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I have disassembled an old TV. Can anyone lead me in the right direction to find what some of these things are? Answered

I have disassembled an old TV parts info.  I've been able to catalog most of the components, but, I have transformers, transistors, chokes/loops, and others that I can not get info on.  I've tried Googling the part numbers, but, I'm getting no where.  Can someone please help in leading me in the right direction?  Thanks.

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canucksgirlBest Answer (author)2012-06-15

I found you the service manual. Unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately), you have to buy it off eBay. It should however, give you all the details about your TV.

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bigdaddy8951 (author)canucksgirl2012-06-15

Thanks for the reply. I have found a site that downloads service manuals and/or schematics for free. You just have to register. Check this out, it may be of some help for you and others in the future. http://www.eserviceinfo.com I have downloaded a schematic that looks to be close to what I need. The model number is not the same, but, I may be able to find some of the info that I'm looking for by scanning the part numbers it has shown.
Again, I want to thank you for your time and help.

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canucksgirl (author)bigdaddy89512012-06-15

You're welcome. I looked at the link. Just be aware that there are many sites out there that claim to have what you're looking for and then after registering you find nothing (but they'll start flooding your email with spam). It might not be the case with the site you found, but I have some suspicion... So, use an alternate free email in case they're just out to spam you. You can get a gmail or hotmail account in minutes.

(At least you know there is a manual available if that link doesn't pan out). ;-)

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lemonie (author)2012-06-15

Next time, don't.
If the thing works, use it - there'll be a HV power-supply without "how do I get this fly-back transformer to work?".

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bigdaddy8951 (author)lemonie2012-06-15

If it worked I wouldn't have taken it apart. Thanks for the constructive info.

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lemonie (author)bigdaddy89512012-06-16

I've taken several TVs apart and most of what I have is just a collection of bits.
I've learned that it's best to take things off the board if you need them. And  a "broken" TV is usually mostly-functional, even if not completely.

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mpilchfamily (author)2012-06-15

With many components, if there are no marking then you'll never know there exact specs.

Without some pictures or other information we won't be able to help.

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canucksgirl (author)mpilchfamily2012-06-15

+1

How old is this TV? Make, Model? It would help to know a little more than what you've said...

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bigdaddy8951 (author)canucksgirl2012-06-15

Please see my comments above. I also forgot to tell you that it was bought about 16 yrs ago. I'm going to keep trying to find info. If I'm successful I'll post where I was able to find it. Again, thank you all for your quick response.

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bigdaddy8951 (author)2012-06-15

I almost forgot. My camera is on the down side for the time being or I would supply some pics.

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bigdaddy8951 (author)2012-06-15

Thanks for the quick come back.
Brand: Mitsubishi
Model: CS-35305
Serial: 513176
The majority of the transformers are labeled as made in Mexico with serial numbers (I think that's what they are, they are at the top of the verbiage) that starts with 8324 95-355X (the last number is different), but, I have 4 or 5 of these. I guess what I really need is a schematic and/or parts list so that I can check this stuff out on my own. I've done a little dis-assembly in the past, but, I've learned quite a bit from this web site and appreciate any and all help that I can get.

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