Question about Hitachi 60UX58B 60" Rear Projection Television

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TV quit no lights on front panel at all !

Watching TV and it shut off,,smelled like a transformer burnt up.
Pulled back off and power fuse was fine..see no signs of anything that got hot. Not lights will come on on front of TV.Is this TV worth repairing?
I'm guessing the power supply is bad and are they available ?
The unit was built in Sept 1998.

Thanks for your help.....

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  • tjomega85 Oct 15, 2008

    no lights, pop sound no picture or sound

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If you have Hitachi model number 50UX58B, 60UX58B, 50UX58K, 60UX58K, 50SBX78B or 60SBX78B and you have the following symptoms you may want to grab a repair kit from www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kit that includes the parts and instructions to fix these models. This is a fairly common problem with the above model numbers. It is typically caused by a blown capacitor and pico fuse. Again, you can get a kit from the above address. 
Here are the symptoms...

Primary Symptom: No Audio or Video. Power light will come on briefly then shut off.
Other Possible Symptoms : The green LEDs on the circuit board light up for a few seconds then turn off.

Hope this helps,


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