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Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-25-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 686
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Vizio Symptoms and Possible Solutions

Finally, I found what I believe is the U21. https://www.insidegadgets.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/AP4953GM.pdf

budm, pls confirm if you believe this is correct type device for my U21?
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-23-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 686
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Vizio Symptoms and Possible Solutions

Just to be clear, if no external input is plugged, the BL DO NOT come on, nor does the sound, or pictures as seen with flashlight.

If plug active VGA or HDMI, TV channels and sound work perfect....
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-23-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Visio E371VL Weird Picture at start

Although your MB is different model, see https://www.badcaps.net/forum/showthread.php?t=74561
and try the TV channel input on the main menu.....from your first pics you have the input set on RGB...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-23-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 686
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Vizio Symptoms and Possible Solutions

More than 4 years ago, the guru budm said:

08-25-2014, 12:09 AM #13
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Forum: Schematic Requests ONLY! 02-19-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 86,001
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Motherboard schematics archive?

LOL, u r just a kid. My first computer was a Sinclair ZX Spectrum. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZX_Spectrum Then went on to run IBM mainframes as big as houses. Much later, we got a TRS-80 in the...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-18-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 349,759
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Factory Resets Listing

Pardon if repeats.....

Service Mode / Factory Mode Entry Procedure to different brand Televisions.
Chinese Sets
Hold down (Volume down) on set and press 'Recall' on remote.
'Recall' is the...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-18-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 421
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Insignia NS-50d40SNA14not turning on

After following R_J, report on voltage from PIN 10 and 13 of CN2, my bet that DM4 is bad, check please and report voltages / continuity on the 3 pins of DM4 (darn, that CapLeaker is smarter / faster...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-17-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 421
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Insignia NS-50d40SNA14not turning on

Can we see the back of the PS, especially around CN2? Your power pins only have TWO 12vdc wires......on pins 10 and 13. There are no wires connected to 5, 9, 14. We need to see the back of this PS...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-17-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 421
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Insignia NS-50d40SNA14not turning on

good pics now. How about taking out your paint brush and knocking off the cobwebs everywhere, especially around BS1
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-17-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 421
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Insignia NS-50d40SNA14not turning on

Since the 12v are not present, and the brown cap only has 171 volts, the secondary side of the PS is not turned on, either b/c of a PS fault or a non existent signal from the MB. Try to power on...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 02-16-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,069
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Soldering station thoughts and guidelines

How about this?

https://hackaday.com/2018/09/22/diy-arduino-soldering-iron-hits-version-2-0/
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-16-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 686
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Vizio Symptoms and Possible Solutions

Unspun01, yes the jimmy kit sounds like it MIGHT address my issue, but the same kit from others say the U18 and U21 kit will fix, quote:
"These main boards can have multiple failures, in addition to...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-15-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 686
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Vizio Symptoms and Possible Solutions

Thanks Unspun01,
You got me thinking again and back tracking.
,
I have previously, partially done as you advised and got:
So, I began checking voltages at the some of the VGA pins, on the...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-14-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 855
Posted By captainKKK
Re: reset password windows 10

I have tried everything from shutting off services and modifying the registry to make the thing stop doing the update and nothing stays changed even if I changed the permissions. Best I can do...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-14-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 686
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Vizio Symptoms and Possible Solutions

How do the experts in here clean the boards before component level checking? Can I soak them in an ultrasonic alcohol bath without damaging the components? I got some boards from a house full of...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-12-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 205
Posted By captainKKK
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-12-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 349
Posted By captainKKK
Re: LG LED TV Model 42LE5300 not switching on

Looks like C256 and R259 have heat damage?
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-11-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 855
Posted By captainKKK
Re: reset password windows 10

........And still be able to actually use W10
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-10-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Vizio 3655-0352-0150 (0171-2272-3924) Main Board for E552VL

I have never heard of reading an EEPROM THRU the HDMI or VGA chips...why would that even work? When they make one to read EEPROMS thru any of those, or the USB port please send me a private message...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-10-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 91
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Samsung un65eh600f power problem

I think you should plug an active HDMI or VGA to the rear port and power up again, test the voltages now with the active input selected by pressing the input button one time wait ten seconds, press...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-10-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By captainKKK
Re: "Save Image As" I always get a 25KB .jpg that is HTML

Just set the correct DEFAULT programs and it should work ok, or the browser addons got you.
Open Default Programs by clicking the Start button. ...
Click Associate a file type or protocol with a...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-09-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Panasonic Plasma TH-50px600u blue haze (sparklies?)

Do a factory reset thru the menu. If not fixed re-seat your led / T-con cables. On second thought, check the temp of the processor and any other BGA ICs and try temporary cooling to see if it...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 02-09-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 686
Posted By captainKKK
Re: Vizio Symptoms and Possible Solutions

Ok, I guess I got to let the D722 go. Both it and the D723 are the same designated component that must work in tandem somehow, unbeknownst to me to figure out, but together must switch on the high...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-09-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 365
Posted By captainKKK
Forum: General Computer Discussion 02-09-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 511
Posted By captainKKK
Re: HDDs shutting down at 2/3 of the surface when writing on them?

LOL pebcak, I learned some new 20 something slang to use on my customers....:)

Hey Curious.George, mind sharing the name of your testing SW for hard drives? After reading this forum I am gonna...
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