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Old 19th April 2012, 10:38 AM   #1
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Do anyone know where could I buy a turner pack (those closed shiny ones inside) for digital tv set top box. They seems to be very weak parts, and I was thinking to get them as spares. So far I found only stock sellers.
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Old 19th April 2012, 11:39 AM   #2
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Not sure what you mean by "a turner pack".

Tuner ? perhaps is you post a picture of what you are referring too
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Old 20th April 2012, 09:26 AM   #3
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RF part in closed tin box, in every RF reciever on transistor age. Part where antenna usually is connected.
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Old 20th April 2012, 11:01 AM   #4
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That is the VHF/UHF tuner. Unless you get lots of electrical storms unlikely to be unreliable. The tuner may be a generic off-the-shelf item, or sometimes specially designed for the particular unit.

The PSU (and other electrolytic caps) is usually the STB weak point.
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Old 20th April 2012, 11:09 AM   #5
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The tuner for a STB is just as likely to be all SMD (surface mount) on the main PCB even though it does have screening cans around and over it.

Make and model maybe
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Old 21st April 2012, 11:45 AM   #6
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And messing about with rf designs is not always reccomended, very touchy.
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