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You cannot. That is why the service shop will not...

You cannot. That is why the service shop will not give you anymore info for you to mess with.
An internal reset with proper computer to tv adaptor and DVD disc is required. Your father probably...
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Repair Solution?

Pretty Pictures but all typical with age of this set. Could not see a problem with any solder joints.
Servicers replace power supply components in this set on a regular basis just for the symptoms...
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Shop for repair cost

Shop around for a repair. It should not cost you that much to repair the set. Ask what they would charge to replace the vertical IC and a open resistor. I would bet your MITS has a great picture....
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Now you know

Now you know that it is something in the TV that is bad and you can now act on that information.
In 99% of the cases when a fuse is blown it is because it did its job and protected a circuit that...
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Simple fix

Your Sony Tv has a circuit that takes into account the AGE of your PICTURE TUBE.
Your picture tube is weak and the fix is to turn up the screen control on the FLYBACK tranformer just a tad. It will...
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Starts at the bottom and rises to the top.

My brothers kid has a great job in southern florida working for the DISNEY CHANNEL and is in the production field. His expierence is that all BIG production companys shoot the scenes in HD now but...
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LED Troubleshooting

Are you comfortable with taking the back off the tv? If you are there are several LED's on the board that you can see lit. There are 5 green LED's and one RED one. All of them should be on if the TV...
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Dropped it Dump it

Have you forgot to tell us the tv might have been dropped? It sounds as if the shadow mask has come loose from the inside of the picture tube and now you are getting the pattern which is very...
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Model Number?

A Model # would be helpful. You probably have bad convergence IC'S
Expect a $300.00 repair on this one.
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Repair Solution

Replace Sony Sbx1637-11 In Mts Module
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Turn UP control

Turn up your screen control on the flyback transformer.
Its all you can do yourself other than change or rejuvenate the CRT
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Vertical IC

Your 5 year old projection TV has vertical problems. Find vertical Ic LA7833 on the board. It should be on a heatsink. Try tapping it lightly with an insulated tool to see of you have a bad...
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Let Go Of The Tube

Dumb advise?
Lots of guys have been in this business for 40years and can't let go of the good ole tube days when any monkey could plunk a tube in a tv and call it fixed. I guess back then they would...
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My 2 cents worth

You cannot beat a PLASMA TV with the right picture source and if You invest in one buy the extended warranty.

The LCD tv's are more proven and with DLP technology are even better.

The...
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Diplexer not Splitter

The part that is on the outside and the one inside of the house is called a diplexer. It's job is to allow the off-air antenna and the satelitte dish to use one wire to get to your TV. You cannot run...
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Which ends?

Should she attach them to the ends that go to the circuit effectively shorting the 200volt supply or the the CRT leads where your fine wires are wrapped around the core? If wrapped around the core...
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Hhmmm....1982 was a good year

Geez you would be looking for some good acid too if you where a TV over 20years old and people demanded you perform day in a day out.
Give it a decent burial and say some kind words that it lasted...
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Small resistor might be bad

A few penny's part (resistor) is causing your problem and unfortunatly it is located way inside the tv that is difficult to access and repair.
Do not be surprised to pay over $300.00 or more to get...
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Dude you got a Dell?

Did you buy additional Dell CompleteCare Accidental Damage Service.
They did have extended warranty coverage that you should have bought.
If not, most homeowner's insurance policies cover...
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All in one unit

This is a all in one unit with the DVD and VCR built in.
Supposed to make the recording easy just plop in the VCR tape in the machine and the DVD is right their beside it.
Not trying to record...
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Pincussion documented

Sorry to hear about your expierence with your new TV. This should be a lesson for everyone who is shelling out big bucks for those large screen tv's.
Do your research before you buy.
This link ...
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Unhappy DVD recording

I have been asked this question and would like to get any comments on it from the other members. :confused:

I have a Sanyo DRW-1000 and I want to copy my archive of about 30 tapes to this DVD...
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G board

There was a reason that part went out and it being on the power supply board there probably is some other component shorted. You would have to have a service manual to repair this tv or some skill in...
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Orion blue book

You are dealing with an insurance agency so you should ask them if they have the latest copy of VIDEO and TELEVISION from ORION BLUE BOOK.
There it is plainly stated that your TV was a 20"...
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