Question about Akai CFTD2052 20 in. EDTV-Ready LCD TV/VCR/DVD Combo

1 Answer

AKAI 20" TV w/ DVD Player Model # CFTD2052

My wife had the above subject TV in one of her rental units. While the tenant was watching it the screen went black. She replaced it with a different model and brought the AKAI home. I examining it, I found the sound works (sounds great), the DVD player works but the display screen is black. Upon closer examination I can see a slight image on the sceen if the light is right and at the right angle. Could it be the back lights? By replacing them could that fix the problem or is there other conditions that could exist for this problem? I have checked web sources and one site advertised the part costing around $100.00 Can the back lights be repaired or purchased cheaper etc. I don't wish to pour a great deal of money into this unit when a new set can be purchase for around $200.00 I am not an electronic tech but have built several kits over the last 30 years but weak experience in dianostic trobleshooting and testing. Thanking you in advance for your response.

Posted by on

  • adbl Feb 19, 2008

    My tv CFTD2052 light on but no sound and picture !!!! Need some help

  • valera60 Oct 21, 2008

    great sound, no picture. everything works just went black while watching it



1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 3,130 Answers

Your problem could be a backlight problem. But the bulbs may not be the source of your problem, as both and sometimes 3 or 4 bulbs, depending on the set will not all go out at once. You most likely have an inverter problem with your set, that is the circuit that powers the backlights. Good Luck

Posted on Mar 31, 2007


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Have an Akai 20 LCD w/dvd. Have 2 dvds stuck in player. How do I get them out? Can I do this or do I need to take it to a service shop? If so-how much should I expect to pay?

You will have to remove the DVD player assembly and if you are lucky, you may be able to use a paper clip as a pin the push out the disks, just like you do with CD rom on your PC, but with two disks stuck inside the DVD player may have to be disassembled to get the disks out, estimate shop rate around $100.

Jun 23, 2010 | Akai CFTD2052 20 in. EDTV-Ready LCD...

1 Answer

I need the remote code to get my DirecTV remote to

Jul 10, 2009 | Akai CFTD2052 20 in. EDTV-Ready LCD...

1 Answer

The tv stopped working. Can't get power to turn on.

i think your unit suffered what we call a surge happens when sudden power out and on of the electricity.a large amount of current is flowing instantly when the power came back,like units which permanently plugged-in suffers.especially the tv if you can open your unit and check for blown-out fuse or any related incident you can find in your unit.its best to have a tech's help for that.i'm sure there is a defective part/parts in your unit.

May 31, 2009 | Akai CFTD2052 20 in. EDTV-Ready LCD...

2 Answers

Help! Pressed a button now only a blue screen!

Hmmm,sounds like you may have damaged the remote or maybe the batteries have run down where you where laying on it,try a fresh set of batteries in the remote or failing that try adjusting the tv manually by getting a chair,standing on it and pressing the buttons on the tv,also try another feed from another source just to make sure it is not the sattelite at fault.

Apr 20, 2008 | Akai CFTD2052 20 in. EDTV-Ready LCD...

1 Answer


you need to check the resolution settings on your cable box

Dec 16, 2006 | Akai CFTD2052 20 in. EDTV-Ready LCD...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Akai CFTD2052 20 in. EDTV-Ready LCD TV/VCR/DVD Combo Logo

143 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Akai Televison & Video Experts

Jaime Hernandez

Level 3 Expert

2336 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

75846 Answers


Level 3 Expert

82322 Answers

Are you an Akai Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides