: Problem with samsung lnt4061fx - Scrambled Picture


mefron
2009-08-29, 02:35 PM
I bought this tv a year and a half ago. This exact same time last year I had this problem but it went away, but a year later I am having the exact same problem again and I would like to know ho to fix it.

So basically the problem is, no matter what video source I am on, the image is scrambled, either nothing is visible and it is random colors or I can see the image and it is scrolling either up or down really fast. I have some pictures to hopefully help describe it better and I can take a video if you want it more in depth.

http://img196.imageshack.us/img196/3269/picture001fxy.th.jpg (http://img196.imageshack.us/i/picture001fxy.jpg/)

http://img196.imageshack.us/img196/9421/picture002kpj.th.jpg (http://img196.imageshack.us/i/picture002kpj.jpg/)

Thanks in advance.

57
2009-08-29, 04:04 PM
Try unplugging the TV overnight to see if a reset helps. Could be a problem with the board though. Here's a list of things to check:

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=19694


Here's a post, useful for those new to the forum - FAQs, Search Tips, Optimization, etc:

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=57741

mefron
2009-08-30, 03:22 PM
So unplugging it over night did not do anything. Do you think it is screwed for good?

57
2009-08-30, 04:07 PM
...or until it's repaired. Sometimes repairs can be a few hundred $ and not as much as replacing the TV. Did you purchase it with a premium credit card? If so, then you could still be under warranty.

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=17872

mefron
2009-08-30, 04:11 PM
Its not under warranty anymore. I called samsung last year when this happened and they said they would send someone to repair it but they never did and it went away. Now its back and I called them and they said its my own fault.

57
2009-08-30, 04:13 PM
...but if you used a premium credit card, they (the CC company) would extend the warranty by a year, paying for the repair. Did you read the link?

mefron
2009-08-30, 05:42 PM
I did not use one.