Question about Toshiba 65HX81 65" Rear Projection Television
The on button the side of the television does not work. Tried using the remote but that did not work either. The television does receive some sort of signal because the yellow lights at the lower part of the tv blink. If it were to turn on, the blue light would come up and stay solid. I don't know if its a blown fuse or not, but this problem has only come up recently for the first time. Ive also tried using a different remote but that does not work either. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!!
I had the same red blinking led problem on my Toshiba Theaterview tv. I resolved by:
- Unplugging the tv.
- Press several times (3 or 4 times) the tv Power button.
- Plug the tv back in and press the Power button once to turn the tv on....tv worked!!!
I've had the problem before and tried unplugging the tv for a couple of days and that had also worked, but I this recent solution seems to be faster.
Posted on Jul 14, 2008
The TV is on protect mode.
Try first leaving the TV power cord unplugged for some times, let say one hour or so.
Also ensure that the fault is not coming from a faulty receiver box sending bad signal, check if you get same problem with no receiver box or dvd connected.
If that does not work, and you keep having a flashing led on front of the TV, and tv turning off by itself after a while, that indicates a fault condition.
The flashing light indicates a diagnostic state called protection.
When the TV goes on protection there are only two possible reasons.
1The internal circuits are jammed because of electrostatic charges accumulating on capacitors, or because of a wrong voltage read by the main chip on your monitor controller board. this started the protection circuit.
2 The protection circuit detected a wrong voltage or abroken contact, identified an internal fault and kicked in , startingthe flashing light.
If you are in situation one, then theTV will reset just unplugging power cord for one or two hours,sometimes even minutes.
If you are in situation 2 , then there is an internal fault.
Common faults that can occur are a blown capacitor on power board, a convergence IC has blown, or a fault on Digital board.
Check also the video cable or any external connection cable, if the cable is shorting, or the connector is bad, you can get same flashing state because of the video cable.
If under warranty contact the manufacturer ringing the number on the user manual
If you want to repair at your own expenses, just locate any good qualified repairer.
Posted on May 22, 2009
You have done all you can do. If you had a power outage, when the power came back on a it surged and probably caused a Power Supply problem or something in the micro controller to fail. Either way it 's not good. I would call Toshiba and let them guide you to a Service Facility that can check it out. Depending on your Homeowners Insurance, repairs could be coverd or unit be replaced depending on cost to repair.
Sorry I am not able to help further,
Posted on Jun 23, 2009
I have a 56 inch tohiba DLP (56 HM 195). Replaced the bulb for the second time this year. last time only lasted 3 months. TV is tough to turn on. When I get it to turn on, and then shut it down, the yellow light blinks constantly for 5-7 mintues. Then it shuts down completely. Is the set overheating? There is nothing in the manual that speaks to this issue. thank you
Posted on Aug 15, 2009
I have the same TV and had the same problems. What worked for me. I tuned off the set unbluged the TV, waited about five minutes and replugged and resolved my problem. Hope this works for you.
Posted on Aug 22, 2009
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Make sure there are working batteries in the Toshiba remote control.
Turn on your television set, DVD player or other device that you want to control with the Toshiba remote.
Find the "Recall" or "Setup" button on the Toshiba remote control. After you find it, press and hold down that button until the lights on the remote control turn on and remain lit.
Point the Toshiba remote at the device you turned on in Step 2 and press the button on the remote for that device.
Begin pressing the "Power" button on the Toshiba remote. Continue doing this until you have turned the device off using the Toshiba remote. Once it shuts off, press "Enter" on the Toshiba remote. The remote will then be programmed.
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