it now you wouldn t be out...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony plasma tv model KE-32TS2U, sony plasma tv, electrolytic capacitor
sony plasma tv, electrolytic capacitor, electrolytic caps: You will probably need to call on a tv tech. One of the great blessings of owning bigger, expensive tv receivers is to pay for the repairs! The bang could be a component in the power supply or display driving circuits. Could you tell where the bang...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony not powering up, sony kv, home remedy
sony kv, home remedy, service mode: This is a problem in the video processing section. I don t know if this will help, but give it a try. ONE: With the set on, go into the service mode and try to move the picture controls up; more brightness first, then try setting the color and contrast...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony projection KP-53S75 red shift, rear projection tv, sony rear projection tv
rear projection tv, sony rear projection tv, sony rear projection: Yes, it is a fine set and you should get it fixed. It is nowhere near its end of life; should go for another 10 years at least. Based on you description (there may be other things going on that I can t know) the convergence board has failed to keep the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony projection with no picture, high voltage power, high voltage power supply
high voltage power, high voltage power supply, thanksgiving holiday: Jason, Take a look at this web page: http://www.iwaynet.net/~nesda/SonyBlink.html It is a good tool for getting some idea of Sony sets. You say your light stays on, but does it blink? If it is not blinking then you probably have a power supply problem...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: My Sony projection has sound/no picture, projection tvs, cable wire
projection tvs, cable wire, horizontal line: Rob, A hundred different faults can cause the sound/no picture problem. For starters you will need the service manual to troubleshoot the power supplies, both main and high voltage. In many projection TVs if the vertical output section has a problem the lack...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony projection TV convergence problem, sony projection tv, montville nj
sony projection tv, montville nj, bow and arrow: One of the convergence ICs is failing. I will look up the service manual tonight and let you know which one. If you need to get this repaired by someone else, I d change both ICs. The parts cost will be about $20-$30 per IC. Labor on this should not exceed...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony projection TV slow start-up, sony projection tv, mean time between failures
sony projection tv, mean time between failures, necessary voltage: This is a dilemna. Let me tell you why. Sony make a good set; nice to keep them rolling. Should be good for a full 15 years; but after even 12 years of age the statistics are against you. The problem is what we call MTBF in the engineering world. Mean...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony projection tv(kp-53S75)made in 2001, sony projection tv, audio amplifier
sony projection tv, audio amplifier, thump: this sounds like the power supply or a bad transformer in the tv. you will need a reapirman for this. there is no easy fix. a cost will range around 400.00 or so. it is a good model and well worth a repair. good luck :) let me know if you need more info?...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony projection tv, rear projection tv, sony projection tv
rear projection tv, sony projection tv, sony kp: there are several circuits that might cause this. but given the age of the tv i would agree it is time to replace the tv. a cost of repair on a big screen runs 400.00. i would not spend this on a 43in tv that is 8 years old. good luck :) let me know if...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony R60XBR1 SXRD WEGA going green, proper settings, sxrd
proper settings, sxrd, video processor: Page 140 of your owners manual will tell you how to replace the bulb/lamp (they are rather expensive). However, the indication of replacement time is when the picture begins to darken. Going green is more like a sign of the video processor funtionality...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Rear Projection TV sound, rear projection tv, sony rear projection tv
rear projection tv, sony rear projection tv, sony rear projection: Check the external speaker switch on the back and such things. Also, on the OSD make sure you are set for stereo sound, not SAP. For hard reset, unplug the power cord for 4 full hours before powering up again. Then let me know if you need further...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Receiver lighting strike, internal amps, amplifier systems
internal amps, amplifier systems, amplifier stage: Let me make sure I understand: This unit is a surround sound receiver and is processing the audio from your tv/cable. The receiver unit has audio outputs and they are giving you signal to another amplifier/speaker system. The speakers for the system all...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Receiver/ low FM volume, signal strength meter, audio circuits
signal strength meter, audio circuits, decoder ic: Hello Mike, It sounds to me like the output of the stereo decoder is in a muted condition. Also the problem may be that the muting circuit in the pre amp for the output of the decoder circuit is turned on. To troubleshoot this you will need an audio tracer...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony rear projection pict eratic & dies, sony rear projection, skilled labors
sony rear projection, skilled labors, color adjustments: The convergence and color adjustments for this model are really difficult and complicated. You need a service manual to get a full understanding of it. http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/sonyhw40/ Try the site above to obtain a detailed service manual....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony rear projection picture cuts out, sony rear projection, redish
sony rear projection, redish, knobs: i hate to tell you but sounds like the color guns are your problem again. they had a lot of problems on this model for this. if you had it done under warranty they should still be covered. their was updated guns for this model. sony even changed the part umber....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony rear projection troubleshooting, sony rear projection television, rear projection television
sony rear projection television, rear projection television, sony rear projection: this is the convergence circuit gone bad. it is very common on your model. a repair cost will range around 400.00. i do not think i would put this into a 10 year old tv. this set is made for 10 years or so. i would invest this money towards a new tv in this...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony rear projection troubleshooting, sony rear projection television, rear projection television
sony rear projection television, rear projection television, sony rear projection: I can t tell for sure without seeing the actual picture, but based on your description it seems the convergence circuits have gone bonkers. The repair is always around $400 if this is so. For a set of this age you may not find it economically wise to...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony receiver DA555ES, sound card drivers, sony receiver
sound card drivers, sony receiver, optical signal: Hello Phillip, Had the digital optical input from your PC been working correctly and then stopped? If so then you can try connecting the digital input to a VCR with op out on it. If the VCR plays sound to the stereo ok, then perhaps the PC output is at fault?...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony receiver quit, sony receiver, sony str
sony receiver, sony str, recievers: Hi Ron i also own one of these recievers also if you have no display and its appears dead you might want to take the cover off and look in the left rear corner and see if you can see a fuse that looks black in the glass let me know how it goes...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony reciever, bridge rectifier, speedy reply
bridge rectifier, speedy reply, video control: Yes, replace that fuse and see if it helps. They only cost a few cents - buck at the most. Even if the look good, they can be bad. And even if you put the ohmmeter to it they can measure good, but open up with current passing through them. So, if suspect,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony SB-V55A Switcher: fuzzy from composite->S-Video (HELP!), power cables, vga extender
power cables, vga extender, dual image: I still don t think it is cabling. I would suspect the switcher or the s inputs. You can check them out with your 0 time availability by merely bypassing the switcher in step one; then go back and switch to composite instead of s ouputs. Computer monitors...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Service Code entry, level gray scale, sony trinitron
level gray scale, sony trinitron, blue hue: Hi Chris screen control controls over all screen voltage brightening up the unit sub brightness is to adjsut the light amount produced so that you can get a bit more range out of a aging tube and proper brightness level drive is used to try...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony SLV-N750 VCR has vertical hold problem, hifi vhs, sony slv
hifi vhs, sony slv, sync signal: Hi Johnathan i don t have the schematics on this model but its still available it is not recommended to adjust on the fly if its only on ep you probably should see if you have a local servicer that can assist you with this or you could order...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony SLV SE 820 Playback Problems, sony slv, sony vcr
sony slv, sony vcr, speed playback: The fact that you are getting lines only in one speed and only on this machine indicates to me, now that you have confirmed the absence of dirt or magnetic trash around the heads, the problem is an alignment of the rotary head. At the half speed or double...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony STR-D365, output transistor, output transistors
output transistor, output transistors, output sections: Kevin, R802 is probably an emitter resistor in one of the power output sections. That amplifier has probably lost one of the output transistors - one that is running cool at the heatsinks. If one side has gone open, it throws the other off bias and draws...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony STR-D550Z Receiver 'Protector' message, amp circuits, sony str
amp circuits, sony str, power surge: Scott, If the protector is activating it is protecting your speakers from being burned due to the failing amp circuits. The receiver will need to be serviced, most likely one or more of the output amps have to be replaced, the cost depends on who you take...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony STR DE-525 Blows fuses, output transistors, platinum record
output transistors, platinum record, f801: I suspect the bad fuses are in the output section to protect the final audio amplifiers and the loudspeakers. So, my advice remains the same; look for shorted output transistors in one or both of the amplifiers. You can easily trace the wiring of the blown...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony STR DE475, internal electronics, speaker switch
internal electronics, speaker switch, sony str: First, make sure the rcvr/amp has power and that it is switching on. If it is not, pull the power cord and let is stand for 30 minutes, then power it up again. This will reset the internal electronics. Next, make sure the speaker switch on the front panel...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony STR-DE525, output transistors, watt versions
output transistors, watt versions, sony str: The part shold be readily available from any electronics parts supplier. (MCM, TRITRONICS, etc.) I would replace both of them. No service manual is required. Also, there was an engineering update to upgrade the emitter resistors from 2W to 5W versions....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony STR-DE525 Protector Problem, output amplifiers, output transistors
output amplifiers, output transistors, ohm load: Chuck, The protector indication is always a sign of power problems. The most common of which is the loss of the output transistors in one or all of the audio output amplifiers. These devices go whenever they are overdriven, get too hot or have accidental...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony STR-DE675 Receiver, sony str de675, amplifier output
sony str de675, amplifier output, sony receiver: First you must find out what is wrong. You can experiment a little to determine what is going on and where the problem lies. ONE: Disconnect all speakers but one that is known good. You can do this easily by just pulling the wires off the back of the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony STR DE915 receiver sound cuts out, output transistors, insulation material
output transistors, insulation material, sony str: Z, This problem is quite common. The set has a power protection circuit built-in that senses when there is overloading on the power supply. After the build up gets to a certain point it shuts down. Turning it off will reset the protection circuit. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony STR-K660P Surround help, sony str, accoustics
sony str, accoustics, other ones: The front speakers do not have that option. The reason you can adjust the others is to account for the roon accoustics and balancing the surround . The fronts are the constant. Modify the rear and center to get the best balance of surround and the standard...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony STR-K660P, output transistors, rear speakers
output transistors, rear speakers, sony str: Yes, if it goes into protect without any speakers connected, then it has internal problems with either the power supply or one or more of the power amplifiers. Before you call in a tech, do a simple hard reset, just to make sure it is not a corrupted eprom...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony STR-SE501 says "Protect", lucy in the sky with diamonds, output transistor
lucy in the sky with diamonds, output transistor, lucy in the sky: The two problems are unrlated. The protect indication means the amplifier is overloading and has gone into protect mode. This is a power management circuit that has detected excessive current or power consumption in the output stages. The could be caused...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony STR-V444ES Delayed Start-Up, blown fuses, electrolytic capacitor
blown fuses, electrolytic capacitor, metal cans: I predict (90% certain)the problem is in the power supply and is caused by a gassy/leaky electrolytic capacitor in the ripple reducing filter. These are in big metal cans and are easily and cheaply replaced. Your service manual should have the cap values...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Stereo - CD & Sound problems, electrolytic capacitor, dish soap
electrolytic capacitor, dish soap, mild dish: You are a good engineer. Substitution of the speakers is exactly what the experts would do to check out the system. ONE: The tracking problem with the cd is probably due to a weak laser diode in the optical pickup assembly. Or, it could be badly out...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Stereo, sony hcd, sony stereo
sony hcd, sony stereo, optical pickup: Yes, it could be the laser diode having become too weak to read the digital tracks on the disc. Can also be from dirty discs or from dust or dirt over the pickup lense. They can be cleaned. It can also be from the digital decoder not working properly....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Surround Hookup Problem, home theatre hookup, hookup diagrams
home theatre hookup, hookup diagrams, home theatre system: Ken, In order to get the 5.1 you must, of course, have a decoder in the system somewhere and the decoder outputs must be fed into the amplifiers. So, first thing to do is check the setup for proper connections of the decoder. Here is a web site...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Surround Sound Triniton XBR, sophisticated circuit, band connections
sophisticated circuit, band connections, loose connections: No, probably not related to power surge. Probably a messed up jungle chip that Sony uses in their advanced tvs. First: Do the rap and whack test for loose connections and cold solder joints. Smack the set with your hand in various places; the banging...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony sound problem, fist top, mt television
fist top, mt television, audio amplifier: ONE: Do a hard reset. Unplug the power cord for 4 hours. TWO: Give it the whacking test. Smack it with your hand or fist - top, back, sides, etc. to see if you can restore the sound when it goes out. If so, then you have a loose connection or cold solder...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony stereo problem, sony stereo, amp
sony stereo, amp, speakers: hi Dave it sounds as if you have components in the amp that have failed one thing you can try is unplugging your speakers to see if the problem clear its self if not then the unit will require service to correct the problem hope this has helped...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony stereo - "protector", output transistors, sony stereo
output transistors, sony stereo, sony home: Allen, The most likely cause of the protector light coming on is that one or more of the output transistors are shorted out. The protector is coming on to PROTECT your speakers from burning up due to the shorted out transistor in the output section. TOM,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony T,V, with Green Streak, sony kv, nesda
sony kv, nesda, service mode: This has come up before and it seems to be a problem with the convergence circuits. 1. Try a hard reset to see if you can get it to go away. Just unplug the power cord for 4 hours and restart it. 2. If that does not work, try to clear it by going...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TA-F 70 vintage amplifier, blown fuse, amp section
blown fuse, amp section, power amplifier: Sorry, I don t know that model and I can t find anything on it at the Sony sites or any search engine. But, 20 years of age means that it is either a valuable collectors item; or pardon the french, it is just junk. You can decide. FIRST: Reset the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Television, high voltage generator, sony television
high voltage generator, sony television, television sony: There is nothing you can do by yourself to repair this unit (unless you are a trained tv technician). It will require professional help. Most likely it is loss of the high voltage generator and/or loss of the main power supply section that feeds the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Television KP53S15 (1995), sony television, indirect lighting
sony television, indirect lighting, electronics tech: Yes, I know, but we still must find out where the lines are eminating from. You are going to have to go back to the steps I gave before and track down the source of the lines. If they are coming from the projection tubes, we must know that for certain...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Television picture problems, sony xbr, electronic sweep
sony xbr, electronic sweep, sony television: By all means, don t give up. Yes, this is an expensive set and it is worth the challenge to find out what is going on with it. The reason I recommend four hours for the reset is that it takes a long time for all the voltages internally to discharge to...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Television, sony television, sony 32
sony television, sony 32, self diagnosis: Continuous blinking means one of two things: ONE: The jungle IC needs replaced and some corrective adjustments made. Cost is about $200. TWO: The set does not have diagnostics and the blinking merely means the protection circuit has shut the set down....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Triniton 32 KV32512 Flat Screen, sony triniton, loose connection
sony triniton, loose connection, dowell: Yes, I think, based on your description of the symptoms, it is a loose connection or cold solder joint. My famous method for finding or/and fixing these kinds of problems is as follows: ONE: Go to the hardware store and purchase a long wooden dowell...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron, sony trinitron, direct email
sony trinitron, direct email, picture tube: Chanda, Most likely the problem is due to a short in the picture tube,The green gun is shorting out. Please contact me by direct Email for info on repairing the problem with an easy to install circuit. TOM, T&D ELECTRONICS tdeser@zoominternet.ne...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron 12 years old, dollar tree store, sony trinitron
dollar tree store, sony trinitron, radio shack: If you go to the sony.com web site you may be able to find it on their support pages. Or one just like it; this one is pretty old and they may not support it any more. It seems to me, based on your explanation, the set has been rejiggered for antenna service....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron, trinitron sony, sony trinitron
trinitron sony, sony trinitron, model kv: Yes, I know that diagnosis; it relates only to the model the author of that website was referring to when he wrote it. But, it is generally a correct analysis I have found out. In other words the jungle chip is the problem area and it must be diagnosed,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron (2002) KV-32-FS100, sony trinitron, sony kv
sony trinitron, sony kv, troubleshooting procedure: Colin, I have the service manual for this model TV, however it is at my shop and I will look it over some time Thursday and give you some ideas as to what the problem may be due to based on the trouble code flashing. TOM, T&D ELECTRONICS tdeser@zoominternet.ne...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron 27", sony trinitron 27, model kv
sony trinitron 27, model kv, video modes: Hi, If you have decent soldering skills then this may? work. It is just an intelligent guess as obviously I have not seen the set Apart from a chip going (CANNOT REPAIR WITHOUT REPLACEMENT), you could try to resolder the small board that is fitted onto the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron 27, sony trinitron 27, circuitcity
sony trinitron 27, circuitcity, fresh technology: http://www.plasmatvbuyingguide.com/dlpvsplasmatv.html http://www.plasmatvbuyingguide.com/ http://www.plasma.com/classroom/LCD_tv%20_versus_plasma_tv.htm http://reviews.cnet.com/4520-10166_7-6213889-1.html I have selected the above web pages for...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron, sony trinitron, model kv
sony trinitron, model kv, loose connections: Karen, Thanks for choosing allexperts. I think it is a broken down tv that needs to be replaced with a new one. But, before deciding for sure, here are some things to check out. ONE: Do a hard reset. Merely unplug the power cord for 4 hours or...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron 32 inch TV powers down, sony trinitron tv, inch sony trinitron
sony trinitron tv, inch sony trinitron, sony trinitron 32: http://schforfree.seedhost.com/archive/?path=Sony%2Fvideo This site has a few downloads for 32 inch sets. Some of the Sony sets have a strange way of getting into the service mode an you may be able find something. Also, the servcie manuals are good for...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron 32, sony trinitron 32, light flash
sony trinitron 32, light flash, eprom: HI Michael it could be coming from the power supply or a loss of defleciton or a corrupt eprom to a microprocessor its one of those things you have to take measurments to determine where the problem comes from to know where to go to fix it and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron 35" TV KV-35S42, sony web site, sony trinitron
sony web site, sony trinitron, tv problems: You have answered your own question well. The set is ancient enough to be worthy of a replacement! This set has served well. The symptoms you listed are always serious and you should anticipate that any repair will not only be costly but may be followed...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron 36 in;, sony trinitron 36, power supply voltage
sony trinitron 36, power supply voltage, electrolytic capacitor: With the age of this set I would not recommend you spend very much money on its repair. The set is a good one and very sophisticated in its engineering. If you really appreciate it and want to keep it going for a few more years you should budget several...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron, sony trinitron, vertical hold
sony trinitron, vertical hold, flyback: Hello Jim I hate to think it but it might be a CRT(picture tube)Lets hope not.Do you have a vertical hold control?If so see if you can get it to show you the black sync bar.Also try to adjust the focus and screen cintrols on the flyback.Let me know Montec...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron, sony trinitron, generic problem
sony trinitron, generic problem, statistical averages: There is no Sony this old that is worthy of an expensive repair. Why? Because if you do fix it the law of statistical averages predicts you will soon have another failure - and another. So, once an aged set starts failing it is toast. When a tv shuts...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron, trinitron sony, sony trinitron
trinitron sony, sony trinitron, vidieo: Hi Mark it sounds like you have a power supply problem they do just crop up on a moments notice from time to time your most likely going to need to take it or have a servicer visit it unless you are able to trouble shoot the unit and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron, high voltage supply, sony trinitron
high voltage supply, sony trinitron, model kv: Are you really that anxious to get a flat screen? That set should have plenty of life in it. It has a failure that the power supply is detecting and shutting back down. It is more likely to be in the high voltage supply than the low voltage supply. This is...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron, sony trinitron, channel buttons
sony trinitron, channel buttons, pc speaker: Sony: Do a hard reset. This will clear it if the problem is corruption of soft codes in eprom. To do, unplug power cord for 4 hours or more. Mistu: I would not replace the IC. rather, I would take the audio out or headphone out to an external amp/speaker....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Audio problem, sony trinitron, power cord
sony trinitron, power cord, tv sets: It is old enough to be marginal; tv sets have come way down in price while repair costs keep going up. So, you can have it looked at, but expect to find the repair more than $100. HOWEVER; if you do a hard reset first - which is always the best thing...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron: Blinking Picture, sony trinitron, vibration test
sony trinitron, vibration test, test protocol: Laura, The vibration test is not very sophisticated I am afraid. With the set on must bang the cabinet with your hand or fist. It turns out there about 2000 parts in this set and double that for the number of connections. With even the most stringent quality...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Blinking, sony trinitron, model kv
sony trinitron, model kv, diagnostic message: First, try a hard reset: Unplug the power cord for 4 hours or more. Then try it again. You may want to do this twice. If the reset does not help it will require a technical expert to take some measurements in the jungle chip , the main processing system...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Channel Range, sony trinitron, antenna cable
sony trinitron, antenna cable, vhf channels: Maybe the UVF tuner section has failed. If so, it will require a new tuner module. But, here is what you should do: ONE: Do a hard reset. Merely unplug the line cord for 4 hours, then power up again. It should go into automatic search for channels....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Color TV - KV - T29, sony trinitron color tv, sony tv
sony trinitron color tv, sony tv, life span: This model is statistically at the end of its life span. If you repair it you will surely be faced shortly thereafter with other failures. Soon you will have too much invested for what the set is worth. In fact, the average repair bill for a set of this size...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Dec. 1995 KV-32TW67, sony trinitron, picture tube
sony trinitron, picture tube, some stations: hi Karen its possible its a picture tube failing does the picture look soft and pinkish when its on the picture on a sony should be crips defined and sharp if you turned the color down in the menu it should look black and white and there are...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron emitting high pitched noise, sony trinitron 32, television receivers
sony trinitron 32, television receivers, autotransformer: All television receivers emitt a high pitched sound. It comes from the high voltage and horizontal deflection amplifier. The level of the sound depends on the parts used by the manufacture and how they shield the sound from getting out of the set. Also,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron: Faint horizontal line color distortion, sony trinitron, color distortion
sony trinitron, color distortion, horizontal lines: Hi Eric, The pictures are greatly appreciated and I wish I had an answer for you..smile. I ve never seen that problem nor has Sony I guess. Nothing in my databases or on Sony s site either. I d probably start scoping the video signal back from the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Flashing Screen, sony trinitron, menu setup
sony trinitron, menu setup, factory defaults: it is common on this model for the picture blink as the picture tube starts to go bad. there is a adjustment inside the tv that can help here.(sometimes.) a repair is out of the question. the cost would be high. good luck :) let me know if you need more...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron issue, sony trinitron, volume buttons
sony trinitron, volume buttons, channel 55: Do a hard reset; unplug the power cord for 10 minutes and try again. If that does not help, unplug for 4 hours (which is a total reset). If the hard resetting does not solve the problem it will need servicing. May require a new controller IC. Cost...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron with Jail-Cell Bars, sony trinitron, model kv
sony trinitron, model kv, cell bars: Hi Bill Tim, Thanks for letting me use your time. I tried to do a follow up about the issue with my TV and it would not allow me to because it said you were maxed out and couldn t respond to any more questions. You had answered my original question...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Keeps Turning Off, sony trinitron 27, electrolytic capacitor
sony trinitron 27, electrolytic capacitor, timer settings: This is known in the trade as the kiss of death . In 80% of cases this auto shutting down is a serious, expensive repair. In 20% of cases it is something trivial that is easily corrected with a hard reset or finding a loose or broken wire or some such thing....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-1770R stays on ch.8, sony trinitron, cable box
sony trinitron, cable box, channel 8: Hi Jodi there are a couple things to look at you said it was on digital cable meaning they had a cable box so i would go into the set up menu and look at set up and see if in the programing mode there is not something that asks about a cable box...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-19TS20 - Closed Caption, sony trinitron, control functions
sony trinitron, control functions, kv: This is quite an old set. According to the owners manual (which is available on sony.com) there is no mention of closed caption function. I also checked the original remote control functions and it does not include the closed caption feature. Sorry....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV 2064R model channel setting, sony trinitron, sony tv
sony trinitron, sony tv, menu function: Hi Krista, I ve never had a Sony Universal remote that didn t work the functions on a Sony TV or VCR, weird. You can go to my site, click on Tech Tips and scroll down to Remotes You may be able to find the original remote there. Phil - www.philstv.co...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-25XBR, sony trinitron, volt meter
sony trinitron, volt meter, low pitch: ok this just tells me if the high voltage is staying on. i need a few dc readings. if you can take a digital picture or two and send it to me i can tell you where to check. i will circule them on the pictures and send it back to you.send them to tvdoctor@comcast.ne...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-25XBR TV Stuck in Sleep Mode, sony trinitron, sleep timer
sony trinitron, sleep timer, sleep mode: well you are right. it is not the sleep mode. this sounds like the power supply or the main transformer went bad in the tv. i do not think either are made any more. if there are it will cost well over 100.00 to repair. i would not invest this money into a...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-2780R, vertical amplifier, sony trinitron
vertical amplifier, sony trinitron, output transistor: What is the previous question? There are hundreds questions that are previous . Please include the previous question so I will know what the background is. Thanks. The only symptom you gave me is the horizontal dark band . This is most probably relating...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-2780R, sony trinitron, program channels
sony trinitron, program channels, flyback: TV1: Does screen go dark or raster still present? If it goes dark, the set is losing the high voltage and needs either new flyback or repair of horizontal amplifier (they work together and either one can kill the high voltage). If raster remains but video...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-27EXR20, sony trinitron, sony kv
sony trinitron, sony kv, output transistor: Roni, The first step in repairing this TV is to locate what part/s has failed. In many cases the horizontal output transistor will short out and make the power supply shut down. The relay clicking that you heard when switching the set on, was the degaussing...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-27FS100, flyback transformers, sony trinitron
flyback transformers, sony trinitron, click sound: Hi Jared yes you have had a failure in either the power supply circuit or deflection circuit you would have to trouble shoot the power supply to see what is not working to repair the set flyback transformers seem to be failing a bit more these...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-27FV16 Purchased 10/2000, sony trinitron, protection mode
sony trinitron, protection mode, kv: This set is 5 to 6 years old. It is over age for repairs unless it is a trivial thing. The problem is not trivial. It is in the protection mode, meaning there is a shorted condition somewhere inside the set. The repairs will cost almost as much as a new...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-32FS12, flyback transformer, sony trinitron
flyback transformer, sony trinitron, amplifier circuit: Do you have sound? If so, the high voltage has failed. This can be caused by either a bad flyback transformer or a defective horizontal deflection amplifier circuit. If the sound is out and the set is dead, look for a blinking of the standby light. That...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-32FS13, sony trinitron, panel buttons
sony trinitron, panel buttons, continuosly: hi Raju i don t think you can lock the buttons out on the front of the set however you can have a button stuck and holding down the clock and data causing these effects i would recheck to make sure you do not have a button stuck down and you could...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV 32S15, high voltage system, sony trinitron
high voltage system, sony trinitron, service menu: Picture cutting out is usually an unstable high voltage system. Listen carefully for crackling or sizzling when the picture comes back on. That will be the clue. If you don t hear the sizzle charge of the high voltage then it is a video thing where there...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-32V42 Standby Timer, sony trinitron tv, self diagnosis
sony trinitron tv, self diagnosis, sony tv: ONE: Unplug it for at least 4 hours. That is what we call a hard reset. TWO: If the hard reset does not help, then it will need further diagnostics. The following bulletin may be of help in your learning about what is going on. Please refer to it...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-36XBR250 November 1999, sony trinitron, satellite dish
sony trinitron, satellite dish, ku band: Arlene, What TV image are you loosing, is it from the satellite receiver? If this is the case is everything else working fine? Do all channels disappear? Does it happen at certain times or did you related to any particular events? What system did you have...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV-G2915U Turns off., sony trinitron, aeriel
sony trinitron, aeriel, loose wires: It is highly probable that you have an intermittent condition inside the set. ONE: Do a hard reset. Unplug the power cord for 4 hours. Then power up. TWO: Do the whacking test. This will get loose wires, loose connections and cold solder joints working...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV20FV300, factory default settings, sony trinitron
factory default settings, sony trinitron, video 3: The control system has gone bonkers. Try a hard reset and see if that will cure it. Unplug the power cord for 4 hours or more. Then try it again. This will reset the internal operational codes to the factory default settings. Hope this helps. cleggsan...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV27TS31, deflection amplifier, vertical deflection
deflection amplifier, vertical deflection, sony trinitron: This is a problem in the vertical deflection amplifier. And, since it has happened as a result of the move I rather suspect it has to do with an intermittent cold solder joint or similar connection. Try giving the set a vigorous set of whacks in various...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV27V15, sony trinitron, sony authorized repair
sony trinitron, sony authorized repair, sony support: Hi Thomas, Service on this set should be around $150.00. Still, it s up to you if you want to put $150.00 into a ten year old set. I wouldn t. Sony does make a good product and I wouldn t hold this against them when looking purchase a new set. Phi...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV32S40, sony trinitron, statistical probability
sony trinitron, statistical probability, sony 32: Well, first, a rule of thumb about tvs of this size and genre. After 3 to 4 years of age it is not recommended to repair. Why? Most expert tv techs have found that once a tv starts having severe failures it is a sign of continued problems. It means that...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron KV35S26 (Manufactured in 1997), sony trinitron, static electricity
sony trinitron, static electricity, costly repair: Actually the LED flashing is to hint something out, what it is will probably be listed on the manual !! I hate to say that if it sounds like a tube related problem which if proved right, will be a costly repair. I don t think the first checks like fuses...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Kv32s42, sony trinitron, protection mode
sony trinitron, protection mode, technical person: Count the number of blinks and go to www.fixyourowntv.com and it may give you a clue as to the nature of the failure. Most often this is an expensive repair (80% of the time). It is caused by a short circuit somewhere among the 8 or 10 sections of the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron kv27s26, sony trinitron, printed circuit board
sony trinitron, printed circuit board, loose wire: Sounds like you have an intermittent condition. Try tapping, banging or smacking the set with your hand on the top, back, sides, etc. to see if you can restore the picture. Then, if so, try to isolate it to a particular cure. Perhaps a magazine under...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Model No. KV-32HSR10 July 1990, sony trinitron, hold button
sony trinitron, hold button, picture tube: this is common on this model as the picture tube gets older. the tube itself is going bad. sometimes it can be adjusted but it does not last long. a new tube would cost more that a new tv. so it is time to invest into a newer tv :) good luck :) let me know...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Older Model, sony trinitron, sony model
sony trinitron, sony model, performance thanks: My personal opinion is never buy a used or older model tv. Usually because it has a history that is not known. Also, never buy refurbs as many of them are lemons. My opinion: Buy a good Sanyo at Walmart. They have a 32 inch set for $377 (I think, maybe...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron - No Picture, sony trinitron, home remedy
sony trinitron, home remedy, xbr: Yes, they are related. I think one of the power supplies has failed. The main supply that feeds the deflection system could be the culprit; or could be the loss of high voltage. Either way the repairs will be over $200. It is not a home remedy repair unless...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron-Poor or No Color, degaussing coil, sony trinitron
degaussing coil, sony trinitron, model kv: This is your lucky day - I think. Based on your description of the symptoms, it seems to me you are suffering from magnetization of the shadow mask (the metal grid that lines the inside of the picture tube facing and upon which the picture is imposed). ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Problem - Stndby/Timer button, sony trinitron, factory defaults
sony trinitron, factory defaults, search solution: Try a hard reset: Unplug the power cord for 4 hours before trying again. This will reset all internal soft codes to factory defaults. If the reset does not cure it, the set has gone into cardiac arrest. Blinking codes have consequence. Google the words...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Red Screen Problem, sony trinitron, correct diagnosis
sony trinitron, correct diagnosis, picture tube: A hard reset will probably not do much good, but try it. I suspect the focusing and deflection coils mounted on the neck of the picture tube got knocked out of alignment or such a thing. You definitely will need a tv service tech to get inside the set...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Remote Not Working, flat screen tv, sony trinitron
flat screen tv, sony trinitron, video modes: Yes, the reset may clear it up. If it is a soft code thing, the reset will clear it and solve your problem. If the reset does not solve the problem it is a hardware problem and will probably require the remote receiver inside the tv to be replaced. RESET:...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron STandby Timer Mode, sony trinitron tv, timer mode
sony trinitron tv, timer mode, couple nights: hi Jim this symptom is usualy associated with a failure and requires services but you can try unpluging it for 30 mins or so then try it again if it comes on then your up and running if not then you will want to talk to a service pro in your area...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron-sound but no picture, sony trinitron, horizontal deflection
sony trinitron, horizontal deflection, deflection amplifier: Blinking code for Sony is: http://www.iwaynet.net/~nesda/SonyBlink.html This site is for a specific chassis and it is only generally the right direction for other sets. Your condition, however, is unique in that the audio is good, but picture is ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron sound, no picture, sony trinitron, printed circuit board
sony trinitron, printed circuit board, loose wires: Well, let me offer some thoughts: ONE: Never buy a used 5 year old tv because it is at the end of its useful life - unless the price is below $10! TWO: Normally, general advice is to purchase a new tv at this age of a receiver because the cost, in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron will not stay powered on, sony trinitron, voltage readings
sony trinitron, voltage readings, model size: The code (four blinks) and the horizontal line both indicate the problem is failure of the vertical deflection system. THere are many possible component in the circuit that can be the culprit. Most often it is an Integrated Circuit that needs replacing. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Stand By/Timer lock, sony trinitron, bed face
sony trinitron, bed face, point hope: hi Lorraine it sounds like you have a problem internal in the set it could be a cracked board to a part failure but it would have to be broken down and inspected to tell you more my guess is its a cracked pc board you may want to contact...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Trouble, sony trinitron, uneed
sony trinitron, uneed, new tv: this sounds like the power supply is going bad. a cost of repair would range 160.00 or so. this tv is to old to put money into for repair and a lot of parts are no longer made for it. i would invest this money towards a new tv in this case. good luck :)...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron TV, sony trinitron tv, sony trinitron 36
sony trinitron tv, sony trinitron 36, eprom memory: It is likely the controller IC or its eprom memory unit. Could even be bad contact structure on the buttons. How about the remote. Does it do any better? Does it work good with a vcr feeding into the a/v inputs? If so, why don t you use a cheap $20 and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron TV - audio but no picture?, sony trinitron tv, sony helpdesk
sony trinitron tv, sony helpdesk, picture tube: well this could be several different things that cause this. one of the common ones is the picture tube. if this is the case a repair will cost more than a new tv. the other problems are the video and the vertical circuit. a repair cost of these will range...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron TV , color goes off and back on, sony trinitron tv, color processor
sony trinitron tv, color processor, sony tv: Yevhen, Please give me the complete model number of your Sony TV. I can look over the service data and give you some ideas. most likely something in the color processor circuits or perhaps a defective connection in the VAFT module is at fault. TOM, T&D...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron TV KV-32V15, sony trinitron tv, picture tube
sony trinitron tv, picture tube, repairman: well two or three things can cause this one of them is the picture tube. if this is the case you will need to invest into a new tv. the vertical circuit is another. can you test parts in the tv for me??? a repairman will charge 160.00 or so to fix this....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron TV-Model KV-32-TW77, sony trinitron tv, model kv
sony trinitron tv, model kv, internal fuse: Is there a blinking pattern on the standby light? That will give some idea of the problem as only Sony has a diagnostic circuit for detecting what has gone wrong. If there is no light on the front panel whatsoever it means you really are not getting power...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron TV - no picture, sony trinitron tv, horizontal deflection
sony trinitron tv, horizontal deflection, model kv: This set is way over the age where it would be recommended to have it repaired. The chances of its continuous operation without another failure soon afterwards is very low. So, if you do decide to fix it, you must budget for succeeding repairs or breakdowns....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron TV, sony trinitron tv, inch tv
sony trinitron tv, inch tv, 8 years: Hi Joanne 8 yrs isn t the end but some fail earlier than others depending on the hours of use 8 to 10 is a good expectancy of these sets it could be a deflection problem and when this occurs it mutes the picture it might pay to have this one...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Tv - KV24LS35 colour problems, sony trinitron tv, driver circuits
sony trinitron tv, driver circuits, colour problems: Gurpreet, I should have mentioned that having the TV near large speakers could make the colors look strange. When you unplug the TV the automatic degaussing (demagnetizing)Circuit will cool down to room temp, and when you plug the TV back in and switch it...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron-can't turn on tv, sony trinitron, hi tim
sony trinitron, hi tim, power button: Hi Katherine the set is going into a shut down mode this happens when it detects a current draw abnormal so the set has to be trouble shot down to the problem area to determine what it will cost you most likely will want to take it to a servicer...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron stand-by/timer light, kv 27fs120, sony trinitron
kv 27fs120, sony trinitron, electrolytic capacitor: Sony manuals say that two blinkings is a code for: TWO Blinks---B+ over current protection (OCP) , unit goes to the standby mode then displays the 2 blink fault. Could be a short in the power supply of any of the circuits. What this means is the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron will not turn on, sony trinitron, output transistor
sony trinitron, output transistor, picture tube: Hi Joel, I wouldn t recommend trying it yourself. There are a few things that have to be done to prevent the parts from failing again and some of the parts are hard to get out, along with the fact that the picture tube stores high voltage and the possiblility...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron video static with white/animation picture, digital cable box, sony trinitron
digital cable box, sony trinitron, power cord: Do the old standard checkouts first: Hard Reset: Unplug the power cord for 4 hours, then try again. WHACK CHECK: Vigorously smack the set with hand or fist in a variety of places. This will often reactivate an errant connection of cold solder joint...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron Wega KV-32FS200, sony trinitron wega, vertical deflection
sony trinitron wega, vertical deflection, output transistor: The Sony diagnostic routine for 4 blinks indicates it to be a vertical deflection problem. Did you see a solid horizontal line in the center of the screen prior to it going out? If so, that is a tell tale sign for vertical problems. The fact the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron won't turn on, sony trinitron, sqeek
sony trinitron, sqeek, dollar figure: Hi Corey this sounds as if your describing a shut down circuit activation this happens when the current draw is running high and will cause a shut down to trigger the sound your hearing could be a fbt transformer or deflection power supply problem...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron XBR 40", sony trinitron xbr, electrical interference
sony trinitron xbr, electrical interference, quad shield: Andrew, this sounds like interference. Could be some electrical interference or maybe from any distribution or amplification that you might have. You need towork out a process of elimination, change old needs whenever practically possible and use RG6 quad...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron XBR (Askii Characters?), sony trinitron, ascii characters
sony trinitron, ascii characters, espn: Sounds a bit strange but let me confirm your thoughts, me too am under the impression that it is setting related and would probably end up being something character related, info, Closed caption, Teletext or similar. Before asking for a service call, I would...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron XBR AUX 3 On screen, sony trinitron xbr, input options
sony trinitron xbr, input options, sony: What happens when you switch inputs and go through all the input options and back to tv? Did it go away? What happens when you hit the display button on the remote? Does it go away? Have you done a hard reset? (Unplug the tv for a couple of hours,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron XBR - no picture but sound, high voltage system, sony trinitron xbr
high voltage system, sony trinitron xbr, component failure: The flashing standby light is the fuse. Count the number of flashes and then go to this site to find out the possible problem area: http://www.iwaynet.net/~nesda/SonyBlink.html These XBR sets are very sophisticated and among the best in the world when...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron XBR TV "Sleep" Mode??, sony trinitron xbr, sleep mode
sony trinitron xbr, sleep mode, power button: Hi Glenn, If the TV was set to go off at a specified time in the SLEEP mode, the set should come back on right away by hitting the power button. If it does not, then you have a problem with the set. Unplug the TV for 5 minutes. Plug it back in and push...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron XBR does not turn on, sony fd trinitron wega, sony fd trinitron
sony fd trinitron wega, sony fd trinitron, sony trinitron xbr: Check the fuse again; probably it is blown. The XBR sets are really great, but expensive and very sophisticated from an engineering point of view. They are hard to diagnose because of their circuit complexity. So, you will likely need a repair tech...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinitron, average life span, sony trinitron
average life span, sony trinitron, inflation factor: GOOD NEWS: You are lucky to have a set last so long. It has exceeded the average life span for a tv of this size. Also, as you stated, with no problems until now which is double good news. Your investment has been a good one. Did you know that a good...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trinton Troubleshoot, trinton, model number
trinton, model number, sony: Since moving a board fixed it a few times, it looks like this may be as simple as a broken connection on that board or a loosened cable. If you are comfortable with working with soldering, try removing the board and resoldering the connections on it. Post...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Trintron Television, sony remotes, tv shops
sony remotes, tv shops, menu button: You will need to find the old remote or purchase a sony universal remote that has a menu button on it. Call some local tv shops see if they have any old sony remotes around from junked tv s. most sony remotes will work across differant model numbers. Steve...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, sony trinitron tv, inch sony trinitron
sony trinitron tv, inch sony trinitron, football score: there is not much you can do here. this really sounds like a weak picture tube. there is a few adjustments you could do on the inside that might help some what. but i would need to see the picture first. a new picture tube would cost more than a new tv.so...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, sony repair, sony tv
sony repair, sony tv, wks: well this board is no longer made. but easy for any good tech to repair. a cost for this would be around 300.00. this was a great model but is kinda old to out 300.00 into. we do not normally repair tv s older than 10 years old. good luck :) let me know...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, audio amp, pc speakers
audio amp, pc speakers, sony tv: You are right; it is old and easily replaced with a new model of similar quality for not a lot of money; under $150. Repair of the audio will be somewhat expensive. If the audio amp needs replacement it will be about $100 - if parts can be found for it. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, sony wega, home remedy
sony wega, home remedy, sony tv: I need to know the model number or size and age in order to give you some specific information. But, in general, if the set is 27 or under I would replace it when troubles of a serious nature come up. Bigger sets are more expensive and designed to last...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, power supply failure, model kv
power supply failure, model kv, sony tv: JM, Any number of problems may be the cause of no pix/sound. Most likely your TV has a main power supply failure. On the average a repair for the main power supply will be around $150-$200, to replace this size Sony TV you will spend about $800-$900 plus....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, audio power amplifier, internal amplifier
audio power amplifier, internal amplifier, audio amplifer: Don t know what you mean by tinny noise - and how you got this when there was no sound! Maybe you could explain it more clearly. How long did the external aux speakers work? And did they sound okey? I guess I need a more detailed explanation of what...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, hairline crack, shadow mask
hairline crack, shadow mask, 27fs120: Yes, exchange it right away. It has some flaws in the deflection system and probably a defective picture tube (I cannot tell for sure, based on your description, but the smoky whitish region near the top and the wavy lines could very well be a defective shadow...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, home theater system, sony tv
home theater system, sony tv, digital memory: Nish, Both TV s have the flat screen and the internal circuits are pretty much the same with one nice exception on the KV-27FS320, This TV has a slot that you can insert your digital memory stick module from a digital camera and view the pictures on your...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, sony trinitron tv, hardware failure
sony trinitron tv, hardware failure, sony tv: The fact you have a picture and a raster is good news. A common problem with Sony s this age is the loss of high voltage. ONE: Do a hard reset to see if it is just a corruption of a soft code in the video processor. TWO: If the reset does not help...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, freeview channels, sony tv
freeview channels, sony tv, personaly: hi Trisha i have not worked personaly with the freeview box if you have hooked another tv to confirm that your getting your signal from your freeview box then it is in the tv most likley a tuner that has failed in the set that would have to be...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, perl news, sony tv
perl news, sony tv, esupport sony: we have had major problems with this model flahshing red or blue. here is a web site where sony talks about it. http://esupport.sony.com/CA/perl/news-item.pl?mdl=KP57WS500&news_id=24 sony is giving people a hard time trying to get this done under the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, power supply circuits, sony trinitron
power supply circuits, sony trinitron, model kv: hi T i don t know that i have any good news for you but id look at the large signal board in the bottom of the set and id suspect a broken board around the fly back transformer some times they can be patched up some times there is far to much damage...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV bad picture, projection tvs, sony tv
projection tvs, sony tv, capacitors: I believe this is a failure of the convergence circuitry. It is usually caused by failure of two ICs called STKs which are used in Sony sets and most Japanese made projection tvs. The repair is generally around $400. Hope this helps, and let me know...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV blink 9 times - won't turn on, power supply failure, sony warranty
power supply failure, sony warranty, warranty station: I really don t know what the 9 blinks are all about. The chart I have goes only to 8 (which is for audio failures). In any event, it will likely involve a power supply failure and it will not be cheap to repair. I suggest you try the Sony warranty station...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV blink 9 times - won't turn on, sony model, sony tv
sony model, sony tv, warranty period: well if you call sony and complain then you might get it done under warranty. they are real good about that. just tell them you feel it should have lasted longer than that. you might have to gripe a little. if you do not get with sony then i can tell you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV - buzzing noise at startup, sony trinitron 27, degaussing
sony trinitron 27, degaussing, sony tv: Hi Tim you have pinned it down its a degaussing circuit being energized how ever i have no idea there degaussing circuit is loud perhaps and distinctive perhaps your hearing the coil or a bad connection at the thermistor it would have to be looked...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV changes itself to video1, video2, video3, TV and again..., sony wega, chip area
sony wega, chip area, video button: This is a software problem. Have you done a hard reset? This will clear any corrupted sofware codes (unless the central cpu is malfunctioning in which case the cpu IC must be replaced.) To reset: Unplug the power cord. Leave unplugged for 4 hours. When...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, color screwed after fall, sony tv color, critical alignment
sony tv color, critical alignment, color spectrum: Marta, Yes, I would start with degaussing. It may be, sadly, that the yoke on the back of the picture tube has shifted - which will cause color rainbows, too. To degauss the set, just turn the set on; leave it on for 1 or 2 full minutes, then off....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV dark picture, sony 29, personal mode
sony 29, personal mode, flyback transformer: There is a adjustment on the inside that a tech can tweek and bring up the brightness but if the brightness has dimished signifintly then it could be the flyback transformer is going bad and needs to be replaced. If it gets much worse consider taking it to...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV dead, sony tv, remote controller
sony tv, remote controller, power button: A set this size and age of any make is not a candidate for repair. The cost of repair and the probability of future breakdowns is too great to make it a good investment. It is likely a failure in the main power supply. The repairs will likely exceed $100;...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV went dead, sony model, static electricity
sony model, static electricity, sony tv: this does sound like a bad picture tube and it is common on this model. sometimes you can turn up the screen control in the tv and get a little more life out of the tv. other than this it is time for a new tv. good luck :) let me know if you need more...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV doesn't get some previously good channels, factory default settings, vhf station
factory default settings, vhf station, sony trinitron: I would suggest you reset the system. Maybe there is a corruption in the tuner circuit. This could happen if you have unplugged the set or moved it recently. To reset, follow the manual. If you no longer have the manual, just unplug the power cord and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV flashing four blinking lights, sony kv, vertical deflection
sony kv, vertical deflection, sony tv: Jason, Congratulations. You found the right web site with explanation of the Sony blinking codes. Secret codes are interesting, aren t they? The trouble with your set is probably in the vertical deflection sytem. Your model may not have the exact...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV follow-up, sony tv, diagnostic code
sony tv, diagnostic code, new tv: Four Sony blinks are an indication of the Vertical Deflection system failing. It is an expensive repair; too much if the set is under 32 inches and over 2 or 3 years of age. Since the original question was left out I don t know which model you were referring...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV horizontal distortion, sony trinitron tv, horizontal deflection
sony trinitron tv, horizontal deflection, deflection amplifier: JK, Any tv expert will tell you that a tube set of this age (over 4 or 5 years) is NOT a candidate for serious repairs; rather the repair expense should be appled towards the purchase of a new set. For example, repair of a tv set for major problems,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV Just horizontal line on picture, google search, horizontal deflection
google search, horizontal deflection, transistor circuit: Daniel, Please do not discard the tv. It still has many years of life left in it. It may be the horizontal deflection transistor circuit. It is a good guess. You cannot know without some diagnostic codes. GOOD NEWS: Sony, wisely, built in a diagnostic...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV into JVC RX-401BK receiver, sony tv, phono inputs
sony tv, phono inputs, phono input: A phono input is equalized for a magnetic cartridge and will not sound correct if you use it for tv audio. You can run the tv audio output into any other input on the receiver; aux, tuner, tape, etc. Usually, a tape input requires you to switch the tape...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV KV-32S15 (1994), sony kv, sony tv
sony kv, sony tv, changing channels: as a sony tv gets old. the picture might blink on and off. this is because the tube is weak. there is no fix here. in some cases you can turn up a control in the tv called the screen control but this is a temp fix in doe not always work, sorry let me know...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV KV-32V36 lost picture, protection circuitry, voltage spike
protection circuitry, voltage spike, vertical field: Could be anything. Most likely it is an intermittent connection somewhere. A cold solder joint or two can cause these kinds of things and often do. A cold solder joint can act up years after the set has been working fine. Best way to track down an intermittency...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV KV-HF21 in error state, self diagnosis, sleep mode
self diagnosis, sleep mode, sony tv: http://www.iwaynet.net/~nesda/SonyBlink.html Check the above site, which indicates that three flashes or blinks is a power supply problem; usually caused by shorts or faulted conditions within the sets circuitry. It is generally a bad idea to connect...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV KV27s10 dead, sony kv, audio amplifier
sony kv, audio amplifier, statistical probability: Sorry, I do not use schematics in my work, so I don t know the schematic numbers you are referring to. ONE: The set is very old. As a general rule a set this old is questionable as to whether it can be economically repaired. Replacement is usually a...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV - KV32FV300 - Picture has lines, phenomenal genius, power spike
phenomenal genius, power spike, power failure: Maybe it is a female tv! (Quirky) On the other hand, being in the electronics business for over 40 years, I can truthfully say that men or more quirky than women! In any event, glad we got it running. You are a genious with the right persistance...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV loses video, satellite tv receiver, s video cable
satellite tv receiver, s video cable, sony tv: this is very common on this model. your picture tube is going bad. a cost of repair will run more than the tv new. sometimes there is a adjustment that can be done to help it last a little longer. but does not work in most cases. good luck :) let me know...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV loses video, satellite tv receiver, s video cable
satellite tv receiver, s video cable, screen voltage: HI Diane, The screen voltage needs to be tweaked up a little. Sony built in a safety feature that turns of the beam if the current goes too high, and when these tubes start to wear out a little, the beam needs to drive harder causing the current to rise,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV Model#KV-32v25, model kv, automatic bias
model kv, automatic bias, bias circuit: Akram, You may be able to service this TV yourself, however to do so you will need the service manual and that along could cost you $50. Unless you have worked on Sony TV s, your best bet is to have it repaired by someone who knows all about how Sony TV s...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV Model KV32S20, video circuitry, quick snap
video circuitry, quick snap, sony tv: Ah Ha! This is what we call cockpit error. In other words, the buttons were not all in the right position! Sony no longer carries the manual for this model but there is a KV32s40 which is probably not much different. You can download it from the sony.com...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV model KV-HZ29M85, model kv, sony tv
model kv, sony tv, tv model: I don t have easy access to service info on this model. I have placed a request for the info as indicated by the blink code. With the holidays, there has been a delay. Please followup on this note in a day or two and I should have info for you. Da...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV No Picture, factory default settings, bridge rectifiers
factory default settings, bridge rectifiers, loose wires: Carl, Yes, this is a fine old set. You have lost the high voltage (when it went to a white dot) and probably the main power supply, hence no lights. Let s see if we can revive it. ONE: Check the power cord and circuit breaker in your house breaker...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV Picture blinking, sony 32 inch tv, sony tv
sony 32 inch tv, sony tv, picture tube: i am sorry to say this sounds like the picture tube is going bad. it is very common on this model tv. sometimes we can do a adjustment that might help it last a little longer. the tube itself would cost more than the tv. this adjustment would run 90.00 with...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV Picture blinks on/off until warmed up, sony trinitron, sony tv
sony trinitron, sony tv, picture tube: hi greg the way to determine if its the crt is to turn it on and what does the picture look like it should be good clean and crisp looking if not try turning down the color and looking at the set to see what it looks like there should be good crisp...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV Picture, plasma tvs, entertainment outlet
plasma tvs, entertainment outlet, circuitcity: Hello Bruce, The problem doesn t sound like a picture tube problem. The fault may be in the high voltage sweep area or the blanking circuits. To replace a TV of this size you can expect to pay around $500-$700 you may want to compare this to repair VS replace....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV picture distortion, kv27fs100, satellite receivers
kv27fs100, satellite receivers, satellite reception: Ricky, I do apologize as I am not into repair at all but into home entertainment and satellite reception installations. The installer menu is a replacement of the old back buttons on a TV and a similar menu is available on satellite receivers just for...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV picture distortion, sony tv, loudspeakers
sony tv, loudspeakers, magnetic field: One: Are you sure you don t have some magnetic field nearby that is causing this? You can tell by moving the set or moving any loudspeakers or other items that have magnets in them. TWO: The codes you are speaking of are the service codes. If you go...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV picture freezing, sony xbr, jackie jackie
sony xbr, jackie jackie, sony tv: Jackie, The PIP module may be failing. Most of the time capacitors on the PIP module circuit board will become leaky and this will cause all kinds of strange problems. It may be less costly to have the module repaired then replaced, however most repair shops...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV no picture/power ..., sony kv, marginal case
sony kv, marginal case, sony tv: Unfortunately, the symptoms you present are among the most serious failures. I am hoping the power cord is the culprit; a new one is only a few dollars! If the set has been pushed up against the wall and the power cord was forced into a sharp 90 degree...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV with no picture-think I hit something on the remote, output amplifier, audio amplifier
output amplifier, audio amplifier, voltage breakdown: Sorry to hear; this is a sad breakdown. Usually, the flassing light tells of something seriously wrong inside. And it is usually related to power - which is always serious. The most common cause for this is a bad horizontal or vertical output amplifier,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV power switches off, leaky capacitors, mahboubian
leaky capacitors, mahboubian, power switches: Sam, The color defect may be due to a fault with the automatic degaussing circuit, possible from defective solder connection/s on the degaussing resistor. I would say with the TV comming on at will that possibly defective solder connections in the power supply...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV power/volume/channel problem, electrical storms, logic controller
electrical storms, logic controller, volume button: Surge protectors aren t much good for electrical storms. Lightning trails will sometimes wipe out one tv completely and the one right next to it will not get an electrical scratch! The effect of electrical storms on tv sets is totally unpredictable; the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV problem, sophisticated circuitry, vertical deflection
sophisticated circuitry, vertical deflection, deflection amplifier: Sorry to hear. Used tvs don t make very good bargains, unfortunately. The vertical deflection amplifier has failed. You can try banging on the side of the tv with your hand or fist in hopes it is something as simple as a loose connection or cold solder...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV problem, sony 32 tv, sony tv
sony 32 tv, sony tv, tv model: i am sorry to say this is common your model and is a bad picture tube. the cost of this part will be more than a new tv. sometimes you can adjust the screen control and it will last a little longer. this control is either on the flyback or the crt board. you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV - remote doesn't respond, output transistor, universal remotes
output transistor, universal remotes, number buttons: Do a hard reset: Unplug the power cord and leave it disconnected for 4 hours. Then power it back up again. This will reset all the functions inside the set to the factory defualts. It may not cure the problem, but it will let you know that the fault is not...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV remote won't work, sony projection tv, ir receiver
sony projection tv, ir receiver, component failures: I assume you have changed the batteries and tried other remotes. You might wish to stop in at Walmart; they had, the other day, a remote for $2.50 on sale, that had menu button and programming button and will work for nearly all tvs. Then, if that...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV Service Mode Factory Reset?, sony tv service mode, sony trinitron 28
sony tv service mode, sony trinitron 28, sony tv service: Andrea, have you tried unplugging the TV for about 10 minutes and then plugging back in? sometimes this will reset the processor to a normal condition. If this doesn t help you may have to call in the service people to look over the TV. TOM, T&D ELECTRONICS...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV goes to Standby, sony trinitron tv, large screen tvs
sony trinitron tv, large screen tvs, sony tv: First, 25 inch (60 cm) is not large; in tv land, that is now considered small. And, no, there are no inherent problems with them. ONE: The set is nearing its end of life. 8 to 10 years is normal life span for a 25 inch Sony. So, you would be fixing up...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV's, sony trinitron, solder connection
sony trinitron, solder connection, sony tv: Rory, Several things may be causing the picture to come on after a 10-15 minute delay. 1-the picture tube is weak. 2-A problem in the vertical output section. 3-a fault in the video output section. Also the TV could have a defective solder connection that...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV screen flashes on and off, flyback transformer, screen flashes
flyback transformer, screen flashes, sony tv: Wow. And it is still working after 6 years? That is good; only a Sony will do that for a 13 inch set. Try reseting it by just unplugging the line cord for a couple of hours. At this age, the set is not worth a repair bill. You can buy a new 13 inch...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV shuts down, power supply voltages, defective capacitor
power supply voltages, defective capacitor, glass shape: Cal, The problem may be caused by a faulty part in the pin correction circuit if this chassis uses one. Also the problem could be caused by a defective capacitor in the power supply or horizontal circuits. The shut down problem may be due to a power supply...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV in sleep mode, parental lockout, lockout system
parental lockout, lockout system, sony web: Is it in sleep mode - or has it failed and the protection circuit has activated and shut it down? Try a hard reset. First unplug the power cord for 1 hour and try again. If that does not reset it, try for 4 hours. Then try again. I am hoping you have...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV - no sound, amplifier stage, audio amplifier
amplifier stage, audio amplifier, audio amplifiers: Do you know how to check the speakers? Could be bad speakers or could be someone threw the external switch (which connects the ouputs of the audio amplifier to the external speaker jacks on the back - check your set; some of the Sony 27 inch has external...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV suddenly powered off, tv trinitron, model kv
tv trinitron, model kv, statistical probability: Peter, The set does not have any accessable fuses. Rather, it has a power protection circuit that is constantly monitoring the power of each of the sections within the tv. When it detects a problem it shuts the system down. Most Sony sets have a diagnostic...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV Timer Flashing, sony kv, self diagnosis
sony kv, self diagnosis, sony tv: Zed, Below is a treatise on the Sony diagnostic blinking codes. You might read down through them to see if it applies. Your set being a 1997 model may have been built prior to the blinking circuits, but if it is blinking, then I can only presume that it...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV Troubleshooting, model kv, faulty processor
model kv, faulty processor, sony 32: Hello Joshua, Try unplugging your TV for about 10 minutes and then plug back in to reset the processor. If this doesn t help the problem may be due to a short on one of the switches on the TV control panel. The problem could also be due to a faulty processor...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV - takes long for video to come on, flyback transformer, upscale features
flyback transformer, upscale features, poor candidate: Yes, humidity and other environmental factors can cause it. So, also, can a bad flyback transformer which generates the high voltage for the picture tube. If the set has been used alot over the 8 years, it could also be the picture tube is failing. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV temporary colour loss, sony kv, video playback
sony kv, video playback, sony tv: Julian, Your loss of color is likely the video processor chip called the jungle IC. It processes much of the video signal. It may be an intermittent condition, since it is not constant. These are very difficult to identify even by an expert tech. Try...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV trouble, sony kv, sony tv
sony kv, sony tv, vibration test: ONE: Try a hard reset. Unplug the power cord for 4 hours. Then try again. TWO: Give it the vibration test - in search of bad connections inside. While the set is ON just bang the set with your hand or fist all around the cabinet. The vibrations from this...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV troubles KV-32S15, sony trinitron color tv, automatic bias
sony trinitron color tv, automatic bias, sony kv: Kim, The Quick Fix that I have will give your TV a few more years of useful life until the tube it totally shot. This quick Fix involves doing a small modification to the CRT board and installing 3 small parts that you can purchase from RadioShack. Please...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV troubleshooting, sony kv, default conditions
sony kv, default conditions, channel volume: Suzi, I think a reset will solve the problem. A reset will return all the internal settings of the tv to the factory default conditions. Here is what you must do: ONE: Unplug the tv power cord from the wall outlet. TWO: Leave it disconnected for at...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV troubleshooting, sony trinitron color tv, automatic bias
sony trinitron color tv, automatic bias, bias circuit: Hello Brenda, The problem with this TV is that the picture tube is weak. One of the color guns inside the neck of the tube is slightly weak. This TV has a circuit that monitors the Cathode current from each color gun. When one or more has lower output than...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV will not turn on., high voltage generator, distant location
high voltage generator, distant location, sony tv: Hard to say - from this distant location! But if the buzzing came from within the set, I think that sound was the start or ON relay buzzing. The relay contacts may have worn out and burned up with the current passing through when the buzzing took place, making...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV turning off., sony model, sony tv
sony model, sony tv, direct email: Tim, Most likely the picture tube has a short in the red gun, To replace the tube alone will cost you $350-$400 Please contact by direct Email for info on how YOU can repair this problem for less than $40! TOM, T&D ELECTRONICS tdeser@zoominternet.ne...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV - Video input mode changes by itself (KV-24fs100), sony kv, video modes
sony kv, video modes, volume button: there are a few things i have seen cause this. the most common is a bad connection on one of the buttons or the button itself is leaky.(this is a techincal term for ohms) the set would have to be pulled a part and the buttons tested to see if this is the problem....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, Video noise, hairline cracks, printed circuit boards
hairline cracks, printed circuit boards, loose wires: You may have an intermittent condition. Indeed, they are from loose wires, cold solder joints, bad connections in the jumpers and plugs, hairline cracks in the foil on the printed circuit boards, etc. They are usually very hard to find, but easy to fix...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV volume, etc, melinda brown, flat screen television
melinda brown, flat screen television, sony wega 36: Since you have already left it unplugged for several hours and that did not reset the internal electronic codes, it is most likely the eeprom controller circuitry. And, it will probably need replacing. The cost is not so great. It should be only a few dollars...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV - weak reception, sony tv, cable box
sony tv, cable box, cable company: So is it a Sony or Daewoo? In any event, either make, it would be the tuner. Based on your detailed description of the things you have already done to track it down, it seems to me the problem is in the tv and the only component that would have those...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV won't power up!, sony kv, protection mode
sony kv, protection mode, sony tv: The set is going into cardiac arrest - or protection mode. This mode is caused by one of the sections of the tv drawing too much current and tripping the protection circuit. The shutting off is to protect the set from further damages. When you unplug...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV wont come on, sony tv, indicator light
sony tv, indicator light, power button: Hi Tony, When Sony s malfucntion, the red indicator light will blink in a series of blinks, such as 4 blinks sequentially followed by a pause then 4 blinks again. 4 blinks indicates a vertical failure, 5 blinks means another type of failure. Count...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TV, model kv, video circuit
model kv, video circuit, sony tv: well this is common on sony tv s. the problem could be a few different things. one is in the video circuit. if this is the case a repair might run 120.00 or so. the other is the picture tube itself. if this is the case a repair will be more than a new tv....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony TVSony Grand WESony TV, sony grand wega, sony grand wega kf42we610
sony grand wega, sony grand wega kf42we610, sony kf42we610: Perhaps you have checked Epinions about this model: http://www.epinions.com/pr-Sony_KF42WE610_42_in_Standard_Television/display_~reviews Most of the comments are positive and there is mention of the bulb problem. Sorry, I could not find any definitive...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Tv shutting off, west milford nj, branchville nj
west milford nj, branchville nj, mc kenna: Tks, Yes, I know right where it is. Nice area. I once lived in Rockaway Township, not too far from the Rockaway Townsquare Mall. Also, spent last winter vacationing around Lake Hopatcong near the lake. Hope you get the set fixed and going, Cleggsan...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Tv Trinitron 27, tv trinitron, sony tv
tv trinitron, sony tv, ic351: Ok. Based upon past history, the most common cause of this is the failure of the jungle IC (IC351). Without taking some measurements, I can not tell you for sure. With a set that is 11 years old, I wouldn t recommend the expense of a repair. The expected...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Tv, power supply failures, model kp
power supply failures, model kp, component failure: It depends on a variety of factors, but 9 blinks relates to power supply failures of one kind or another. It could be on of the boards or a component failure in either power supply. If the high voltage is failing it could relate to the horizontal deflection...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony television troubleshooting, tv trinitron, model kv
tv trinitron, model kv, hdtv programming: Last question first: No, you cannot convert it to HDTV. But, all hdtv programs are also broadcast on regular tv, so you are not missing any programs on tv or cable. If you wish to view hdtv programming you must purchase a monitor that is hd capable and in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony trinitron 32" and Pioneer Projection TV, high voltage system, sony trinitron 32
high voltage system, sony trinitron 32, moon shape: SONY: Good set in its day, but now older technology. The problem is likely the high voltage system. (I am 90% sure). The horizontal amplifier and flyback autotransformer are unstable due to either a shorted turn or leakage in the output transistor or something...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony trinitron av channels locked, sony trinitron, sony kv
sony trinitron, sony kv, indoor antenna: You can use the manual of any similar sony model; I will give you one here which will work for the model you describe. http://esupport.sony.com/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=KV32FS10 I think this manual will teach you how to clear the lockouts. The...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony trinitron blinking light, sony trinitron, 1k resistor
sony trinitron, 1k resistor, monster chip: Yes, it is probably the right diagnostic code. The problem is in what Sony calls the jungle chip. IT is a big monster with over 1 million transistors inside it. It controls the basic video processing functions, drivers to the color guns and so on. It...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony trinitron No color, sony trinitron, voltage measurements
sony trinitron, voltage measurements, cable svideo: There are so many possibilities. Do you have any test equipment and can you take voltage measurements and/or scope images? I suspect the chroma/video board may need changing out. It iwll be very expensive; maybe more than the set is worth. The price...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony trinitron colour problem, sony trinitron, sony kv
sony trinitron, sony kv, degaussing coil: Paul, Most likely the color problem is due to a defective degauss circuit. I have found on many of these Sony TV s that the degauss resistor will have defective solder connections on it. The degaussing resistor will be located near where the degaussing coil...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony trinitron KV-32FS100, sony trinitron, audio amplifier
sony trinitron, audio amplifier, sony shop: Yes, it is not uncommon. Most tv sets now days have an over current protection system. When it detects excessive current somewhere in the set it shuts down. The same circuit times out and tries again. Hence the repeated shutting down and restarting. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony trinitron M#KV35S26, sony trinitron, test meters
sony trinitron, test meters, posibly: well the first thing i would try is unplug the tv for 5 mins. when you go to unplug it have it on first then unplug it with it on. if this does not work i will need to know if the red light on the front is blinking? and if there is high voltage?(static on...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony trinitron won't turn on, sony wega trinitron, sony trinitron
sony wega trinitron, sony trinitron, shutdown mode: hi brian its going into a shutdown mode it will requre some one to trouble shoot the circuits down to the problem area if you have knowledge and the equipment it is something you could do your self if not then you would want to enlist the help...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony trinitron xrb, sony trinitron, horizontal deflection
sony trinitron, horizontal deflection, deflection amplifier: I would say the high voltage and/or the horizontal deflection amplifier is going bad. This is common when sound is still working and picture starts to go. It will require some testing to determine if the high voltage flyback transformer is the culprit...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony trinitron xrb, sony trinitron, flyback transformer
sony trinitron, flyback transformer, component failures: This sounds like the classic bad connections. If you can solder, look at the board around the flyback transformer and the vertical IC. Resolder any connections that are not shiny. That may take care of the problem. If not, then we ll start looking for component...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony will not turn on, ac volts, sony kv
ac volts, sony kv, voltage measurements: Kurt, Then, unless the power cord and its connection inside the set is defective, the power transformer is probably shorted out. It will be a very expensive repair. Look, you can check the power situation for a few dollars. Go to Radio Shack or similar...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony tv, sony tv, intermittent problem
sony tv, intermittent problem, 8 years: Barbara, Yes, 8 years is sufficient to say to the tv: you have done a good job and it is now time for you to retire. Most sets last a little longer, but 8 years is sufficient. This problem could haunt you a long time and cost significant repair money...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony tv help, sony projection tv, replacement chips
sony projection tv, replacement chips, two chips: It is still a convergence failure. Just replacing the two chips (STKs) does not always solve the problem. More often than not there are a couple of resistors that get burned and need replacing. Also, there are some real inexpensive replacement chips online...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony tv input problems, bias voltages, external signals
bias voltages, external signals, reddish tint: Thanks. I understand better. Have you adjusted the color controls? This seems like a condition where the red gun is just too high up on its adjustment. Try the color and contrast controls. You can get a deeper range of these adjustments by going into...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony tv kv-27536, correct model number, model kv
correct model number, model kv, chassis number: Brandon, Take a close up look at the model number on the rear of this TV, Is the model number KV-27S36 or KV-27536 be sure with the model number The number KV-27536 does not come up as a good number in my files. Also if you have the rear cabinet off see if...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony tv kv27s10 flashing, input position, hi doug
input position, hi doug, balance problem: ho doug input position is where you go from tuner to input 1 or 2 ect that gives you a screen with out signal applied so you can adjsut for the retrace lines does the flyback have two knobs or just one if its just one there is most likley a screen control...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony tv Model kv35540 won't turn on..., management circuits, tv buttons
management circuits, tv buttons, default conditions: Probably you have something loose around the controller IC or the power management circuits. A set this old can develop strange acting symptoms, for sure! Did you try a hard reset? Sometimes the EPROM storage units get corrupted and need to be restored...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony tv making noise during warm-up, static interference, sony kv
static interference, sony kv, audio amplifier: If touching the top of the set has caused some change in its characteristic I am inclined to think there are bad connections or cold solder joints that are errant. Do this: Just really smack the set vigorously at various places around the cabinet. You...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony tv problems, sony kv, video amplifier
sony kv, video amplifier, sony service: Good. You are one jump ahead of me. I think the problem is in the video amplifier area; when you change channels it sends a signal kick to start it going again for a few seconds. It likely needs a replacement of one of the ICs; perhaps the jungle chip....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony tv service mode, sony tv service mode, sony tv service
sony tv service mode, sony tv service, best buy: Ed, Try this site s information. http://myweb.accessus.net/~090/sonyadj.html and http://www.fixyourowntv.com/servicemenu.php http://www.iwaynet.net/~nesda/SonyBlink.html Five blinks is an indication of video processor circuitry problems. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony tv, monster surge protector, output transistors
monster surge protector, output transistors, protection circuits: This is the worst kind of failure; one that we all wish we would never get. The auto shut off was caused by an excessive current being drawn by some circuit inside the set. The current protection system in the tv sensed this excessive current and shut...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony A/V receiver problem, output transistors, driver circuits
output transistors, driver circuits, receiver problem: No. It must be diagnosed to find out where the high current is being drawn. However, 80% of the time it is one or more of the output transistors. Sometimes it is just one side of one amplifier and the high current stops when you disconnect the speaker...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony VCR has, sony vcr, dinosour
sony vcr, dinosour, fi stereo: Please just replace it. A 10 year old vcr is really a dinosour that needs to be given to the recycling people. Minimum cost of repair now days is usually $65 plus more for parts and labor depending on what needs to be done. There are no parts around for...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony VCR Factory defaults reset, head hifi vcr, sony slv
head hifi vcr, sony slv, sony vcr: Thanks for the feedback. It is always helpful for me to refill my mental database. It helps me with other correspondents. Glad you got it working. Modern day electronics is so loaded with software driven hardware that it is sometimes almost impossible...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony VCR - No playback, sony vcr, vcr tuner
sony vcr, vcr tuner, sony slv: Well, vcrs have two head recording and playback; one for video and one for audio. The audio head is the same as in an audio recorder and they don t often give trouble. The video head is very delicate and complicated - and expensive. They are much more...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony VCR playback, vcr playback, sony vcr
vcr playback, sony vcr, vcr repair: The alignment of the transport mechanism is critical for all vcrs. If one of the capstans or guides or head mounts gete out of adjustment even the smallest amount it effects the entire operation. Likewise, some cassettes are not to the technical standard...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony VCR Not recording audio, sony vcr, antenna connection
sony vcr, antenna connection, rf input: You must also have the audio connected with an rca type cable. Just to make sure; your connections should be from the video OUT of the tv to the video IN on the vcr and Audio OUT on the tv to AUDIO IN on the vcr. If you are recording from a cable or...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony VCR, zoominternet net, sony vcr
zoominternet net, sony vcr, arm unit: Jay, By what you describe it sounds like one of the tape guide posts has broken off. If you remove the top cover of your VCR you will see the other post assembly. The VCR will have a supply and a takeup post. The pin that holds the post onto the guide lock...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Vega black box on screen, sony vega, power cord
sony vega, power cord, best wishes: This is a corruption of the closed caption feature. You must do the following: ONE: Do a hard reset. Unplug the power cord for 4 hours or more. Then repower it. TWO: Go into the on-screen-display and reset the closed caption feature to OFF. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Vega kv-30hs420 - cannot turn off closed caption, digital cable box, sony vega
digital cable box, sony vega, closed caption: Hi Susan, Sounds like the cable box captions are on. The TV has that option as well as the DVD player. Very confusing at times, but run through the cable box settings and turn the captions OFF. In the future, use the TV settings for captions, they are...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Vega powers on but no picture/sound until it "warms" up, sony vega, filter capacitors
sony vega, filter capacitors, statistical probability: ONE: Do a hard reset. This will clear any software code corruptions. Merely unplug the power cord for 4 hours or more, then try again. TWO: Slow warm ups are caused by corrupted soft codes (as in ONE above) and leaky filter capacitors in the power...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Video Projector, sony video projector, dtd oct
sony video projector, dtd oct, projector model: sounds like a bad tuner. the problem will be finding a part for it.sony no longer makes the tuner for this model.even if you did find one a cost of repair will range around 400.00. this is too much to put into a 15 year old tv. i would hook up the cable...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Video8 HandyCam CCD-FX510, sony video8 handycam, esupport sony
sony video8 handycam, esupport sony, ebay: I like eBay. What a place to buy and sell. 1. The tape mechanism may be jammed either with some foreign object that has fallen into the area or a bent tape holder shuttle or something like that. 2. So, do a careful visual examination to see if you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony vertical hold problem, nintendo video game, video game system
nintendo video game, video game system, vertical hold: If picture is stable with tv, cable and video inputs from vcr and/or dvd player - and only unstable with game - you should suspect the game machine. ONE: Check the other input sources. If the problem is only with the game system, try the game connected...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony videoscope XBR White lines, dish network receiver, sony videoscope xbr
dish network receiver, sony videoscope xbr, alternate sources: ONE: Test it with a dvd or vhs feed directly into a video input and see if it is good with alternate sources. TWO: If the white lines show on all inputs you have a problem for sure. Are they slanted slightly downward on the right side of the screen...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony WEGA Trinitron startup problem, sony wega trinitron, class action suit
sony wega trinitron, class action suit, sony service: This condition likely came coincedentally as the cable was switched over. If it was installed properly there should have been no adverse effects caused by such a change over of service. The blinking code on Sony sets is a diagnostic indicator which give...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Wega 36" not responding to remote input, wega tv, sony 36 wega
wega tv, sony 36 wega, sony wega 36: Brent, The problem may be that the remote receiver eye is defective or it has defective solder connections on the pins of it. This may be the case if you are using the original remote control, however if you are using a universal programable remote, the remote...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Wega Auto Tunes by it-self, sony wega tv, external circuitry
sony wega tv, external circuitry, model kv: How did you reset? Best way is to unplug the power cord for 4 hours or longer. Then try again. If the hard reset does not help it means the controller IC may be faulty. This IC has all the software that runs the housekeeping affairs of the set, such...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Wega Default Picture Mode, sony wega, jump button
sony wega, jump button, sony lcd: hello allison blame the husband! we guys have to stick together. had to be one of the kids. LOL ok to reset the tv to factory condition we have to use a special service menu build into the tv. now when you are in this special menu it is very important...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Wega Flatscreen, sony wega, flatscreen tv
sony wega, flatscreen tv, setup message: Thanks. If the hard reset and the whack do not help you will need a service tech who can troubleshoot the set. Yes, heat can be a cause of malfunction but these are always very difficult and require investigation with voltmeters and other instrumentation....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Wega HDTV (KV36XBR) CRT, sony wega hdtv, sony service center
sony wega hdtv, sony service center, shadow mask: Hello Ben If its a CRT set then its probably due to magnetic charges on the tube itself and will need to be demagnetized or degaussed I am surprised the TV guy didn t mention this. it also could be whats called doming This is when the shadow mask in the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Wega KV-F32FS200 No Picture, No Sound, sony wega, electrolytic capacitor
sony wega, electrolytic capacitor, house call: Indications are, with a 2 count blink, one of the power supplies is in trouble. The repair could be rather expensive; depending on what is found. If it is a failure of an electrolytic capacitor in one of the power supply sections, a rather common thing,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Wega Trinitron 32" Quit but still shows signs of life, sony wega trinitron, kv32fs320
sony wega trinitron, kv32fs320, diagnostic routine: Well, you have done good; all that should be done first off you have done; a hard reset is always the firt thing to do. Next, have you given it the whacking routine? Just smack it with your hand or fist all around the cabinet. Sometimes there is a loose...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Wega Trinitron 36, sony wega trinitron, voltage regulator circuit
sony wega trinitron, voltage regulator circuit, voltage measurements: 5 blinks is a very troublesome code. It relates to several things going on in the video board and the crt drive level. It is not a home remedy. It requires a knowledgeable Sony tech to get inside and do some further diagnostics. Replacing a board may be...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Wega Trinitron KV-36FV16 (2000) Won't turn on!, sony wega trinitron, internal fuse
sony wega trinitron, internal fuse, sony kv: There may be an internal fuse that is accessable only by removing the back cover and looking around near the power area; follow the power cord wiring and see if you can find it. But, if you are sure the set is getting power, this indication (not lights...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Wega TV problem, sony wega tv, tv power
sony wega tv, tv power, tv man: I am wondering is a hard reset may clear this up. It does in some cases, so let s try that and see what happens. Hard Reset: Unplug the tv power cable for 4 hours or more. THEN: Power it back up and go through the auto channel search and see if has...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Wide Screen Projection TV Issue, soder gun, screen projection
soder gun, screen projection, picture tube: i am sorry to see you have given me low ratings. out of 5000 people i think you are the first. if you did not understand something i said? then please re-ask or call me anytime 904-278-1041 allan to help you understand more. the red picture tube is shorting...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony WideScreen KV32FX68, kv32fx68, sony widescreen
kv32fx68, sony widescreen, cause and solution: Larry, Probably trouble in the deflection system and power supply area. When you disconnect and let it rest for a few hours, that is resetting all the internal soft codes, so it starts up and repeats the same process. Sony has a diagnostic built in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony wega xbr no picture, blinking light, has sound, sony wega, sony kv
sony wega, sony kv, life thanks: hi Roger it sounds like you have a deflection circuit problem causing the set to not display a picture that will require some one to break the set down and trouble shoot it at a local point as to leaving in on as happened it really did not rob you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XBR 36" TV problem, thin lines, loose connection
thin lines, loose connection, trapezoidal: well you are on the right track. a bad connection in a tv is very hard to find. tapping lightly on each board will haelp you track it down. if you have a digital camera and want to send a few pictures of the pc boards let me know and i will see what i can...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XBR 61" sound but picture dies Follow up, flyback transformer, reputable organization
flyback transformer, reputable organization, pcb assembly: No, it is not necessarily true that the flyback must be replaced; it is in good shape it can continue to be used. I would take the judgement of an honest tech on the matter. Sure, it is good to replace it as it might be going and then you would just have...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XBR 61" sound but picture dies, sony kp, big screen tvs
sony kp, big screen tvs, projector tv: These sets are designed for 12 to 15 years of life. Since you have not had any trouble til now, it might be worth a repair - and it could very well last for another 5 or 10 years. Statistically, the next breakdown comes about 1/2 of the time of the first...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XBR convergence problems, sony schematics, sony xbr
sony schematics, sony xbr, google search: Scott, Nice set. And very high tech. This model has some very sophisticated circuitry in it. http://fileshare.eshop.bg/ The above site has many, many Sony schematics and service manuals. You can search for your model and probably find it or one...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XBR only chirps, power supply failure, sony videoscope
power supply failure, sony videoscope, chirp: hi possibly a transfomer failure or a power supply failure the little led on the front does not blink in a number of blinks to assist ? in determining where to start looking for the problem hope this will give you some direction so we may...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XBR Picture, degaussing coil, sony xbr
degaussing coil, sony xbr, vcr sony: If the coloration has not gone away there are two possibilities: ONE: The degaussing coil is defective. It happens occasionally, but usually the coloration gradually gets worse and worse. TWO: There are magnetic fields in your room that are causing...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XBR reception problem, factory default settings, sony xbr 36
factory default settings, sony xbr 36, cable signal: No, it is connection problems with the tv and dvr. Try removing the connection to the dvr and watch just the cable signal connected directly to the tv. I think you will find that it is okey. If not, then there maybe, indeed, a problem with the cable...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XBR TV about 7 yrs old, sony xbr tv, sophisticated circuitry
sony xbr tv, sophisticated circuitry, protection circuitry: The set has developed a rapidly growing excessive current short somewhere in one of the sections and is tripping the protection circuitry (which shuts the set down to avoid possible damage to the set). The xbr is very complicated and sophisticated circuitry...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XBR Wega White level problem, sony wega xbr, wega white
sony wega xbr, wega white, sony xbr: this is real hard to say. i think it might be the video output. but without testing while it does it?? this is hard to say and will be hard for a tech to find out what is doing this. a repair cost would range around 300.00. since it does not do this all the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XBR waivy lines - replace tv ?, digital cable box, sony xbr
digital cable box, sony xbr, video processors: J, Have been getting a lot of disturbing complaints about these xbr sets lately. They are such sophisticated and engineering oriented products I don t understand why they are so troublesome! I am inclined to advise you to replace it for fear that if...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XBR, sony xbr tv, solder connection
sony xbr tv, solder connection, tv 36: Hello Randy, Several things may be the cause of this problem. a defective solder connection in the tuner module/can or a defective solder connection inside the video AFT module. If you need Tech Help in the future please feel free to contact me direct at:...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XBR200 error E10G, rear projection tv, sony kp
rear projection tv, sony kp, google search: this does sound like bad connections on the convergence board. if you have a digital camera and can send me some pictures of the inside of the tv i can show you where to look. send the pictures to tvdoctor@comcast.net copy and paste all this into the e-mail...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony XP-53XBR45 Rear Projection TV, rear projection tv, tv repair shop
rear projection tv, tv repair shop, picture tubes: Diana, I don t have the service manual for this model so I can t tell you any specifics of the circuits for the high voltage section or the regulator section. To even begin locating the problem with this TV you will need the service manual and some experience...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony xbr stuck in sleep mode, sony kv, circuit failure
sony kv, circuit failure, sleep mode: Since you have given it a hard reset without clearing the sleep mode we must conclude there are two possibilities: ONE: The hardware memory/eprom is defective and needs replaced. A fairly expensive operation and requires a qualifed tech who knows where...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sony Zoom problem, sony projection tv, speed internet connection
sony projection tv, speed internet connection, high speed internet connection: Hard reset is done by following the instructions in the owners manual - OR you can do it by just unplugging the power cord and leaving it disconnected for 4 hours. When you power up again it will restore all the internal memory eproms to the factory defaults....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: SonyTelevision Standy light, factory default settings, sony kv
factory default settings, sony kv, management circuit: It is a pretty old set. Before Sony put in the diagnostic codes. So, you are on your own for the troubleshooting. You guessed right. It is a power problem; either something is drawing excessive current or the power protection and management circuit is...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: SonyTV, power supply circuits, sony trinitron
power supply circuits, sony trinitron, model kv: Actually, the SOny diagnostic code of 4 blinks indicates the vertical deflection system is out of whack. This is usually a repair bill of around $200 plus or minus (more plus than minus). I would suggest you will probably want to start looking for newer...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound In Chasis, audio amplifier, degaussing coil
audio amplifier, degaussing coil, accurate diagnosis: Thanks for the further description and clarification. I think the problem is a noisy power transformer. They often do this. The noise is generated when either or both of the following conditions happen. ONE: The internal windings inside the transformer...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound card, sis7012 audio, audio drivers
sis7012 audio, audio drivers, sound card: The SIS7012 is a driver for your audio board. You have something already by the same name on your system. Go to start, then to search and search for SIS7012 and find out where it is. Maybe you have too many audio drivers on your machine. Or, you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound circuit replacement, Samsung X 2, buying a new tv, electronic skills
buying a new tv, electronic skills, speaker switch: Hi Mark, On the TXB2015, you ll need to have IC600 (SBX1637A-01) module replaced. It s made by Sony and a common problem on Sony s, Samsung s and Toshiba s as they all used these modules back then. I have nothing in my database on the TXC2516 for that...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound cuts in and out, philips tv, stereo decoder
philips tv, stereo decoder, tv tom: Rosemary, The sound problem could be due to the audio output amp or the stereo decoder module. In many cases I find defective solder connections on the pins of the audio output IC/module. With the stereo decoder, sound problems can occur when small capacitors...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound Distortion on Video Playback, playback sound, video playback
playback sound, video playback, wet type: Sneddy, Try using one of those wet type head cleaning tapes to see if it helps. Any number of problems can cause the playback sound to be distorted. With the price of VCRs today it doesn t make sense to repair a VCR when you can purchase a new decent quality...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound/DVD, memory core, home theater system
memory core, home theater system, broken wires: There hundreds of components in such a unit and thousands of connections. There are over 1 million transistors inside the Integrated Circuits. And, just about any one of them can be the cause of such a problem. I can give you some easy checks; but if they...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound dropping off for several seconds, comcast dvr, broadcast problem
comcast dvr, broadcast problem, samsung lcd: it could be in your dvr or it may be a TV problem its something your going to have to isolate one item by one such as removing the dvr and see if the problem still exists then you will know where to head in the next steps to get it corrected also...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound issue - Mitsubish 36, headphone output, audio amplifier
headphone output, audio amplifier, printed circuit board: I suspect it is caused by some erratic, intermittent parts or connections or cold solder joints in the audio amplifier. Here is how to tell if my diagnosis is correct: When the set is acting up just give it a good smack, vigorously, with your hand or fist...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound on JVC color TV, 32 inch tv, jvc 32 inch tv
32 inch tv, jvc 32 inch tv, buying a new tv: There is nothing you can do with the sound unless the amplifier and/or speaker system is defective. I have found JVC sets to have good sound. I have owned many of their products personally and have high regard for them. This model has very narrow speakers...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound gone on JVC TV, external speakers, loose wire
external speakers, loose wire, test function: Julian, Most likely the sound problem is due to defective connections or a loose module in the audio output area. You may want to have someone go over the chassis with an x10 magnifier to look for defective solder connections. A quick touch up with a soldering...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound level weak on one channel, sherwood receiver, phono input
sherwood receiver, phono input, tape inputs: It is easy to check the speakers by just swapping them around. If the wires on the back of the unit are moved right to left and left to right channels then you will know if the low sound output shifts it is the speaker (or wiring) and not the amp. But,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound levels fluctuate w/ channels, power surge protector, agc circuit
power surge protector, agc circuit, stereo decoder: Hello Jay, It s possible that the stereo decoder board is out of alignment or something on the board is failing. The set may also be responding to variations in the signal levels that the other sets do not. This may be due to a very sensitive AFT or AGC circuit....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound loss, rca model, weird problems
rca model, weird problems, ch3: well we know the audio circuit is working if you run your dvd through the video jacks the audio will most likely work. this uses the same audio circuit. guide+ has nothing to do with controlling the audio. if your remote was bad the buttons on the tv will...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound(music) coming from Speakers, radio frequency interference, digital cable box
radio frequency interference, digital cable box, rogers digital cable: Okey, I have the picture. The music signal is getting into the audio amplifier after the volume control. The fact that it is coming from only one channel and not both tends me to believe that there is something failing, such as a cold solder joint, in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound... only sometimes picture, rca brand, circuit foil
rca brand, circuit foil, ventilated place: If the set is more than a couple of years of age it may not be worth fixing. Especially if it is a smaller screen version, say less than 27 inch. Try resetting it first: Do a hard reset by unplugging the line cord and leaving it unplugged for a minimum...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: No Sound on Panasonic PT-60LC14, panasonic multimedia, headphone jack
panasonic multimedia, headphone jack, audio amplifiers: First, check the on screen settings; turn off sap and set it for mono or stereo. Then, make sure there is no external audio defeat such as a switch on the back of the set or a menu item that converts it to external audio. Then, if all is set correctly...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound no Picture, mondel, test equipment
mondel, test equipment, melissa: Hi Melissa you have a problem in the set that would require service there are several areas that could cause this and will require test equipment and schematics ect to locate the problem you would need to contact a local servicer in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound Problem, home stereo system, audio power amplifier
home stereo system, audio power amplifier, rca brand: From such a distance I cannot give you perfect advice, as you may know. However, the problem you are facing is more than likely the failure of the audio power amplifier. This is a very common failure with your model, as it is with many RCA brand stereo...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound but no picture, hitachi projection tv, hitachi
hitachi projection tv, hitachi, menus: well i can tell you it does not take 4 weeks to troubleshoot a tv. we fix them in the house every day in 1 hour or less and never ever take it into the shop. sounds like the repair shop you have it in may not know what they are doing. what city and state are...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound but no picture, high voltage generator, rear projection tv
high voltage generator, rear projection tv, raster lines: Yes, you can try resetting it by unplugging the power cord and leaving it disconnected for 4 hours. That will restore all internal eproms to factory defaults. But, probably, the set has a high voltage generator failure. This is the most common problem...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound with no picture, horizontal deflection, deflection amplifier
horizontal deflection, deflection amplifier, nature of the beast: I think the high voltage and/or the horizontal deflection amplifier has failed. I am 99% certain that is the problem. The cost of repair will be $300 plus or minus. It is not something you can do by yourself because there are test and measurements with...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound but no picture, sony trinitron tv, flyback transformer
sony trinitron tv, flyback transformer, video drive: You are a good engineer. If there is no sizzle it means no high voltage. Unfortunately, there are over 100 parts in the HV/HOT section. So, it must be investigated for sure. Or, you could just replace the flyback - at a cost of about $75 for the part...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound but no picture, time reset, toshibas
time reset, toshibas, bottom panel: Reset and banging are good search tools, but for newer sets and for DLP probably won t result in too much. In your case either the power supply has gone bonkers (there are several sections of the power supply; the one feeding the audio is still working,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound, no picture - DVD to TV, maxent lcd tv, tv user manuals
maxent lcd tv, tv user manuals, horse of a different color: ONE: Try the composite video out on the dvd player to the video input on the tv. TWO: If that doesn t work, try the dvd player into another tv set. THREE: Borrow another dvd player and try it in the new tv. If the dvd player is defective, that...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound, but no picture on KV-35S42, sony trinitron tv, sony repair
sony trinitron tv, sony repair, electronic skills: 1) Yes, it is repairable; but set is old. Over the age limit of recommended window for good investment. You may be better off ditching it unless you can fix it cheaply (I would not spend over $100 on it if it were mine!) 2) Sony is okey, but this problem...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound but no picture., vertical amplifier, montgomery wards
vertical amplifier, montgomery wards, statistical probability: Any set this old is not a candidate for repair. There is a very high statistical probability that if you do fix it another breakdown will occur shortly thereafter. The problem this time could be the vertical amplifier, but is more likely the horizontal...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound, no pix, dc voltages, grids
dc voltages, grids, phillips: i am not sure what your first question is? but the 2nd one about the tv i can help. removing the ground from the crt board allows the grids in the tube go high and this will give the picture you have. also can burn the tube so i would not leave it like that....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound problem with RCA Big Screen Projection TV, proper diagnosis, long hope
proper diagnosis, long hope, loose wires: Andy, Not sure what you are experiencing. Let me see if I can understand what you have: A: Both audio channels work; i.e, the speakers are putting out sound. B: The sound is shifting from side to side randomly; i.e., the sound field appears to come...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound problem on Sony TV, sony tv, tv tom
sony tv, tv tom, problem thanks: Bill, You will first need to find out if you have tuner audio. On many of these models I find defective capacitors in the PIP that will not allow the main tuner audio to pass through the module. Things have been quite hectic here over the last few weeks due...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: No Sound From Speakers, sony mhc, audio amplifiers
sony mhc, audio amplifiers, headphone outputs: What is wrong with it? It is old and worn out! 7 years makes it a strong candidate for replacement. Here is what I would do: ONE: Shut everything off. Disconnect all power cords from the wall outlet. Leave them disconnected for at least 30 minutes....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: No Sound From Stereo, output transistor, kenwood receiver
output transistor, kenwood receiver, cable box: Hey, it is a 15 year old receiver! How about you replace it with a new one! Yes, leaving it on all the time will acelerate the wear and shorten the life of the receiver. When you lose sound the cause is usually a collapsed power supply or expired fuse....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: No Sound in SYLVANIA tv/vcr combo, tv vcr combo, sylvania tv
tv vcr combo, sylvania tv, audio circuits: Krishna, The problem may be with the audio switching circuit. This switching circuit will switch the audio from tuner to video when playing a tape. Some troubleshooting of the audio switching circuits may turn up the cause of the problem. Troubleshooting...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound through just one speaker, interconnection cables, playback head
interconnection cables, playback head, san ramon ca: First do a little troubleshooting to isolate the problem. ONE: Switch the left and right channel outputs as they connect to the receiver/amp. If the dead channel stays in the same channel, it means the tape deck is not at fault; it is somewhere else...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound will not stay on, toshiba tv, headphone output
toshiba tv, headphone output, tv model: First: Do a hard reset. Unplug the power cord and leave unplugged for 4 hours. Then try again. Next: Give the set a hard smack in a few places with your hand or fist. The vibration from your smack will often reactivate a loose connection of cold solder...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound suddenly out on 32" 10 yr. old Toshiba, kids playroom, statistical probability
kids playroom, statistical probability, rca jacks: Yes, it could be the MTS. Could also be the detector IC or the audio preamp. It would really require a specific diagnosis. Just replacing the mts board without first diagnosing the real problem might be a waste of time. BUT: The real question is if the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sound on Toshiba 32" TV Fix, internal speakers, toshiba television
internal speakers, toshiba television, sony model: this sbx1768-01 was real common for your problem. it might fix it but without testing we cannot be sure. it is a very hard part to change. your soldering skills must be real good. taking it in for repair is out of the question. a repair shop would charge 150.00...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: No Sound from TV, cable box, fresh start
cable box, fresh start, watching tv: Hi Billy i have no idea what brand or model to help you with but it could be a micro lock up so try unplugging it for a hour or so and do a fresh start up and see if the problem clears up if not then you may have a switching problem in the set or do you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: No Sound on TV, rca model, radio shack
rca model, radio shack, sound detector: What is the question? You did not send the trail, and I don t remember your question. HOWEVER: Big However. It is a cheap RCA model and they are almost never worth the repairing them. If it is a defective speaker, you can get a replacement at Radio...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: SPeakerwire interference?, interference problem, antenna location
interference problem, antenna location, speaker wires: You have an interference problem. Sheilded speaker wires may help, but I doubt it. Try running them in a different pathway. Since I don t know the configuration and how long the speaker wires are it is difficult to diagnose precisely, but it is an interference...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Vinyl to MP3, noise reduction features, google search
noise reduction features, google search, google: Try the freecorder at: http://www.freecorder.com/index.php The download link is at the bottom of the page. You must have a sound card in your pc and an aux or mic input to use it; that is all. There are others. Do a google search and you can find...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speaker connectivity, frequency oscillations, amplifier section
frequency oscillations, amplifier section, dish satellite: Yes, yes and yes. You did not tell me the audio receiver you are using. Most of them are okey with speaker switching on the back or using the remote speaker switch on the unit; but many of them will fail if you put two speaker systems in parallel across...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speaker Hum, component failure, outdoor speakers
component failure, outdoor speakers, model number: Thanks for the update. I ll need to pull the service manual for this one. Since the hum stays at the same level, it tells me that the problem is in the final stages of the amplifier. A+B speakers are in parallel, so you should see the problem on both. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speaker hook up, 1k ohms, line amplifier
1k ohms, line amplifier, voltage divider: Take an audio feed to an amplifier in each room; if there are two rooms, then two feeds so that each system is independent of the other. If the output of the pc is your worry, you can always add a line amplifier to act as a buffer amp, but generally, the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speaker hook up, speaker wires, hook up
speaker wires, hook up, streaming radio: Neither nor. Run speaker wires to this amplifier as well as the other amp in the room nextdoor. Running an amp from another amp is very risky as the power is not adequate to be fed into the second, it is either too strong or too noisy. So wires to first...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speaker hum when receiver turned off, interface problem, receiver problem
interface problem, receiver problem, cable interface: Okey; here is my prediction (I am, let s say 65% confident of it): 1. The problem is in the receiver. 2. The main speakers also have some hum in them; else why would the hum reduce when you switch the phase on the sub (all that does is change the acoustic...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speaker noise when certain colors appear onscreen, variable capacitor, pennies
variable capacitor, pennies, 3 years: Hi David, Not enough bandwidth in these less expensive sets. It might be eliminated by an adjustment, but some sets (most) don t give you that option, that s why they cost less. They use a fixed capacitor that works well in most area s but not in all...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speaker Selector Not Working Properly After Install, independent amplifier, speaker selectors
independent amplifier, speaker selectors, line transformers: If you could give the make and model I can investigate is wiring configuration. HOWEVER: Most amplifier with speaker selectors are just for one set of speakers at a time. This is because the amplifier output impedance is suitable for only 4 ohms and most...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speaker Switch Question, distant room, bestbuy
distant room, bestbuy, speaker switch: ONE: If you just want the one speaker switchable you can do that easily by going to any electronics store, Radio Shack, walmart, kmart, etc. They have various switching boxes that will do the job. TWO: If you want to be able to switch all the other speakers...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speaker System, ceiling beam, custom installers
ceiling beam, custom installers, system designers: Good idea: Go to google.com, click on Froogle and search using the words in wall speaker systems . You will come up with a long list of possible speaker systems. Of course, you will have to think about installation and wiring of the speakers to the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speaker Troubles No Sound, pioneer speakers, crossover network
pioneer speakers, crossover network, speaker repair: Just to make sure, try the bad speaker on both channels. Also, swap wires; sometimes the wiring can be defective. If you are sure the speaker is bad, please do this: Listen very carefully with the bad speaker and no other sounds going on. Mostly what...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speaker Wire-Bulk, free copper, 12 gauge
free copper, 12 gauge, copper wire: Why are you so hung up on speaker wire? The main (only) real specification that matters is resistance per foot. The size and number of strands relate to resistance, to some small degree, but for speaker usage, it won t matter at all. Here is the situation:...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speaker Wire-Bulk, free copper, 12 gauge
free copper, 12 gauge, speaker wire: It s wrong to say copper is copper and all wires are the same, it s like saying a car is a car regardless !!!! But on the other hand, Big shops exaggerate in pricing stuff so don t expect much difference between the fancy packed wire and the other sold by...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speakers, jbl speaker systems, frequency numbers
jbl speaker systems, frequency numbers, good speakers: Hello Dave, Well basically the frequency response is important but comes with a list of other equally important factors, like if you are comparing on the same basis, a couple of speakers of same brand and same rating then the wider frequency response is...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speakers, jbl speaker systems, frequency numbers
jbl speaker systems, frequency numbers, good speakers: Your question is too long for a short answer; but here is a short answer! ONE: No, you cannot tell the sound quality of a speaker by the specifications of the size and number of speakers. The only way to tell is to listen to them with a critical ear. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speakers, nissan altima, car speakers
nissan altima, car speakers, speaker terminals: Hi Eddie, Speakers are generally marked with a + for positive. Look on the speaker for a stamp or on the insulator that the speaker terminals are mounted to. Some use a RED dot to mark the positive lead. Green is the common color for Ground or...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speakers, place speakers, ear level
place speakers, ear level, componet: If I was placing these speakers I would place them in the two corners opposite left and right of the main sitting space. Spekaers height should be at ear level (or pointing to it) so it will vary depending on the furniture design and wether it is mainly...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speakers, marantz speakers, very low frequency
marantz speakers, very low frequency, stereo amp: No, the speaker wire has nothing to do with it. But the connections are important. They must be good, solid, clean connections at the terminals. I suspect you have amplifier breakdown. Not uncommon for older amplifiers. Before throwing out the receiver/amp....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speakers, sony model, computer speakers
sony model, computer speakers, model pc: I need a model number of the Sony and an explanation of what you are trying to connect to what. When you say computer speakers - where are you connecting them? Are they going to be the main source of sound from the Sony? Please explain so I can understand...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speakers Crackle, free estimates, crackling
free estimates, crackling, high voltage: Hi Nate, Anything can be repaired, it s just a matter of how much you re willing to spend. If the crackling remains with the volume at zero, then the speakers are good and the problem is not in the audio but more likely in the high voltage and it appears...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speakers cut out?, loud sound, loud noise
loud sound, loud noise, satellite tv: Dan, I am not as experience in repair as I am in installation (or satellite TV) but usually this is the protection relay that should work when a really high input would reach the equipment. If it is working with middle input when it shouldn t then it could...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speakers Malfunction, stereo power amplifier, protection circuitry
stereo power amplifier, protection circuitry, speaker wires: Dennis, Without hands-on-troubleshooting we can t really tell but what I found before on some amps is that the protection circuitry works too early but before saying that this could be the problem I would personally try different leads, different speaker...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Front Speakers turn off, monster cables, voice coils
monster cables, voice coils, open voice: The wire doesn t make any difference; even though monster cables are expensive, they do not add anything to the systems performance. What they do, sometimes, because of their big, fat connectors cause shorts to be made in the wiring due to the difficulty...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Speakers, cone woofer, watts rms
cone woofer, watts rms, amplifier output: ONE: I don t give specific equipment recommendation because there are so many subjective factors involved; especially, this is so with loudspeakers. TWO: Speaker specifications don t really mean much; the selection should be based on the audio sound quality...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Spec's/Rating, pioneer vsx, google search
pioneer vsx, google search, home theater system: You can find reference to this model here: http://www.egrabow.com/archive/pioneer.htm The simple specs given from that site are here; Pioneer VSX453 Receiver (Pro Lgc) 1994 100w x2 stereo, 60w x3 pro logic, 20w x2 surround, 3 audio ins, 2...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: SQUEAKING FROM BEHIND PHILLIPS WIDESCREEN, rear projection hdtv, horizontal deflection
rear projection hdtv, horizontal deflection, deflection amplifier: See my further comments at the bottom: ONE: But, do you have audio? Do you have picture? Is it just the squeaky sound you are worried about? TWO: These kinds of sounds can come from the main power supply or the High Voltage section or the horizontal...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: STAV-4180 Problem, pioneer amplifiers, output transistors
pioneer amplifiers, output transistors, realistic basis: Unless you have actually changed output transistors before and know how to remove the old ones and regrease the new ones and solder them in place and check the emitter resistors and readjust the bias current you should not attempt to do it by yourself. It...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: STEREO AMP, output transistors, stereo amp
output transistors, stereo amp, low pitch: Try a complete reset of the amps. Unplug the power cords from the power line for at least 30 minutes and try again. Sometimes the software controller in the protection circuit hangs up. Disconnect the speakers from the Sansui and then, with the volume...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: STEREO CONSOLES, radio shack, tonearm
radio shack, tonearm, old technology: BAD NEWS: Probably nowhere. This is really old technology. GOOD NEWS: You can, however, purchase a completely new replacement cartridge with stylus and all, from Radio Shack. At least the last time I checked they had them in their catalog. You can...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: STERO RECIEVER STOPPED WORKING, audio power amps, output transistors
audio power amps, output transistors, blown fuse: I am 100% certain that one or more of the output transistors in the power amps is blown-shorted down. They are quite expensive to replace because of labor involved, but if you can do it yourself that would be the thing to do. The hum is caused by...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: STK IC CHIPS for Toshiba 42H82, toshiba tv, tv model
toshiba tv, tv model, chips: You can usually get the part number off the devices themselves; unplug the cord, remove the back covers where you can see inside. Also, you can get them from the service manual parts list. And, finally, you can search for them at the partstore.com site....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: STR-AV1020 Hum, riaa phono, phono input
riaa phono, phono input, amplifier stages: Since the hum is coming even when the volume control is down and only on the high power amps, it it the last cap from the power supply that feeds the power amplifier stages. So, trace the circuit from the output transistors back to the power supply and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: STRIPES FROM DVD PLAYER, stripes, avail
stripes, avail, cables: Hi Dan possibly something in the A To D converter would be a good place to start the sad part is some of the ics are 50 to 70 dollars and the units can be replaced for under a hundred these days it does not make good investment sense to repair one unless...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Standby light blinks, horizontal deflection, model kv
horizontal deflection, model kv, sony tv: this 7 blink means horizontal deflection has stopped in the tv. the most common circuit to cause this is the power supply. you will need a repairman for this and a cost might range 300-400 for a repair. good luck :) let me know if you need more info...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Standy light flashing/resetting Sony KDF-55WF655, sony kdf 55wf655, kdf 55wf655
sony kdf 55wf655, kdf 55wf655, orange park fl: odds are in your favor it is the lamp. as it gets old it pulls to much current shutting the tv down. send me a self address and stamped cd envelope and i will return a copy of the manual for you to have. let me know if you need more info? allan wainwright...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: No Startup - blinking Timer/Standby light, electrolytic capacitor, sony kv
electrolytic capacitor, sony kv, self diagnosis: The sony blinking code for 5 blinks is: ---- FIVE Blinks---AKB circuit (AKB), the timer/standby indicator blinks for about 30 seconds then goes to the self-diagnosis function. Something is wrong with the video. Check video out, Q705, 732, 761 and other components...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Static on Cable TV, linksys wireless modem, rf interference
linksys wireless modem, rf interference, interference problems: You can tell which one is causing the interference by process of elimination. However, the cordless phones are most notorious for causing this kind of interference. Sometimes moving the phone only a few feet further will stop it. However, I recommend...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Static Coming Out Of Speakers From Receiver...(reply), tv repairman, speedy reply
tv repairman, speedy reply, static sound: Yes, your friend is correct. Normally, we don t recommend repairing such old units. I am concerned about one thing, however. You seem to be wishy about the location of the sound. My suggestion to you to swap speakers can give you a very definite decision...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Static Coming Out Of Speakers From Receiver..., voice coils, pioneer vsx
voice coils, pioneer vsx, humid places: The speakers can produce a staticy sound if the voice coils are loose or rubbing against the pole piece of the magnetic structure of the speaker. This happens in high humid places such as PR quite often. So, that is the first thing to check. You can check...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Static/Feed Back from Portable CD Player, sony fd trinitron wega, sony fd trinitron
sony fd trinitron wega, sony fd trinitron, sony fd trinitron wega kv: Julian, Ok. I understand your system now and the problem you are facing. I cannot tell you the exact problem, but I can tell you how it should be diagnosed and what an expert would do when coming into your system to do a diagnostic analysis. CONCEPT:...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Static and horizontal lines, antenna connection, antenna input
antenna connection, antenna input, toshiba 27: Remove the antenna connection so that the set has only the power cord connected. Then, if you know how, short out the input at the antenna input. You can do this with a short peice of bare wire; one end goes in the center hole, the other end wraps around...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Static noise and no audio from TV, audio amplification, vibration test
audio amplification, vibration test, signal tracer: ONE: Check the set with a vibration test. Just whack the set all around the cabinet with your hand or fist while the set is ON. If there is a cold solder joint that has opened up this process will vibrate the connections and very likely restore them to normal...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Static noise, sony dvp, external amplifier
sony dvp, external amplifier, external speakers: I am still not understanding why you must use other speakers since the tv has its own builtin speakers. So, I am assuming you are using external speakers for better sound. Therefore, you must have an external amplifier to feed these speakers. So, the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Static from Speakers, voice coils, watt amplifier
voice coils, watt amplifier, static noise: Well, you must determine where the sound is coming from. One or both of the speakers or from the subwoofer or all three; OR from inside the unit. And, does the static noise you refer to come when playing cds, radio, AM or FM or all, etc. These kinds...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Static sound, audio power amplifier, comcast sports
audio power amplifier, comcast sports, sound thanks: Thanks. That helps, but I must know if the static is gone when the volume control is set at zero. That is key importance. If the static remains when volume is lowest it means the audio power amplifier is in trouble. If static comes up as volume increases...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Static through speakers and then eventually no sound on RCA T.V., cable company doesn, inch rca
cable company doesn, inch rca, coaxial cables: Jodi, Thanks for the really detailed and wonderful explanation of the problem and symmptoms. That is extremely helpful in my long-distance diagnosis. The problem is definitely one of two possibilities: a bad speaker (less likely) or the audio amplifier...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Static on volume controls of old stereos, static noise, kind assistance
static noise, kind assistance, electrical noise: The static is really electrical noise and it is caused by dirt on the resistor element inside the rotating volume control itself. Furthermore, if the resistive element wears through, that will cause the same thing. When you rotate the knob, there is...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo Amp cuts in/out as volume is increased!, output transistors, stereo amp
output transistors, stereo amp, amplfier: Mark, The reason for the clicking is: When the protection circuit detects excessive current draw, it sends a signal to turn the power relay OFF. There may be a short on one of the speaker lines, a shorted woofer coil or a shorted condidtion inside the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo has more bass in one channel, electronics skills, mono signal
electronics skills, mono signal, signs point: A and B are just two different connections to the same amplifier, so you should get the same results. This amp is dc coupled on the input and the only coupling capacitors are in the final stages. Also, it is possible the problem is a large electrolytic...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo/CD player, dirt particles, dish soap
dirt particles, dish soap, mild dish: It is error accumulation from playing. It is caused by a dirty disc, dirty optical lense and a weak laser diode. DIRTY DISC: You cannot see the contamination that will cause digital errors with your eyes unless it is severe. Clean them with mild dish...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo channel problems., casette player, yamaha tuner
casette player, yamaha tuner, technics turntable: Here is my recommendation: 1. Disconnect all inputs except for the cd player input. Make sure the cables are correct; right out to right in, etc. Also, make sure the preamp outputs are correct to the power amp inputs. 2. This is now a basic, simple...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo left channels weak, channel amp, channel amplifier
channel amp, channel amplifier, running music: I don t think you understand the operation of the amplifier. There are only two amplifiers inside the receiver. One for the left channel and one for the right channel. The A and B is only a speaker connection. It allows you to have two speakers connected...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo echo, hitachi plasma, dave hathaway
hitachi plasma, dave hathaway, coaxial line: A common problem. Caused by processing delays in the equipment. http://www.felston.com/ http://www.smr-forums.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=203&PN=1 Above are a couple of web pages that deal with this problem; there are many more, but these will outline...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo headphone jack, rca television, stereo headphone
rca television, stereo headphone, radio receiver: Yes, it is possible. However, the cost, aggravation and hassle to do it is not worth it. You will be better off purchasing a new tv set. Or, you could purchase a radio receiver that contains the tv audio channels and tune it to the station you are listening...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo help, power amplifier, shelf system
power amplifier, shelf system, f61: Bad news. This is a failure of the main power amplifier. First check the wiring from the unit to the speakers. Look for shorts or frayed wires, etc. Then, if looks okey, proceed below. You might be able to reset it (I give it only 25%) by unplugging the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo keeps shutting off, speaker impedance, poor ventilation
speaker impedance, poor ventilation, thanks norman: Shutting off by itself is caused by the protection circuit sensing too much current being drawn by the amplifiers. This could be due to a shorting condition in the wiring or within one of the speakers, from playing it too loud with lots of bass heavy music,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo In-line Fuse blowing, innovatek dvd, memory wire
innovatek dvd, memory wire, slow blow: Well, it is difficult to diagnose with so little information and no way of testing the setup you describe. The reason for fuses blowing is: ONE: Too much current being drawn from the circuit under the protection of the fuse: TWO: The design engineers...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo Main Speakers, alignment problem, manchine
alignment problem, manchine, tray assembly: Sam, The clicking may be due to a mechanical alignment problem with the player assembly that is causing the CD to drag on the tray assembly. The speaker pproblem may be due to a defective connection in the output jack assembly. You may want to compare what...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo mini-plug cable repair, portable cd player, personal stereos
portable cd player, personal stereos, mini plug: Actually, you have it backwards. This is a cable used for transferring output of personal stereos, such as a portable cd player or cassette, to the inputs of a stereo receiver. It converts the stereo signal coming from the portable device through the jack...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo Problem, radio shack store, phono inputs
radio shack store, phono inputs, rca plugs: Hi Robert so what your saying is you hooked up a mini to allow you to input your mp3 player and now there is static on all functions ? and you went in though the phono inputs it may not have worked or sounded well if you have static on all funtions...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo popping noise, loud pop, common knowledge
loud pop, common knowledge, pops: Hi Ryan that problem could come from a cap to a dirty or faulty relay its one of those problems you have to track down either by common knowledge or take a scope to try and help find it but that s where id start looking on the protect circuit as it...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo power amp bias voltages, stereo power amp, push pull circuit
stereo power amp, push pull circuit, bias voltages: When you placed the load did you notice what happened to the dc voltage on the output terminal? That will be a clue. If the voltage goes high positive, then the npn output transistor is shorted. If it goes high negative, then the pnp of the quasi complimentary...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo Receiver Malfunction, harmon kardon receiver, internal fuse
harmon kardon receiver, internal fuse, output transistors: Is the speaker switch on the right setting? Are there more than the one set of speakers connected to the receiver? Check speaker wiring for shorts or wires touching or anything that looks like a poor connection. In audio troubleshooting the best approach...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo Receiver Problem, control relays, receiver problem
control relays, receiver problem, speaker output: Brooks, Your stereo may have some defective solder connections in the output section. A common problem that I find in many of these stereos that use speaker output control relays is burned contacts in the relay. When the stereo is first turned on you won...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo Receiver Stopped Working, sony stereo, stereo receiver
sony stereo, stereo receiver, tv cd: Unplug the power cord for 30 minutes and try again. This procedure will reset the protection and current override circuits inside the unit. If the above reset does not help you may want to think about replacing the unit. Service often is just as expensive...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo receiver loss of sound, thermal insulators, loudness level
thermal insulators, loudness level, output transistors: Yes, and no. Normally their advice would be correct. However, I suspect one or more of the following: ONE: The Teac has poor ventilation and needs better circulation to keep it from overheating. TWO: The wiring has developed a shorted condition...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo receiver noise, ground loop isolator, rca plugs
ground loop isolator, rca plugs, stereo stores: Hello Pat, It sounds like you have what is known as a ground loop. this occurs when you have several pieces of equipment connected together that have a slight voltage difference between the grounds. You may want to try connecting a ground loop isolator between...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo receiver problem...speakers, wiring, or receiver?, amplifier section, amp section
amplifier section, amp section, receiver problem: Erik, Basic troubleshooting skills are needed to locate the problem/fault. By using a volt meter you need to measure key voltages in the audio output section to see if an amp bias fault is making the amp shut down. The problem may also be due to a power supply...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo receiver - no sound, dcr 250, output transistors
dcr 250, output transistors, receiver work: Bob, It s possible that one or more of the output transistors/modules may have failed. when a failure occurs in most amps, the protector relay will deengergize and disconnect the amps from the speakers to PROTECT them from damage if the amps are shorted out....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo receiver switching to protect mode, leaky capacitors, output transistor
leaky capacitors, output transistor, output amplifier: John, If you take your receiver in for repair, be sure to ask for a written estimate of repair cost. You wouldn t want to invest more than 50% of the cost of a new unit into your GX67 for repair. You may want to shop around and compare prices of new units....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo receiver volume, onkyo tx, output sections
onkyo tx, output sections, receiver volume: Tony, Unless you have a good knowledge of stsreo troubleshooting and fault tracing experience as well as the equipment to do so, your best bet is to take your unit to a repair shop to be checked out. If after taking your stereo to a repair shop and they give...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo remote suddenly stopped working ?, kenwood ar, cell phone camera
kenwood ar, cell phone camera, blub: It is possible that the infra-red receiver within the kenwood is faulty. These are known for having bad solder connections. The receiver is a 3-pin piece usually within a small metal box. It will be toward the front of the amp. Try resoldering the connections...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo Sound Problems, gauge speaker wire, loud passages
gauge speaker wire, loud passages, speaker connectors: Matthew: You are working with really old, but really good, products. If the speakers are both cutting out at the same time it probably is not a speaker that is at fault. But to be sure, spend a little time with your ear really close up to each speaker...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo Speaker Feedback, electronic supply stores, sony surround system
electronic supply stores, sony surround system, variable resistor: It is usually caused by worn and dirty elements inside the volume control. This potentiometer is a variable resistor and the volume is changed by a little wiper blade that sweeps around the carbon resistive element when you rotate the volume control. The...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo Speaker problems, power transistors, harmon kardon
power transistors, harmon kardon, speaker wiring: Chris, Turn the set off immediately. You may have a shorted speaker or speaker wire on the bad side. After you have unplugged the power cord, do this: ONE: At the back of the amp, disconnect one pair of speakers, leaving one pair still hooked up....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo speakers through DVD player, fisher ca, phono inputs
fisher ca, phono inputs, playback system: Plug the dvd audio into the same inputs as the cd player and see if it does not sound the same when playing a cd. Idea is to identify where the problem lies. For example on some of the old sets that have phono inputs the sound is for magnetic cartridges...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo/speakers problem, output transistors, onkyo tx
output transistors, onkyo tx, stereo speakers: It is going into overload. Can be caused from speaker shorts, speaker wire shorts, dry silicon grease on the output transistors and others. Try disconnecting one of the speakers and see if it is okey with just one being driven. Then switch to the other...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo speakers, stereo speakers, volume knob
stereo speakers, volume knob, speaker wire: Carl, I don t know how fiddly and technical you are but if I was having this problem I would buy a can of contact cleaner and try and open up some screws to reach for the inside mechanism of the volume knob, spray the contact cleaner and with the system powered...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo system, sony mhc, educated guess
sony mhc, educated guess, shelf system: See page 19 of your owners manual for an explanation of the relay function; it has to do with recording both sides of a cassette. If this indication is showing on your display it merely means you have it selected for a recording function. It may also be...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereo/ TV - no sound from stereo speakers, external amplifier, external speakers
external amplifier, external speakers, stereo speakers: No, you cannot connect external speakers unless the tv has an audio output spigget! Actually, you can, but you must go inside the set and cut up the circuit board and add components to it, etc. In other words it is an engineering job and not for the faint...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stereos, rca rs2600, mechanical vibration
rca rs2600, mechanical vibration, voice coils: Jenni, Yes. First, it is an RCA. In my opinion, they are poorly designed and not reliable nor very well designed. Secondly, there may be a microphonic condition that, when the speakers get loud enough, the mechanical vibration from the speakers themselves...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sticky radio buttons, vertical mode, radio head
vertical mode, radio head, sticky stuff: Yes. ONE: If the buttons are removable - like so many of them are - remove the face plate and wash in water; but let it dry for several days before you put it back on. TWO: If the buttons are permanently attached to the front of the radio, then you must...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Strange pink and green video noise on most ( but not all) inputs, software corruption, panasonic web
software corruption, panasonic web, rca inputs: Well, Panasonic is pretty good about customer care. For problems like this I always recommed a total reset of the internal electronic codes. Just unplug the power cord frm the power line and leave it disconnected for at least 4 hours. If that does not...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Strange pink and green video noise on most ( but not all) inputs, rca inputs, panasonic ct
rca inputs, panasonic ct, component inputs: ok first thing to try is unplug the tv while it is on and leave it unplug for 5 mins, then try it again. 2nd unplug all inputs leave nothing hooked to the tv. then try just 1 thing at a time. i want to be sure nothing outside the tv is causing some weird problem....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Strange Static Sequence on Zenith TV, zenith tv, rf tuner
zenith tv, rf tuner, staticy: Thanks for the feedback. The whack test is easy to perform. It is more than therapy. Did you know there are over 5,000 connection points in a typical receiver? Many of them were completed during manufacturing automation processes and others are inside...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Strange sound fron a Sony TV, sony wega tv, horizontal deflection
sony wega tv, horizontal deflection, sony authorized repair: Lucy, This is a fine set. It should give you many more years of service; however, most experts suggest after about 4 years you consider very carefully and serious repair expenses that would challenge the investment in a new set. The high pitched whine...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stuck in demo mode, demo mode, conventional mode
demo mode, conventional mode, model pc: Yes, I have had this same question before from Fisher/Sanyo owners. The last one was cured by reseting the internal software codes. This is done by unplugging the set and leaving it disconnected for at least 4 hours or overnight. Then, it will start up...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stuck video cassette, tv vcr dvd combo, flat screen tv
tv vcr dvd combo, flat screen tv, pinch rollers: If it is a software hangup (most newer vcrs are software driven) then a reset will release it. Just unplug the line cord of the vcr and leave it unplugged for 30 minutes. If the reset does not clear it you may have more serious troubles. The pinch rollers...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stuck video, tv vcr combo, model number
tv vcr combo, model number, gears: Hello Kate, If you or someone you know is capable of taking the combo unit apart, The tape can be removed by turning the loading gears in reverse to back the tape out of the deck assembly. Do not pry on any thing or you will make the repair too costly for...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stuff, digital audio cable, compatible cables
digital audio cable, compatible cables, bbs system: Frank, Welcome back. Tell me, how is that Cyberhome 300 player? I have a similar cheapy, but a different brand, and it works just fine - paid $28 for it. I view dvd players as throw-aways if they don t work right or if you don t like what they do, just...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Stylus concern., audio technica, linear style
audio technica, linear style, tonearm: Yes, those AT are fine. They are middle class cartridges of good sound. They will be hard to wear out the stylus - and I doubt if you can find replacements for them anyway. The adjustment is very easy. Just turn the counterbalance on the back end of the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Subwoofer goes to standby, yamaha htr 5790, velodyne vx 10
yamaha htr 5790, velodyne vx 10, crossover point: SW should be connected to line output, not input. To be exact, an output from the receiver goes to the input of the subwoofer. Then you must select the right crossover point. Velodyne is great woofer. You will be the best bass shaker on the block with...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Subwoofer, exorcisim, transistor
exorcisim, transistor, amp: hello Kevin i would have to assume that its a powered sub woofer then its possible that a output ic or transistor could be failing or triggering it to fire if its not a powered and its disconnected and still making rumbling sounds then consier...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sudden TV shut off when playing VCR, casette tapes, panasonic tv
casette tapes, panasonic tv, screen voltage: Hi Vincent there is no model number so can not tell you much however its a shut down that is happening it could be from a few things including the power supply to screen circuit in the TV your VCR has nothing to do with it more like a spike in the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Suddenly shaky image, dish network receiver, electrolytic caps
dish network receiver, electrolytic caps, jvc tv: Answer Yes, this set is too old to justify any serious expenditure of moola. The problem is most likely a couple of bad electrolytic caps in the power supply. You may be able to replace them by yourself if you are electronically literate; know how to...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Surge Protector, sharp aquos lcd tv, aquos lcd tv
sharp aquos lcd tv, aquos lcd tv, lightning arrestor: The short answer to the tech is horse pucky. The surge protector will only help to prevent surges coming through the power lines. It won t effec the signal as it is not in the signal path. There should be a lightning arrestor setup between the dish and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Surge suppression, line conditioning, and the meaning of life, digital cable box, vcr dvd player
digital cable box, vcr dvd player, line spikes: First, you must know about the power line and power provider in your area and how their lines behave in stormy weather, etc. If you are in a good area and have not had power failures, brownouts and other problems, then you may not need surge protection at...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Suround sound Bass producing loud hum, subwoofer amplifier, electrolytic capacitor
subwoofer amplifier, electrolytic capacitor, amplifier input: Here is the troubleshooting guide for you: ONE: Disconnect the cable going to the subwoofer amplifier input. If the hum goes away, it means the hum is either coming from the preamp or the cable connecting it has gone open - lost its ground. If the hum...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Surround Sound, pioneer speakers, sony speakers
pioneer speakers, sony speakers, amp sound: Sure, go ahead. But you must have a surround receiver, of course. If you don t have a sub, then just ignore the sub connections on the receiver/amp. Sound quality may be suspect with different speakers, but if balanced properly and set to your satisfaction...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Surround Sound-House Ceiling Speakers, left hand corner, ceiling speakers
left hand corner, ceiling speakers, tv panasonic: This set DOES have stereo audio output phono jacks on the back of the set. These must be connected by cables to the input of the receiver, just like the previous tv. Go to this site for several color pictures of hookups that would help you with the wiring...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Surround Sound Static, couple of minutes, circuitry
couple of minutes, circuitry, good luck: What puzzles me is that static moved in gradually but the system being on standby doesn t really mean much cause some of the circuitry is still working and an overload coming in with electricity would have still found it s way to the equipment even on standby....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: No Surround Sound on Televison, sound amplifier, sound streams
sound amplifier, sound streams, sound cables: Nathan, It all depends on how the rca unit is wired. Some of the cheaper surround sound do not give multi speaker output when fed by a mono or stereo source. AND: Furthermore, the surround sound will probably not help your grandfather hear better; in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Surround Sound Trouble, channel amplifier, alan morgan
channel amplifier, alan morgan, venturer: Alan, The venturer system is self contained. It does not depend upon the television for its audio; it depends only on the audio signal feeding it. If you are playing a dvd disc it will play it exactly as it was before in the previous system; nothing has...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Surround Sound, volt ohm meter, onkyo receiver
volt ohm meter, onkyo receiver, speaker line: Sue, Yes, wiring can be a problem. Sometimes the wires are too long for the particular receiver. Although Onkyo is a well designed product. The thing to do first of all is to hook up the speakers at near range using just short wiring (any wires will do;...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Surround Speakers Not working, rear surround speakers, sony receiver
rear surround speakers, sony receiver, physical connections: Tony, It sounds a bit touchy!! If you relate the problem to the physical connections, depending on what shape and size they are, see if you can redo them, also if wires are removable try and swap them between front and rear (actually if front and rear...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Surround sound wiring, sony surround sound system, wiring connections
sony surround sound system, wiring connections, copper wire: Gene, You confused me so I will answer generally: This is what they call 4.1 Simply meaning 4 distributed speakers and 1 woofer and these 4 should connect to front and rear, left and right. Wire polarity won t make a difference if you follow + to + and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Surround sound, sony home theater, sony home theater system
sony home theater, sony home theater system, switching ic: Since you have 2 issues with this unit i would Go with a bad cpu or a volume control/switching ic. If the unit is less than year old you can have it fixed under warranty. over a year check the flat rate repair price on sony s web site. on this type...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Surround not working, replacement speakers, speaker unit
replacement speakers, speaker unit, defective unit: It is most likely the speaker unit that has failed. Can you switch the speaker with another speaker that you know to be good? Then you will know; if another speaker works fine on that same wire, then you have your answer. You can get replacement speakers...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: SV2000 WV20V6 problems..., vcr dvd player, vcr section
vcr dvd player, vcr section, dvd vcr combo: You have a bad sensor in the machine or the LED is bad. This is not something you want to attempt. First of all the entire unit will need to be dis-assembled. The parts are probably only a few bucks, but getting to them is not easy. Any possiblity this...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: SVideo input for ColorTrak Plus, buying a new tv, rf cable
buying a new tv, rf cable, kmart: You should be able to switch to video from the front panel, but, true, some sets require the remote operation for that function. Why don t you purchase a remote from Walmart or Kmart. If you get a good one (they cost about $10 - $15) they will have the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania 13, volume button, ebay
volume button, ebay, electronic product: tlc, Yes, that is the problem with buying sight - unseen. Of course, something could have happened during shipment; one never knows. But, your story can be repeated innumerable times; I hear it regularly from those who have purchased used electronic...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania 13, vertical amplifier, horizontal deflection
vertical amplifier, horizontal deflection, batavia ny: You have just found the cure for the rascal. No problem in leaving out the screw. I think you are right. You have added to the already growing number of my correspondents who are finding similar problems with their tv sets. Congratulations. Hope the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania 27 tv/dvd/vcr combo 3 years old, tv dvd vcr combo, sylvania 27 tv
tv dvd vcr combo, sylvania 27 tv, vcr tape: This set is made by Funai. They are pretty good manufacturer. If you have lost the manual you can find it at: http://www.sylvaniaconsumerelectronics.com/pdf/om/6727FDE.pdf The manual is very good and has detailed procedures on how to set up every...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania 32" T.V. white lines across, funai corporation, funai corp
funai corporation, funai corp, sylvania model: Sorry to hear. Sylvania used to be a very good brand; then it was bought out by General Telephone; then later by Philips and now it is a private brand with products made by Funai Corp, a Japanese company. The reliability has not been so good for them -...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania 42" Plasma ED, pixel squares, sylvania 42 plasma
pixel squares, sylvania 42 plasma, plasma tv: Wasn t it this way when you pruchased it new? I think so. This is probably the nature of the set; could be some adjustment in the black level. But, you must realize the black is a combination of the other colors in groups of pixels. So, up close you will...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania 42" plasma monitor freezes up, sylvania 42 plasma monitor, cyberhome dvd players
sylvania 42 plasma monitor, cyberhome dvd players, monster cables: ONE: you can try a hard reset, but don t expect too much. I give it only a 20% chance. TWO: If you can return it to the retailer I would highly recommend that pathway. THREE: If you cannot return it, get it into warranty right away. Sylvania sets...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania DVD/VCR Combo Makes Clicking Noise And DVDs Won't Play!, sylvania dvd vcr combo, dvd vcr combos
sylvania dvd vcr combo, dvd vcr combos, invisible particles: Sylanvia is not a good brand for reliability in my experience. The clicking sound means the error correction system has maxed out and the signal has been lost; going back to the beginning of the disk means the electronics gave up trying to read the disk....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania SRD 3900 Problems, srd3900, seperate units
srd3900, seperate units, combo deck: Hi Bill, User Error !! Give ma a break! Take it back to them and get a new one or your money back and buy seperate units. If you put a tape in a VCR and hit Play it s supposed to play whether it is hooked up right or not. You may not get a picture...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania sst4272 game button on remote, sylvania model, game input
sylvania model, game input, game function: PS: What more do you need to know? Please ask if there is more information you seek. Did I not give the exact answer to your question? Please advise me. C Probably you will need to find one that has the game function button on the remote. The...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania Top 1/4 picture missing, electronic hobbyist, vertical amplifier
electronic hobbyist, vertical amplifier, deflection amplifier: It could be related to the PIP funcion, but I doubt it. I suspect the problem is a sick vertical deflection amplifier. And, furthermore, I suspect it is either a bad connection surrounding the output transistor or the transistor itself. Do the whack...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania TV to Philips dvd/vcr, sylvania tv, instruction booklets
sylvania tv, instruction booklets, dvd vcr combo: Carley, Assuming that your TV has got an AV input (yellow for video and white and red for stereo audio so they call it Audio-Video) so assuming that your TV has AV input and knowing that your DVD-VCR combo does have AV out, it should be as simple as connecting...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania TV Remote initial setup, sylvania tv, cable box
sylvania tv, cable box, initial setup: Power the TV from the wall not the cable box. When the TV is turned off, a portion remains on (this is what allows the remote to work). Also, this state is required to retain any of the setups that are done. There is an internal battery to take care of...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania TV remote troubleshooting, sylvania brand, sylvania tv
sylvania brand, sylvania tv, software corruption: You have checked all the right things. ONE: Try a hard reset. If there is a software corruption in the IR receiver the reset will correct it. Merely unplug the power cord for at least 4 hours. Then power up again and see what happens. TWO: If the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania TV/VCR/ac/dc, sylvania tv, voltage spikes
sylvania tv, voltage spikes, tv vcr: What was the appliance plugged into the same cord? Appliances have back emf that creates big voltage spikes. They should never be used on an extension cord of any kind. But, I doubt if the picture tube would have been damaged. More likely the power...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania TV/VCR Combo, tv vcr combo, sylvania tv
tv vcr combo, sylvania tv, 13 tv vcr combo: Well, the repair will cost you more than $40 if you take it in for service! You may be able to do something to improve it, but you will have to become a student of the mechanism. To learn about the various actions that you may take on your own I am...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania TV/VCR Combo, tv vcr combo, vcr section
tv vcr combo, vcr section, sylvania tv: Karen, Unless you have experience with the mechanics of VCR deck operations, your best bet is to have someone who knows combo units take a look at the unit. You may want to take a look inside the unit in the VCR section opening just in case you have any toddlers...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania TV/ VCR Remote, vcr dvd player, sylvania tv
vcr dvd player, sylvania tv, tv vcr: Since you are certain it is not a problem with the remote function, it is most likely the IR (InfraRed) receiver inside the set is defective. It could be the IR diode itself or the electronics that decodes the pulsed signal that is sent by the remote. Repair...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania tv won't come back on, factory default settings, floor model tv
factory default settings, floor model tv, sylvania model: Ana, ONE: Reset by unplugging the power cord from the wall outlet for 4 hours. When you plug it back in the internal software will come to the factory default settings. It may help, but I doubt it. TWO: The whacking test may be more productive. If,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania VHS/DVD DVC850C, laser diode, poor reliability
laser diode, poor reliability, optical pickup: ONE: Reset the internal soft codes. Unplug the power cord and leave it unplugged for a minium of 30 minutes. Then power up again. TWO: The lens is the little button looking mechanism that reads the surface of the disc. So, look where the disc inserts...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Sylvania won't come on, a103, ohmmeter
a103, ohmmeter, naked eye: Eric, ONE: Check for power. Plug a lamp into the same outlet the big screen is plugged into to verify there is power. If not, you may have a breaker open in your main house power panel. TWO: Check the line cord; wiggle the two ends where the wire...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Symphonic DVD/VCR Combo WF803 failure, micro particles, symphonic dvd vcr combo
micro particles, symphonic dvd vcr combo, q tip: It is either: *Weak laser diode *Defective digital decoder *Very dirty lense (clean it with a cotton q-tip by flicking it over the top of the lense a few times to knock off the micro particles that have thrown the laser beam out of focus) *Optical picku...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Symphonic DVD/VCR combo, symphonic dvd vcr combo, video head
symphonic dvd vcr combo, video head, head assembly: Jack, The problem may be that the video head is very dirty or the tape isn t wrapping all the way around the video head assembly. Try removing the top cover and inserting a tape to play it and SEE what the tape is doing. If the tape wraps around the video...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Symphonic TVCR, tvcr, adn
tvcr, adn, flap: It sounds like you have a short and the unit,possibly could be more but definitely sounds like a short,the only thing I really can suggest is that if you know somebody who works on electronics you may want to check adn take it to them,otherwise you will probably...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Symphonic tv/vcr combo, tv vcr combo, symphonic tv
tv vcr combo, symphonic tv, capacitors: Bena, Your combo unit has either a power supply problem or a fault with the sensors that is causing the unit to shut down. Most likely, the power supply is at fault. I have found on many of these models that capacitors in the power supply will become leaky...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Symphonic VCR/DVD WF803, symphonic vcr, vcr dvd combo
symphonic vcr, vcr dvd combo, local shop: Hi Barbara, The local shop was right. Getting parts will cost about $70.00 and the labor to install it would be about the same. Symphonic (Funai) is almost impossible to get parts for. They make VCR s for almost all of the companies these days and most...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Syntax Olevia LT27HVX, video signal processor, syntax olevia lt27hvx
video signal processor, syntax olevia lt27hvx, bugger: I think this is a defective video signal processor and you should wait for the replacement. If it were something simple the factory would have told you about it. It will require major IC replacement and alignments. Congratulations to your set manufacturer...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Two ?'s: HDTV and Turntable, samsung txn3075whf, second floor apartment
samsung txn3075whf, second floor apartment, incompatibility problem: ONE: I would suggest you try the composite inputs - analog video and analog audio - to see if you get a clean picture. The component video input should be very good; maximum resolution and best color ratios. But, if there is some incompatibility problem...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: samsung 1080i hdtv hcl4715w pico fuses fuse, samsung 1080i, pico fuse
samsung 1080i, pico fuse, 1080i hdtv: replacing the pico fuse will not fix this problem.if it is blown it is because the convergence circuit is bad and needs a repair. replacing the pico fuse without fixing the problem might damage your power supply.if you can solder good and use a meter? let...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: samsung 23-inch lcd tv, samsung lnr238w, hdmi dvi cable
samsung lnr238w, hdmi dvi cable, digital cable box: A typical tv has 2,000 to 3,000 parts inside. Many so small you can barely see them. And millions of transistors inside the several integrated circuits. Therefore, the statistical probability of one or two of them being bad or going bad is very high. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: samsung 54" rear projection, hd television, loud pop
hd television, loud pop, high maintenance: Lost high voltage and/or the main power supply. You must have a service tech come in and make a complete diagnosis. The repairs will be expensive, I must warn you. Could be as high as $400. Hopefully less. It is not something you can fix on your own,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: samsung 55" convergence problem, heat sinks, quality units
heat sinks, quality units, xaa: There may be a bad resistor on the board causing the problem. But, if you replace the whole board you will be alright. Did you apply the heat grease properly so the heat can be dissipated away? Many of the failures after replacement of the STK units is...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: samsung- convergence problem , maybe ??, convergence problem, bottom corners
convergence problem, bottom corners, samsung pcl5415r: you will need a repairman for this. you are right. the convergence circuit is bad and several parts need to be repalaced. a cost of repair will range around 400.00. if you can use a meter and solder very good then you migh can do this. good luck :) let me...