Question about Loewe Aconda ACO9383 38" TV
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What is happening is the internal "Fault" that is causing the Protection Circuitry , to detect the problem and attempt to shut down the set, keeps restarting the set, because as soon as it shuts down, the "Faulty" component(s) cool down?, and the "Fault" ostensibly "Clears" so the PSU starts up again, only for the component(s) to heat up, whatever, again and fail, so it shuts down, and if left unattended, this would continue on until the part eventually failed, and it will stop for good, as in how tour set has acted. . Sometimes this is called a "Hic-upping set".
Any fault that involves the power supply is usually quite serious, and needs a professional, usually, unless one is familiar with servicing current day, televisions
And in my professional recommendation, you should get a "Quote" for repair, from, an, Approved Service Center. Now, this point is very important for a good result, Always contact, their "Local" or a, "Head Office" Loewe in your case. Ask them, for a referral to an authorised servicing center, where you ask for a "Quote". Now, when you get the information you want, then you can decide as to repair of replacement.
The reason we want an approved agent, is that way, all the engineers are trained on their own brand sets, they have seen almost all faults, and will get the job done quicker, and for less cost, and usually have parts on hand, also sometimes, there has been a service bulletin in issued and the repair may be subsided or even free. There are many, many, many reasons that display this symptom, one must work through the troubleshooting steps to isolate and identify, the Cause and repair that and any damage done.
Posted on Dec 18, 2010
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Indoor 7-Day Astronomic Timer
125V ac / 60Hz 15A / 1875W general purpose
8A / 1000W tungsten 500VA electronic ballast
15A / 1875W resistive 120V ac / 60Hz / 8,3A ballast
• Up to 7 different programmable ON/OFF cycles, cycles repeat weekly.
• Programming fl8xibilify: u8hts fun on/off automatically at sunset/sunrise,
or at any programmed times you choose.
• ln Sunrise/Sunset programming mode, timer will automatically adjust the
programmed ON/OFF cycles to match current sunrise/sunset times.
• Timer automatically adjusts to daylight savings time
WARNING: TIMER IS INTENDED FOR INDOOR USE ONLY!
BEFORE YOU BEGIN PROGRAMMING THE TIMER:
This timer has in internal battery backup to save all programming.
Plug the timer into wall outlet for 30 minutes to charge internal battery.
After 30 minutes, unplug timer and press the RESET button with the tip of a toothpick or similar object to clear the memory.
TO SET THE CLOCK:
Press SET. PRESS +/AUTO or -/RDM to set the current year.
Press SET. PRESS +/AUTO or -/RDM to set the current month from 01 to 12.
Press SET. PRESS +/AUTO or -/RDM to set the current date.
Press SET. Daylight savings mode (DST) will appear on the bottom of the display. PRESS +/AUTO or -/RDM to set mode to either DST AUTO or DST OFF.
Press SET. PRESS +/AUTO or -/RDM to set the current hour. To change between AM and PM, press +/AUTO or -/RDM 12 timers.
Press SET. PRESS +/AUTO or -/RDM to set the current minute from 00 to 59.
Press SET. PRESS +/AUTO or -/RDM to set the Astronomic function to your zone - North (nor), Central (cen), or South (sou).
Press SET to view the sunrise time. To adjust sunrise time press +/AUTO or -/RDM. To go back to the default sunrise timer press ON/OFF.
Press SET to view the sunset time. To adjust the sunset time press +/AUTO or -/RDM. To go back to the default sunrise timer press ON/OFF.
Press and hold SET for 5 seconds to exit clock setting mode.
PROGRAMMING THE TIMER
Note: The timer allows a maximum of 7 programmable ON/OFF cycles.
To program the first ON/OFF cycle: Press SET repeatedly to scroll through setting the clock mode.
Press SET to display ON 1 setting.
Press +/AUTO or -/RDM to select day or group of days you want for cycle 1. Scroll to select either every day, any individual day, weekdays only, or weekends only.
Press SET. Set ON hour by pressing +/AUTO or -/RDM to scroll through and choose hour AM or PM, or Sunrise/Sunset icon for first ON setting. Note: To select Sunset or Sunrise for the ON time, you must scroll through all the AM and PM hours first. If you select Sunrise/Sunset as the programmed ON time, press SET to continue programming OFF setting.
Press SET. Press +/AUTO or -/RDM to set ON minute from 00 to 59.
Press SET to display OFF 1 setting.
Repeat steps 2-4 to program desired OFF time.
To program additional ON/OFF cycles: Repeat steps to create additional ON/OFF cycles (ON 2-OFF 2, ON 3-OFF 3, etc.) up to a maximum of 7 different ON/OFF cycles.
Press and hold SET for 5 seconds to exit programming mode. Note: During programming, if no button is pushed for 30 seconds, the timer will automatically return to standby mode. Press ON/OFF to cancel any setting.
Sun tracking technology: Timer adjusts automatically to changing sunrise and sunset times in sunrise/sunset mode is chosen for any programmed ON or OFF time. For example, if you program a cycle to turn ON at sunset and OFF at 10:00 pm, the timer will automatically adjust ON (sunset) time as sunset time changes throughout the year (and will always turn off at 10:00 pm as programmed).
IMPORTANT! REVIEW PROGRAMMED ON/OFF CYCLES: Press SET to advance through all programmed ON and OFF settings. Make sure there are no overlapping ON or OFF times. Stop at any programmed setting you want to change.
To operate timer: Press +/AUTO until AUTO appears in display. Timer must be in AUTO mode for programmed settings to operate. Plug appliance (such as lamp) into timer and plug timer into wall receptacle.
IMPORTANT: Appliance must be turned ON or be in the ON position before plugging it into timer.
SECURITY (RANDOM) MODE: To operate a plugged-in appliance (such as a lamp) in a random pattern while you are away, to simulate actual use: press -/RDM until RDM appears in display. In Random mode, plugged-in appliance will turn on and off at random, approx. +/- 30 minutes from the programmed settings.
To cancel Random mode, press ON/OFF until RND disappears from display. Timer will now function using your previously programmed settings.
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS (DST) MODE: If timer is in DST AUTO mode, clock time (and sunrise and sunset time) will automatically increase 1 hour on the second Sunday in March at 02:00 am and decrease 1 hour on the first Sunday in November at 02:00 am.
TO OVERRIDE THE TIMER: Press ON/OFF until desired mode is displayed:
ON: Programmed settings will be overridden; the plugged-in appliance will remain on
OFF: Programmed settings will be overridden; the plugged-in appliance will remain off
AUTO ON: Turns plugged-in appliance on immediately until the next programmed OFF time. Press ON/OFF until ON displays on the screen, then press +/AUTO and AUTO will display on the screen.
AUTO OFF: Turns plugged-in appliance off immediately until the next programmed ON time. Press ON/OFF until OFF displays on the screen, then press +/AUTO and AUTO will display on the screen.
RDM ON (Random ON): Turns plugged-in appliance on immediately until the next random off. Press ON/OFF until ON displays on the screen, then press -/RDM and RDM will display on the screen.
RDM OFF (Random OFF): Turns plugged-in appliance off immediately until the next random on time. On/Off times will vary +/- 30 minutes from the programmed settings. Press ON/OFF until OFF displays on the screen, then press -/RDM and RDM will display on the screen.
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