Audio Emotion Purite North  Epiphany Acoustics 
Results 1 to 11 of 11
  1. #1
    Addict CarlBkk's Avatar
    Join Date
     Aug 2005
    Posts
     775
    Location
     Bath
    Real Name
     Carl
    Turn Table
     no thanks
    Digital Source 1
     Wadia 15
    Digital Source 2
     SBT
    DAC
     Wadia 321
    Speakers
     Wilson Sophia
    Pre Amp
     Modwright LS36.5
    Power Amp
     Krell KSA300s
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    My B&O Avant TV screen just turned orange. Is it dead or salvagable?

    The sound is still fine but after turning the TV on today the screen (on every channel) is orange with horizontal lines and I can just make out the outline of images behind it. It's hooked up to a BT Vision box and no connections were messed with and all are intact. Does anyone have any idea on the problem, part needed or likely repairbill? I can then work out if I'd have to scrap it (hope not).
    I've got the hifi. Now I just need the room.

  2. #2
    Owner Mr Cat's Avatar
    Join Date
     Aug 2006
    Posts
     16,322
    Digital Source 1
     Cairn Fog V2
    Integrated Amp
     Cairn 4808A
    Speakers
     Dali Suite 2.8
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    I'm assuming it's a CRT..? then I'd say it's the tube (i.e. screen) and I'm not sure if it can be repaired to be honest, unless it's under warranty and can get a new one etc?
    this sig is intentionally blank...

  3. #3
    Addict CarlBkk's Avatar
    Join Date
     Aug 2005
    Posts
     775
    Location
     Bath
    Real Name
     Carl
    Turn Table
     no thanks
    Digital Source 1
     Wadia 15
    Digital Source 2
     SBT
    DAC
     Wadia 321
    Speakers
     Wilson Sophia
    Pre Amp
     Modwright LS36.5
    Power Amp
     Krell KSA300s
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Yes it's CRT...guessing about 10 years old, bought 2nd hand. It's not looking good is it.
    I've got the hifi. Now I just need the room.

  4. #4
    Wammer karlinamillion's Avatar
    Join Date
     Mar 2007
    Posts
     2,847
    Location
     Londinium
    Real Name
     Karl
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    This is only after a re-tune?

    Have you tried it with a DVD?
    Last edited by karlinamillion; 12-04-2012 at 03:36 PM.
    If it ain't going in, it ain't coming out

  5. #5
    Addict CarlBkk's Avatar
    Join Date
     Aug 2005
    Posts
     775
    Location
     Bath
    Real Name
     Carl
    Turn Table
     no thanks
    Digital Source 1
     Wadia 15
    Digital Source 2
     SBT
    DAC
     Wadia 321
    Speakers
     Wilson Sophia
    Pre Amp
     Modwright LS36.5
    Power Amp
     Krell KSA300s
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Nope, no messing around or retune..
    I've got the hifi. Now I just need the room.

  6. #6
    Wammer karlinamillion's Avatar
    Join Date
     Mar 2007
    Posts
     2,847
    Location
     Londinium
    Real Name
     Karl
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Same on scart in?
    If it ain't going in, it ain't coming out

  7. #7
    Addict CarlBkk's Avatar
    Join Date
     Aug 2005
    Posts
     775
    Location
     Bath
    Real Name
     Carl
    Turn Table
     no thanks
    Digital Source 1
     Wadia 15
    Digital Source 2
     SBT
    DAC
     Wadia 321
    Speakers
     Wilson Sophia
    Pre Amp
     Modwright LS36.5
    Power Amp
     Krell KSA300s
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    This one doesn't have a DVD built in nor one attached to it, so the scarts only connect it to the BT Vision (freeview) box and all channels are watched through that.
    I've got the hifi. Now I just need the room.

  8. #8
    Wammer Sir_Franc's Avatar
    Join Date
     Nov 2005
    Posts
     3,719
    Location
     Sussex
    Real Name
     Rick
    Digital Source 1
     Laptop
    DAC
     Naim Ndac & XPS2
    Integrated Amp
     Accuphase E308
    Speakers
     Peak Consult
    Pre Amp
     Music First Silver
    Power Amp
     Art Audio
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    It should be possible to get it fixed. If you can still see something on the screen it sounds more like a component on a board, rather than the tube has died. Worth getting it checked anyway as you obviously like the tv.
    Karma means I can rest easy at night knowing all the people I treated badly had it coming.

  9. #9
    Addict CarlBkk's Avatar
    Join Date
     Aug 2005
    Posts
     775
    Location
     Bath
    Real Name
     Carl
    Turn Table
     no thanks
    Digital Source 1
     Wadia 15
    Digital Source 2
     SBT
    DAC
     Wadia 321
    Speakers
     Wilson Sophia
    Pre Amp
     Modwright LS36.5
    Power Amp
     Krell KSA300s
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    I made a few enquiries about getting it fixed but while waiting for replies another exactly the same came up on ebay...with the B&O DVD player and I happened to win it for 82. I figured this might be about the same price as getting mine repaired.
    I've got the hifi. Now I just need the room.

  10. #10
    Sssshhh Shut The F..k Up It Cost How Much!?!'s Avatar
    Join Date
     Oct 2008
    Posts
     13,231
    Location
     Cheshire, good side.
    Real Name
     Bob
    Turn Table
     Transrotor Fat Bob
    T/Arm & Cart
     Transrotor/Koetsu
    SUT/Phono
     S&B/Hagerman Trumpet
    Digital Source 1
     Esoteric P-30
    DAC
     AS DAX Discrete
    Speakers
     JBL L112 Quad ESL989
    Pre Amp
     Audio Research SP14
    Power Amp
     Primare 928 (white)
    Headphones
     Stax 4040 Beyer 990
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    I think it would be cheaper than getting the B&O fixed, if TV part prices are anything like their hi-fi parts prices.

  11. #11
    Moderator meninblack's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jul 2005
    Posts
     20,903
    Location
     Erehwon
    Real Name
     Mr Pink-and-Yellow
    Turn Table
     Palmer 3.0
    T/Arm & Cart
     AN Arm 3/II & Io1
    SUT/Phono
     Kondo KSL-SFz
    Digital Source 1
     dCS P8i
    Digital Source 2
     SB3
    DAC
     AN DAC 2.1x/II Bal.
    Speakers
     Tannoy Kensington SE
    Pre Amp
     Audio Note M5 Phono
    Power Amp
     Air Tight ATM-1
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No
    Before you bin it, try wiggling the SCART lead (they can fail, leading to all sorts of problems.) Try a different SCART lead, and a different source (DVD player or whatever.) If everything stays orange no matter what, it's the TV.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •