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The TV won't come on. When I push the "on" button it lights up for about a half of a second and then goes off. Inside the back of the TV, a red light stays on but no picture or light of any kind on the screen. i just moved the TV into my house.

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  • timberlanesp Nov 03, 2008

    The TV I have is a Hitachi 54" projection TV.

  • timberlanesp Nov 03, 2008

    Hitachi model # 61UWX10BA

  • timberlanesp Nov 03, 2008

    THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE POWER OUTLET. OTHER ITEMS ARE WORKING FINE THAT ARE CONNECTED TO THE SAME RECEPTACLE.

  • timberlanesp Nov 03, 2008

    IF THE SATELITE IS NOT CONNECTED TO THE TV PROPERLY, WIL THE TV SCREEN STILL LITE UP? THE RED POWER ON INDICATOR LIGHT COMES ON AND THEN GOES RIGHT OFF.

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The tv should work even if nothing is connected to it

It could be a protection mechanism (for example because the power supply is overloaded) or an under voltage.
If it is plugged into a power strip, you can test the second hypothesis by plugging it directly into an outlet. May be you can try a different one.
Fixing the first case is not trivial. In any case, if you don't have experience with TV repair, do not open it.

My guess is that something in the power supply broke when moving it and you need to replace the power supply which is very common with what you describe is happening on this tv.

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If the TV is shutting down, it could be due to different reasons and I'm afraid that none of them are DIY.
The first thing to do would be to check all the components that are associated with horizontal circuitry of the TV, for example the HOT, flyback transformer, voltage trippler. If those components test out OK, the next circuit to test is the power supply voltages.
If you are able to perform the mentioned tasks, you might be able to fix your TV.

Let me know if you need further assistance.

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Have the tv checked at a service center or a qualified service person. components inside the tv might gone loose or disconnected as you move over to your house!
have it repair before it could get worst as you try to switch it on over and over.

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It seems some lose connections or cold solder joints in TV, specially in power and deflection boards.
If you are tech person, you can re-solder cold joints and TV will function properly. If you have no experience in TV repair, I would suggest to call TV tech person to fix it because projection TVs has dangerous high voltage inside and can be harmful for novice.
Need further help, let me know please.

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Check the connection. esp your cable connection

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Hello sir.. As you mentioned that you moved to a new house and the T.V worked fine in the previous house, its obvious that some thing should be wrong with the new place. Please consult a T.V repair expert as it will not be possible for anyone to Fix it unless anyone sees it. The most possible reason will be the Power factor.You please disconnect and first make sure the power outlet is working fine by plugging in any other electronic product.  Also try to connect your T.V to a different outlet in any other room. Let me know if this is helpful.

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The back red is the indicator that it is receiving power, its better consult to the technician, the power require for the screen is not proper

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You need to provide brand and model number of your tv .

How old is your tv ?

Have a check over fuse .

Also you need to check whether the inlet power supply to tv is proper .


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Enter menu, hi-lite "audio" then enter 8893

mode/source 2580 select "other setting",select "shipment" then yes, after it exits service menu you need to power set off.



Dynex ****************************************-

source/input 2580

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source/input 2580

menu 1999 (tv is on)



Element ****************************************

menu 0000

menu 1147


Haier ******************************************

pull up menu, hi-lite "audio" then enter 8893




Hisense *****************************************

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Insignia *****************************************-

input 2580 (tv is on)



Mitsubishi ****************************************

Menu 123 or menu 2470 (tv is on)



Panasonic

Hold vol- on TV, press and hold menu button on remote



Philips ******************************************

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Polariod *****************************************-

Hold vol- and chan- or hold vol+ and chan+ (tv is on)



Proscan ******************************************

In customer menu go to setup,select parental control menu, enter 0000 then select "clear channel list".



RCA *******************************************-

Menu 1147



Sanyo *******************************************

hold vol down on TV, press and hold #1 button on remote, vol will jump to halfway and set shuts off. Turn back on have 1st time setup screen.



Samsung *****************************************-

Mute 182 power (tv is off)
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Seiki ********************************************-

Menu 0000



Sharp ********************************************
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menu 1999

menu, 3481

menu 1147

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Sony *********************************************

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Symphony *****************************************-

Source/input 2580




Toshiba ******************************************-

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Vision Quest ***************************************-
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NEC:
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2.Then press the {1} {2} {3} buttons on the remote.
3.To exit, press the {EXIT} button.
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VW22 / VS370E

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