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Sumsung 40'' LCD Hit By Lightning

I've got the Sumsung LCD 40'' Television that was hit by lightning yesteday. Now the tv won't switch on and the screen is just blank as if it does not have power. Can it be fixed or should I just forget and buy a new one?

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If it's been the subjest of a lightening strike chances are the saw tooth capacitor is opened and the main fuse. That's a cheap repair even at a good shop... At the very worst they can diagnose the problem for an estimate and that fee is generally worth the money even if that's not the entire problem.
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