vhf channels have disappeared on sony tv

mmichaelkApril 14, 2007

I have a 1991 Sony Trinitron (KV-27TS27) that has faithfully been providing me service all these years, even though I relegated it a while back to the basement where the kids use it now on a daily basis. Everything worked fine up until a few weeks ago when the set refused to tune in any VHF stations (2,4,7). The UHF stations (including 62-CBS) all work fine. I Just have rabbit ears on it, but took it upstairs and hooked it up to my roof antenna with the same static/snow-filled result.

So I'm guessing it's a VHF tuner inside. Any idea how to replace this? (I replaced/soldered in an audio/sound chip in it a few years back with no problems.) The set worked beautifully up until just recently. Any idea on what is wrong and how to fix it? I'm a true-blue DIYer and can't bring myself to throw it away if it can be saved. Thanks.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
steve340

That tuner will cost about $100. It probably is not worth repairing it, unless you found another identical TV that you could use for parts.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2007 at 1:05PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Sound Goes Off Occasionally on TV
I have a Sharp ACQUOS TV. A few days ago, I started...
WalnutCreek Zone 7b/8a
seek expert on plug-in wax-tart warmers
I bought this plug-in tart warmer via the Net, made-in-china,...
jally
RCN Cable box question
I have a 55" LG LED tv. Its connected to an RCN...
andrelaplume2
modem switch, ethernets, and extension cables
Hi, I'm hoping someone can steer me in the right direction....
jally
13.2v Battery Charger
The battery charger for my Craftsman drill has died...
randy427
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™