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My Spectroniq Adventure
« on: May 25, 2008, 07:39:08 PM »

Well, I was given a 32 inch SpectronIQ LCD TV from my in-laws because it no longer turned on, and they said if i could fix it, i could have it. So i got to tinkering. First thing to do of course is expose the guts, so i looked, and poked, plugged it in and turned it on, and as i did, the power surged b/c of the thunderstorm outside, and viola, it turned on and worked. Amazingly it worked for about 3 days, then it started it's antics it had before. The power light was showing it was plugged in, and "on", but would not turn back off, until unplugged. So, this is when i started poking a little harder.

So my method of repair was simple, unplug random things, turn it on, and see if i get any kind of error message, or any reaction from the unit. I got luckey, on the 8th thing i unplugged, it turned on.

*this is the guts of the TV*


*this is the wire i unplugged*


I do not have a wiring diagram for this TV, so i don't know what it did, but it fixed it. Since that point, I have blown 2 fuses in it whenever I tried to plug in the Coax TV cable, so i've given up on using it as a regular TV, so now it sits atop my "control center".



It plays the 2nd monitor to my 4 year old's computer (Yes he is obsessed with Flatout2), so when he goes to bed, we watch movies or TV shows, looks excellent, i love it.


So i thought i'd share my story of success to everyone. 
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Re: My Spectroniq Adventure
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2008, 08:38:08 PM »

So many screens, your eyes don't know what to do with themselves.
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Re: My Spectroniq Adventure
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2008, 08:52:02 PM »

Thus poses the question:
Am I A.D.D. because of so many screens?
or
Do I have so many screens because I'm A.D.D.?
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Re: My Spectroniq Adventure
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2008, 11:09:29 AM »

KVM buddy, KVM....
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Re: My Spectroniq Adventure
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2008, 12:46:19 PM »

Looks like your desk could us a little extra support there...
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Re: My Spectroniq Adventure
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2008, 01:48:03 PM »

The only thing that sags is the white monitor holder for my monitors, it's an oldie, but the desk itself i just rebuilt. I can stand / jump on it, it's a piece of 3/4 inch thick plywood as a top, and it's got 4x4's on each corner and a filing cabinet i built supporting the middle, soo.. 
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Re: My Spectroniq Adventure
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2008, 10:52:53 PM »

Thus poses the question:
Am I A.D.D. because of so many screens?
or
Do I have so many screens because I'm A.D.D.?

haha, and now i have a new way to answer whenever someone asks me why i have so many monitors :p
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