[TechAssist] Re: ctc 203ax 27" RCA

I just know got a call on a ctc203 and the same problem. He unplugged it and 
all ok! I have a feeling I'll be seeing the set soon. Advised him of the 
closed capt. He was ok with not having it

John
Conti'sTV
Texas


>From: "Greg Smith" <gaserv@xxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: ctc 203ax 27" RCA
>Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 08:33:11 -0600
>
>According to Tommy, the tech that was working on this set, he could
>reproduce the symptom every time when he got to cable channel 28 (Spike 
>TV).
>After the cap was added, no problems.  We informed the customer of the
>modification & the effects of it & he didn't have a problem with it.  I
>would of had a problem with him complaining daily about having to unplug 
>the
>set after he went to ch. 28. Greg
>Gregory B. Smith
>G & A Electronic Services
>2521 N. Laurent
>Victoria, Texas 77901
>Ph. 361-575-1998
>Fax: 361-570-1615
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Wayne Vanaman" <Wayne@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Friday, January 06, 2006 5:13 AM
>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: ctc 203ax 27" RCA
>
>
> > Perry, you hit the nail on the head.
> >
> > If you want to troubleshoot this you are going to need a recording of
> > the program that was being watched at the time the failure occurred.
> > How many of you even have the Gemstar test tape?  You would probably
> > need that, too.  Then, you would need a digital storage o'scope with
> > lots of memory, and the program data specs...
> >
> > Personally I like the Gemstar guide, and would not deliberately disable
> > it.  I also use closed caption many times, and would not disable that
> > either.  Unplugging the set for 30 seconds is the Correct course of
> > action.
> >
> > Wayne Vanaman
> > Omega Electronics
> > 6904 W Fairfield Dr
> > Pensacola, Fl.  32506-3310
> >
> > Wayne@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > WWW.PensacolaTVRepair.Com
> >
> > 850-456-5995 voice
> > 850-458-6369 fax
> >
> >
> > Electric Medic wrote:
> >> How do you all know these fixes are fixes like disconnecting gemstar 
>and
> >> installing caps? If you unplug the set and plug it back in it will work
> >> anyway. Usually for month's or years. This is hilarious. When the
> >> customers
> >> call and it is a RCA you tell them to unplug set and plug back in. Even
> >> RCA
> >> tells customers that. You mean you all go out and spend time on this 
>and
> >> charge? Why??? or how? The whole job can't take 5 minutes even if you
> >> take
> >> the back off and look around. Most customers are looking over your
> >> shoulders
> >> anyway and asking what is wrong? How can you explain what you are 
>doing?
> >> This has been going on for years. I agree it is happening more 
>frequently
> >> since the first part of December. We have gotten about 10 calls per 
>week
> >> but
> >> they all work after unplugging the set. Only one called back and said 
>it
> >> did
> >> it again in a week, but he unplugged again and it hasn't happened 
>again.
> >>
> >> Perry Bower
> >> Electric Medic
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: techassist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> [mailto:techassist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Rochester TV
> >> Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2006 4:41 PM
> >> To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: [TechAssist] Re: ctc 203ax 27" RCA
> >>
> >>
> >> I have had a few and disconnected Gemstar fixed them all
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Jamie" <mayj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2006 2:11 PM
> >> Subject: [TechAssist] Re: ctc 203ax 27" RCA
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>>I've had around 8 or 9 with that symptom this week.
> >>>Jamie
> >>>Affordable TV Repair
> >>>
> >>>----- Original Message -----
> >>>From: "Kevin's TV Repair" <kevintv@xxxxxxx>
> >>>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2006 2:01 PM
> >>>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: ctc 203ax 27" RCA
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>I wonder if the TV has the SAP setting set to on.  A customer just 
>gave
> >>>>me their TV and the only channel with sound had SAP as well.
> >>>>
> >>>>Kevin Wilks
> >>>>Kevin's TV Repair
> >>>>Penticton BC Canada
> >>>>kevintv@xxxxxxx
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>>From: techassist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>[mailto:techassist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of al m
> >>>>Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2006 11:50 AM
> >>>>To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>>>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: ctc 203ax 27" RCA
> >>>>
> >>>>Something is going on I've had 4 calls in three days about no sound, 
>but
> >>>>
> >>>>there was sound on some channels.
> >>>>Al Marquardt
> >>>>ampm@xxxxxxx
> >>>>Al Marquardt Electronic Repair
> >>>>206 W Main
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> >>>>----- Original Message -----
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> >>>>Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2006 2:35 PM
> >>>>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: ctc 203ax 27" RCA
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>>I just today had my first one where the white noise remained. One 
>more
> >>>>>thing,
> >>>>>when he put the tv on channel 3, he has cable, time warner, without a
> >>>>
> >>>>box,
> >>>>
> >>>>>he
> >>>>>could hear the local weather in the background
> >>>>>
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