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TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: lines on a pd4225s (mitsubishi), plasma display panel, s video cable
plasma display panel, s video cable, menu boxes: Hello again William. I should have notice the menu being clear when you first posed the question.Then of course it is not the plasma display panel(PDP)YAY!.So what you have is some kind of digital noise in the main picture.Try generating a PIP or POP using...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: lines through tv picture, plasma technology, sony 42
plasma technology, sony 42, floor model: 42 inch could be a plasma technology or LCD. In either case it is likely a problem with the driver board, the voltage regulator feeding the display and driver board, or something in the video processing. In other words it will require some troubleshooting...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: No/little sound watching/recording some channels through VCR, rf connection, samsung dvd v4600
rf connection, samsung dvd v4600, antenna input: First: Check the tv and vcr tuning setup to make sure they are set for cable operation. The on-screen-menu will have a setting for it. (Newer products have auto scan and automatically select the right frequency mode for the channels coming in from either...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: locked tv, parental lockout, jvc tv
parental lockout, jvc tv, shannon: Shannon, I need the make as well as the model. However, most manufacturers have a master code in the owners manual. Look for it in the parental lockout section. Many manufacturers use 6688, so try it. If you don t have the owners manual, you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: loss of audio, rca brand, external amplifier
rca brand, external amplifier, rca input: 1. can it be fixed Any tv can be fixed. It is a question of cost and wisdom. Unfortunately there are no RCA brand projection sets of this age that are worth fixing (unless it is a trivial repair - which this one is not.) 2. are the parts available Probably...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: loss/blinking of picture when viewing dvd's, dirt and grime, compatibility problem
dirt and grime, compatibility problem, intense flash: Thanks for the additional information. Yes, a full minute of being off is much too long for error drop out. And, in the case of error corruption it will usually start at the point of interruption. Since the program appears to continue running while...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: loss of picture with VCR, rca dvd vcr combo, rca dvd players
rca dvd vcr combo, rca dvd players, vcr tape: Hi Susan, If your still getting the RCA sign that says DVD, then DVD player is not switching off. Pull the plug if you have to and see if it goes away. Some of these RCA DVD players had this problem. A regulator goes bad and even thought the power light...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: loss of signal, lightning arrester, lightning storms
lightning arrester, lightning storms, electrical storms: Hello B.Mark, I believe that the lightning storms are your problem. I would check all grounds and possibly drive/install a deeper/better ground rod at the dish location. Also install in the feed cable at the dish a special lightning arrester and install a...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: loss of volume on cirtain channels, diplexor, cable signal
diplexor, cable signal, signal input: Not knowing your system nor the equipment nor the channels that you are having trouble with I can only guess in the dark. If the channels are high numbers, it could be the diplexor filters are too narrow. Can you move the tv in the basement just long enough...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: lost channels, good luck
good luck: this is a bad tuner in the tv.it is common. given the age of the tv i would replace it. i do not see this model in my book so the tuner may not be made anymore. if it is a cost of the part is around 90.00. good luck :) let me know if you need more info...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: lost matrix drive on my panasonic 42-pw3 plasma, technical judgement, secaucus nj
technical judgement, secaucus nj, control circuitry: Of course. These sets are very expensive and are built with new technology and high reliability. They are tested in the Japanese markets before bringing them into the USA and should be very reliable. Panasonic is one of the world s largest makers of all...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: I lost power on my plasma tv.. why?, authorized sony repair, plasma technology
authorized sony repair, plasma technology, repair person: You are right; it is an expensive - and very good tv. Well worth the price of some repair to bring it back to life. With the symptoms you have described it could be any of numerous possibilities. GOOD NEWS: Yes, it can be fixed. BAD NEWS: Probably...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: lost remote, pass word, remote control
pass word, remote control, rca: Tracy, About the only way to access the parental lock out codes is to use either the original remote control, or purchase a new factory remote control for the TV. Unplugging the TV won t reset the lock outs. TOM, T&D ELECTRONICS tdeser@zoominternet.ne...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: lost sound on tv, samsung tv, tv samsung
samsung tv, tv samsung, samsung: on page 40 chapter 4.9 in your owners manual it talks about different stereo settings. one of them is (SAP) make sure this is turned off. i think this will fix your problem. you can get a owners manual here if you do not have one. http://www.samsung.com/support/productsupport/download/index.aspx...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: loud hum out of all speakers, filter capacitor, sound receiver
filter capacitor, sound receiver, mechanical skill: You did not say what kind of product it was and how many speakers/channels it is supporting, but based on the nature of the question I am assuming it to be a stereo or surround sound receiver. When all speakers have a low residual hum coming from all speakers...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: loud humming from big screen TV, philips magnovox, power transformers
philips magnovox, power transformers, projection tvs: Without hearing the sound or having it described in more detail I cannot tell for sure what you are hearing. However, I doubt if replacing the power cord will have any effect on the problem. A high pitched noise can come from various places in the tv;...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: loud noise coming from my receiver, denon avr 485, service ctr
denon avr 485, service ctr, system tv: Hi Kurt it sounds as if its in the amp there are usually relays that open when powered down and on that protect the speakers while the amp stabilizes i would wonder if your protection circuit was working correctly and you possibly have a problem...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: loud pop heard whenever a switch is pressed, repair person, volume knob
repair person, volume knob, playing music: Hello Tom, It sounds to me that the muting circuit isn t working correctly. The muting circuit will turn off the sound output at the very instant that you press any key/button so that you do not hear that popping noise. You may also want to try using a spray...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Does he love me??, boyfriend and girlfriend, friends with benefits
boyfriend and girlfriend, friends with benefits, funniest things: Yes, he likes you. He likes all girls. That s the problem. He is a rover boy and doesn t have what it takes to stick to one romance at a time. Based on your comments he would be one to let go and find another. On the other hand, he may not see the friendship...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Very low signal on ADCOM system, player ads, proper settings
player ads, proper settings, monitor switch: First, check all the cables and connections. Then, check the front panel for proper settings. The symptom you indicate is very like when the tape monitor switch is in the wrong position or the selector switch is to aux when you are feeding in a cd signal....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: lowrance networking, lowrance lms, interface problems
lowrance lms, interface problems, lcx: Jay, Please give me more details as to what you are trying to do. Are you trying or would like to transfer all the way points in the LMS350 to your LCX20? When you say network, are you trying to use both units together. Let me know and I will give you more...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MAGNAVOX 26 LCD TV 26MF231D shuts off, hdtv widescreen, filter cap
hdtv widescreen, filter cap, old timers: Probably a power supply that is overheating and tripping the protection circuit. It will need someone to look inside and take some measurements around the power supply area. For example, if an electrolytic filter cap has shorted down it may be drawing...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MAGNAVOX 32" TV, output transistor, horizontal drive
output transistor, horizontal drive, chassis number: Larry, Any number of faults could cause the horizontal output transistor to fail in a short time. Please give me the complete model number and if you can locate it, the chassis number. With these I can give you some ideas on things to test/replace. One thing...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MAGNAVOX TV NOT TURNING ON?, output transistor, power supply
output transistor, power supply, 3 years: Larry, Due to the size and the weight of this TV, if someone picks it up to take in for service it will cost you more than if you take the TV in for service yourself. The repair charge will also depend on whether the repair shop repairs the main board or...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MAGNAVOX, protection circuits, statistical averages
protection circuits, statistical averages, autotransformer: I would start at the nearest Best Buy or CIrcuit City or your favorite electronics store and start looking for a new set. This set is too old for major repairs; the cost of doing so is not a wise investment since it is so close to it end of life anyway....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MAGNOVOX PROJECTION TV, house call, projection tv
house call, projection tv, high voltage: Yes, it is worth fixing. You are right. Based on your explanation it seems the high voltage has gone caput. Fixing it up will cost less than $200 (plus house call). And that is not a bad investment for 8 years of use. It may not go too much longer,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Macrovision Question, vcr panasonic, panasonic pv
vcr panasonic, panasonic pv, copyguard: Hi Jonathon, There is a way to build the circuit to eliminate the copyguard, but I found that buying the components to do it is the same price as buying one already built (less the case) for about $20.00. If the tape in question doesn t have copyguard,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Maganavox pro TV, frank ayers, e mail
frank ayers, e mail, tv model: 1.it is very hard to say how long i am not sure. could last 6 months or way less. 2. this boards has to be repaired you cannot replace it because they do not make it. in order to do the repair you must be able to solder very good and i will be glad to help...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnasonic T-2050, volt ohm meter, management circuit
volt ohm meter, management circuit, receiver section: I could not find this model on the Magnasonic web site. The closest I could come is MCT - 2008 - which is also a 20 inch set. You can find the manual for this model on their web - which may be similar enough to help you with troubleshooting and remote control...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox, power supply voltages, home remedy
power supply voltages, home remedy, fault conditions: This is a rear projection set. I think it is getting quite old. The loss of video is usually a sign of the high voltage section failing. Also, some power supply voltages are slipping - which caused the dark picture. Something in the circuitry is loading...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 20' Smartseries, soldering iron, eeprom
soldering iron, eeprom, menu options: Hello Adam Sounds like a corrupted EEPROM in the TV.Try unplugging the set,maybe all day while your at work,and see if that fixes the trouble.If not you will need to order the EEPROM and have someone handy with a soldering iron,you or someone else,replace...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 20" shuts off by itself, deflection amplifier, serise
deflection amplifier, serise, star model: Something is triggering the protection circuit. This circuit is detecting a shorted condition somewhere within the several sections of the tv. Most likely are power supply, high voltage or deflection amplifier failures. The cost of repair may be as much...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 25" TV Menu Problems, philips universal remotes, likley
philips universal remotes, likley, menu buttons: Hi Carrie it sounds like you have a problem in the tv those little philips universal remotes are the cats meow they work most sets well geting back to your problem it sounds to me like it might be a double eprom issue but try this and then...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 25E501-00AA Programming, channle 7, fine tune
channle 7, fine tune, hi tim: Hi Tim, The remote won t help. There s an AFT coil on the chassis that needs to be tuned or replaced. Hooking cable made for a stronger signal and the coil was mistuned already, but not it s really de-tuned. More of a coincidence than anything else....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 27 inch tv's picture is scrambled, 27 inch tv, service mode
27 inch tv, service mode, consumer reports magazine: http://myweb.accessus.net/~090/how2adj.html#5.5 This web site gives instructions on how to enter into the service mode. Once in there, depending on your model and how old it is (you did not give this information) you can find the vertical and/or horizontal...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 27" loses picture and sound, rainbow of colors, sound mod
rainbow of colors, sound mod, normal 8: Matt, Sorry for the delay; allexpert site has been down. The set has gone into protection. ONE: Try (I give it a 15% chance) a hard reset. Merely unplug the power cord for 4 hours. Then try again. TWO: If the reset does not help you will need a...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 27" XK5556-CH04 Chassis 27P1-01 No vertical deflection, serveral weeks, vertical deflection
serveral weeks, vertical deflection, free schematics: Chris, There are many parts in the vertical deflection system; from the electronic wave shaping and amplifier driver to the deflection coils. The folding over at the top of the screen can be from the output transistor (or IC) or a shorted turn in the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 27MS4504/17, magnavox 27ms4504, standard tv
magnavox 27ms4504, standard tv, channel 3: Do you get sound when playing the VCR through channel 3 or 4? If so, you should get sound from the other channels as well. I m a bit confused here. The other inputs (AV) go through a slightly different pathway, so it makes a bit of sense that these would...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 27MT3305/17, crt tv, tv cabinet
crt tv, tv cabinet, loudspeaker: Without seeing I cannot be sure, but based on your explanation it seems you have a magnetization problem. The reason it seems to go away when you turn the set off and back on is because all crt tv sets have a built in degaussing coil; that removes it but...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 27MT5005D/37, factory warranty, diagnostic code
factory warranty, diagnostic code, tv power: I don t know the Magnavox/Philips diagnostic code and don t have time to look it up today, but you can google it and see if you can catch any interpretation from it. But, this is an overcurrent indication and something is triggering the protection system....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox, magnavox tv, receiver module
magnavox tv, receiver module, loose wire: I would have to know more to give you a fair idea. For example, can you move it out of a/v from the front panel? Does it work when a vcr or dvd is played through that a/v input? Yes, do a hard reset. Also, give it the whacking routine to see if some...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 32", voltage measurements, guilty party
voltage measurements, guilty party, power supply: It is probably the protection circuit in activation. The problem may very well be the power supply but it is just as likely to be something shorted down in one of the many other sections. So, I suggest you have it looked at by a tech who can take voltage measurements...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 32 inch, average life span, electrolytic caps
average life span, electrolytic caps, eternal peace: Well, first it is a Magnavox. (In the trade, they are sometimes called a Maggot Box, but that is totally unfair; they are made by Thompson, a French Company, and while not the most reliable in the business, are just okey sets.) Secondly, it is 8 years...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 32" issues, power supply voltage, voltage measurements
power supply voltage, voltage measurements, scary scenario: Something is dragging down the main power supply voltage - hence the low picture brightness - and hence the current being just enough to trigger the protection circuit which turns the set off. There are many possibilities. Could be a power supply problem...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 32' Television, output transistor, large screen tv
output transistor, large screen tv, larry myers: Hello Larry, It s possible that the transistor has shorted out again. On many of these large screen TV s you can not use a substitute transistor for the horiz output transistor. The only transistor that I always use is the original part number. If the repair...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 32", tv repair shop, buying a new tv
tv repair shop, buying a new tv, maganavox: this is common on this model. it is some parts in the high voltage circuit that go bad. the cost of repair is around 200.00. but you are right this is too much to put into this model. it is not a good model and would just break again good luck :) let me...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 42, high voltage system, average life expectancy
high voltage system, average life expectancy, 42 tv: Consumer reports, with which I concur, recommends that a set of this size be replaced rather than repaired if it is over 4 years of age. The reasons are because of increasing cost of repair and decreasing cost of new sets. But there is another factor that...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 45" projection tv, high voltage power, high voltage power supply
high voltage power, high voltage power supply, board drivers: You are lucky to have a Magnavox that old that is still working. The problem could be: A) Tired projection tubes. Replacement is very, very expensive; probably more than the cost of a new projection set of equal value. B) Video board drivers out...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 46 inch no picture, output transistor, self fix
output transistor, self fix, flyback transformer: Hi Joey, Coolant replacement runs about $250.00. Most likely the horizontal output transistor is shorted on the large signal or main board and possibly the flyback transformer is bad. I d probably charge about $400.00 for this repair, but considering...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 50, dark streak, hi tommy
dark streak, hi tommy, screen image: Hi Tommy id almost think that something like moisture between the lenses or some kind of contamination there if its something you have just got id call and find a authorized servicer and see if they can help let me know how you make out hope...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: My Magnavox, exact model number, output transistor
exact model number, output transistor, flyback transformer: There are a number of reasons for this behavior. If you have any experience with soldering, I would first check the board for bad solder joints. Resolder the joints on the Flyback transformer, the horizontal output transistor and the vertical IC. Start...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 55" Big Screen TV, house call, tv television
house call, tv television, fee structure: Hard to tell, but it doesn t sound good. It will require some investigation; measurements inside to tell for sure. My guess it is a complex failure involving either the convergence system and its power supply or both. Repairs of this kind are expensive;...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 55 inch projection tv, inch projection tv, high voltage
inch projection tv, high voltage, screen tv: The protection circuit has taken control. This is like a fuse; it measures the amount of current being drawn by any one of the several sections of the tv. When it detects excessive current from a shorted condition it goes into action and shuts down the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 55" Picture Problem, setup features, service mode
setup features, service mode, actual image: ANSWER: I don t recommend you purchase used tv sets unless you have checked them out thoroughly in advance. This means turning it on and watching the picture for at least one hour; then going through the osd and checking out all the setup features, etc....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 55P8288, blink blink, chassis model
blink blink, chassis model, carpet on the floor: Time to look for a new TV. When you took it outside you inadvertently knocked the convergence wayout of whack so it will take a tech about a hour 1/2 just to get it looking good again. Also it sounds like it was a intermittent problem at first and that leads...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 55P8288, led light, rear projection
led light, rear projection, good luck: this is a common problem on this model. you have a (SSB) BOARD going bad. this part is about 350.00 just for the part.plus 200. 00 labor. not sure i would have this one repaired. we are having a lot of these boards go bad again in 6 minths or less and the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 60'' color problems, service mode, color balance
service mode, color balance, burry: Brett, Have you tried adjusting the color balance controls? Just go into the OSD and adjust the color and contrast, etc. to get a good picture. If you cannot get enough range from the menu controls, go to this web site: http://myweb.accessus.net/~090/how2adj.html#5.5...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox 60inch projection, blue haze, initial diagnosis
blue haze, initial diagnosis, magnavox tv: Yes, it could be the cooling liquid that is getting into the screen area. And, yes, Magnavox does have these kinds of problems. I would need to see the screen/picture in order to give a more detailed diagnosis. However, I have no reason to doubt the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox Big Screen TV, squeeze bottle, picture tubes
squeeze bottle, picture tubes, lens assemblies: MH, The picture tubes use a cooling fluid, not an INK. They are fairly easy to refill by using a squeeze bottle of cooling fluid. The tubes don t actually hold the cooling fluid inside them, rather the front lens assemblies on the tubes hold the cooling fluid....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox Big Screen, picture tubes, picture tube
picture tubes, picture tube, windex: Hi Linda, The picture getting lighter, or it appears you are viewing it through fog is due to dust or dirt either on the lense or inside the lense coolant Unplug the set. Take the back cover off. There may be a wooden board that you have to pull out...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox big screen hazy & bad color, friend of a friend, playroom
friend of a friend, playroom, electronic products: RULE NUMBER ONE: Never buy any used electronic products unless they are proved to be working perfectly - and I mean perfectly. I have found from long years experience that if a set is being sold it is usually because it does not work satisfactorly........

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox black box, factory default settings, programming code
factory default settings, programming code, closed captioning: Yes, I get this problem from time to time only relating to Maganavox sets. It is an advertising window used when they are on display in a store, etc. Like you, I can never remember the code used on the remote to disable it. You may be able to get rid...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox control function loss, volume control button, button panel
volume control button, button panel, panel buttons: well i will tell you remote problems can be a real pain to track down. it could be in the panel board, but could also be several other parts in the tv. it is odd you are having problems manual also. the button panel is a good place to start and would not cost...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox control loss, volume control, notches
volume control, notches, culprit: Hello Darlene, It is possible that the remote sensor in the TV is going bad. These sensors may be located on the front control circuit board , or it may be located inside the display area behind the screen on a small bracket. If the sensor is mounted on the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox - Distorted Picture, home remedy, short periods
home remedy, short periods, camera angle: Frank, You are one of the lucky Magnavox owners; most of them don t last so long! It is not recommended, as a general rule, to repair any brand of this age and size. This ailment is a serious one and is not in the home remedy class. It will take a...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox DVD Play-Sound/No Picture, disc dvd player, two choices
disc dvd player, two choices, video output: Becky, Yes, since you have tried it on a different tv and still no picture (I am assuming you have all the right buttons pushed - and if you are getting audio, that is more sure) then the video output is defective. You have two choices; buy another combo...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox DVD/VCR, magnavox dvd vcr, blank side
magnavox dvd vcr, blank side, video heads: Hello again Amy I would suspect you have clogged video heads.I assume you have tried a head cleaner.If this hasn t worked their is an old technician trick which saves SOME heads,not all.You can take a linen business card and while the VCR is playing a tape,apply...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox dvd player, decoder board, laser assembly
decoder board, laser assembly, wet type: Jeff, Poor quality DVD s or DVD s that were recorded on computers can sometimes work in one DVD player but not others. With the screen going back and forth from good to blue screen it may be due to a failing or out of adjustment digital decoder board, however...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox flat screen-fat blue lines on picture, vertical deflection, closed caption
vertical deflection, closed caption, system overhaul: Do a hard reset; this is done by unplugging the line cord for 4 hours or more, then retry. If the hard reset does not get rid of the lines go into the on screen menu and make sure you have all the settings correct; especially, make sure the closed caption...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox function loss, control button down, volume control button
control button down, volume control button, control panel buttons: Hi Darlene, First of all, to reset a TV, you need to unplug it for about 5 minutes to reset it. Secondly, these Magnavox sets did have problems with the control panel buttons sticking but the only way to be sure is to have it checked at a local shop....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox MT2501/C121, cable connection, video input
cable connection, video input, convertor: I m not familiar with this specific model, so I ll list the two ways to connect a DVD to any model below: 1) DVD to Video input using Red/White/Yellow RCA style cable. 2) DVD to RF Converter (using Red/WH/YEL) followed by RF convertor to TV using standard...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox Piece of Crap!!!, antenna cable, piece of crap
antenna cable, piece of crap, magic combo: Yes, this problem keeps coming up on Magnavox sets. And there seems to be different approaches to removing the ad block. The hard reset which you have already tried will correct some models and the button pushing routine will do others. I had one owner...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox Projection HELP!!!, projection screen tv, neighborhood high school
projection screen tv, neighborhood high school, power circuits: I think you have three options: ONE: Get a good expert tech into the home to do a diagnostic and find out exactly and precisely what needs to be done. It will be the most expensive choice. TWO: Find a tech in your neighborhood; high school student,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox Projection Problem (tubes ?), home remedy, focus problem
home remedy, focus problem, three colors: It is a convergence and focus problem. It could be all electronic or mechanical (if it has been dropped or somehow knocked the two tubes out of whack). The only way is to have a trained tech fix it up. It is NOT a home remedy type problem. You will have...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox Projection Tv problems, inch projection tv, mirrow
inch projection tv, mirrow, tv problems: Matt, You may want to try removing the screen and looking at the lenses on the tubes and the mirrow/s. If the tubes are low on coolant you will be able to see this by looking into the front of the tubes. A good cleaning of the lenses and mirrow/s may make...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox PTV Mod.FP5210W103 CH.PTV 615-AH01 Mfd.-1994 Problem....No HV..?, flyback transformer, ptv
flyback transformer, ptv, ringback: You cannot disconnect anything from the circuits or it will disrupt the time constant and throw the high voltage flyback action out of ringback. But I would say that you definitely have a bad flyback transformer coil. They are very commonly defective -...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox projection color problem, blues and greens, fungas
blues and greens, fungas, reservior: this is very common as the set gets older. this set has three projection guns in it. red blue green. each one of these has a reservoir on the front of it. this reservior is filled with a fluid. this fluid keeps the tube cool. over time it growes a fungas in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox projection TV, home remedy, pink spot
home remedy, pink spot, pink color: Pink means it is not one of the projection guns alone. To get the pink color, all three of the guns must be contributing in order to get that color. The spot in the middle is troublesome. The convergence could be the culprit as well as the video driving...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox projection tv, tv model, projection tv
tv model, projection tv, coolant: Yes, low fluid will allow heat build up which will alarm the thermal protection system. You can try a reset, but if the fluid level is low you should get that fixed first. There could be other things wrong, also. Do a reset by unplugging the tv for...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox projection tv malfunction, frank ayers, crt projection tv
frank ayers, crt projection tv, phillips magnavox: HI Frank you could get a remanufactured board and exchange it for around 350 to 400 or get a schematic and order parts and go through the board and get it going you might spend 100 to 300 just depending what you end up putting in the unit as to fixing...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox projection tv - sound, but no picture, flybacks, tv sound
flybacks, tv sound, flyback: hi randy id look in the area of the large signal board that will be the one with the flyback and power supply and deflection circuits on it to your right flybacks are known to fail on these models as well as a high voltage leak was the set...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox projection tv, rear projection tv, adjustment options
rear projection tv, adjustment options, color bars: Kaye, Are you sure that this TV is a rear projection TV? A 37 TV May be a direct view (picture tube)TV. To determine what may be causing the color problem you will need either a VCR or a DVD with a color bar test pattern tape or disc. When playing the color...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox RJ8530 AK03, buying a new tv, power relay
buying a new tv, power relay, repairman: The set didn t start because it detected a problem and shut itself down. Bypassing the relay, you forced it to start, thus the burned resistor. I ll have to try and find the service manual for this model, but it really isnot worth spending any money. Odds...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox RM8530 A 104, life expectancy, philips
life expectancy, philips: Hi Christa you may have a regulation problem in the set your going to have to get a local servicer in your area to help you with it and expect a cost of 500 to 700 philips remanufactured boards are costly and at 14 yrs this set has made it...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox RM8540 A 102, fly back transformer, cold joints
fly back transformer, cold joints, voltage boards: hi Chris you shouldn t have to remove all the components just the ones you suspect and the meter test leads you to believe that is shorted or leaky you can check the cap with a cap meter or sub it most likely a fly back transformer has failed ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox RPTV, water marks, majorly
water marks, majorly, minuts: Yes, it is entirely possible there is some corruption of the board. But, you cannot know until it has been through the drying cycle. You can get the board through a local electronics parts distributor, from the manufacturer and online sites (search using...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox rear projection tv, rear projection tv, mineral oil
rear projection tv, mineral oil, coolant: Daniel, The fluid in the tube housing is a special type of a cooling fluid such as mineral oil. In some cases the fluid can become contaminated and it will cloud up or mold may form on the inside the coolant housing. You may want to order refill fluid from...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox screen turns off sound still on, ac power cord, magnavox tv
ac power cord, magnavox tv, occasionly: Brian, If you wiggle the power cord and the screen lights up, it may be due to a defective connection on the main board. Moving the power cord probably puts pressure on the board which effects the possible defective connection. TOM, T&D ELECTRONICS ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox smart series, local tv stations, broadcast signals
local tv stations, broadcast signals, smart series: Not sure I understand your question. You want to connect an antenna and get off-the-air broadcast signals? Is that right? ONE: Go into the osd and set it for antenna reception instead of cable. TWO: If you have the model number you can get the manual...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox no sound, internal amplifier, headphone jack
internal amplifier, headphone jack, audio selection: Jessie, If you go into the on-screen display there is an audio selection. There must be a menu or on-screen display; all sets have them. Sometimes you can inter it from the front panel. Look for a menu or program or OSD button of some kind. Select that...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox stereo 500 hum, filter capacitors, breaze
filter capacitors, breaze, sharing your expertise: Andrew, Look on the rear cover and on the bottom for the complete model number. First off the scratchy volume control most likely needs to be cleaned with contact/control cleaner available from Radio Shack. As for the noise in the speakers, I wolud think...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox surround sound 1991 TV, flesh tone, female faces
flesh tone, female faces, correct alignment: With your description I cannot tell for sure what your question is. Are you looking for guidance on how to set the color levels and convergence or do you think there is something wrong with the set? Setting color: The best way to set color is to use the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox T.V. problem, volume control button, hotmail
volume control button, hotmail, menu button: The demo feature can be defeated by pusshing the volume up and down buttons on the front panel at the same time and holding them down for a few seconds. The black box can be eliminated by going into the osd and cancelling the closed captioning feature....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TP2782, raster geometry, dual images
raster geometry, dual images, shadow mask: No. Direct view crt type televisions do not have a convergence similar to big screens because of the internal construction of the picture tube being built from the factory; the deflection coils and the focus control. In other words the raster geometry is...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TP3285CI TV shows grey screen, volt dc, grey lines
volt dc, grey lines, magnavox tv: there are several power supplys in the tv one is the main power supply that turns on the tv and runs it. the 2nd is operated off the flyback transformer. it puts out several different voltages. one controls the sound another the vertical and one is the screen...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV - appears dead, deflection, new tv
deflection, new tv, high voltage: Scrap it. There is no set that I know of of this size and age that is worth any repair other than something trivial. Yours is not trivial. Usually, the kind of symptoms you have will result in a major repair such as high voltage flyback transformer or...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV Buzzing, bose 3 2 1, phillips magnavox
bose 3 2 1, phillips magnavox, audio circuits: Mike, This is a common problem that happens when an extra bright image is on a TV screen. basically what happens is that the video signal is bleeding over into the audio portion of the TV signal. A complete alignment of the TV RF/IF circuits may help with...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV Creaks, cb radios, amatuer radio
cb radios, amatuer radio, police radio: Without more detail on the symptoms I can only give an educated guess. I think you have two problems. ONE: The creaking and popping sounds indicate problems with the high voltage or flyback transformer. It could be dirt or dust build up inside the set...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV/DVD/VCR Combo, tv dvd vcr combo, operational settings
tv dvd vcr combo, operational settings, technical investigation: Based on your very thorough tests and checks, you would have uncovered any operational settings. So, I think the service people are correct; it will require technical investigation. Most likely it is a failure of the video processing Integrated Circuit....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV Menu Display, factory default settings, arrow keys
factory default settings, arrow keys, hardware failure: Yes, to all of the above........ but one never knows. The controller IC chip that handles the menu items can either be software corrupted or hardware corrupted. If it is a software matter, a hard reset will take care of it. If it is a hardware failure,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV Model 27E501-00A Flipping, poor signal strength, deflection amplifier
poor signal strength, deflection amplifier, tv model: Duane, It is an old set and you can assume there are many things that are getting ready to fail. The roll is probably caused by a poor signal strength going to the vertical deflection amplifier. The fact that when the picture is dark it is unstable means...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV Model MT2501 C121, electronics department, tv model
electronics department, tv model, dollar tree: You can use a universal remote. They are around $10.00 at almost any store with an electronics department. You can buy one for $1.00 at Dollar Tree that will work with it. Meantime, try a hard reset. This is done by unplugging the power cord for 4 hours...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV model 27mx3404/17, flyback transformer, tv model
flyback transformer, tv model, filament: Since the set will sometimes work, I would suspect bad solder connections somewhere on the board. If you have experience with soldering, resolder the connections around hte flyback transformer and the vertical IC. These are the most common areas for bad...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV needs 5 min to show picture, electrolytic capacitor, amplifier section
electrolytic capacitor, amplifier section, vertical line: This is a power supply problem. It is effecting the horizontal and vertical amplifiers as well as the high voltage. I suspect it is being caused by a weak and leaky electrolytic capacitor in the main power supply (although it could be other problems in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV Picture, vertical deflection, deflection amplifier
vertical deflection, deflection amplifier, loose joints: Yes, a horizontal line means the vertical deflection amplifier has failed. Since the picture came back it is a sure sign there is a loose connection or cold solder joint in the works. If you can keep it going, just don t touch or move the set and it...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV Picture problem, tv repair shop, smart series
tv repair shop, smart series, closed captioning: The closed captioning must be turned off. Somehow it was either intentionally or accidently turned on. You must get into the On-Screen-Display area and switch closed captioning function OFF. I don t think it will need a repair shop; in any event, it...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV Picture, flyback transformer, tv today
flyback transformer, tv today, short circuit: If the set shuts off it means the protection circuit has activated. This is caused by a short circuit somewhere in one of the many sections of the tv. Only a tv tech can get inside and measure the voltages and check waveforms to diagnose where the problem...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV picture, sleep timer, horizontal hold
sleep timer, horizontal hold, wavy lines: Hi Ellen as to your set s problem i would suspect a power supply problem causing your symptom its most likely a capacitor that has opened up and some times running it longer will cause other problems in that area and there are some connections on...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV powers down, philips magnavox, gray bars
philips magnavox, gray bars, brightness control: Hello Dave, It s possible that the brightness control circuit(basically) is running full open causing an overly bright screen? The problem may also be due to something in the horizontal circuit running off frequency. The shut down is caused by the over bright...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV purchased in 1993 42, hi john, s video input
hi john, s video input, projection tv: hi john you have a tuner failure it would have to be rebuilt as there are no new ones available for these models and no model number of course i can not confirm if there still available but if you have a cable or satellite or VCR you can use...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV Reception, philips service, montech
philips service, montech, video inputs: Hello Carl You have whats known as a intermittent tuner.It needs replacing.If your handy with a soldering iron PTS electronics(www.ptsinc.com)will rebuild it for you.Otherwise if you are not particular.Hook a VCR up to one of the video inputs and use that...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV not responding to the remote, ir receiver, ir light
ir receiver, ir light, tv model: When you say older, I am assuming you are not refering to the days of ultrasonic remote. Are you absolutely sure that the second remote you tried will operate that particular set? It could be just as simple as that. On the other hand it is not so common but...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV -Skipped AV channel, now gone, playback device, rca audio cable
playback device, rca audio cable, audio cables: if you have unpluged the set and hooked everything back up and then auto programed it with the source on at av input and it does not reconize it then you will need to get a servicer as there could be service registers that are wrong or a sam bd failing in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV Sound w/ no picture, magnavox tv, harmony in the family
magnavox tv, harmony in the family, tv sound: Depends on what you call resonable. It will be $300 on the outside and $50 on the inside (plus house call charge). This is a serious problem and one of the worst nightmares for a tv owner. It may lead to other failures in the near future. But, a set this...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV screen, high pitch, approximate age
high pitch, approximate age, magnetization: It is caused, in your case, by a failure of the power supply. The power supply has failed and the deguassing current to the coil was interrupted. The color pattern is from magnetization because the deguassing coil has falied. The set is too old...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV shuts off, dirty deed, warmup
dirty deed, warmup, bad news: Bill, The set is not worth fixing. The heat/warmup is causing some excessive current drain after it warms up and the protection circuit cuts in and turns the set off. Now, the problem is finding the problem section. There are about 10 sections, each...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV will not turn on, weather issues, mexico model
weather issues, mexico model, bestbuy: Richard, ONE: It is a Magnavox. Nuff said? They have not been a reliable product over these past few years - in my opinion. TWO: Due to its age it is NOT a candidate for repairs. Reason? Too expensive considering the current worth of the set. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV/VCR won't power on., power supply circuits, magnavox tv
power supply circuits, magnavox tv, ballpark idea: Hi Kelley its possible the set just failed as they get older caps in the power supply circuits become soft and fail or the set may have been a tad to heavy and set down harder than thought and cracked a pc board as to a cost your most likley...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV won't turn on and makes clicking noise, tv magnavox, tv model
tv magnavox, tv model, power button: this sounds like a bad power supply in the tv. a repair cost will cost more than the tv. magnavox tv s are a lower end brand and do not last long. i would invest into a sony. it will cost more but last longer. good luck :) let me know if you need more info...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV won't turn on, model rk, picture tube
model rk, picture tube, model model: Dan, A common problem that I find in many of the magnavox TVs is defective solder connections on many of the parts in the sweep and power supply sections. As far as having a repair shop repair this TV, it depends on the screen size and how much a new similar...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV won't turn off and codes on screen, correct model number, google search
correct model number, google search, google: Tim, I was not able to find this tv model in the Magnavox support page, so I am unable to look up anything on it. However, mostly, these will clear and return to normal working after you have done a hard reset. So, try that and if it does not solve the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV won't turn on and makes clicking noise, output transistor, authorized service center
output transistor, authorized service center, philips magnavox: Hi Meredith, Sorry that the set didn t last longer for you. It sounds like a shorted horizontal output transistor, which could be as much as $80.00 to repair. The set is still under the manufacturer s warranty which is 90 days Labor, 1 year on parts...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox TV, demo mode, volume buttons
demo mode, volume buttons, power buttons: I can t remember the sequence, but it requires two buttons to be pushed at the same time to knock it out of the demo mode. Try pressing the up and down volumes at the same time. If that does not do it, try one of the volume buttons and the power buttons....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox Tv buzzing after 15 minutes, deflection yoke, tv unit
deflection yoke, tv unit, critical component: Hi Melissa, It s got a bad deflection yoke. I used to repair these by removing it and coating it with three heavy coats of clear spray paint, then letting dry over night and reinstalling it. It would be easy if there were no adjustments involved, but...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox Tv, high voltage power, high voltage power supply
high voltage power, high voltage power supply, vertical sweep: Peter, Most likely something in the high voltage power supply has failed. Without the complete model number I can t say if a vertical problem could be shutting down the video. On some TV s if the vertical sweep fails the video will blank out to protect the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox turning off by itself, audio amplifier, free checks
audio amplifier, free checks, kiss of death: Probably, yes. It may be time for a new tv. But first try the old free checks to see if it will bring back any life. FREE ONE: Reset the internal soft codes by unplugging the power cord for 4 hours. That will restart everything inside. FREE TWO:...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox tv, smart window, radio shack
smart window, radio shack, electronics department: First, try a hard reset to see if the manual controls will now operate. To do this, unplug the power cord for 4 hours, then try again. You can buy a replacement remote at any electronics department for $5 and up. Walmart, Kmart, Radio Shack, etc., they...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox tv and remote, magavox, philips magnavox
magavox, philips magnavox, magnavox tv: Hi Stony, Sorry I can t help you with this. I was employed at Philips/Magnavox a few months ago, but they have closed they re doors to all the Factory Service Centers so I no longer have access to the files I would need to help you. Call an authorized...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox tv/vcr combo won't stay on, tv vcr combo, magnavox tv
tv vcr combo, magnavox tv, cassette holder: Mike, On many the TV/VCR combo units the set will shut down if anything is wrong with one of the sensors. On both sides of the cassette holder there are end sensors that will sense when the tape is at the end of travel during rewind or FFwd. In the middle...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox tv vertical deflection, high voltage transformer, 5 legs
high voltage transformer, 5 legs, disc cap: Bob, The part STRF6514 is a voltage regulator IC and NOT the vertical output IC. With the screen collapsed down to one third on the botton, the cause is due to leaky or defective feedback capacitors in the vertical output section. As for the capacitor C423...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox tv, buying a new tv, durabrand
buying a new tv, durabrand, menu mode: As to the current tv. Try a hard reset; it may bring it back to normal. Hard reset is done by unplugging the power cord for 4 hours or more. This will restore all internal soft codes to factory presets. I give it a 50/50 chance of correcting the problems...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox VCR, vcr philips, philips magnavox
vcr philips, philips magnavox, cable usage: The vcr must be reprogrammed. Go to the on-screen menu and set it for the proper antenna or cable choice. If you are using an outside antenna it must be set for antenna. If you are using cable, it must be set for cable usage. The channel frequency assignments...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox VCR has no power, magnavox, power surge
magnavox, power surge, diodes: Hello Mark, Your VCR might have suffered a power surge. The fuse is blowing most likely because the switch transistor in the power supply is shorted out due to a surge. In many cases when I find a VCR power supply with a shorted switch transistor I will also...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox VCR problems, phillips magnavox, composite video cable
phillips magnavox, composite video cable, vcr tv: OK, turn the tv on. turn the vcr on. put the vtv on whatever channel the vcr is set to output on (3 or 4). Play a tape for a second (this puts the vcr into the correct mode). stop the tape. You should see the cable on the tv. If not, tell me more. Does the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox VCR problems, phillips magnavox, composite video cable
phillips magnavox, composite video cable, vcr tv: If the tv has a/v inputs you should be connecting via the composite video cable (yellow) and the two audio cables (red and white). They go from the vcr OUT to the TV IN connections. These are all rca type cables. If the tv does not have a/v inputs and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox VCR, philips magnavox, horiz
philips magnavox, horiz, vcr: Hi Robert, It must be a voltage missing that supplies the display and the RF convertor/Tuner. I would suggest a new VCR. Nothing shows in any of the databases and I have access to the Philips/Magnavox database and there s nothing in there either. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox won't go back to TV Stays on A/V, moving in the right direction, magnavox tv
moving in the right direction, magnavox tv, tv vcr: Push all the buttons and see if you can get it back on tv. I don t know which remote you have, but you can buy a universal remote for a Magnavox tv at the discount stores for $5 to $10. That should do it. Also, you can call your cable company and ask...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox won't turn on., buttom, power supply
buttom, power supply, failure: It s a problem in the power supply. Do you hear a click? that would mean that it is trying to start but is detecting a problem, and then shutting down. No click at all means the power supply itself has a total failure. This would likely be a cheaper fix than...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnavox, storage and memory, daughter board
storage and memory, daughter board, factory defaults: Hard reset is easy; just unplug the power cord from the wall outlet and leave it disconnected for 4 hours. This will totally discharge all storage and memory proms so that when it is powered up it will restore to factory defaults. Depending on size of...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MagnavoxTV/VCR, tv vcr, strange problems
tv vcr, strange problems, record button: Tecie, The unit may be shutting down due to a broken or stretched drive belt. The problem may also be due to a sticking or broken idler assembly. I have also found that defective end sensors can cause all kinds of strange problems. Please contact me direct...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnovox - Screen covered by large black box, google search, exact code
google search, exact code, random entries: Yes, this is a common problem with Magnavox sets. The easiest way to get rid of it is to do a hard reset. Just unplug the power cord for 4 hours and power up again. It should go away. If that does not cure it (the last time I got this question, the hard...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnovox TS2746C, smart decision, video processor
smart decision, video processor, silver color: It is not dead. But, it is dying and soon will be dead for sure! At 7 years of age it could never be a smart decision to repair it. The repair would cost about as much as a new set and then you would be faced with other repairs soon afterwards. Start...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnovox TV Goes Kaplunk, panasonic plasma, investment question
panasonic plasma, investment question, factory defaults: Ted, Yes, Magnavox sets of this age are prone to failure. The problem is something that trips the protection circuit and it immediately shuts OFF the power ON relay. Try resetting the set: Unplug the power cord for 4 hours. That will cause it to replenish...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Magnovox TV, demonstration mode, tv magnavox
demonstration mode, tv magnavox, volume buttons: Mark, You should be on the sales team for Magnovox. You know, this is about the 10th complaint we have gotten about Magnavox sets that do that. There is a code that you enter into the remote that will kill that, but I can never remember what it is....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Malfunctioning console, rca model, google search
rca model, google search, google: I have gotten several similar complaints on these ancient rca models. It is not an easy one to diagnose or to repair. It usually involves the controller circuits and will require the replacment of the main controller IC - which is probably near impossible...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Malfunctioning console, rca model, rummage sale
rca model, rummage sale, paperclip: hi Eric its most likely in the tuner controler and parts are not abailable for these models any longer owners manuels are out of print for this set and the cost would be great to get it fixed i most likley have schmatics for it but there...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Malfunctioning --Technics Receiver*, volume output, speaker wiring
volume output, speaker wiring, program material: Mike, There are so many possible solutions. The most obvious - I give it a 75% probability - is a noise preamp/op amp in the front end. Replacement is not so expensive for someone who knows what they are doing. QUESTION: Does the hiss and popping noise...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mangnavox FP5210W103 NO PICTURE, hooking up a dvd player, flat screen
hooking up a dvd player, flat screen, dissatisfaction: Hello Ann This is a problem for a technician to diagnose in home.If your concerned about being gouged,call an authorized Philips,which owns Magnavox,service center and have them perform a diagnostic only service call.Have them itemize the part you need.They...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Manual, allegro series, functional questions
allegro series, functional questions, lg electronics: I checked the Zenith and LG electronics support pages and they do not recognize this model number. It is too old, I think. The Allegro series, if my memory is correct, is from about 5 to 10 years back. Most electronics manufacturers do not support products...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Marantz 1180 DC, loud boom, pre amp
loud boom, pre amp, moderate volume: It s pretty hard to diagnose these kinds of problems long distance. As you reported, even the techs with their hands on on it and the meters and instrumenets could not find out what to do with it. My recommendation is to dump it and get a new, high quality...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Marine Electronics, furuno usa, website publication
furuno usa, website publication, electronic companies: Roger, One good place to start is to check out the ABYC page. They have all kinds of great info about marine electronics. You may also want to contact the two largest marine Electronics mnfrs to see if they have training manuals for their line of electronics....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Marine Stereo Problem, electronic experts, marine expert
electronic experts, marine expert, boating area: Go to: http://www.allaboutboating.com/store/marine/category.asp?categoryID=60620 They may have something for you. Here is what I suggest to you; remove the radio and take it into a radio shop that specializes in marine electronics and get their...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Marine stereo, marine stereo, speaker wires
marine stereo, speaker wires, fm stereo: Hello Alan, Several possible causes of the no sound problem. 1-amplifier muted for some reason, possibly due to a shorted mute transistor. 2-amplifier damaged by corrosion due to possibly getting wet! Most likely the amplifier on the circuit board has corrosion...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Maxent 42" MX-42VM10 Plasma TV - Won't turn on..., maxent 42, electrolytic caps
maxent 42, electrolytic caps, reed relay: A long distance guess cannot be relied on totally, as you may well know. However, I would say the power supply is the problem area. It looks like the set has gone into protection mode. The clicking sound is the protection relay (could be a reed relay which...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Maxent mx-42vm10 VGA works everything else has lines, hdtv resolution, cable jack
hdtv resolution, cable jack, random lines: Have you tried a hard reset to bring the internal soft codes back to factory defaults? (This is done by unplugging the power cord for at least 1 hour; the power it up again). And, are you sure you are feeding a good component signal into the set? It may...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Maxent Plasma TV blue screen, maxent plasma tv, hello my friend
maxent plasma tv, hello my friend, osd: Probably not serious. The blue screen is a good sign; means the power supplies are working and the driver to the display is basically okey. It may just be some settings or the video processing IC chip. Go into the OSD and setup the tv as if it were new,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Memorex TV does not turn on, flat screen tv, electrical storm
flat screen tv, electrical storm, sturmer: Hi Ken not sure who made your memorex as it is just a lic name any more but its either going into a shutdown from detecting a over curent draw or you have a bad part causing the shutdown it would have to be diagnosed to determine the cost and etc ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Menu access, ge universal remote control, universal remote control
ge universal remote control, universal remote control, tv model: I think this model is made by Daewoo as GE is no longer a manufacturer of tvs; they buy them from other makers. Check the manual at: http://www.e-daewoo.com/products/owners_manual/DVQ13H1FC.pdf and on page 6 you will find instructions for operating the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Menu option not responding, channel 28, menu option
channel 28, menu option, cable company: Well, definitely we need to get this remote working. You either try another code till you get the arrows working or you get a learning type remote control if you can lay your hands on an original remote to copy button by button from. Good luck N Georg...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Menu Not Visible, mysterious conditions, clever analysis
mysterious conditions, clever analysis, factory defaults: Strange one, for sure. I don t know either, but let s do a little diagnositcs to see if we can figger it out. DO A HARD RESET: Unplug the power cord for 4 hours. This will discharge all the voltages on the internal eproms. When you power it back up the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MINI HI-FI SYSTEM, portable cd player, philips magnavox
portable cd player, philips magnavox, dish soap: Don t use cd cleaner stuff. It will damage everything. Use a cotton q tip for flicking off the lense of the optical pickup. Use warm water with mild dish soap to clean the discs; then air dry them in dish rack. But, your problem is likely the laser...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MITSUBISHI 1080HD PROJECTION TV, tv mitsubishi, extended warranty
tv mitsubishi, extended warranty, quality repair: the most common problem on this model is the power supply gone bad. a lot of times it is damaged when the convergence circuit overheats and blows. this is not a hard repair. your problem will be the extended warranty. in most cases a extended warranty is given...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MITSUBISHI 80" CONVERGENCE PROBLEM, liquid coolant, time and patience
liquid coolant, time and patience, question thanks: Fixing the convergence board at the component level is pretty tricky business. You are on the right course - trial and error replacement until you get it fixed. Nothing wrong with that approach if it works; just takes lots of time and patience. The...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MITSUBISHI BIG SCREEN PROJECTION TV, hugo hugo, mitsubishi tv
hugo hugo, mitsubishi tv, convergence problem: Hugo: If the convergence board is defective it will cost about $400 to repair/replace it. However, since it is exhibiting good performance at turn on and goes bad later on it could be a heat/warming up problem or an intermittent connection associated...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MITSUBISHI CS 35303, witch, mitsubishi
witch, mitsubishi, fly: hi Oscar your adjusting the screen control then it sounds like if your changing the brightness and if you take it to bright yes you will get retrace and shutdown focus is the other control if your having retrace lines in the pic then you should look...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MITSUBISHI HD 1080, mitsubishi hd 1080, service mode
mitsubishi hd 1080, service mode, cold solder joint: Keep it, use it, wait until it fails. Try banging, whacking or pounding on the cabinet with your hands to determine if it is being caused by a loose connection or cold solder joint internally. Sometimes you get lucky. Sometimes you can adjust for...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MITSUBISHI WS-A48, component video inputs, antenna input
component video inputs, antenna input, mitsubishi ws: Your going to need the diagram first! I believe you can get it from tritronics.com. Secound I lived in Memphis for 2 years and theres just too much crime for me there! And yes there is no good shop there. If you can t get the diagram from tritronics email...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MITSUBISHI WS-A48, progressive scan mode, progressive scan dvd player
progressive scan mode, progressive scan dvd player, component video inputs: You must look for the term native resolution as that means something quite different from capable or compatible and behaves differently by function. Did it once provide full resolution, color with the dvd input? If so and it doesn t longer do that...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MITUBISHI TV TURNS RED THEN SHUTS OFF, projection type, projection system
projection type, projection system, short trips: I can help in greater detail if I knew the model number. However, this is the typical protection circuit going into action. There is a shorted condition somewhere in the set. This excessive current being drawn by the short trips and activates the protection...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Microwave TV interference, radio frequency interference, direct tv satellite
radio frequency interference, direct tv satellite, panasonic microwave: Answer: You might try increasing the distance between them. You might also try rotating one of the products to find a null point. However, you will likely need to call Panasonic and report the interference problem. They have a very advanced lab for...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mini DV tape eating, mini dv camcorder, mini dv tape
mini dv camcorder, mini dv tape, jvc service: This is usually a problem related to either the servo controls (automatic sensing sytems) or the tape handling mechanism - or both. My guess - and it is purely a guess at this point with such little information about your symptomes - is that it has some...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Misakai mtv3201 shut down, horizontal deflection, deflection amplifier
horizontal deflection, deflection amplifier, power mains: This is what we call cardiac arrest. The protection circuit inside the tv has detected one of the sections is drawing too much current; it then shuts the system down. A timer in the protection circuit turns the set back on again, after several seconds, in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Missing channel 2-6 and 14-15., antenna input, cable line
antenna input, cable line, standard tv: First: Do a hard reset of the tv. Unplug the power cord for 4 hours. Then power up. Then repeat the process one more time. Secondly: Go into the OSD and make sure you are on cable rather than antenna input. If the above procedure does not correct the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mistsubishi WD-73727 display problem, field imager, tom keane
field imager, tom keane, demo mode: try this. (Split screen picture with one half darker than the other half. Deep Field Imager is set to the demo mode, press the video button repeatedly to cycle through the video settings until Deep Field Imager is accessed and then change the setting...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mistubishi horizontal scroll prbolem, jumper wires, mitsubishi tv
jumper wires, mitsubishi tv, model cs: John, Yes, you may be able to correct the problem if the glued areas are the cause of the problem. If you remove the main board and carefully turn it over, take a close up look at the complete board for any areas that have a light and/or dark glued spot/s....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mistubishi TV CS-32309 Make Noise, station signals, warranty station
station signals, warranty station, cable frequencies: It is not normal. It is video cross talk into the audio. It is usually not adjustable unless the tuner has a find adjustment setting. It is sometimes because you have the antenna/cable settings on the wrong selection. Because cable frequencies are...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mistubishi TV power, audio amplifier, power lamp
audio amplifier, power lamp, tv power: Seems high, but I don t know the parts structure for that model. I know others who have reported to me that a convergence board replacement and install was around $300, but that was on other models. So, my suggestion is to get another estimate or just...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mistubishi WS-55809 Problem, 720p 1080i, rgb input
720p 1080i, rgb input, projection television: is your DTV set up for RGB output? also do you have something else other than your DTV. like a DVD that we can hook up and make sure the problem is in the tv? i get a lot of complaints like this and the tv is fine so i want to be sure before we start working...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Misubishi TV VS 5051, coolant fluid, misubishi tv
coolant fluid, misubishi tv, mitsubushi tv: Hello What the tech is referring to is a leakage of the coolant fluid that is in the lens assy of each of the 3 CRT in your set.The problem is not the replacement of the fluid but the damage caused by the fluid leaking onto the electronics on the PC boards.If...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mit. rear projection, protection mode, reset button
protection mode, reset button, short circuit: The set has gone into protection mode. This is caused by a short circuit somewhere in the set. First, try a hard reset. To do this, unplug the power cord for at least 4 hours. Then restart again. If the hard reset doesn t help you may need to bring...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mit WD62825G *Born on October 2005, mitsubishi tv, operational check
mitsubishi tv, operational check, panel buttons: ok the lights that blink on the from of the tv are very important. when you hit the power button what lights flash and how many times.also try this next step with the tv off after you have tried to turn it on. let me know the code you get. Press the front...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitdubishi CS32307, service mode, donot
service mode, donot, short circuit: This is called pincushion distortion and it is a function of the convergence circuits to trace out the raster so the lines are uniform and the raster is rectangular on the screen. You can try to find an adjustment for this in the service mode (http://www.fixyourowntv.com/servicemenu.php)...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitisubishi 50" Television, shadow image, cable box
shadow image, cable box, rear projection: Congratulations on your inheritance. Mitsubishi makes a fine product. The out of registration is probably caused by the convergence drifting off. There should be on the panel some controls for setting the convergence. It is usually a crosshair system...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mits 45" lost my picture, horizontal drive, drive components
horizontal drive, drive components, figure eight: The knobs you mentioned are the adjustments for color, contrast, brightness, etc. Probably the high voltage is gone. When you turn up the knobs all the way you are only getting shadow results. Another indication the high voltage is missing. Replacement...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mits 60" Diamond Big Screen, component level, house call
component level, house call, blessings: Brian, This is another case of the protection circuit taking over. It keeps the set from further damage, but at the same time shields the problem so you don t know what has failed without a tech doing some hands-on magic to determine the cause and cure....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mits Bigscreen turns off immediately, mitsubishi big screen tv, bumpy roads
mitsubishi big screen tv, bumpy roads, bigscreen: Well this is not easy. I really need to be there with the set but here goes. From ok to FL is a long ride on bumpy roads. It could have something loose. Perhaps someone with a little knowledge of tv could check the connectors from board to board. One or more...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mits WT46805 horizontal signal only, convergence test, text captions
convergence test, text captions, horizontal control: Without seeing the picture I cannot be sure. Based on your description, it seems the vertical and/or horizontal synch has been lost. If it is a synch problem, it may or may not be related to the convergence ICs. Can you check the synch separator or...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitshubishi 35" TV, safety circuit, power consumption
safety circuit, power consumption, power button: The set is tired and doesn t want to cooperate. It has safety circuit that is detecting a condition that is not allowed; usually a short or something that is drawing too much current. This protection circuit keeps the set from damage in case of excessive...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitshubishi TV picture, capacitors, shrinkage
capacitors, shrinkage, grau: Doug, The problem is most likely due to defective solder connections on the pins of the vertical output IC. On some TVs the vertical shrinkage will occur if some of the vertical feedback capacitors are failing. TOM, T&D ELECTRONICS tdeser@zoominternet.net...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsibishi Projection tv, bad cap, horizontal lines
bad cap, horizontal lines, projection tv: This sounds like a bad cap in the power supply area. Try resoldering that area of the board. That should make the problem be more consistant (not temp related anyway). Update this with your results. Also, please post the model number so I can get you the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsibushi Proction TV Screen Problems, inch projection tv, remote tv
inch projection tv, remote tv, need directions: It s going to be a failed part. Not likely to be an expensive fix. The part could very well be on the convergence board but it may be in the power supply as well. since it happened all at once it will likely be a semiconductor. No way to tell what exactly...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsibushi VS-5071 Rear Projection TV, rear projection tv, itis
rear projection tv, itis, pip: this is really not worth repairing. it is too old. but you might have a bad power supply we cannot be sure without testing. can you test parts??? there are many parts in this model that are no longer made. tvs are made to last about 10 years. let me know...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsu HD1080, mitsubishi hd1080, management circuits
mitsubishi hd1080, management circuits, cable box: Let s hope it is just a corruption of the software codes in the power management circuits of the TV. Do a hard reset and see if that will bring it back to life. HARD RESET: Merely unplug the power cord for 4 hours. Then power it back up again. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsu TV CS-3520R picture shrinkage, wiring schematics, kind advice
wiring schematics, kind advice, mitsu: Jaime, I haven t heard any feedback from the other person about the shrinkage problem. As I said to Doug the problem is most likely due to a fault with the vertical output section because of defective connections on the vertical output IC or possibly from...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsu VS55705 lines in picture, convergence problem, bad reception
convergence problem, bad reception, problem thanks: These lines can be from a defective vertical blanking circuit - whose job it is to blank out the horizontal sweep lines during the vertical retrace - or from a convergence problem. I would have to see the screen in order to tell for sure. If it is the vertical...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsub. TS-4545 Screen goes black/sound stays on, high voltage power, high voltage power supply
high voltage power, high voltage power supply, strangly: Sean, The picture problem may be due to a fault with the high voltage power supply, or a fault with the vertical output section. A vertical output fault will shut down the video, but the sound will still be OK. If the picture on the screen was a fairly decent...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubichi vs-5043 auto shut off, faulty components, clicker
faulty components, clicker, watching tv: Protection circuit is shutting it off. Clicking is the power ON/OFF relay. The protection circuit is activated whenever there is a shorted condition in any one of the 8 or 10 sections of the tv. The only way to find out is have a service tech check it...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubish VS-5043 problem, rear projection tv, quetion
rear projection tv, quetion, laminations: The humming may be normal. It takes some extra current to get the set going and the hum maybe due to the long life of the power transformer; the laminations become less compact over time and will emit 60 acoustic vibration during first few seconds. The...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 1989 45 inch projection tv, inch projection tv, economic perspective
inch projection tv, economic perspective, misubishi: Allan Wainwright would be the right person on this model. He is a very knowledgeable person on Mitsu sets. My comment is that a set this old is almost never a good candidate for repair - from an economic perspective. This model does not, I think, have...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 2000 WS-55805 (55") HDtv, shadows and ghosts, component replacement
shadows and ghosts, component replacement, electronic component: The convergence circuit has failed and needs replacing of the two ICs called STKs. The normal cost for having this done is around $400. You can repair it by yourself, BUT you must be an experienced electronics tech and advanced soldering expert. If so,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 2002 widescreen WS-55511 no screen, mitsubishi 2002, wainwright
mitsubishi 2002, wainwright, xenia: Hard reset takes a full 3 or 4 hours. So, try that. However, this set is likely suffering from some power supply problems - or other dilemmas. There are many circuits that can cause this problem and it requires some testing to solve the mystery. Allexpert...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 21' - TC2118PS, high voltage system, common ailments
high voltage system, common ailments, statistical probability: It is old, prematurely, and getting tired. Mitsubishi are fine sets, but their record of longevity is not so good. At this age of the set, if you fix it there is a very high statistical probability of another breakdown ahead! So, you have to make an...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 2724R screeching sound, high pitch, flyback transformer
high pitch, flyback transformer, replacable: Hi Scott the screeching sound is most likley coming from the flyback transformer its replacable if its still available the second problem sounds like retrace that could be caps to also the screen control on the flyback you had a great set but...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 2724R screeching sound, high pitch, autotransformer
high pitch, autotransformer, horizontal lines: The high voltage is getting ready to die. Soon, you will have to replace the flyback autotransformer which produces the 20,000 volts to feed the screen of the set. It will cost around $150 at a repair shop to have that done. Since the set is really...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 31 inch tv, average life span, horizontal deflection
average life span, horizontal deflection, deflection amplifier: Art, The set is almost 10 years old. Therefore, it is NOT a candidate for any expensive repairs. The money would be better spent towards a new one. But the final decision is up to you. If you wanted to repair it, be advised there is a high statistical...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 35 inch TV Model CK 3514R, tv model, picture tube
tv model, picture tube, inch tv: Thomas, Some TV sets will discharge the high voltage when you turn them off. The problem may be due to the ground contacts that touch the sides of the picture tube, they may not be in full contact with the tube. The only sure way is to open the TV set and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 37" partial frame collapse, partial frame, tv model
partial frame, tv model, old tv: this must be a overseas model ? i do not list it. anyway this is common. the vertical output circuit is going bad. if you have a digital camera i can help. if not a repair by a tv shop would cost 200.00 or more. i would not put this money into a 13 year...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 37" - worth repairing?, power supply capacitors, mitsubishi monitor
power supply capacitors, mitsubishi monitor, size tv: Frank, With the screen collapsing down to a horizontal line on the screen across the center, it sounds like defective solder connections on the pins of the vertical output IC. The IC may have completely failed causing the power supply to shut down. The problem...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 40" Horizontal Problem, vertical amplifier, roland roland
vertical amplifier, roland roland, output transistor: Roland, Yes, they are heavy monsters. If you have the service people come in to your home you end up paying an extra $40 to $80 just for the house call. Actually, if you can fix it without moving it you are better off because moving these monsters around...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 40809, kansas city chiefs, occasional flicker
kansas city chiefs, occasional flicker, color saturation: it is either the tube or something is the main video output circuit. if it is the tube it is not worth the repair. the main video output circuit a repair will range around 300-400.until it goes out we cannot be sure. good luck :) let me know if you need...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 42 inch, filter capacitors, video amplifier
filter capacitors, video amplifier, mitsubishi tv: The squiggly lines are because hum from the power supply is getting into the video amplifier or processing section. The cure is to replace one or more of the filter capacitors. They are not expensive. A couple of dollars each. You may need two of them....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 42, professional diagnosis, new revelation
professional diagnosis, new revelation, lying on the couch: Is this called sleeping on it and waking up with a new revelation? Yes, going back to basics always a good thing to do. Thanks for the feedback. Glad it is working. They are good old sets, but expensive to service, so you won out on this one. Congratulations....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 45" projection no power, convergence, mitsubishi
convergence, mitsubishi, good luck: this is very common. your convergence circuit has gone bad. on a few different models of mitsubishi when the convergence circuit burns out the tv will not come on at all. a repair cost for this will range around 400-450. good luck :) let me know if you need...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 45" projection, protection circuits, home remedy
protection circuits, home remedy, loose wire: You must decide whether to repair it or spend the money on a new set. This set has some major problems and they are not home remedy level repairs - I think. The tapping business means there is a loose wire, connection or cold solder joint somewhere in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 45" TV, high voltage power, high voltage power supply
high voltage power, high voltage power supply, long periods of time: Teresa, Most likely something in the main or the high voltage power supply is failing. An over voltage condition is the most common cause. Repairing the TV will require troubleshooting of the power supplies. The cost of the repair parts may only be a small...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 45609 picture jumping?, rick parker, tryed
rick parker, tryed, joints: These conditions are usually a result of cold solder joints in and around the video prcessing sections. Try just banging on the set vigorously with your hand or fist in various places all around the cabinet. This will often vibrate the faulty connection...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 46, dcu, vibrations
dcu, vibrations, hdtv: hi mike well mike its most likley convergence ics that are failing and it will continue to get worse and one either shut the unit down or erode the data in the dcu on the set it would be best to shut it down and get it fixed at this point you would...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 50" power problem, mitsubishi projection tv, quality capacitors
mitsubishi projection tv, quality capacitors, static sound: well this does sound like a bad power supply. can you test dc voltages and ohms in the tv for me? if so do you have a digital camera? i would have you send me a few pictures. then i could mark them and send them back showing you where to check. we should...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 50" Rear Projection TV, rear projection tv, wise investment
rear projection tv, wise investment, power cord: It is beyond the point of any expensive repair due to its age. While big screen sets are designed to have a life expectancy of 12 to 15 years, the range can be from 8 to 20, depending on luck and usage. So, I would not recommend you do anything expensive...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 50, perfect square, closed captioning
perfect square, closed captioning, power cord: I think it is the closed captioning. Do a hard reset; unplug the power cord for 4 hours or more, then power it up again. Then, go into the on-screen-display menu and click closed captioning OFF. You can try this before the hard reset - maybe it will...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 52" DLP wd-52628, field imager, mitsubishi warranty
field imager, mitsubishi warranty, warranty center: this sounds like the formatter board might be bad. i would change that if it where me. i am also a mitsubishi warranty center. here is the only thing mitsubishi listed on there web side. although i do not think it is your problem you might want to try it....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 52" video problem, leaky capacitors, video problem
leaky capacitors, video problem, strange problems: Tod, The problem is most likely due to the picture in picture module (PIP) On many of these PIP modules I find defective/leaky capacitors that can cause all kinds of strange problems. The average cost of repair for this kind of a problem will be around $250-$300...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 52327, jerry gibbs, time jerry
jerry gibbs, time jerry, mitsubishi 52327: HI JERRY as to the lamp it can look fine and be failing you may contact Mitsubishi and explain and ask for a local servicer to assist you but it is possible its a lamp as to forking out the money its something your going to have to get used ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 52525 DLP Sound but no picture, mitsubishi 52525, even menus
mitsubishi 52525, even menus, indicator light: if you have nothing on the screen at all?? not even menus. then you need a repair. there are several parts that could cause this. the most common is the ballast that fires the lamp. a repair cost for this is around 600.00. if that is not it then we might have...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 55 inch projection t.v., stress cracks, convergence problem
stress cracks, convergence problem, generaly: hi Rick it sounds like a convergence problem at the ics generaly there are stress cracks at the solder around the pins of tbe ics i would recomend that you get a local servicer to assist you with this problem unless you have a good solder station and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 60" Green light comes on then goes off, power management system, audio amplifiers
power management system, audio amplifiers, house call: Hope a reset will breath fresh life back into it! Big screens are designed to last, ideally, for about 15 years - plus or minus. So, it should have some considerable life left in it unless is it a lemon. Usually, the auto shut down is caused by some...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 60" Projection TV, home remedy, brightness adjustment
home remedy, brightness adjustment, visible screen: Leland, It could be the projection tubes are getting weak; but this would be accompanied by a color shift because it is almost impossible they would all go weak at the same time. Replacement of the projector tubes is prohibitively expensive; don t even consider...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 60" projection TV turns off by itself, high voltage generator, power supply voltages
high voltage generator, power supply voltages, circuit resets: The power protection circuit is what is causing the shut down. In your case, the picture size reduction is an indication of something dragging down the power supply voltages. It is usually related to the high voltage generator or the main power supply....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 60, scan lines, service mode
scan lines, service mode, capacitor: No, the universal remotes will work just fine. You can get them at Walmart, Kmart, Radio Shack, etc. and as long as it has all the functions, especially the menu or programming key, it will do just fine. I have used them many times on various brands and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 62525 dlp pic loss, dvi hdmi cable, yamaha rx v2600
dvi hdmi cable, yamaha rx v2600, mitsubishi 62525: well we see this a lot. the different manufacturers are all having some type of problems here. there is really no fix. it might be the way the dvi cable is switching to hdmi. i would try a different model receiver. you might have better luck. all of them are...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 62825, mitsubishi 62825, mitsu
mitsubishi 62825, mitsu, dlp tv: Thanks for the clarification. It sounds like the problem you are having now is not necessarily related to the original problem. If the TV is under warranty, your options are limited. At this point a call to your local attorney generals office might be in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 65" HD-1080, deflection amplifier, vertical amplifier
deflection amplifier, vertical amplifier, mitsubishi hd 1080: I can say for sure the vertical deflection amplifier is in trouble. I cannot say for sure what is causing the blue screen to appear when the picture fades out. I can say for sure you will need a tv tech to get inside and find out what is going on. Taking...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 65" HD1080, mitsubishi hd1080, voltage measurements
mitsubishi hd1080, voltage measurements, voltage regulators: It will require an expert tech who can take some voltage measurements in search of the failed circuits. The reason it won t come on and the lamp is flickering is because the set has gone into permanent protection overload status. This is caused by a serious...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 65" HD1080 Issue, good neighborhood, home remedy
good neighborhood, home remedy, power chord: Not a home remedy. The horizontal output cap and/or flyback transformer have failed. Repair will usually run around $200 plus or minus in addition to house call. Check with a Mitsu authorized facility; they can tell you over the phone what is involved....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 65 inch, vibration test, annoying habit
vibration test, annoying habit, loose connection: Zoom, zoom they call it. It is not something you can cure yourself - probably. Try the vibration test; but I think you will need a technician to diagnose and repair the convergence circuits and/or the horizontal and vertical drives. The cost will be $400...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 65" Projection TV, big screen televisions, internal fuse
big screen televisions, internal fuse, vhs vcrs: From the Mitsubishi web page: Big Screen televisions: Thirty days on screen, one year on all other parts. One year on labor. In-home service on all models. VCRs: Ninety days over-the-counter exchange. Bring to authorized dealer where purchased. D-VHS VCRs:...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 65" Wide Screen, hd ready, screen settings
hd ready, screen settings, probable causes: Mike, I like your attitude and your knowledge that there are so many possibilities with many ailments. Especially with big screen sets; these rascals have over 3,000 parts and are driven by micrprocessors that do many of the functions, especially geometry,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 65411 Picture goes out, rear projection tv, specific solution
rear projection tv, specific solution, pictue: This is a good set but has problems in the power supply and high voltage instabilities. I can t recall which IC chip set causes the problem, but there is a fix for it. Please refer this question to Mr. Allan Wainright also at allexperts.com as he is an...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 65807 image issue same as post on 1.24.06, image curves, shock treatment
image curves, shock treatment, image issue: Clearly, there are loose connections or cold solder joints in the set. If you dare - and have some skill for electronics - do the following: ONE: Obtain a long wooden stick - must be non conductive. TWO: Remove the back cover. THREE: Put a...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 65807, image curves, shock treatment
image curves, shock treatment, intermittent connection: Sorry for the delay. Allexperts web site has been having trouble. When a symptom comes and goes like you have described the first thing we think of is an intermittent connection; loose wire or cold solder joint. The test for that is to just bang or smack...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi 65819 Convergence Fail, rear projection tv, convergence problem
rear projection tv, convergence problem, mitsubishi 65819: hi Kevin its a convergence problem and its already diagnosed now it just requires repair if you have the knowledge and tools needed to do the job then you could fix it your self if you do not then you may want to call a tech in to fix it...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Big Screen Model VS-6051 won't turn on., regulated power supply, click sound
regulated power supply, click sound, capacitors: Hello Kris, Most likely the problem is in the power supply. When you mentioned that you had to switch the power on a few times in order to make the TV come on, it indicates to me that the power supply is having a hard time starting up. In order to attemp...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Big Screen Projection TV, screen projection, projection tv
screen projection, projection tv, model number: this is the signal board going bad. the problem is there is capictors going bad on board. as they get old they leak onto the pcbaord. this board is no longer made. tring to have it repair is not a good thing. it will work for a time but not long. i would say...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Big Screen Tv won't turn on, mitsubishi big screen tv, mitsubishi tv
mitsubishi big screen tv, mitsubishi tv, random lines: Your clues are good. The lines on the screen prior to it giving up indicate there is a problem with the raster deflection system. The problem, whatever it is, has resulted in a short circuit condition which has activated the protection system. The set...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Big Screen, mitsubishi ws, convergence problem
mitsubishi ws, convergence problem, surge protector: well you are in need of repair. there are several circuits in the tv that can cause this problem. testing is needed to see what the problem is.this model is known for a power supply problem and a convergence problem.both can cause the tv to go dead. a cost...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Big screen in 3 D graphical View point, mitsubishi big screen tv, d mode
mitsubishi big screen tv, d mode, graphical view: The convergence IC is bad. It should be an STKxxx. a rather large black IC screwed to a heat sink. If you have any experience with soldering, you should be able to replace this part and save yourself the labor charge. THe part should be available on-line...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi big Screen: Model # VS-50603, mitsubishi projection tv, home remedy
mitsubishi projection tv, home remedy, old apartment: Based on the result, I would say that you have lost the high voltage. It is quite common on this model. You cannot fix it as a home remedy. The only solution is to have an expert tech come in and pinpoint the exact cause and replace the bad parts....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi big screen, mitsubishi big screen, mitsubishi
mitsubishi big screen, mitsubishi: Some times that is what happens when you buy a used set of course it sounds as if you let a simple problem get worse with the tapping so now its finally failed and will require service to get it working correctly or perhaps you don t have much invested...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi big screen comes on, turns green, and shuts off immediately, driver circuits, excessive load
driver circuits, excessive load, independent sections: The reason it is turning off is as follows: Whenever a shorted condition occurrs somewhere in any one of the several independent sections of the tv circuitry it puts an excessive load on the power supply. The protection circuit constantly monitors the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi big screen TV problem, mitsubishi big screen tv, mitsubishi ws
mitsubishi big screen tv, mitsubishi ws, single mom: If the picture is dropping out all together but the sound is remaining on it points to a failure of the high voltage. If the picture, when it does come on, has a misregistered pattern, that is the colors are shifted and not aligned that is a convergence...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi big screen, mitsubishi big screen tv, scene changes
mitsubishi big screen tv, scene changes, entertainment center: Warren, The problem could be due to a loss of sync fault. You may also want to check for defective connections on the convergence circuit board. The average cost for a projection repair will be around $250-$300 TOM, T&D ELECTRONICS tdeser@zoominternet.net...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi CK-3513R Sound Problem, stereo amp, internal speakers
stereo amp, internal speakers, speaker connector: The first thing to do is to make sure that you have not shut off the speakers. There should be a menu option for this. Second, check to make sure that the speaker connector hasn t come loose. It is possible that the amp chip has failed. This chip should...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi CK3531R TV Receiver, light gray background, mitsubishi tv
light gray background, mitsubishi tv, video module: yes. i think it is time for a new tv. the part needed here is a video module. it is no longer made. they do make a by-pass board for it. but we are talking 300.00. this is too much to put into a 14 year old tv. good luck :) let me know if you need more info?...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi CK35402 Horizontal hold, horizontal hold, cable wires
horizontal hold, cable wires, vertical hold: this was very common on this model. the bad part here is a module. it is no longer made. there is a company that might can rebuild it. a cost will range around 200.00 for the part. this was a great model but i would be careful of how much money you put into...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Ck-3514R sound, ck, caps
ck, caps, mitsubishi: hi joey there are a lot of caps and connections as well as a output ic that could cause these problems i doubt that a board is available any longer for a set of its age it can be repaired but expect to spend some money on it to get it repaired 200...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi CS-26301,27301,27303., horizontal hold, service mode
horizontal hold, service mode, service menu: If it is an older model it may be before the service menu was installed. You will probably need the local service tech to come in and repair/adjust it. If the set is older than 6 years, according to Consumer Reports magazine, October 2005 issue, it...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi CS-2669R (1986), good luck, mitsubishi
good luck, mitsubishi, output circuit: this is the vertical output circuit gone bad. the problem here is the age of the tv. a repair cost will range around 120.00 or so. i would not invest this into a tv this old. it is better to invest this towards a newer tv. good luck :) let me know if you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi CS-31301, new tv, pip
new tv, pip, good luck: this is a common problem on your model and it will get worse till it goes out all the way. you have a module that is going bad. it controls the (PIP) and video. this board is no longer made. given the age of the TV i would say it is time for a new one anyway....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi CS-31mx1 channels locked, antenna input, menu feature
antenna input, menu feature, source input: Go into the on screen menu and reset the antenna input to cable or tv - which one you are using. Do the auto search and see if it will scan them as it should. You may have to do a hard reset to overcome any corrupted soft codes in the controller circuitry....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi CS-3535R, high voltage supply, electrolytic capacitor
high voltage supply, electrolytic capacitor, loud bang: It can be repaired. But it probably cannot be repaired reasonably. The loud bang could be loss of the main power supply OR the high voltage supply. The bang noise may very well have been an exploding or gassy electrolytic capacitor. Main power supply...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi CS-40503 Nov. 1994 M1GA, video check, pcb
video check, pcb, pip: Hello Jeff Check the following NO VIDEO. CHECK MOUNTING OF PIP-PCB TO MAIN-PCB. Next . CHECK FOR THE LOSS OF CONTINUITY BETWEEN HD CONNECTOR ON THE DEFL- PCB ON THE HD CONNECTOR ON THE CRT-PCB Let me know Montech P.S. I get too technical...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi CS-40507, output stage, power supply circuit
output stage, power supply circuit, caps: Hi Michael its in the vertical output stage you have caps failing in the deflection circuit and power supply circuit yes it should be worth repairing cost your going to have to most likely have some one come to the home 300 to 375 would be a...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi CS32207 audio outputs, headphone amp, external speakers
headphone amp, external speakers, audio outputs: You are right; it is an old set and Mitsubishi no longer has the manuals or parts available for it. However, you must make sure it has audio outputs. Many of that vintage did not; they have inputs but not outputs. Some had a headphone output on the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi CS3515R, vertical deflection, deflection amplifier
vertical deflection, deflection amplifier, amplifier section: Yes, it is repairable. It is the vertical deflection amplifier section going very tired. Are parts available? Some, yes. The most important one, such as the vertical output transistor, NO. Is it worth fixing? In my opinion the age of the unit excludes...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi cs-35303, hd capability, hd ready
hd capability, hd ready, compatibility problem: You must consult the owners manual that came with the set. Mitsubishi only keeps them online for about 3 years, so if you did not keep the manual you are out of luck. It is too old to find much online except lots of forums and repair chats that looks like...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi cs32207 only gets ch 47-78, bench fee, rf tuner
bench fee, rf tuner, cable outlet: FIRST: Check the channel lockout feature and see if you have accidentally locked out the lower channels. SECONDLY: Check the Parental lockouts for the same thing. THIRDLY: Do a hard reset to see if it is a corruption of the soft codes in the eproms....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi DLP with blue or pink horizontal fuzz - audio is fine - WD-52725, dlp rear projection, mitsubishi dlp
dlp rear projection, mitsubishi dlp, fuzzy lines: I am sorry to say this could be a bad light engine or a bad fmt board. these parts cost a lot. you really need a tech to come look at it. there is some info about a cable in the tv might cause this also. le tme know if i can help further or you need more...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi DLP Light Engine, mitsubishi dlp, climbing the ladder
mitsubishi dlp, climbing the ladder, ballasts: well i would complain big time. not sure how much good it will do with mitsubishi. they can be a real pain to deal with. at very least thye need to give you a longer warranty. in most cases you must spend a lot of time on the phone with them climbing the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi DLP not responding, mitsubishi wd 52725, responce
mitsubishi wd 52725, responce, repairman: unplug it and wait 5 mins. then plug it back in and see what that does. if still no lights or responce. then you will need a repairman. there are many thing that would cause this and it will need troubleshooting to see what it might be. good luck :) let...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi double picture, mitsubishi tv, intermittent connection
mitsubishi tv, intermittent connection, exact determination: Amy, The convergence board is probably defective and will need to be replaced. The cost of the board is about $100, depending on your specific model. Labor would be added. BUT, it could be a power supply problem that is not providing enough voltage...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi fails to power up, last ditch effort, mitsubishi ws
last ditch effort, mitsubishi ws, standby voltage: HI Tucker the set may be going into a shut down as well from a component failure you may want to check all the fuses on the power supply and see what source might be missing that would give you a trail to follow as to resetting the double EE ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi full screen t v, color matrix, greenish color
color matrix, greenish color, law of averages: Yes, probably the blue projection tube has quit on you. It could be something as simple as a bad connector but is more likely to be a driver or even a bad gun. Except in rare cases when the problem is minor, the recommendation is not to repair a set this...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Ghosting & Zooming in/out, mitsubishi projection tv, ghost images
mitsubishi projection tv, ghost images, tv model: No, you cannot do the repair on this. It is major. Probably needs a new convergence board and may need a power supply retrofit. This model has many problems and it is always an expensive repair. I think it will cost in excess of $400! Wish I had...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi HD 1080 compatibility with Xbox, rear projection tv, mitsubishi hd 1080
rear projection tv, mitsubishi hd 1080, long periods of time: No. Just make sure you connect it properly and that you don t leave fixed patterns on the screen for long periods of time and cause burn-in on the projection tubes. Best if you turn down the color and brightness intensity just a little for game use. But,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi HD big screen trouble, input cable, localy
input cable, localy, source voltage: hi Kirk that could be a power supply problem or a system control issue to pin it down you would need to hook it up to a meter with a schematics and try and figuer if its going into a shut down or a power supply failuer or a deflection failure ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi HD1080, mitsubishi hd1080, high def
mitsubishi hd1080, high def, state search: this is a good model. i will tell you HD1080. is not the model. it just tells us the tv is high def. the model number is on the back. but if it is a 3-5 year old mitsubishi then it is a good model. it is very hard to say what is wrong without some testing....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi HD1080, mitsubishi hd1080 tv, tv model
mitsubishi hd1080 tv, tv model, repairman: there are several circuits in the tv that might cause this. the most common are the power supply and the convergence circuits. unless you can solder and use a meter??? then you will need a repairman. a cost will range 400.00 or so. good luck :) let me know...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi HD1080 repair, mitsubishi hd1080, rear projection tv
mitsubishi hd1080, rear projection tv, convergence problem: If stomping has any effect whatsoever it means there is a loose wire, connection or cold solder joint acting up somewhere in the maze of the thouands of parts and connections. My first suggestion would be for you to whack around the cabinet in several places,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi HD1080 Series, mitsubishi hd1080 series, power cord
mitsubishi hd1080 series, power cord, power management: First do a hard reset. Merely unplug the power cord for 4 hours, then restart it. This will correct it if the cause is corrupted soft codes. If not, the protection circuit has captured the power management and you must have it looked at by a service tech....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi HD1080, flat screens, convergence
flat screens, convergence, tho: well this is very common. your convergence circuit is gone bad. a repair cost will range around 400.00. this is a great model and worth a repair. if this circuit is repaired right you should be able to get a 3-5 years out of the tv. good luck :) let me...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi HDTV 52", mitsubishi hdtv, electrolytic capacitors
mitsubishi hdtv, electrolytic capacitors, color seperation: Buzzing can be caused by overload on the power transformer, open electrolytic capacitors or a loose coil form inside the power transformer. You must determine if the buzzing is coming from the loudspeaker or from within the set. If you dare remove the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi HDTV, red glowing issue, mitsubishi hdtv, mitsubishi hd 1080
mitsubishi hdtv, mitsubishi hd 1080, mitsubishi hd 1080 series: Hello Jimmy What you have is bad RED convergence.There is an adjustment in the menu to accomplish this.If you do not have the manual, download it from www.mitsubishi.com. If you have more trouble after doing a customer convergence reply and I will guide you....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi: High-pitched background sound, sound model, pitched sound
sound model, pitched sound, uneed: this problem can be a real pain to repair. it is either a coil or a transformer and there are many in the tv. a tech will have to hear it to see whitch one it is. a repair cost will range around 200.00. make sure it is doing it at all times before you call...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi HS-318E(IR) Color Problem, david hyland, fault number
david hyland, fault number, screw driver: David, The problem may be in the color band pass filter area. You may also want to check that the color process crystal is working with an Oscope or freq counter. To test for a defective solder connection, with a tape playing, lightly tap on the circuit board/s...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi HTS- Circuit Protection, component failure, speaker wires
component failure, speaker wires, hts: Hi cherie you may have a wire shorted together or frayed shorting or something has been moved or a component failure in the system i would start looking at the speakers you could remove the wires from the amp and inspect them back to the speakers...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi hd1080 problems, mitsubishi hd1080, tv problems
mitsubishi hd1080, tv problems, loose connections: Tnank you. Loose connections and cold solder joints are a major source of tv problems. Why? Because there are thousands of such connections and with only one of them not being nailed down good can cause a problem. Sometimes just pushing, twisting,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi hd1080 v-chip problems, mitsubishi hd1080, chip problems
mitsubishi hd1080, chip problems, mitsubishi tv: Yes, there is a universal code to reset it. It is buried somewhere in your users manual along with override instructions. Look in the section of your manual that deals with parental controls and v-chip procedures and you will find it. I don t remember...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi horizonal hold, horizontal hold, model cs
horizontal hold, model cs, tv model: this is the vertical circuit going bad. it is very common. over time it will get worse. there is not easy fix here. you will need a repair. the problem is the cost. a repair for this circuit will range around 200.00 or so. this is really too much money to...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi MB-46809.... 2001461, upside down rainbow, convergence problem
upside down rainbow, convergence problem, repairman: this is a convergence problem and parts in the tv will need to be replaced to fix this. if you know how to solder and use a meter? then send me pictures of the boards in the tv to tvdoctor@comcast.net and i will show you what to do. if not a repairman will...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Model CK3513R ( 35, color separator, driver circuits
color separator, driver circuits, video amplifier: It seems like you have an intermittent condition going on. These are from loose connections and cold solder joints. There are thousands of such connections inside the set. You can test for this easily by giving it the whack test: Just vigorously smack...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Model CK3555R/CK3557R, 35" Tube TV, vcr playback, raster lines
vcr playback, raster lines, horizontal hold: Not sure what the problem is. You may have to give me a more detailed description of the jump/flicker. If you mean that the picture momentarily rolls or jerks it could be a loss of horizontal synch. Often when a scene changes or something is very bright...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Model VS 50604, antenna input, tuner modules
antenna input, tuner modules, corrosive material: If you are getting good video from a/v inputs but not from tuner inputs it points to the tuners. Not likely that both tuners would fail at same time; therefore, it may not be the tuners but the voltage feeding them - a power supply problem. Have you tried...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Model VS-60111 - picture is all gree, comcast cable, video drive
comcast cable, video drive, feasable: it is hard to say what is causing the green problem without testing. i would guess something in the video drive circuit or output crt board. a cost might range around 400.00 or so. as far as a new tv i would go with the DLP it has the best picture. also check...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Model VS-60601 rear projection, thump thump thump, spark plug wire
thump thump thump, spark plug wire, supply areas: Well, first of all, the set is nearing its end of life and if you do fix it up you can expect more breakdowns soon afterwards. So, fixing it is at your own peril. I don t know and it would require an expert tech to get inside and take some measurements...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi model #CK 31302, chassis board, vertical hold
chassis board, vertical hold, computer tech: Hello Cathie The stand up module is on the main chassis board.Do you know any technicians that could help you?They don t have to be TV techs.Even a computer tech who has repaired computers should be able to help.Do not attempt this repair if you have no experience...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi model ck-35402 black screen, output transistor, deflection amplifier
output transistor, deflection amplifier, flyback: The problem is usually loss of high voltage; that is what powers the raster from which the video picture is modulated on to. The high voltage comes from the autotransformer flyback which is, inturn, powered by the horizontal deflection amplifier. The...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi model VS 50802 - serial 100746, repair man, good luck
repair man, good luck, few minutes: this can be a real pain to troubleshoot. there is a saftey circuit in a tv that will turn off the tv when it fnds a problem. this circuit is attached to many parts in the tv. when it takes an hour or two to shut down it makes it harder to find. you will need...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Picture Problem, tin foil, prognostication
tin foil, prognostication, makes and models: This is the classical failure of the convergence circuitry. It is a common problem in nearly all makes and models of projection sets and is always expensive to repair - even if you can do it by yourself. The typical cost for Mitsuis is $400 to $450. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection - No Picture, mitsubishi projection tv, leaky capacitors
mitsubishi projection tv, leaky capacitors, mitsubishi tv: Jordan, The problem sounds like a convergence fault and a video problem. I have found on many Mitsubishi TV s defective solder connections on the convergence board that can cause all kinds of strange problems. If this TV has a PIP (picture in picture) module,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection Picture Distorted, mitsubishi ws, repairman
mitsubishi ws, repairman, hourglass: this is the convergence circuit in need of repair. unless your soldering skills are great?? then i would call a repairman. a cost of repair will range around 400.00. this is a great model tv and well worth a repair. good luck :) let me know if you need more...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection - No Picture, mitsubishi projection tv, home remedy
mitsubishi projection tv, home remedy, brightness level: Trouble in the high voltage sector and/or deflection circucts. Not a home remedy type fix. I strongly urge you to have a qualified tech come in and look at it. However, find a local expert who knows projection sets. Don t have the Mitsubishi rep come...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection TV, high voltage power, mitsubishi projection tv
high voltage power, mitsubishi projection tv, high voltage power supply: EC, It s possible that the repair cost will be less than $250, but it depends if the repair shop repairs the board or replaces it with a rebuilt board! In many of these TV s I find that the horizontal transistor has shorted out and a replacement transistor...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection TV, mitsubishi projection tv, power supply
mitsubishi projection tv, power supply, thanks for your help: there are several circuits in the tv that will cause this. the most common is the power supply. a repair cost will range around 400.00. given the age of the tv i would invest this money into a newer tv. projections tv are made to last around 10-12 years then...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection TV, mitsubishi projection tv, mitsu
mitsubishi projection tv, mitsu, power cord: Mitsu makes a good set. They should last, under normal circumstances, around 12 to 18 years. The cutoff for expensive repairs is usually recommended by most experts as 5 to 7 years. By expensive, we mean something more than routine. Replacing a bad speaker...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection TV Color Problems, mitsubishi projection tv, vertical deflection
mitsubishi projection tv, vertical deflection, goodle search: Horizontal lines means the vertical deflection system which is supposed to blank them out during retrace is not working. Various schemes are used to control this blanking functions in modern tvs. Years ago it was always the blanking capacitor and they...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection TV dead... kinda, mitsubishi projection tv, vertical amplifier
mitsubishi projection tv, vertical amplifier, receiver section: Kevin, Thanks, yes, that is very useful information. I continue to think there is more than one failure going on. No, I don t think there are any shops that can test boards independently. They want to see the entire set, probably. http://fileshare.eshop.bg/index.php?what=search2&searchstring=Mitsubishi+buliten...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection TV horizontal waves, mitsubishi projection tv, thin book
mitsubishi projection tv, thin book, screen projection: Try banging on the set with your hand or fist in many places. If you find that banging or smacking the set will either restore the picture, or when it is working, cause it to go bad, then you have either a loose connection or cold solder joint. They are usually...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection TV Model VS-4551A, mitsubishi projection tv, electrolytic capacitors
mitsubishi projection tv, electrolytic capacitors, gold band: Here ya Go Larry 1. INSTALL PT#KIT-VZPWR A. REMOVE FERRITE BEAD (L9A30) FROM R9A21 LOCATED ON THE MAIN-PCB. B. APPLY THE FOLLOWING CHANGES ON PCB-MAIN. A) CHANGE THE VALUE OF R9A22 FROM 1.5 TO 1.2 K. B) CHANGE THE VALUE OF R9A12 FROM 22K TO 15K. C) CHANGE...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection TV Model VS-50609, mitsubishi projection tv, tv repairman
mitsubishi projection tv, tv repairman, loose wires: this is really odd. i can tell you it is not the screen. there is not electronics in the top of the tv. you must have a bad connection in one of the main boards in the tv. it will be a real pain for the repairman to fix this. in most cases we need the tv all...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection TV Vertical Lines, mitsubishi projection tv, vertical deflection
mitsubishi projection tv, vertical deflection, repair expert: It may be the automatic format switcher is not working propelry. Are you sure the lines are vertical and not horizontal? It makes a major difference. Try a hard reset a couple of times and see if that helps. If not, you will need an expert tech to look...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection TV VS-5017S, audio power amps, mitsubishi projection tv
audio power amps, mitsubishi projection tv, cross hairs: There has been a failure of one of the power supplies I think ( I am guessing here, give me a 70% probability) that has caused failure of the audio power amps - but not the pre outs. The convergence and color lines being out of whack is likely a loss of...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection TV, mitsubishi projection tv, composite video signal
mitsubishi projection tv, composite video signal, vertical hold: Try: http://www.epanorama.net/links/servicemanuals.html this web site and see if you can find access to the sweep (deflection hold) circuits. TVs of years ago always had a vertical and horizontal hold or synch control on the back panel. New ones...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Projection tv mdl. vr461rs, 1986, mitsubishi projection tv, electronics experience
mitsubishi projection tv, electronics experience, flyback transformer: Sounds like the flyback transformer circuit is bad. It is not easy to fix and you need some specialized equipment to fix. So in other works don t try this yourself. Call a shop that a warrenty center for MIT s or better yet buy a new one this set will be obsolete...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi ProjectionTV, mitsubishi projection tv, projectiontv
mitsubishi projection tv, projectiontv, tv 60: Hi Pat the problem of it dropping back to b&W and to color could be bad solder connections or parts failing at that point and as to a cost i would guess maybe 200 to 350 in this area and it is 12 yr old set but probably worth investing in...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi picture only thin line, vertical amplifier, thin line
vertical amplifier, thin line, transistor: No. The cost of repairing will be more than the cost of a new set. You can purchase a new, good quality set for around $79 and up. The repair will cost more than that. The problem is loss of the vertical amplifier. Replacing the transistor or module...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi picture problem, rear projection hdtv, mitsubishi ws65411
rear projection hdtv, mitsubishi ws65411, weird problems: when we find odd problems with this model... it is almost always fluids in the tv. see each projector tube runs very hot. so to keep it cool they have a place between the tube and lens that holds a coolant. this keeps the face of the projector tube cool....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi picture problem, vibration test, magic spot
vibration test, magic spot, ready tv: Keep using it; cost of repair won t be any more later than it is now; in fact it might cost more to fix now since the condition does not stay constantly; thus making it difficult for a tech to do a diagnostic. The problem is in the convergence section...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi powers off after turning on, high voltage transformer, vertical deflection
high voltage transformer, vertical deflection, output transistor: This is a troubled set; many troubles are reported on the bulletin boards floating around the internet. It is not an easy one to troubleshoot, but you can do it. Unfortunately, there are over 2500 parts in this model plus millions of transistors buried...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi projection, vision image, hour glass
vision image, hour glass, double vision: this is the convergence circuit gone bad. but if you want to do this you must have great soldering skills. this is a hard repair. if you call a shop a cost will range around 400.00 for the repair. let me know if you can solder and have a digital camera? ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi projection TV troubles, high voltage generator, mitsubishi projection tv
high voltage generator, mitsubishi projection tv, tv troubles: Yes, it could cost that much, but probably much less if you shop around. Mitsubishi repair people are known for trying to get the most out of their customers! You should be able to find a shop that has experience with Mitsubishi sets that is NOT a gouger....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi projection tv no power, mitsubishi projection tv, solder connection
mitsubishi projection tv, solder connection, static noise: Joseph, The noise in the TV may have been due to a defective solder connection on one of the circuit boards. Most likely something has failed completely and that s why the TV won t turn on. The fault may be with the main power supply. You may want to have...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi projection tv shut off, mitsubishi projection tv, power button
mitsubishi projection tv, power button, diagnostic tools: the parts we should have no problems getting. you will need a meter and will also need to be able to solder. i will need pictures of the boards so i can show you where to check. send them to tvdoctor@comcast.net copy and paste all this into the e-mai...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi projection, high def tv, repair man
high def tv, repair man, projection tv: Probably the convergence board. They are notorious for going out on Mitsubishi sets. Could be other things as well. The set is a good one and should give you many years of reliable service. BUT, the cost of owning a big screen is not trivial as you are...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi projections distorted, vibration test, convergence problem
vibration test, convergence problem, loose connection: Yes, worth fixing. It has many more years of life left in it. Should go for at least 10 years - most of them go for 12 to 15 years before croaking totally. But owning one of these monsters comes with the obligation of paying for the upkeep and maintenance...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi projuction VS- 4007R, video driver, cable wire
video driver, cable wire, video drivers: Jimbo, Try disconnecting everything and only connect the cable wire to see what happens. If the picture doesn t change you will have eliminated anything that was connected that may have been causing the problem? The video drivers circuits are mounted on the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Rear Projection no picture, rear projection tv, raster lines
rear projection tv, raster lines, defective components: This unit may very well be on its last leg. So, your return on investment - should you decide to repair - maybe questionable. By return, I am referring to the time, aggravation, hassle of getting it repaired versus its age - which means that statistically,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Rear Projection, transistor switch, mitsubishi rear projection
transistor switch, mitsubishi rear projection, warranty policy: It is not normal. It may be the beginning of convergence failure. IF so, it will eventually fail totally and you will be faced with a $400 repair. But, could be something less severe. I cannot guess precisely because there are many possibilities and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi rear projection tv, high voltage system, rear projection tv
high voltage system, rear projection tv, mitsubishi rear projection tv: It is not a good thing to try repairing a projection set on your own unless you are a tv tech or unless the work is a trival repair. In this case I strongly recommend you leave it to the professionals. The failure is the high voltage system and its matrix...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi screen black-out, tv joe, new tv
tv joe, new tv, power supply: this is a great model. it is hard to say what this is. to have sound and no picture on this model is odd. i would have it looked at for sure. might be a power supply problem. i would guess a repair might range 400-500, good luck :) let me know if you need...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Television, mitsubishi television, protection mode
mitsubishi television, protection mode, power cord: It is going into protection mode. It is caused when a shorted circuit it detected. Unplugging the power cord causes a reset of the protection system. Yes, it can be fixed. But, I assure you the cost would be prohibitive for a set so old. I suggest...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Thin White Line on Screen, analog tv, thin white line
analog tv, thin white line, input button: If I understand correctly, you have a thin line across the center of the screen. This is caused by a failure of the vertical output circuit. This is not an expensive fix but come on- 12 years old! Get yourself a new set with modern features and a warranty....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV, leaky capacitors, mitsubishi models
leaky capacitors, mitsubishi models, mitsubishi tv: Mike, To order a service manual you will have to call Mitsubishi parts. The manual may cost about $40-$50 if still available. I will look over all my Mitsubishi manuals to see if I have a service manual and I will let you know. TOM, T&D ELECTRONICS tdeser@zoominternet.ne...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV, mitsubishi tv, vertical sweep
mitsubishi tv, vertical sweep, prob: u may actually have 2 problems. the lines inducate a prob with the vertical output circuit. This doesnt usually shut off the set. Is there still static on the tube? if so then it is shutting down the pix and may be a complete failure of the vertical sweep...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV from 1997 Turns Off, mitsubishi tv, soldering station
mitsubishi tv, soldering station, hi tim: hi Tim if i were to guess id say you have power supply problems and woud guess connections broke loose moving it but you may have other problems now in the power supply area if you have knowledge about soldering and have a good soldering station...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV 27" buzzing sound, filter capacitor, output amplifier
filter capacitor, output amplifier, mitsubishi tv: EC, The problem may be due to a filter capacitor in the power supply line for the audio output amplifier. I will look over the service data and give you locations of capacitors that could cause the sound problem. I will let you know in a few days. TOM,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV, mitsubishi tv, new tv
mitsubishi tv, new tv, coincidence: there is two thing that might cause this in the tv. a bad power supply or a bad vertical circuit. either will cost around 200-300 for a repair. given the age of the tv i think this money would be better spent towards a new tv. parts are hard to find on tv...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV 32" model CS32207 built Mar '97, high voltage generator, mitsubishi tv
high voltage generator, mitsubishi tv, repair bills: This is the protection circuit telling you there is a shorted condition somewhere in one of the several sections of the set. The fact it won t reset is an indication of it being a severe condition. It will require a service tech who has know-how and instruments...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV, mitsubishi tv, antenna cable
mitsubishi tv, antenna cable, 25 tv: Mark, FIRST: Do a hard reset of the internal soft codes. Unplug the power cord for 4 hours, then power up again. SECOND: Go to the on-screen-display menu and make sure the antenna/cable setting is correct. THIRD: Check the connections to the input...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV, color purity, mitsubishi tv
color purity, mitsubishi tv, yellow bug: Yes, the $40 is normal. Some shops will give a diagnosis free of charge. Why don t you call around to a few more shops. Also, the kind of problem you are facing seems to be from one of the following: ONE: Loose wiring or cold solder joints. You can...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV, thin horizontal line, vertical amplifier
thin horizontal line, vertical amplifier, output transistor: The vertical amplifier is/has failed. It will need an overhaul. I cannot tell you which part to replace; there are over 100 possible parts in the vertical section. It must be diagnosed and the defective parts pinpointed. There is a good chance it is the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV, rear projection tv, cross hairs
rear projection tv, cross hairs, mitsubishi tv: Sharon, If, after following the convergence settings in the owners manual it still is not lining up properly, the convergence circuits will need repaired. It is a very common problem with nearly all rear projection tv sets. The cost of repair is around...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV, statistical probabilities, mitsubishi tv
statistical probabilities, mitsubishi tv, model cs: A set this old is never a candidate for expensive repairs. The condition you describe is probably the vertical deflection amplifier failing. The repair will be over $200. I would think twice about spending that kind of money on a set this old. Why? Soon...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV blinking lines, mitsubishi tv, home remedy
mitsubishi tv, home remedy, video functions: It is a problem with the vertical blanking circuit, part of a large IC involved in the signal processing for video functions. It is not a home remedy repair. You will need a tech who can diagnose the problem and do the specific repair. Some repair people...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV CK-3531R, high pitch sound, output transistor
high pitch sound, output transistor, mitsubishi tv: Tim, It s possible that the horizontal output transistor has shorted out. The shorted transistor will over load the power supply and it will make the power supply give off the high pitched squeal. Replacing this part and perhaps a couple of smaller parts...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV Constant Rolling Picture, mitsubishi wd 52525, wd 52525
mitsubishi wd 52525, wd 52525, mitsubishi tv: Rolling picture suggested a fault with the vertical circuit chip or thereabouts (even a dry joint could cause this) However, the blinking light is the shutoff circuits continually trying to power up, shut down, power up again etc - the warranty should definately...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV in fail safe mode?, mitsubishi tv, repair man
mitsubishi tv, repair man, safe mode: well have you tried unplugging the tv?? if so then you do need a repair man. in most cases you will have a bad power supply in the tv. a repair cost for this will range around 400.00 this is a good model and worth a repair. good luck :) let me know if you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV Horizontal shrinking, pl ace, mitsubishi tv
pl ace, mitsubishi tv, electronic engineer: OK the top picture i see the transformer on the left and above it is a heatsink i need to see that part. also lets use e-mail that way i can mark the pictures and send them back. copy and past all we have talked about into the e-mail so i can track our repair....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV lost white color, mitsubishi tv, model cs
mitsubishi tv, model cs, brightness levels: There are too many possibilities for this phenomenon and it would be unwise to give you a specific fix. I doubt if the cause is as simple as a defective IC. In fact, I rather think the contrast/brightness levels may be off. Backing off the contrast may...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV Picture Warping, rear projection tv, mitsubishi rear projection tv
rear projection tv, mitsubishi rear projection tv, mitsubishi tv: This is a convergence problem and will, eventually, need a new convergence board. They are very expensive and I have heard from most consumers that it cost them around $400 for the board and another small fee for the installation. So, check it out carefully;...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV - picture keeps blacking out, high voltage generator, judgement call
high voltage generator, judgement call, mitsubishi tv: FIRST TRY: Do a hard reset. Unplug the tv and leave disconnected for 4 hours. This may or may not help, but it is a necessary step to restore all internal software codes to their factory settings. SECONDLY: When it goes off, unplug the set for 2 minutes...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV Remote Problem, mitsubishi tv, rubber keypad
mitsubishi tv, rubber keypad, rubbing alcohol: Ruth, The rubber keypad in the remote may be dirty or gummy. If the remote drops on the floor like most do, the circuit board may have a small crack in it. If you carefully take the remote apart you can use rubbing alcohol to clean the circuit board contact...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV Repair, misubishi tv, mitsubishi tv
misubishi tv, mitsubishi tv, bad cap: well i do think you have a bad cap or two and most likely a few other parts. it is common on this model when it is around 10-12 years old the power supply needs to be repaired. the problem is the age. this set will now have different problems over the next...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV repair, excessive power consumption, high voltage generator
excessive power consumption, high voltage generator, high voltage system: It is almost unheard of the get any repairs done on a big screen for less than $250. Don t ask me why. However, this being said, check around with a few other shops. Sometimes the private shops are better; especially with Mitsubishi. Many of the Mitsubishi...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV screen Blank????, inch projection television, mitsubishi tv
inch projection television, mitsubishi tv, tv screen: this is not a reset. something in the tv is bad. we would have to use a meter to find out what it is. can you do this? i think it could be in th evertical circuit or a bad transformer. a lot of parts for this model are no longer made. let me know if you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV Tranformer, mitsubishi tv, pomona ca
mitsubishi tv, pomona ca, mitsubishi rear projection: there is only one place in the world that might have it. but do not bet on it this is a old tv. good luck :) RC COMPONENTS INC INEXSPENSIVE FLY BACKS Susan Gutierrez 1432 E 3rd Street Pomona, Ca 91766 866-735-9222 909-629-5641 fax 909-629-5782...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV won't turn on, radio talk show host, rear projection tv
radio talk show host, rear projection tv, radio talk show: You did the right things so far. This model is sometimes prone to loose wires or cold solder joints internally. Try the whack/vibration test on it. Just vigorously smack the set in a variety of places with your hand or fist seeing if you can reactivate...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi TV, mitsubishi tv, vertical height
mitsubishi tv, vertical height, awile: well i am perttey sure it is vertical. i would like to see a digital picture of the problem if i can?? i do not have a manual on this model so i cannot find the vertical output circuit. so i hope you have a digital camera. i need to see a few pictures of...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi tv/picture & sound, mitsubishi tv, model cs
mitsubishi tv, model cs, rhythum: Gary, these days as electronics components got cheaper and more reliable, any fault is a big fault and no one wants to put time or effort in repair. Maybe try and get repair quoted BUT remember a repaired set is never as good or close to a good one !! ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi tv, internal circuitry, mitsubishi tv
internal circuitry, mitsubishi tv, warranty dealer: No, it is not the picture tube. This set has a history of some problems with the voltage supply to the video and vertical sections of the internal circuitry. I cannot predict the exact causes in your case - from a distance - but it will probably require...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-150 1080 HD big Screen tv, voltage sources, different voltage
voltage sources, different voltage, screen tv: What you have described is a shutdown situation. When the set comes on the power supply checks to insure that all required voltages are up and at the correct viltage. Any of these voltage sources (there are several different voltage sources required to operate...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-4007R Big Screen TV rolling/shut down, power managment, screen tv
power managment, screen tv, different times: Yes, it has some power managment problems and heat related difficulties. There are multiple things going on and a complete diagnosis would be necessary by a trained tech. In my humble opinion you would be better off not spending any more money on it; a...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-406R s , Sound w/no picture, mitsubishi service, success tv
mitsubishi service, success tv, raster lines: The most common problem when the picture goes is loss of high voltage. You can tell by looking at the picture closely. If the screen is totally dark and there are not raster lines, then you must have the high voltage section repaired. If the raster lines...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-4543, input locked, great tv, e mail
great tv, e mail, pdf file: you have to have the remote to do this. sometimes as your model gets older ti will do this. like us getting old we forget also. but without the remote you cannot fix this problem. i have a PDF file that tells you how to do it with the remote. send me a e-mail...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-4544 Power Won't Stay On, indicator lights, projection tv
indicator lights, projection tv, fuse: Hi Carol you appear to have shut down issue it can be from a power supply issue to a deflection issue it is 10 yrs old and your at a point where if your thinking about replacment it may be better spent on the new set repairs could be form 475.00...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-45603, projection screen tv, diagnostic check
projection screen tv, diagnostic check, repair person: Hello It is probably the power supply but hard to tell without diagnostic check.Pay a serviceman from a reputable company his service call fee and have him tell you which board to change.Then send that board to PTS Electronics. www.ptscorp.com Thank...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-45605 - no picture no sound, tv repair, power button
tv repair, power button, new tv: Depending on where you live in the world? the price can range 550. here in florida we charge 450.00 this is a great model and well worth the repair. tight now we are working on more of the new tv s than the older. this is because of the way they are made....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-45605 - no power, martin irvine, tv repair
martin irvine, tv repair, power button: Martin, That s the problem with repair these days!!!! It sounds like the power supply has gone out and it is expensive to replace. If I was in your situation and I was getting warranty on the repair I would probably repair it and hope to enjoy it for...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-45609, faulty component, freeze spray
faulty component, freeze spray, blue shadows: http://users.pandora.be/educypedia/electronics/repairschematics.htm http://schforfree.seedhost.com/archive/?path=Video%2FProducts The two sites above may have some schematics that will help. You may have to dig around and do some searching to find your...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-461-RS projection tv, low voltage power, blown fuse
low voltage power, blown fuse, protection mode: STK is the name of the Integrated Circuit used in the convergence system. There are two identical ones used. Schematics are hard to find on the net; you mostly must purchase them either from the manufacturer or from places that make a market for them. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS 5006R, old tv, madde
old tv, madde, good luck: this would be major. your siganl board is going bad. they are no longer madde for this model. to have it repaired might run 400 or more. this is too much to put into a 15 year old tv. i would not have it repaired in this case. good luck :) let me know if...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-50111 will not turn on, audio amplifier, kiss of death
audio amplifier, kiss of death, menu button: Yes, this is the old kiss of death called the protection circuit. It is like an electronic fuse. It senses whenever there is excessive current being drawn from any part of the tv (there are 8 or 10 major sections). Then it sends a signal to the ON relay...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-5043 big screen repair, greenish hue, hello jim
greenish hue, hello jim, soldering iron: Hello Jim, Your TV may have a couple of problems. First the TV might have a problem in the Convergence board/section. second the main power supply might have a defect. I would first check the capacitors in the main power supply first, a power supply problem...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-5043 (made Dec. 1996), high voltage generator, needle in the haystack
high voltage generator, needle in the haystack, input functions: We know from experience that once a tv starts failing it is a sign that other failures are lurking around the corner. Of course, there are exceptions to the rule, as one component among the 3,000 or 4,000 parts in a big screen can go bad, but ususally failures...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-5043 trouble, rear projection tv, nearby shop
rear projection tv, nearby shop, likelyhood: Answer: Jennifer, I won t give you my lecture about purchasing used electronic equipment! You can find it on the archives. But, now that you have it, let me give my response to your question: Yes, it is worth investigating. But is it worth repairing?...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-5043 Video Shutdown, circuit failure, power supply
circuit failure, power supply, caps: hi Bill the problem your dealing with may well be a vertical circuit failure there are some caps in the power supply that need to be changed then the ic and some caps in the vertical circuit this may be a undertaking that you would let a service pro...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-5043, leaky capacitors, seires
leaky capacitors, seires, video problems: Jeff, The problem may be due to a loss of video from the video processor circuits. In many cases I find that defective/leaky capacitors on the picture in picture (PIP) board will cause all kinds of video problems. If the picture will return if you turn the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-50501, rear projection tv, color intensity
rear projection tv, color intensity, contrast adjustments: Scott, I think this is an adjustment problem. Maybe anyway. First, do the cleggsan standard testing on the set: ONE: Hard reset. Unplug the line cord and leave unplugged for at least 4 hours. That will cause a reset of everything inside the electronic...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-50603 channel changes, channel changes, cable guy
channel changes, cable guy, power cord: When you unplugged the power cord you lost all the channel setting. When you plug it back in it goes into the search mode. You must go into the on-screen-display and select the input for cable, then set it to scan for live channels or set is for channel...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-50603 No Picture, Sound OK, Menus OK, vcr input, fluid leaks
vcr input, fluid leaks, fluid leak: this depends on how bad the damage is in the tv. in most cases we can reseal the tube and clean up the fluid 400-600. you really need to have it looked at. it could be something different. it is worth a service fee to have it looked at. :) call me if you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-50609 Black Screen, mitsubishi big screen television, shematics
mitsubishi big screen television, shematics, big screen television: this could be a complex repair. without testing we cannot be sure. you would have to be able to use a meter to do this. can you? if not a repair cost will range 350-400 or so. i thing you delfection circuit is bad. good luck :) let me know if you need more...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-5061, connector pin, projection tv
connector pin, projection tv, capacitors: Hello Its a little technical but here goes: VERT JITTER/HORZ UNSTABLE-CHECK GE CONNECTOR PIN 5 FOR 1VPP Y SIGNAL INTO PIP PCB THEN CHECK GE CONNECTOR PIN 11 FOR 1VPP Y SIGNAL FROM PIP PCB. IF SIGNAL AT PIN 5 IS GOOD AND PIN 11 IS CLIPPED OR REDUCED....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-5061 Projection TV, horizontal section, side ways
horizontal section, side ways, jitters: John, The repair procedure depends on how the screen jitters! Does the screen shake side ways or up and down? If the screen is sligthly shrinking from top and the bottom the problem is due to a fault in the vertical output section. If the screen is shrinking...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-5061 video problem, video problem, channel numbers
video problem, channel numbers, output jacks: Eric, It s possible that the PIP module is defective. Try bypassing the module to see what happens. Getting a blue screen and the menu come up tells me that at least some of the video section is working. If this TV has video output jacks on it, Try plugging...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-5061, leaky capacitors, random lines
leaky capacitors, random lines, video problems: Randy, If you bypass the PIP module you have to remove it from the main TV chassis, if not random lines and other strange video faults will show up on the screen. Video problems can also be caused by a failing video output section, The most common cause is...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-50705. No Blue / Horiz Hold., vertical deflection, deflection amplifier
vertical deflection, deflection amplifier, horizontal hold: Was the 4 inch horizontal line the only thing on the screen or was there video in addition to this line? At 15 minutes in is it still a 4 inch line or is it a full screen? I am thinking you have a defective vertical deflection amplifier which is a much...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-5077 Problem, excessive power consumption, deflection amplifier
excessive power consumption, deflection amplifier, horizontal lines: I get alot of questions about this model and ones similar to it. It must not have strong reliability. It is getting along in years, but should be good for a total of around 15 years...... but who knows. The shut off is caused by the protection circuit...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-50VA1, no picture, high voltage supply, raster lines
high voltage supply, raster lines, horizontal deflection: More comments: Thanks for your feedback. The high voltage is not necessary to produce the on screen menu; that is why I wanted to know if the raster was present. No raster means no high voltage - even though you might be getting menu items. But is seems...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-50VA1 Schematics or Resistor ID, screen projection, schematics
screen projection, schematics, resistors: You must always replace both IC chips in the convergence circuit. When one goes bad the other is compromised if not also bad. I do not have schematics. You may be able to find it or one like it on several of the online sites. Try http://www.schematicsforfree.com/archive/dir/Video/Products...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-50VA2 out of Focus, tv plan, service menu
tv plan, service menu, allexperts: http://www.fixyourowntv.com/servicemenu.php This site has instructions on how to get into the service menu. From there you may be able to adjust the focus as it was done previously. Often the focus going out in the corners is an indication of the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-55601 nearly blank screen, audio OK, rear projection television, cable signal
rear projection television, cable signal, blank screen: mark, Without actually seeing what the screen looks like it would be hard to say what the cause of the problem may be. Some of the possible causes are, defective or faulty convergence board or a fault with the vertical output section. With the rear cover...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-55705 vertical hold, vertical hold, service menu
vertical hold, service menu, cable company: You can try the service menu entrance given in this site: http://www.fixyourowntv.com/servicemenu.php and fish around for the vertical hold adjustments and see if that will cure it. If not, you will need a service tech who can look at it. There may...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-5603 Projection TV, first failure, odd problems
first failure, odd problems, input types: i think you mean vs-50603 for a model number right? if so this problem is odd for this model. i have seen odd problems with this model because of fluids. the tubes are seal with fluids in them. this fluid keeps the face of the tubes running cool. anyway...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-6041 Power switch, rear projection tv, power switch
rear projection tv, power switch, model number: hi Gill its more likely a power supply problem than a switch but you could take your model number and go to this site and see if they can get one for you www.vancebaldwin.com or go to Mitsubishi s parts dept in California and see if the switch is still...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-6043 Projection (1997), mitsubishi tv, networking problem
mitsubishi tv, networking problem, intermittent connection: It seems to me you have an intermittent connection (and maybe a convergence failure as well). Do some whacking and probing to see if the vibrations from your distrubance can reactive a loose connection or cold solder joint and restore the picture. That...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-6043 sound no picture, loose joints, repair man
loose joints, repair man, yokes: this model was famous for this. ask him if he soldered the loose joints on the yokes. these are on the neck of each projection gun. the vertical return connectors will get bad connections and cause no picture. if this does not do it let me know and i can call...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-6043, thanks art, patern
thanks art, patern, high voltage: no boards for sale on this model. in the front bottom of the tv there is a control box.(behind the speaker grill.) it has 6 controls on it mounted between two tubes.one set is focus the other set is marked screen. turn up the middle one marked screen. turn...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-6047 no picture and sound like heartbeat, v supply, high def
v supply, high def, x ray: Hello Lara Well that is the question isnt it?Does the budget acceppt a new set?Are you wanting to upgrade to HIGH DEF yet?If you really want to keep this set,ask yourself one question.How was the picture when it went out?Was it really good?Then have it repaired.And...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-6047 sound but no picture, long periods of time, random problems
long periods of time, random problems, independent repair: ANSWER: Yes, this model Mitsu has lots of random problems. With its age it does not fit the category of a good investment. Why? We find that once a troublesome set starts failing it is just one problem after another - statistically speaking. The fact...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-6047 turns off, horizontal deflection, circuit resets
horizontal deflection, circuit resets, voltage circuit: Amie, Sorry, it is not something you can do by yourself. It will take the help of a technician who can diagnose the problem. The shutdown is caused by a protection circuit that is designed to protect the set from further damages. When you let it rest...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-6047, repairfaq, first few days
repairfaq, first few days, metal cage: Believe me, you will know the high voltage section when you see it! It is inside a big metal cage with markings on it that give the idea of danger inside! There is a big fat wire(s) coming out that goes to the projection tubes that powers their picture producing...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-60607, Manufactured Oct 2000, repairman, good luck
repairman, good luck, mitsubishi: this is a circuit in the tv in need of a repair. unless your soldering skills are great and you can us a meter??? then you will need a repairman. a cost will range around 300-400 for the repair and this is a great model and well worth a repair. good luck...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-60607 Picture roll, volt line, cable one
volt line, cable one, menu screen: I HAVE SEEN THIS. i think you have a bad cpaictor on the signal board. it pulls down a 3 volt line. we need to replace one part if i am right the part is 2.00. to replace this whole board is over 300.00 and it would take major setups. you need a digital...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-60607, no picture, audio ok., chassis model, success tv
chassis model, success tv, life span: Hector, I get alot of complaints about this chassis model of the Mitsubishi big screens. They must have a problem of some kind that causes the power protection circuit to shut the set down. In your case, according to the description of the symptoms,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-60703 1998 - No Picture, amplifier system, consumer experiences
amplifier system, consumer experiences, house call: Could be any of several defects. A) Could be bad high voltage (there are three of them; one to each projection tube). B) Could be horizontal deflection system (there are three outputs; one for each projection tube). C) Could be main power supply...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS 60703, progressive scan dvd player, y cb cr
progressive scan dvd player, y cb cr, interface connectors: ANSWER: Sorry for the delay. Allexperts site has been down. Yes, that is a very plausible deal. I could not find your model, but one very similar to it does say that it should receive other formats so long as they were ntsc compatible. So, check your...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-6071 blackout, hv generator, failure point
hv generator, failure point, audio menu: If there is no raster - screen totally dark - it means the high voltage has failed (which can be either the HV generator or the HOT). If the raster screen still shows, but no video, then it is in the video processing section. Unless you are an experienced...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-6071, power supply voltages, using a multimeter
power supply voltages, using a multimeter, picture tubes: Hi Jim those are called CRT,s picture tubes i would look and see if i had fillaments lighting in the neck of the crts and then if that is there id look at the vertical stage as if this fails the picture would be none visable also some times its...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-685R Color, double image, circuitry
double image, circuitry, silhouette: The only way to get rid of the double image is to have the convergence circuitry repaired. This is a cost of around $400 and is very common failures in RPTV sets of all makes. Sorry for the bad news, but the set is probably well worth it; on of the downsides...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS-685R, vertical deflection, software corruption
vertical deflection, software corruption, picture tubes: It seems you have lost the convergence board. With the colored lines it means the high voltage is working but the raster does not start up. So, you are either locked into the convergence setting mode or the convergence board has failed. So, do a hard...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS4506R 1992, average life span, house call
average life span, house call, power button: i agree with what you are feeling. it is too old. if a person calls into my office with a tv that is 10 years or older we will not even set up the house call. this is because parts are hard to get adn after 10 years it will start to fall a part. i would invest...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS45VA2, test mode, red line
test mode, red line, ghost in the picture: this is the convergence circuit going bad. a cost of repair might range around 400.00. i think this is too much money to put into a tv that is this old. might be better to invest into a newer tv at this point. good luck :) let me know if you need more info??...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS5043, flyback, mitsu
flyback, mitsu, projection tv: No. A set this old is not a candidate for repair unless the repair is just a trivial thing such as a bad speaker or broken power cord, etc. But, this is likely to be a repair of over $200. If it turns out to be the convergence ICs again you know what...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS50607, vertical fault, vertical sweep
vertical fault, vertical sweep, picture tubes: Joe, If you bypassed the control relay to power up the set and you see the filaments glowing it at least tells you that the TV has high voltage. The problem is most likely a NO video problem due to a defect in the vertical sweep(output)section. On many projection...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS60601, power supply components, inch projection tv
power supply components, inch projection tv, management circuit: BAD NEWS: This is always bad news. It is the power management circuit that is shutting of the ON relay. It is caused whenever excessive current is detected from anywhere within the set. It shuts down to prevent further damage to the set. MORE BAD NEWS:...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS60603 TV reception, static lines, auto factory
static lines, auto factory, cable package: If you got the same results when hooked up through the vcr as the front end tuning then the problem is with the cable feed (or the cable box). If you have another tv in the house, try it on the same cable connection and see what you get. If it shows the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi VS60705 top of screen in middle?, mitsubishi projection tv, correct direction
mitsubishi projection tv, correct direction, extended warranty: Hi Vikki there can be solder connections as well as components that can cause these problems have you tried lightley hitting the cabinet when this starts its not a fix but may help point you in the correct direction if that causes a change it may...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Vs-50VA2 No Picture, voltage capacitors, 16 volt
voltage capacitors, 16 volt, video problem: Mike, If you look closely at the circuit board where the PIP is plugged into the main board you should see that the board is marked for what each pin is used for. Simply cut out V1in and jump it to Vout, this should bypass the PIP video problem. If you pull...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Vs-50VA2 Sound Ok No Picture, fighting a losing battle, mitsubishi models
fighting a losing battle, mitsubishi models, statistical probability: Mike, I would say the set has unstable high voltage; but could be a host of other things. You might find schematics and service manual by googling for it. There is a site that has many such manuals - maybe not your exact model, but one that is close...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi no video, signal channel, high voltage
signal channel, high voltage, raster: If the screen is black it means there is no high voltage (unless the brightness is set really low and you just can t see it). So, it it comes up when to a no signal channel it is strange. It seems to me the tuner is the problem - if you are getting high...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi vs-4543 sound but losing picture, rear projection televisions, statistical probability
rear projection televisions, statistical probability, deflection amplifier: Big screen sets are designed to last 12 to 15 years. Some manufacturers are more successful at this goal than others. Some sets live it out well - even to 20 years - while others don t make it to even 5 years. It is highly statistical in nature. Best indicator...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi vs 5020r, ilumination, face plate
ilumination, face plate, vidio: Hi Larry, Could be a bad P-I-P module or a bad IC-7001. The only way to know is to replace them. The P-I-P module can be bought from PTS through thier web site at: www.ptscorp.com As for the manual, it would only be available from Mitsubishi. You should...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi vs-5043 picture trouble, home remedy, projection type
home remedy, projection type, factory defaults: Well, first do the hard reset and whacking test just to make sure it is not something simple: ONE: Unplug the power cord for 4 hours. When you power it back up all the internal soft codes will restore to factory defaults. TWO: Whack the set with your...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi vs-5061 problem, rear projection tv, mitsubishi rear projection tv
rear projection tv, mitsubishi rear projection tv, private question: Did you try a hard reset? I think that will take it out. I comes from someone pushing the wrong buttons on the remote and activating the sales program area of the set. Just unplug the power cord and leave it disconnected overnight or at least for 4 hours....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi vs-5061 problem, rear projection tv, mitsubishi rear projection tv
rear projection tv, mitsubishi rear projection tv, mitsubishi rear projection: Bart, Your TV is showing the Closed Captioning window. To turn it off, simply bring up the on screen menu and scroll down to closed captioning and select OFF. This will remove the black area on the screen. TOM, T&D ELECTRONICS tdeser@zoominternet.ne...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi vs-50705, protection mode, flashing light
protection mode, flashing light, random times: The flashing light usually means the set has gone into protection mode. The fact it comes on at random times of its own accord usually means the set has internally reset itself and goes back to the ON mode. Try this: Hard Reset: Unplug the power...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi vs4551a, circuitry, convergence
circuitry, convergence, alignment: Yes. Most common cause of picture looking like 3-D or mis-registration and sometimes with bowed top or bottom and fuzzy colors is caused by the convergence going bad. It is costly to have repaired; about $400 or so. Some shops will do it for much less....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WD-52525 "dead spot", mitsubishi wd 52525, wd 52525
mitsubishi wd 52525, wd 52525, dmd chip: you need a repairman for sure. this could be some dust or a particle in the lenes or projector path. or it could be the DMD chip going bad this would be major and covered under the warranty. this is part of the light engine and the part is $950.00 so i would...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WD-52525 has wavy lines in component inputs, mitsubishi wd 52525, wd 52525
mitsubishi wd 52525, wd 52525, hd cable box: there are several circuits that might cause this in the tv. testing needs to be done. in this case you are under warranty. so i do not want to take the tv a part. i would call the warranty place and let them do this. i would say you have a bad input board...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WD52725-No Picture, mitsubishi wd52725, plasma technologies
mitsubishi wd52725, plasma technologies, troubleshooting pages: Have you referred to appendix H in the owners guide and, also, studied the rather exhaustive troubleshooting pages that follow? If the lamp is replaced, did you reset the status? See the guide book for the details. So, I recommend you carefully go through...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Wd-52531, little hole, wd
little hole, wd, good luck: you might can order it for mitsubishi 1-800-553-7278 the part number for your screen has changed and is now a kit and comes with both screens. the part number for the kit is (KIT-SCREEN WD52531) the cost is 225.00 good luck :) let me know if you need...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Whistling & Screen Reducing, high pitch, bang on
high pitch, bang on, tv 5: it sounds as if you have some connections loose you could take it apart and look for the connections and repair them or you could buy a new set its getting up there in years you wouldnt want to put a lot into it you might spens 150 or so on it...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS-48413, mitsubishi ws, video selector
mitsubishi ws, video selector, strange behavior: Do a hard reset and then afterwards check the tv/video selector function on the remote a few times to see if the controller for the switching functions is working correctly. HARD RESET: Unplug the power cord for a full 4 hours; then power it up again. ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS-48511 Convergence Screwy, mitsubishi ws, easy job
mitsubishi ws, easy job, tv repair: this sounds like the STK S in the tv going bad. it is very common. now you must be able to solder very well to do this. it is not a easy job. if you want to try send me some pictures of the boards in the tv and also a few pictures of what you are seeing on...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS-55511 - Red Convergence wont adjust., mitsubishi ws, wont move
mitsubishi ws, wont move, heatsink: 1) Please make sure that the IC inside your set is actually STK 390-110 (I don t have the service manual for your model, so I listed that part as an example.) 2) Check at the site: TECHLORE.COM for additional information and instructions for this replacement....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS - 55513 reset button just flashes, mitsubishi ws, reset button
mitsubishi ws, reset button, yesterday afternoon: i cannot be sure without testing, but if the light on the front of the tv just blinks and does not stop... then it sounds like you have a bad DM module in the tv. this part is 600.00 plus labor. it is common to go bad just the way yours did. good luck :)...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS-55513, mitsubishi ws, repairman
mitsubishi ws, repairman, good luck: this is common on your model. you have a bad (DM) module in your tv. we have had a lot of them go bad. you will need a repairman for this and a big cost 600.00 or so to have it replaced. unless you can find a repairman to fix the one in the tv but this is...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS-55809 Projection HDTV, mitsubishi ws, conventional tv
mitsubishi ws, conventional tv, single mom: It is an owner obligation for these monster big screens to be prepared for expensive repairs! They are much more expensive to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair; not only because they are big and require a service tech to come to your home - at extra expense...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS-55809, mitsubishi ws, composite input
mitsubishi ws, composite input, rgb input: Assume you checked out the dvr or other settings that were suggested by Alan Wainwright. This set is a troublesome one and I think it requires some hands-on diagnostics. There are many possibilities, based on the symptoms you described, and it indicates...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS-55819 convergence, mitsubishi ws, warranty plan
mitsubishi ws, warranty plan, extended warranty: Maybe an intermittancy in the convergence board. Try banging on the set with your hand or fist over a few places to see if it responds to that. If so, there could be a loose connection or cold solder joint that needs repair. If whacking the set does nothing...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS 55819 - digital 55" - made in 1990 screen went black, information pls, cable offerings
information pls, cable offerings, mitsubishi ws: ok i am a little confused a WS-55819 was made 2001 so it cannot be older that 5 years old. you might want to look on the back and be sure of the model number for me ? any way when you you play a dvd is it still dark:? also are the menus dark on the tv also?...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS-65313 Format problem, tact switch, mitsubishi ws
tact switch, mitsubishi ws, format button: hi Jim just last weeek had one doing about the same thing it is possible to have a tact switch on thre front keyboard leaky causing the symptoms your exp. or it would be in the micro processor stage or a supply voltage collapsing you could...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS-65315, mitsubishi ws 65315, mistubishi
mitsubishi ws 65315, mistubishi, input channels: hi rusty have you tried running any thing in on the jack panel ? to see if there is video i worked on one a month ago after a strom it lost the jack panel and switching ics you probably will want to get some local help from a servicer in your...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS-65511, mitsubishi ws, electrical storms
mitsubishi ws, electrical storms, electrical storm: Yes, try a hard reset. This is done by unplugging the power cord for at least 4 hours, then try it again. If the hard reset does not help you will need technical assistance. The hard reset restores software codes to the factory settings, but it cannot cure...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS-65807 Screen blanked out, mitsubishi ws, power button
mitsubishi ws, power button, power supply: this is hard to say. there are a few circuits in this model that could cause this. the power supply and the convergence circuits are the most common. a cost on one of these would range around 400.00. testing is needed to find out. this is a great model and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS - 65809, mitsubishi ws, input modes
mitsubishi ws, input modes, loose board: Shutting down on its own is almost always a function of the protection circuit being activated by a short circuit somewhere amongs the several sections of the tv - perhaps in the loose board you are probing. If you can find the short and clear it a hard...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS-65857, mitsubishi ws, hd format
mitsubishi ws, hd format, allexpert: If it is working with the booster amp, what is wrong with that? I am not intimately familiar with this set so I am going to recommend you discuss it with Allan Wainwright also an allexpert. If he is maxed out you can go directly to him at tvdoctor@comcast.net....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS48311 picture problem, mitsubishi ws48311, mitsu
mitsubishi ws48311, mitsu, out of the blue: Keep on using it as you have done until it completely fails. Then you will need to have it repaired. Most probably the convergence system is failing. The bad news is repairs are around $400. You will have to decide if you want to put that much money...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS55511 Projection TV - Convergence, mike simmons, mitsubishi ws55511
mike simmons, mitsubishi ws55511, qualified service: Probably temperature related or cold solder joints or some such thing. Have you tried a hard reset? Have you tried thumping on the set while it is warming up to see if a little vibration will restore the picture? If so, there is a loose connection or...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS55511 Projection TV, ir remote control, mitsubishi ws55511
ir remote control, mitsubishi ws55511, slide bar: Try the hard reset and whack test just to make sure it is not something simple. But, I suspect the controller IC that handles these functions is out of order! OR, could be something as simple as the voltage regulator that supplies the operating voltage...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WS55511 TV, mitsubishi ws55511, device button
mitsubishi ws55511, device button, functions work: Hello Kevin I suspect a bad remote contol reciever in the TV.This would require a tech.Try and unplug the set for a few hours.Then plug it in to see if it reset.You should call Mitsubishi at 800-656-3005 to see what service center they recommend in your area....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi Ws-48511 Color Problem, volume control window, drive circuits
volume control window, drive circuits, careful diagnosis: Why don t you go into the service mode and see if you can bring the color balance back into line. http://www.fixyourowntv.com/servicemenu.php The above site has instructions on how to enter. If it does not solve the problem, the convergence circuits...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WT-46805 Lamp Problem, rear projection tv, replacement lamp
rear projection tv, replacement lamp, loose connection: hi ruben there is no lamp in this model. they are tubes. three of them. red blue and green. i do not think it is the tube but a drive problem. it is odd but sounds like one of the tubes is not being told to turn on. you need a repairman in this case. i would...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WT-46807, no pix but sound, screen distortion, crazy colors
screen distortion, crazy colors, autotransformer: Try a hard reset, but I don t think that will help. Mostly, this is caused by a failure of either/and the HOT and HV. The Horizontal Output Transister feeds the High Voltage flyback autotransformer. Whenever either one fails it kills the high voltage to...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WT-A42, hd satellite receiver, dish network
hd satellite receiver, dish network, screen saver: error code 22 is a short protect circuit. this means the tv has found a problem in the tv and will not let it turn on till fixed. this could be several different circuits in the tv that is causing this. we need to test some parts to see what this is. the...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WT-A42, component video input, mitsubishi service
component video input, mitsubishi service, signal inputs: If you look on the back panel I think you will find the inputs that will accomadate 1080i signals. Then, check your owners manual and it will say the inputting device must support that signal format. In other words, this set does not have the converter...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WT A42 Projection Tv, convergence problem, wing nut
convergence problem, wing nut, repairman: this is a convergence problem and parts in the tv will need to be replaced to fix this. turning controls in the tv will cause other problems and make this much worse. if you know how to solder and use a meter? then send me pictures of the boards in the tv...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WT-A42, focus problem, osd
focus problem, osd, power cord: It is really a nice set and not so old. I think the chances of the repair doing good for a long time is pretty good. So, I would not be afraid to repair it if the cost is not unreasonable. One downside, many Mitsu repair shops just replace boards or...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi WT46805 Blue Convergence, mitsubishi tv, convergence problem
mitsubishi tv, convergence problem, ocassionally: Don t bring a tech in yet. It sounds like an errant internal connection to me. Likely a cold solder joint or something like that; even a tech has a hard time finding them. Here is my recommendation - since you seem like the handy type. This will determine...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi wd52725 lamp fan, mitsubishi wd52725, fan failure
mitsubishi wd52725, fan failure, mitz: Changing the lamp should be rather simple. The service charge is an industry standard and is based upon the size of the set more than anything else. Changing the lamp is usually a user repair so the instructions for this are probably in the Owner s manual...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi ws55111 wont power on, signal condition, blue shadow
signal condition, blue shadow, intermittent problem: There may be something intermittent inside. Or, there may be something that has failed completely. Unfortunately, modern electronic products, including tvs, have a protection system that is constantly monitoring power usage. Whenever excessive power is...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mitsubishi, model cs, soldering iron
model cs, soldering iron, single line: Hello Don, What your TV has is a heat related vertical problem. As the circuit board warms up, Most likely defective solder connections on the vertical output IC will open and the vertical will collaspse down to the horiz line. If you can use a soldering...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MM52110 No picture, flyback transformer, picture tube
flyback transformer, picture tube, watching tv: If you have any experience with soldering, I would first check the main board for bad connections in the area of the flyback transformer and the board attached to the back of the picture tube. Resolder any connections that aren t shiny. Try that and update...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Model number, 32in television, vance baldwin
32in television, vance baldwin, pawn shops: Hi Jarred, I tried entering that number into a few sites: Toshiba and Vance Baldwin and got nothing either. Try looking through other TV and pawn shops to see if they have one like it and get the number off it. Toshiba generally has the model and...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Model # p61310 serial# co65c1033Chassis..., cooling fan, chassis
cooling fan, chassis, rca: this set can be a real pain. it is one of the hardest tv to find out the problem with and get it fixed. a cost of repair might range 600.00 on this model. you will need a tech for this one and hope he is a good one. good luck :) let me know if you need...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Monitor parts, kiss coolview, kiss technology
kiss coolview, kiss technology, handsome fee: http://www.kiss-technology.com/?p=instant&v=users Go to the above site to find customer calling numbers for your model. You must use the transformer designed for the unit; otherwise you could damage the circuitry..... unless you are an engineer and know...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Monitor Vs Television, s video rca, hardware tv
s video rca, hardware tv, plasma screen: Hello Atif, Actually it depends on what size you like and how far you will sit. In other words if you sit too close to a plasma screen you might start noticing screen bugs which will not be the case with say a rear projection. On the other hand, projectors...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Monitor Vs TV, color rendition, broadcast studio
color rendition, broadcast studio, resolution characteristics: You said 2 questions but you gave me 3! Answer ONE: Monitor and is marketing disguise for a set that is just a tv without a tuner/front end. But at consumer level it is the same, but more expensive, than conventional tv receiver in most cases. The...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Moving horizontal lines on plasma TV, marantz av receiver, high definition tv
marantz av receiver, high definition tv, marantz receiver: What about when audio only is connected? Do you still get the lines? What about when the Marantz receiver is taken out of the system and you go directly from the cable box to the tv? What about when the audio goes through the receiver, but the video...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MP3 player/noise cancelling, noise cancelling headphones, internal amplifier
noise cancelling headphones, internal amplifier, purchase decision: Check the 32 ohm unit first with your player. Some players will not play into the higher impedance; they have an internal amplifier with a sensor that checks for the right impedance and if it is too high or too low it will mute down the amplifier. Simply put,...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MP3, apple ipod, proprietary system
apple ipod, proprietary system, technology history: Such a powerful question! FIRST: Most all portable players use MP3 or some variant compression technology. Exception is Sony which uses mostly their proprietary system called ATRAC. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mp3 The above site is a really good...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: MPEG2 Encoding, multimedia producer magazine, digital producer magazine
multimedia producer magazine, digital producer magazine, free stock footage: Some basic stuff: http://www.streamingmedia.com/article.asp?id=8569&page=2&c=7 A good place to learn about anything mpeg related: http://www.chiariglione.org/mpeg/standards/mpeg-2/mpeg-2.htm Leonardo Chiariglione is the father of mpeg standardization...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Multi-colored halo on TV, colored halo, purple area
colored halo, purple area, thin ring: Ned, A few possible causes of the problem are as follows, A defective picture tube, a high voltage problem and lastly a fault with the degaussing circuit. Your best bet is to have a service person take a look at the TV. TOM, T&D ELECTRONICS tdeser@zoominternet.ne...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Multi room stereo hook up, master volume control, niles speaker selector
master volume control, niles speaker selector, quality amp: Gary, The Niles amp is a fairly good amp for what you would like to do. One of their amps has multiple inputs and outputs that you can feed various music sources into it to send to different locations. The Niles amps will come with instructions for connecting...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Multicolor circle appears on screen immediately after TV is shut off., rear projection tv, sony rear projection tv
rear projection tv, sony rear projection tv, power supply voltage: When the set is turned off there is a circuit that shuts down the power to the projection tubes right away. What is happening is that the power supply voltage it holding on for a short time after the power is turned off and the circle is just the residue...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Multimeter for TV repair job, leakage currents, electrolytic capacitors
leakage currents, electrolytic capacitors, electrical department: If you are clever and understand basic principles you can do many, many things with an inexpensive vom. I like, for example, the el-cheapo found at Walmart electrical department for $9.83. I have one and use it all the time. However, if you are serious...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mutsubishi Tv Repair, mitsubishi tv, power suply
mitsubishi tv, power suply, component level: this power supply cannot be replaced. it has to be repaired on a component level. this means we would have to check parts and test them also soldering. can you do this? if so i need you to send a few digital pictures to me off the board so i can show you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: Mystery Error from a Sony, mini stereo system, power supply voltages
mini stereo system, power supply voltages, sony hcd: Joe, The relay you are speaking about is a delay relay. It waits until the power supply voltages have stablized before connecting the speakers. Otherwise you would be getting a big thump in the speakers when turning on the set. I don t think it has...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: follow-up-TV whine, channel cable tv, philips tv
channel cable tv, philips tv, couple reviews: I just bought a 32 inch Sanyo at Walmart for $249 for one of my rooms. It is a fine set and I don t hear the whine. There is a large variation from set to set - some have reduced the whine tremenduously and others are so loud you can hear them in the retail...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magic television turns itself on?, hi chris, infrared light
hi chris, infrared light, correct time: Hi Chris, It s possible. Could be her remote control has a stuck button and is throwing off false codes and turning it on. I ve had several TV s that were turned on and off by direct and reflected sun light. The remote system runs on infrared light....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magn, power supply voltage, walmart store
power supply voltage, walmart store, television receivers: I know exactly what the problem is: It is a Magnavox. Only joking, of course, but they are NOT one of the most reliable products. A few days ago I went to the nearby Walmart store; they had about 250 23 inch sets on sale for $88. I bot one just for...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox 20mt1331 sound, audio amplifier, digital cable
audio amplifier, digital cable, whack: Something going bad around the audio amplifier maybe. Have you tried the whack test? Just smack the set firmly with your hand or fist all around the cabinet. Doing so will often wake up a bad connection, cold solder joint or corroded pin in a jumper connector...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox 25 inch, internal circuitry, pink line
internal circuitry, pink line: Hopefully you still have the original part. The part numbers should have been the same. Please post the original part number. I suspect something like LA7837? The problem is that the vertical IC is bad. That is the 9-pin part you replaced. Each one has...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox 60in big screen tv, color projectors, video circuit
color projectors, video circuit, chanels: Brian, The set has many more years of life. So, unless the repairs are extremely costly I would urge you to get it fixed up. The picture is gone; this is likely to be a loss of high voltage. It is quite common with big screen sets. The repairs are...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox big screen, tv magnavox, magic spot
tv magnavox, magic spot, loose wire: This is an intermittent condition. They are defined as a loose wire, bad connection, cold solder joint or something like that. With a set this old it is not a good solution to take it to the shop because the cost of hunting down these gremlins is too high...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox console tv, output amplifier, vertical deflection
output amplifier, vertical deflection, educational challenge: There is no set in the world this old that is worth fixing. You will not be able to find parts for it and techs will not want to repair such an old monster. So, you might as well forget the idea of fixing it. UNLESS, you are a techie who just wants to...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox fp5230 alignment, dead ringer, double images
dead ringer, double images, philips magnavox: Double images is a dead ringer for defective convergence circcuits. I don t know if this set has a separate convergence board or if the convergence elements are mounted on the main board. But it will require some investigation and diagnosis. If you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox MT2501 C121, auto program, menu button
auto program, menu button, cable channels: Nikki, You will need to reprogram the cable channels. Simply press the menu button and scroll down to the auto program section and follow the instructions. be sure to select cable before doing the auto program. TOM, T&D ELECTRONICS tdeser@zoominternet.net...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox projection tv, voltage output, resistor
voltage output, resistor, projection tv: there are two outputs for the horizontal in this tv. one is the horizontal out the other is the high voltage output. i need a ohm reading on each emitter to collector. if you cannot find these parts?? send me a digital picture or two of this board to ...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox rear projection television, rear projection television, model number
rear projection television, model number, convergence: Usually this indicates that the convergence ICs are defective and need to be replaced. If you can post the exact make and model number, I will list the parts required. This is a repair that can be done if youhave some experience with electronics repair....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox rear projection, service expert, loose connections
service expert, loose connections, maggies: Can you give me a model number and age of the unit? That will help in determination of what is wrong. With Maggies that are a few years old it sometimes requires the connectors that feed the projection tubes to be cleaned and burnished due to corrosion...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox TV narrow width picture, filter capacitor, filter caps
filter capacitor, filter caps, glass distortion: There are many electrolytic filters in the set. These are polarized and have markings to show the + and - terminals so they will be mounted in the circuit correctly. Without some testing by one who knows which filter circuit to look for you are at a disadvantage....

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox t.v. volume turns down by itself, phillips magnavox, button area
phillips magnavox, button area, soda pop: Terry, Quickly unplug the tv. Then let it dry completely before it is used again. If it was water that went down into the button assembly it will dry out in about one week. If the liquid is anything else, it may take longer and if there is a residue...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox tube, hidden menus, perfect match
hidden menus, perfect match, curvature: I am aware of hidden menus on TVs replacing the old knobs in the back of the tubes, probably this is what they referred to but it needs a certain button sequence to trigger it, not sure if TV is playing up or what ??? As for the curvature, it would have still...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox tv, satelite dish, video button
satelite dish, video button, programming feature: Try putting the tv on channel oo which should be video input if that doesn t work if you have a vcr od dvd player added to it try running it through that and having it on channel 00 which that should put it on video,to do it without the vcr and just the tv...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox tv, demo mode, menu button
demo mode, menu button, tv 5: Hello Stony, Your TV seems to be in the demo mode. If you have the owners manual you should look up how to take the TV out of the demo mode. If you do not have the owners manual, simply press and hold the menu button on the TV 5-10 seconds until the normal...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox tv, control circuits, factory defaults
control circuits, factory defaults, service mode: Yes, I have had this same question from other Magnavox owners before. I don t remember the fix for it, however, the problem is accessable through the remote control, as I recall. http://myweb.accessus.net/~090/how2adj.html#5.5 The above site has instructions...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox tv, manule, mode number
manule, mode number, channel button: The autoprogram sequence will only keep stations that have active signals on them. Although most sets allow the use of the Aux regardless of whether there are channels present. Try running the autoprogram again with the game connected and running. If that...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox tv no sound, antenna input, program channels
antenna input, program channels, happy hunting: All tvs made during the past few years must have sap feature on them. They all have them and it is ther somewhere. You have to find it. On all recent tvs it is part of the OSD features. If you go to antenna input there should be an SAP selection which you...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox tv/vcr combo won't stay on, tv vcr combo, magnavox tv
tv vcr combo, magnavox tv, loading tray: Hi Mike, These combo s share a common power supply and tuner. When one fails such as the loading tray jamming, it causes the power supply to sense trouble and shut down. The only way to get one to stay on is to repair it or disable it and that will have...

TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting: magnavox tv/vcr tape stuck, tv vcr combo, magnavox tv
tv vcr combo, magnavox tv, vcr tape: So, did you get the tape out? From your question it seems you are concerned about getting the tape out. So far as other problems with your unit, I would recommend you to a good repair shop. Combo units are the most unreliable products in the home...