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Screen stays blank after turning it on.

I can hook up the power supply to it and it shows it has power and when i go to turn it on the power light turns from yellow to green as its supposed to, but the screen remains off. i have had no problems of the screen getting darker or losing color as if the tv was going out it just happen. i have had this tv for only a year, unfortally thats when the warranty goes out. i lost the manual while moving so i cant refer to it.any help would be great.

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Re: screen stays blank after turning it on.

Hello, The blinking pattern you're observing is a result of a heavy current load on the power supply. The power supply could be defective but more than likely the scan or sustain boards have a direct short on them causing the power supply to shut down and display the error. A technician will be able to determine where the load is coming from and replace the appropriate board or component. I hope this helps you. Joe Weibel CustomElectronics.Org

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