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Offline JohnnyMalaria

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Scam warning(?) - TVRepairKits.com (service manuals)
« on: June 14, 2018, 01:19:32 am »
Following some helpful advice here about repair my CRT TV, I decided to track down a copy of the service manual. I found fragments here and there but I wanted to whole document. I was willing to pay a few dollars.

I ended up at http://www.tvrepairkits.com and duly paid $9.95. After taking my money, they sent me a download link that gives a 404 page not found error.

I've contacted them multiple times in multiple ways and have not heard anything from them.


Maybe there's a legitimate reason but I decided to flag this here.
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Re: Scam warning(?) - TVRepairKits.com (service manuals)
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2018, 02:05:22 am »
Post the model and maybe we'll find it for free :)
 

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Re: Scam warning(?) - TVRepairKits.com (service manuals)
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2018, 02:12:18 am »
Thank you.

Sony Trinitron KV27S22 (1997 vintage CRT).

I found a few pages about the service menu settings. I had a lot of fun fiddling around with them :)
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Re: Scam warning(?) - TVRepairKits.com (service manuals)
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2018, 02:20:49 am »
Hopefully you were smart enough to pay by a method that allows you to file a dispute. e.g. Credit card or Paypal
 

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Re: Scam warning(?) - TVRepairKits.com (service manuals)
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2018, 02:26:36 am »
Of course  :)
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Re: Scam warning(?) - TVRepairKits.com (service manuals)
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2018, 02:29:20 am »
[edit]Removed direct link.[/edit] Get the Mk1 magnifying eyeballs out for this though as the diagrams are tiny! It isn't too bad if you zoom in 300% though.
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Re: Scam warning(?) - TVRepairKits.com (service manuals)
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2018, 02:45:58 am »
Wonderful - thank you very much. :-+

I've downloaded it and, yes, it's quite fine print in places but readable. :)

Thanks again.
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