Television Repair - If you need to send or take the TV to a service center, the repair could easily exceed half the cost of a new television...
Television Repair Parts. Good sources for consumer electronics replacement parts...
Television Repair Parts
For general electronic components like resistors and capacitors, most
electronics distributors will have a sufficient variety at
reasonable cost. Even Radio Shack can be considered in a pinch.
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However, for consumer electronics equipment repairs, places like
Digikey, Allied, and Newark do not have the a variety of Japanese
semiconductors like ICs and transistors or any components like
flyback transformers or degauss Posistors.
The following are good sources for consumer electronics replacement
parts, especially for VCRs, TVs, and other audio and video
* MCM Electronics (VCR parts, Japanese semiconductors,
U.S. Voice: 1-800-543-4330. tools, test equipment, audio,
consumer U.S. Fax: 1-513-434-6959. electronics including
microwave oven parts and electric
range elements, etc.) Web: http://www.mcmelectronics.com/
* Dalbani (Excellent Japanese semiconductor
source, U.S. Voice: 1-800-325-2264. VCR parts, other consumer
electronics, U.S. Fax: 1-305-594-6588. car stereo, CATV).
Int. Voice: 1-305-716-0947. Int. Fax: 1-305-716-9719. Web:
* Premium Parts (Very complete VCR parts, some
tools, U.S. Voice: 1-800-558-9572. adapter cables, other
replacement parts.) U.S. Fax: 1-800-887-2727.
* Computer Component Source (Mostly computer monitor replacement
parts, U.S. Voice: 1-800-356-1227. also, some electronic
components including U.S. Fax: 1-800-926-2062.
semiconductors.) Int. Voice: 1-516-496-8780. Int. Fax:
For those hard-to-find or overpriced TV replacement boards, modules,
or other parts, try:
* PTS Electronics Corporation.
- Bloomington, Indiana (National Headquarters): 1-800-844-7871 -
Arvada, Colorado: 1-800-331-3219 - Tustin, California:
Email: email@example.com Web: http://www.ptscorp.com/.