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Samsung 65" DLP TV about 8 years old. I just replaced the

Samsung 65" DLP TV about 8 years old. I just replaced the DLP chip due to black and white dots on the screen. That part went fine and the picture is great. Problem was that during disassembly I managed to put the Fan No. 1 connector off the board while trying to remove the cable. Tried to super glue the connector back on the board but the glue didn't hold. So since there are two other fans in the TV, I decided to cut the red, black, and yellow wires on all three fans and wire all the yellow, all the red, and all the black wires together. All three fans are now running, but screen shows a transparent blue banner that reads "Check Fan No. 1" - that's not too bad, but the TV now shuts off after about 10 miuntes and have to restart. That is a pain. Anyway to disable the banner and make the TV stop shutting off after 10 minutesJA: What's the make and model of your tv, and can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: Samsung HL67A7501FXZA, a little over 8 years old.JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: Yes, appears so, only other input is a DVD player.JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: If you will read my original discription, I just replaced the DLP chip due to black and white dots on the screed, Screen is now fine, but in the process of disassembly I managed to pull Fan No. 1 connector off the circuit board. So I figured that would not be good as Fan No. 1 is pointing at the DLP heat sink. So I tried super gluing the connector back on the board but the glue didn't hold So since there are a total of 3 fans in the area, I decided to jury rigg it by wiring all three fans together. I connected all the yellow fan wires together, all the red fan wires together, all the black fan wires together. TV runs, but now displays a "Check Fan No. 1" banner across the screen and TV shuts off after about 10 minutes and must be restarted. Any way to avoid the 10 minute shutdownJA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: No just want to avoid the 10 minute shutdown, I could live with the Check Fan No. 1 banner on the screen if I have too. All three fans are running.

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Shahid

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I have a picture that comes and goes, mostly just a blank

I have a picture that comes and goes, mostly just a blank screen but I do have sound. I have a Sony projection TV, I believe it is an XBR.... The serial or model number is *****JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact model of your Sony? And can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: It is probably over 10 years old and the biggest screen they had at the time.JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: No I can't get a picture right now so I can't get to the menu..... I am able to get netflix but I can't get the comcast cable stuff.JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: It was turned off one night and the next night it didn't work. It hasn't worked for several days.JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: I replaced the bulb several years ago and this could be the same problem, but I am told there will one day when a certain bulb stops working and you have to junk the TV. Is this true?

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Nathan

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I have an older sony projection TV KDF-70XBR950 that was

I have an older sony projection TV KDF-70XBR950 that was working good. I changed from Direct TV to Comcast finity cable and now the colors are off and can't seem to be adjusted.JA: What's the make and model of your tv, and can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: Sony LED Projection TV, Model KDF-70XBR950, SN(###) ###-#### 2004JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: yesJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: Iabout a month, it happened right after i switched from Direct TV to Comcast cable (Xfiniti)JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Jack

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Would appreciate any help. My Sony 60 inch projection tv.

Would appreciate any help. My Sony 60 inch projection tv. Model. #KP-57wv800Serial. #9002324.When I turn my TV on after 10-30 minutes the screen turns blue and no picture except blue. I turn it off for an hour and does. A great picture to blueThanksJohn

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Nathan

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Have a 1991 Mitsubishi TV, with a screen that is 35 1/2

Have a 1991 Mitsubishi TV, with a screen that is 35 1/2 inches wide and 27" high. A green light has gone bad, so I get a rainbow of colors on the screen intermittently. Can that green light be replaced or should I get a new TV?JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Mitsubishi is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: It came me with the house, which we bought in 2003. The house was built in 1991, so that may be when the TV was purchased. I can find no printed material about the TV. It is in a built-in space in the living room. It is about 18" deep. I cannot pull it out to check model number.JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: Everything works except anJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: i had a Comcast guy out to install a new Xfinity box on a shelf next to the TV. So it has been an issue for the last two days. He told me that probably one of the bulbs (green one) had burned out and I should have a TV repair shop replace it. Red, blue and yellow are still working.JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: Cannot think of anything else. It's been a great TV.

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My Panasonic projection TV PT-47WX42F is blinking red

My Panasonic projection TV PT-47WX42F is blinking red instead instead ofJA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?Customer: 2002 it's blinking red instead of turning green when I push the power buttonJA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?Customer: it worked yesterday when I unplugged it then pressed the power buttonJA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?Customer: the cable tv is working fine on the other tv

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Nathan

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I bought a (used) HDMI / RCA / switch and hooked it up to my

I bought a (used) HDMI / RCA / xxx switch and hooked it up to my Rear Projection TV, and it caused the colors to change bizzarly, and also flash. Now my TV gets that way without the switch.JA: What's the exact make and model of your television? And have you done any troubleshooting yourself?Customer: Well, I swapped out the bulb about two months before this happened. But I doubt it's the bulb.JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: I remember reading somewhere that some things can break a rear projection TV. Yes, all menus work, and all sources act the same. I'll go get the model and manufacturerJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: It's been an issue for about 3 months, and like I said, I purchased a 3 way switch that output to HDMI, and in one of the modes, it would cause the colors to become extreme, and flash. After a day of fiddeling around with it, it started doing WITHOUT the switch attached. It's a ToshibaJA: Anything else you want the tv expert to know before I connect you?Customer: I think the model number is *****

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I have a Mitsubishi projection TV that I need the three

I have a Mitsubishi projection TV that I need the three projection gun tube rebuilt or replaced on. I need to find where I can get them rebuilt or get replacement parts. Mitsubishi no longer services them.JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Mitsubishi is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: Yes. I purchased it in at the end of November 1990. The model is Model: VS-5021JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: Yes. The TV works, but I believe it's only operating off of one and a half guns. The picture is dark and has a lot of red in it.JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: It's been an issue for a long time. I just haven't used it for 7 or 8 years. Turn it on once in a while to see if it works, but that's all. I had it worked on 10 years ago for another matter and the tech told me the guns were getting weak and would need replacing soon, but new ones were no longer serviced by Mitsubishi. When the guns started to actually fail, they would come in and out, meaning that the picture would be fine and then one or two of the guns would pop and go off leaving the picture dark. After a bit they'd come back on and stay on for the rest of the time I was watching it. But the time all three of them were working got shorter and shorter.until they never came back. Now the picture is dark and has a red hue to it. But the TV does still show a picture. The sound is good and the menu works when I go to it on the remote.JA: Anything else you want the tv expert to know before I connect you?Customer: NO. I know the guns will have to be replaced. I've been told that they will have to be rebuilt, but I don't know where I can get them rebuilt for a reasonable price. I've been told that to get them rebuilt or exchange guns will cost around $1500.00.

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Nathan

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Can i record from my sharp roku tv to my disk -dvd player

can i record from my sharp roku tv to my disk -dvd player .my dvd player plays on av ,do i have to connect any more analog cables to record?JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Sharp is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: the tv is about 1 year old it is a lc-43lb37 iu or a lc-50lb371u full hd led 1080p tvJA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: i have only connected the 3 rwy to the output of the vcr,need i to connect to the in puts?JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: first tine trying to recordJA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: i dont belive

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