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# 249120 26-Apr-2019 15:01
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Hi Guys,

 

I inherited a Samsung UA50KU6000SXNZ for free as it has a black vertical line about 10cm wide on all inputs. I'm 95% sure the issue is the Tcon board.

 

 

A genuine replacement Tcon part no BN94-10800X is around $400 ex Samsung NZ.

 

 

Shopjimmy.com has similar boards but with an 'A' or 'Z' suffix rather than the X, and I note in the pictures the satellite connector is missing which does not bother me, see here: https://www.shopjimmy.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=BN94-10800

 

I can land one of these for under $100

 

 

What are my chances of the cheaper boards working ok?

 

 


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  # 2231287 5-May-2019 20:52
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They have a guide for matching the board part numbers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzhymeqjmDU

 

It's definitely worth a shot for that price. I replaced a Samsung plasma driver board using an eBay vendor and it's still working today.


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  # 2231374 6-May-2019 08:51
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Can you check the existing board for dry joints or blown Caps? Obviously you're reasonably confident with the repair work, so checking the board might be a way for a really cheap win.


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