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HT-BD8200 Problems

by WillAllison / October 29, 2013 2:59 PM PDT

My Samsung HT-BD8200 Sound Bar was a bit strange from the start. It used to switch itself on in the middle of the night (and the Samsung TV that it was connected to by Aynet). I could live with that... I switched the power off whenever it wasn't in use. A quick google indicated that this wasn't at all uncommon...
Then one day it simply wouldn't switch on. The on/off touch-switch just flashed red/white. I took it to the local Samsung repairer who told me that it appears to be a problem with the circuit board and that the model is no longer supported, so a replacement is not available.
I am in the process of doing the limited amount of testing on the board that I can, given I have no circuit diagrams... but any suggestions would be most welcome...

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 30, 2013 2:40 AM PDT
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by WillAllison / October 31, 2013 2:08 PM PDT
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Having pulled the board out, the part number is an AH44-00215B list a 215A... I wonder if the two are interchangeable...?
A supplier in the Netherlands lists the 215B (at roughly twice the price).
There is no guarantee that this is in fact the problem...just what the tech said. I may just initially order the service manual and see if I can sort it out further before ordering any major parts.

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