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Samsung hdtv 1080i

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a b Ô Samsung
August 3, 2010 10:15:21 PM

my samsung hdtv 1080i makes a low static sound when turned on but no picture. any suggestions?

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August 4, 2010 1:51:43 AM

Can you provide the model number off of the right-side sticker?
a b Ô Samsung
August 4, 2010 12:51:46 PM

It is: HC R5245W
manufactured July 2005

August 5, 2010 12:51:18 AM

What you're hearing is most likely a failed deflection board (power supply and transformer). The transformer has a big hole burned through it, allowing an audible short. It can be replaced - Samsung still makes the parts. You may be into the set ~$400, so the question becomes is it worth it?