Sparc Question

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Mon Feb 10 11:10:39 PST 2003


On Mon, 10 Feb 2003 17:06:42 -0000
"Matthew Burgess" <ca9mbu at eos.sunderland.ac.uk> wrote:

> > My 28" TV was found on the kerb in the rain. it works PERFECTLY now.
> (It
> > cant have been a week old when I found it, the only fault being the
> > connector on the V-Scan coils, a 5 second repair.)
> 
> "A 5 second repair" - if you know what you're doing that is!  I wonder
> how many people go out and buy new TV's when their old sets might have
> given up for similar such "quick to fix" problems?  I know who to turn
> to when my next box gives up the ghost!

TV repair is easy, really.

Its almost ALWAYS a dry joint (fractured connection) or a poor contact
on a switch / connector.

When it isnt, its usually a capacitor that has dried out.

failing that, usually some obviously fried transistor.

Feel free to email me if you need help though...
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