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fixing my tv

Discussion in 'Repairing Electronics' started by Calvinbones, Nov 21, 2017.

  1. Calvinbones

    Calvinbones New Member

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    My screen stopped working so i opened up the tv and found a 680uf 16v capacitor blown. I would like to know if I can replace it with a 1000uf 16v capacitor?
     
  2. JimB

    JimB Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    At a quick guess, yes.

    If this is a power supply smoothing capacitor, there should be no problem.

    JimB
     
  3. Nigel Goodwin

    Nigel Goodwin Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    Yes, perfectly fine - electrolytics have ludicrously high tolerances (such as +50%/-25%) - I commonly replace 680uF with 1000uF - it's a much more 'standard' value, and bigger is better in these sort of cases.
     
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  5. Calvinbones

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    thanks man. It worked, I have my tv back!
     

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