[TechAssist] Re: fix: RCA Proscan PS35123, CTC169EJ5 slight video smear to right?]]

  • From: "Hoyt's TV" <hoytstv@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 10:24:02 -0500

And did Eveready give you a new flashlight because the batteries leaked and
ruined it?

Russ Hoyt
Hoyt's TV
Exeter, NH


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob@Bobs tv" <woodman1@xxxxxxxx>
To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2004 9:52 AM
Subject: [TechAssist] Re: fix: RCA Proscan PS35123, CTC169EJ5 slight video
smear to right?]]


> Ed, I just wanted to see how long the batteries would last...
> Bob,
>
> Bobs TV   Worcester, ma
>
> woodman1@xxxxxxxx
>
> Main  508-853-1482
> Fax    508-853-1480
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Ed Gaidies" <teltek3@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 1:00 PM
> Subject: [TechAssist] Re: fix: RCA Proscan PS35123, CTC169EJ5 slight video
> smear to right?]]
>
>
> > Bob;
> > Leaving a flashlight inside a TV after repair, may be explainable, but
> > leaving it "on".....what were you thinking.;-)
> >
> > -Ed-
> >
> > Ed Gaidies
> > Tel-Tek Electronics.
> > Ontario-Canada
> >
> > teltek3@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: techassist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:techassist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bob@Bobs tv
> > Sent: February 18, 2004 9:28 AM
> > To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [TechAssist] Re: fix: RCA Proscan PS35123, CTC169EJ5 slight
> > video smear to right?]]
> >
> > Way back when the tuners had dial lights, replaced bad lamp..I got a
> > call
> > when i got back to shop...Bob, when I shut set off dial lamp still
> > lights,
> > DUH... left flashlite on inside cabinet... Guess we all have done things
> > like this..
> > Bob,
> >
> > Bobs TV   Worcester, ma
> >
> > woodman1@xxxxxxxx
> >
> > Main  508-853-1482
> > Fax    508-853-1480
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Jeff F" <jlfonz@xxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2004 7:44 PM
> > Subject: [TechAssist] Re: fix: RCA Proscan PS35123, CTC169EJ5 slight
> > video
> > smear to right?]]
> >
> >
> > > That'll make the little head either work better----or not at all.
> > I've
> > done
> > > all of these---------I think----I don't remember everything anymore.
> > > bbbbbrrrrriiiinnnnnggggg---telephone----SNAP!
> > >
> > > Jeff
> > > TV Doctor
> > > Avalon, Wi
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > From: "Hoyt's TV" <hoytstv@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2004 5:29 PM
> > > Subject: [TechAssist] Re: fix: RCA Proscan PS35123, CTC169EJ5 slight
> > video
> > > smear to right?]]
> > >
> > >
> > > > Back when we made test jigs ourselves instead of buying them I
> > picked up
> > > the
> > > > CRT lead and discharged it to the grounded AC switch mounted under
> > the
> > > bench
> > > > top, through the little head.
> > > >
> > > > Russ Hoyt
> > > > Hoyt's TV
> > > > Exeter, NH
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > From: "al m" <ampm@xxxxxxx>
> > > > To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2004 6:18 PM
> > > > Subject: [TechAssist] Re: fix: RCA Proscan PS35123, CTC169EJ5 slight
> > video
> > > > smear to right?]]
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > WOW I've done em all.
> > > > > Al Marquardt
> > > > > ampm@xxxxxxx
> > > > > Al Marquardt Electronic Repair
> > > > > 206 W Main
> > > > > Girardville Pa. 17935
> > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > > From: "Hoyt's TV" <hoytstv@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2004 5:31 PM
> > > > > Subject: [TechAssist] Re: fix: RCA Proscan PS35123, CTC169EJ5
> > slight
> > > video
> > > > > smear to right?]]
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > Or pulling the chassis back and tipping it up while it was on
> > w/hv
> > > > because
> > > > > > you forgot it was on and the screen was black. Discover it when
> > you
> > > > reach
> > > > > to
> > > > > > throw the switch on the Powerite and then look to see what your
> > other
> > > > hand
> > > > > > is touching.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Russ Hoyt
> > > > > > Hoyt's TV
> > > > > > Exeter, NH
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > > > From: "peggs" <peggs@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2004 5:42 PM
> > > > > > Subject: [TechAssist] Re: fix: RCA Proscan PS35123, CTC169EJ5
> > slight
> > > > video
> > > > > > smear to right?]]
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > How about soldering with the unit plugged in....not realizing
> > it
> > > > > > > until you go to 'plug it up'........ breaking out in a cold
> > > > > > sweat..........
> > > > > > > only to find the good Lord was watching over you and no
> > > > > > > damage was done......whew......!!!
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Peggs
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > At 10:16 AM 2/17/04, Doug Keller wrote:
> > > > > > > >Almost as bad as unplugging all the connections from the
> > board,
> > > > > > > >disconnecting high voltage, getting everything ready to pull
> > the
> > > > board
> > > > > > > >out, then discovering that you never unplugged it from the
> > wall!!
> > > > > > *laughs*
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >Doug Keller
> > > > > > > >Wis-Kel Electronics
> > > > > > > >101 Freeland Ave.
> > > > > > > >Terra Alta, WV
> > > > > > > >USA        26764
> > > > > > > >dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > > >http://www.tech-assist.org
> > > > > > > >"Learn from the mistakes of others, because you
> > > > > > > >won't live long enough to make them all yourself"
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >Phil Bader wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >Well, I really wrestled with my pride on posting this one
> > > message.
> > > > > > > > >Here it goes.
> > > > > > > > >Yesterday while troubleshooting this set, between my back
> > ache
> > > and
> > > > > the
> > > > > > > > >never
> > > > > > > > >ending phone calls and walk ins (I'm alone),
> > > > > > > > >When I carefully unsoldered the defective thermal video
> > switch
> > > IC,
> > > > > > U1401
> > > > > > > > >(161079/HCF4052B/NTE4052B), set it aside, opened  the new
> > part
> > > bag,
> > > > > > > > >answered the
> > > > > > > > >phone.... returned, and RE-INSTALLED the defective IC right
> > back
> > > > into
> > > > > > > > >the set.
> > > > > > > > >I kept cooling this "new" IC and the smear would clear.
> > Finally
> > I
> > > > > found
> > > > > > > > >the replacement
> > > > > > > > >next to the set still in the foam,clean pins and all.
> > > > > > > > >Gad, I feel stupid.
> > > > > > > > >Well thanks, group, for all the help  offered.
> > > > > > > > >The fix for the smear was a thermal IC U1401 video switch.
> > > > > > > > >Very Stupidly Yours,
> > > > > > > > >Phil
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >>Philip Bader
> > > > > > > > >>Jan Phyl TV Inc. (estab. 1976)
> > > > > > > > >>3420 Recker Hwy. Winter Haven, Fl. 33880
> > > > > > > > >>Fax (863) 299-8821
> > > > > > > > >>email: tjanphyl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >Phil Bader wrote:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >>I did check out that site.. Ziltch..
> > > > > > > > >>It was suggested a bad CRT, 200 volt scan-derived
> > electrolytic
> > > cap
> > > > > to
> > > > > > crt
> > > > > > > > >>board weak,etc.
> > > > > > > > >>This cannot be the case, as I get good picture with no
> > smear
> > in
> > > > > > line-in
> > > > > > > > >>video mode both with the RCA inputs and S-video. Those
> > parts
> > > would
> > > > > be
> > > > > > > > common
> > > > > > > > >>to all video and tuner inputs.
> > > > > > > > >>I have since changed the integrated tuner assy, the video
> > switch
> > > > IC
> > > > > > U1401
> > > > > > > > >>(HCF4052B) and all 'lytics surrounding that IC. If I
> > freeze
> > > spray
> > > > > > around
> > > > > > > > >>that IC, it clears! (And I've changed it with a new one.)
> > and
> > > > > > chemically
> > > > > > > > >>cleaned the board)
> > > > > > > > >>So it cannot be anything that shares the same circuitry as
> > the
> > > RCA
> > > > > and
> > > > > > > > >>S-video does, because they're OK.
> > > > > > > > >>Only with tuner input... And as it stays on 10 minutes and
> > more,
> > > > it
> > > > > > gets
> > > > > > > > >>worse. I also notice the contrast is not as good in tuner
> > mode
> > > > > either.
> > > > > > That
> > > > > > > > >>seems to go hand in hand with this smear thing.
> > > > > > > > >>I'm stumped.
> > > > > > > > >>Hey, RCA experts!
> > > > > > > > >>Help!.
> > > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > > >>Glen Rhea wrote:
> > > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > > >>>Phil
> > > > > > > > >>>You should check the history files re: ctc169 at
> > www.wa6ati.com
> > > > > > > > >>>Glen
> > > > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > > > >>>Phil Bader <tjanphyl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > > > > > >>>After restoring the vertical (prev. post) I notice a good
> > > picture
> > > > > but
> > > > > > > > >>>there is definately a video smear to the right of
> > everything,
> > > > more
> > > > > > > > >>>noticable with text, of course. I lowered the sharpness
> > and
> > > > almost
> > > > > > gone.
> > > > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > > > >>>Any histories on video smear with the CTC169's?
> > > > > > > > >>>Phil Bader
> > > > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > > > >>>--
> > > > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > > > >>>Philip Bader
> > > > > > > > >>>Jan Phyl TV Inc. (estab. 1976)
> > > > > > > > >>>3420 Recker Hwy. Winter Haven, Fl. 33880
> > > > > > > > >>>Fax (863) 299-8821
> > > > > > > > >>>email: tjanphyl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > > > >>>
> > > > > > > > >>>--------
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