[TechAssist] Re: RCA CTC157 no video, has HV and OSD

On the CTC157 I believe the location is Q2901 and on a CTC169 its Q2906.
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Electric Medic wrote:

>Hey Bill and All: Is it Q2901 or Q2906 that commonly fails on this CTC157
>that causes no video, good sound and has OSD. WinStips shows Q2901 and
>everybody else says Q2906 is the transistor that fails. I have no video, but
>have sound and OSD, just a blank screen. Also, could it be a tuner on this
>set, or if you have good audio the tuner must be good like on some? Customer
>said lightning hit it and she had some other things in her house hit. Does
>anyone from this chassis time frame remember if one of these transistors
>failed from surge? Also is the 143806 the correct part number instead of the
>159. Thanks
>
>Perry Bower
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>In a pinch I've used the ECG159 and have had them fail but never had a
>143806 fail unless the pix tube had intermittent short. Possibly  check
>with CRT tester and remove any shorts with pix tube laying on face. Just
>my 2 cents.
>
>                                                     Bill
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>Bill Grabowski
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>Shoreline Electronics wrote:
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>>Make : RCA
>>Chassis : CTC157 series.
>>Problem : Shorts out Q2906 luma buffer every few days....customer hears a
>>ZAP then set goes to washed out screen with retrace.
>>
>>I'm using ECG159 subs ( 2N3906 generics)
>>
>>Is there an intermittent short ( HK?) causing this or do I need a beefier
>>buffer transistor to resist failure ?
>>
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>>Shoreline Electronics Repair
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