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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By budwich
did you try "punching in" the usb firmware again...

did you try "punching in" the usb firmware again to see if it changes anything? Further, try another usb. Maybe the usb had / has an issue that took out the main board.... unlikely but you never...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,908
Posted By budwich
Well there you have it. You are actually deaf...

Well there you have it. You are actually deaf and are feeling the sound rather than hearing it... :-)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By budwich
reseating cables is a good first idea... It might...

reseating cables is a good first idea... It might help. Your problem is likely a tcon problem. If you are lucky, a replacement card ("recycled" or otherwise) might solve it.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-29-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By budwich
its either a cable or connector problem. Hdmi...

its either a cable or connector problem. Hdmi connectors aren't the most robust. They have to be seated carefully or damage to the equipment connector is likely and in most cases unrepairable, the...
Forum: Home Automation   01-27-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By budwich
As suggested, x10 isn't the most reliable system...

As suggested, x10 isn't the most reliable system out there BUT at the same time, it does function reasonably well. Have you tried setting different codes on the unit in question. I suspect that...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-23-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By budwich
if you are lucky, I would first reseat all...

if you are lucky, I would first reseat all cabling coming and going to the tcon. Next, inspect the cable connector pins closely looking for any signs of corrosion which of course needs careful...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-14-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By budwich
likely issue is what is referred to as "bad...

likely issue is what is referred to as "bad panel"... :-( the issue is the bonded tab cables / drivers have a problem. Since they are "bonded" (kind of "hot glued"), they can not be repaired. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-14-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 77
Posted By budwich
ok... thanks for the picture. Next question,...

ok... thanks for the picture. Next question, would be... when you "force" the backlighting on... is it uniform? are there any areas that are darker / not lit? You are probably correct but I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-14-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 77
Posted By budwich
no I didn't miss that... but maybe you...

no I didn't miss that... but maybe you misunderstood... check all the voltages not just those going to the main board. There are drivers going to leds, and power going to the tcon. As for the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-14-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 77
Posted By budwich
check the output voltages at the power board...

check the output voltages at the power board based on the "graphic" written on the board. Note that, certain power functions are turned off by the main board at times to prevent damage (further) so...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-11-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By budwich
the green light on the main board probably...

the green light on the main board probably indicates its "happy". You can try re-seating (carefully) the cables running from the tcon to the panel. After that, you are starting to look at doing...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-11-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By budwich
could be a lot of things... probably mostly...

could be a lot of things... probably mostly bad... :-( could be either a tcon or main board issue. You will likely have to open up the set and get in there and try isolate things or get in a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-10-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By budwich
you have set the hdmi input to digital on the TV.

you have set the hdmi input to digital on the TV.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By budwich
You are "pushing" the limits of the "world" with...

You are "pushing" the limits of the "world" with your setup so "things" happen or don't.

Basically, depending on what you want to do / can do / wish to do, you can go in many directions. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By budwich
what version of hdcp are the components running...

what version of hdcp are the components running with. maybe one has a newer version while the others have older versions and there is some incompatibility between implementations. Of course, not...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-27-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14,703
Views: 1,239,636
Posted By budwich
good that it worked. It is likely you had a...

good that it worked. It is likely you had a number of back light errors which exceeded 5 causing the code. Resetting the code will get you "life" but it is likely an indication of potential...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-27-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14,703
Views: 1,239,636
Posted By budwich
:-( if you got some "wits", you need to open up...

:-( if you got some "wits", you need to open up the back and check out the voltages on the power board. If I understand what you are saying about the "code" it is flashing (1 1), that is an issue...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,929
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Posted By budwich
the price might be ok (refurbished units at...

the price might be ok (refurbished units at accessoriesfor less are selling in the $300 range) BUT you are not going to be able plug in your turntable directly as it doesn't have anything specific...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 119
Posted By budwich
"standby" is what ever your user manual indicates...

"standby" is what ever your user manual indicates as "standby"... every set has its own "standby mode".

Further, if one was so interested in going into the service menu, then one should be aware...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 119
Posted By budwich
you might want to consider reloading the firmware...

you might want to consider reloading the firmware as a way out as it might take precedence over anything else that it is doing.

IF you are lucky, you can try switch the TV to "standby" and then...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2015, 03:51 PM
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Posted By budwich
hmmm ... I don't think that there is anything...

hmmm ... I don't think that there is anything super special about a 3806 that would warrant that type of price... imo. I have a 3805 and 4308 (which I got a while back for $500 can). At that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2015, 03:26 PM
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Posted By budwich
obviously depends on the price... my guess would...

obviously depends on the price... my guess would be $150 or less and with a remote.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-19-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 162
Posted By budwich
:-( I think you have to find a setting that...

:-( I think you have to find a setting that would allow an output of "bitstream".
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-15-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By budwich
:-( likelihood is high that your main board is...

:-( likelihood is high that your main board is done as the hdmi interface is done there. You should be able to find the main board at places like shopjimmy for a reasonable price. HDMI ports...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-11-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 87
Posted By budwich
what settings have you used on your sound bar? ...

what settings have you used on your sound bar? It has to agree with what the TV is sending otherwise you will likely get nothing.
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