Question about Toshiba 57H82 57" Rear Projection Television

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Won't turn on. No click, no power light, nothing.

Won't turn on. Suspect lightning strike but TV cable and 110 power both surge protected. Is there a possible simple fix with fuse or circuit breaker, or other?

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  • Steve33G Oct 12, 2008

    Have confirmed I need to check fuse. Where do I find it on my set?

  • Steve33G Oct 12, 2008

    Amazing response time! Thanks for providing the help I needed.

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1. Try a different wall outlet
2. Open the back panel of the TV. Replace the fuse and will resolve the issue.
As you have mentioned that a lighning has struck so there is a possibility that the picture tube may get damaged. If that is the case in that case it will be repaired by your vendor or you can contact Bestbuy for the same. They have the option of sending a technician at your place.
Thanks.

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Dear,

check its fuse first..yes, the basic thing is fuse..if its ok then we will do further..

regards,

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

  • SALMAN NASEER Oct 12, 2008

    dear,



    moreover, check the availibility of mains (volts). is it present there. check the breaker too.



    because, if all are fine and mains are at the switch but still the tv is not turning on then its internal fault.. but confirm the outer section as mensioned above..



    regards,



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Common Causes of Lightning Strikes
  • Outdoor network cables or power cables are routed overhead.
  • A switch is deployed outdoors but is not properly grounded.

Damages of Lightning Strikes
  • If power cables of a switch are routed overhead in an outdoor environment, lightning strikes may burn the power supplies.
  • If network cables of a switch are routed overhead in an outdoor environment, lightning strikes may burn interfaces of the switch.
When a switch undergoes lightning strikes, overvoltage is induced by lightning on network cables and transmitted to interior of the chassis. The surge protection measures, such as lightning rod and chassis grounding cannot prevent the damage. Therefore, surge protectors or surge protection circuits are recommended.

Surge Protector Use Precautions Take the following precautions to protect a switch from lightning:
  • Ensure that the ground cable is connected to a ground bar or a ground point on the cabinet.
  • Avoid routing cables overhead in an outdoor environment. Bury cables underground or route them in steel tubes.
  • To protect network interfaces against lightning, use 8-line surge protectors (or Huawei certified 4-line surge protectors).
  • When installing a network interface surge protector, connect the IN end to terminals and the OUT end to network interfaces of the switch.
If a fixed switch is installed in a network box, follow these instructions:
  • Connect the ground cables of the switch and surge protectors to the ground bar in the network box.
  • The maximum length of a ground cable cannot exceed 40 cm, and a length of smaller than 15 cm is recommended.
  • If the network box is located outdoors and power cables are routed aerially over a long distance (more than 300 m) to the network box, it is recommended that you install a power supply surge protector in the network box. The decoupled power cable must be at least 3 m long
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Replace or have the powrer supply tested and eventually serviced.
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So naturally you start your quest with the power board , which is the usual suspect.

As of right now I do not believe we have an announced service for the power supply board of Sanyo LCD-24K50, but if you do not have any other options you can always try and send the power board for examination/repair through
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Your power outage may have been caused by a nearby lightning strike, or any number of
1000 different reasons that cause power surges, brown-outs, voltage spikes, inductive loading,
and/or utility pole breaker trips and resets (this accounts for your power loss (a pole breaker trip),
followed by restoration of power (the pole breaker automatically reset) - even plain old high electrical demand causing an overload due to air conditioning demands caused by hot weather.
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As an electrician, when someone loses an item of electronics concommitant to an electrical
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AFCI = Arc fault circuit interruptor
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I've never found a good solution to lightning-fried electronics (random power supply components are destroyed and/or fuse blown), other than renters insurance or homeowners insurance.

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and also turn off the breakers to unneeded house circuits (which kills the wall switches that
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always traceable to a nearby lightning strike, accompanied by a lack of surge protection for
the VCR/TV/Computer/Stereo/uninsured valuable electronic item/XBOX 360. Surge protection can
be provided by the consumer at the power strip (a good one with builtin protection and a
warranty costs $20, whereas a zero-protection 4-outlet or 6-outlet power strip will cost $4-$5).
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I've never found a good solution to lightning-fried electronics (random power supply components are destroyed), other than renters insurance or homeowners insurance.
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When traveling, I will always unplug everything before I leave (except the security system),
and also turn off the breakers to unneeded house circuits (which kills the wall switches that
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