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Samsung le40c530f1w flickering

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Samsung le40c530f1w flickering
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  Shahid replied 3 years ago.
Hello, my name is Shahid, I'll be happy to assist you.
Sorry for delayed reply.

Please allow me to ask you a few questions to diagnose the problem.

- Does picture flicker like strobe?
- How old is the TV and how long it have had this problem?
- Does picture become normal after some time or keeps flicker?

Thanks.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Hi TV is approx 18minths old. Problem for last 3 months.
Yes it is a strobing effect. It starts off ok for like 10mins then starts to strobe.
Expert:  Shahid replied 3 years ago.
Thanks Steven for the reply.

- Can you please get the part number off of power supply board in TV?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Hi sorry for late reply. Power board part number is BN44-00340B 140F1-ADY1.4
Expert:  Shahid replied 3 years ago.
Hi Steven,

Thanks for the reply and power board part number info.

- Have you tried to update TV firmware (internal software) that might help to resolve the problem?



Customer: replied 3 years ago.
No. How would I do that?
Expert:  Shahid replied 3 years ago.
Please click following Samsung support link and click Firmware link at left side to download firmware upgrade file, it needs USB memory stick to plug it in TV for firmware upgrade...

http://www.samsung.com/uk/support/model/LE40C530F1WXTK-downloads

Please post back how it worked.
Thanks.