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Phillips 32" LCD TV, locked into "digital" mode and no signal, blue screen only. Originally is worked in both modes, then digital signal vanished to blue screen only (including no menu options), then finally on trying it again it has now locked into digital mode, and the 5 second menu button does not hard reset it, neither does powering down and or removing the mains for several minutes. This TV is about 15 months old and had a 12 month warranty!!

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SOURCE: Acer AT3201W 32 in. LCD Television

I have exactly the same problem, my unit has been sent to the service centre 3 times already and they still haven't fixed it. It appears to be a main board issue. I will send it back again for servicing and will NOT take it back unless the main board is replaced.

Posted on Aug 09, 2007

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I Can Assure You That This Problem Is Associated With 2 Capicators On The Power Supply Board.
 

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SOURCE: Blue screen for a second after power on and then black screen again

Check where your plug go's in to your powersupply if it is well fitted. ////sometimes it dosnt make well connection then you will struggle to get it on.

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SOURCE: RCA HD50LPW62AYX2 WILL NOT STAY ON

My HD50LPW62AYX2 RCA TV sometimes reverses the blue and reds. The peoples faces are blue, especially the lips.
Sometimes turning the TV off and then back on again fixes the problem. At other times this correction is good for only a second or two.
Do you have an English owner's manual available on line or otherwise available?

Posted on Mar 05, 2008

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HOW CAN I TELL IF MY TV IS 720 OR 1080 ALSO HOW CAN I TELL THE MEGA HERTZ


Go to the Magnavox site and look up your set, or do a search on the net for the model number.
I found a spec sheet at: http://www.annunci-qui.com/14/posts/16_Annunci_Audio_tv_foto/103_televisori_e_proiettori/461_MAGNAVOX_50ML8105D_50.html
This set will only work up to true 1080i. It will not work in true true 1080p which is the full HD mode. They don't say it clearly in the specs, but its 1080p mode is an up-converted mode. The cable or satellite box has to be able to handle 1080 modes. For normal viewing in HD this set should be visually very good. Only a Blue Ray DVD player and some other types of gadgets are able to put out a 1080p video signal.
Cable and satellite services are normally in 720i, some are in 720p, and a few specialty feeds are in 1080i. Most satellite and cable TV boxes cannot support anything above 720i.
The lamp life is 4000 hours. The lamp is fairly expensive to replace. I would seriously consider to upgrade to an LCD or Plasma display. The new generation of TV sets are far superior to the DLP types. Whatever type you choose, make sure it can work with true 1080p.
Go in to some of the show rooms and compare a projected type TV (if they still have them) to a true flat screen. All the projected type screens can never achieve the sharpness and aspect ratio accuracy of a flat screen set.

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This set is over the age where expensive repairs are recommended. See late issues of Consumer Reports that deal with these matters; the October issue in particular.

Therefore, I suggest you try a couple of freebies and if they do not help, then think of a replacment tv instead.

ONE: Do a hard reset. Merely unplug the power cord for 4 hours, then retry.

TWO: Do the vibration/whacking test for loose connections and cold solder joints. Smack it with your hand or fist a few time all around the cabinet to see if the vibrations will reawaken the bad/loose connections internally.

THREE: Go into the service mode and see if there are any error reports that will give a clue to its strange behavior. You can enter the service mode by referring to this site: http://www.fixyourowntv.com/servicemenu.php

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Manual Library you should find all you need here:
http://www.techlore.com/group/2/list_downloads

Hope that helps, good luck

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I searched a Magnavox manual for the lock feature here is what I found...
The following functions are disabled during SDM (and enabled after leaving SDM):
· Parental lock
· Blue mute
· Hospitality Mode
· No-ident Timer (normally the set is automatically switched off when no video signal (IDENT) is received for
15 minutes).
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Entering Service Default Mode
To enter the Service Default Mode, press the following key sequence on the remote control transmitter:
0-6-2-5-9-6-MENU
Do not allow the display to time out between entries while keying the sequence.
Upon entry into the Service Default Mode, the letters “SDM” will be displayed at the upper right corner of the screen.

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- “CH+” and “CH-“ buttons on local keyboard do not function.
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Select ”FEATURE” menu (with the Remote Control).
Select “LOCK” (with the Remote Control).
Set to “OFF”


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