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Where can I purchase a new power supply for my TV?

I have a 20.1'' Spectroniq Liquid Crystal Display model number PLTV-20NW32. One night while I was watching it, I noiced the smell of something burning. It smelled like a light ballast from a floresant fixture like they use in stores. When I was investigating the smell I discovered that the box along the power cord to the TV was really hot to the touch. The smell seemed to come from it. I turned it off because I was afraid of a fire.

The next day the TV didn't work at all also the light that is on the box on the power cord wasn't lit. I tried to contact the manufacturer but they had gone out of business. I tried to replace the power cord at Radio Shack but they didn't carry it and could not tell me where I could go to get a replacement cord.

This Tv is less than a year old. I hope you can help me and tell me who I can contact to get a new power supply cord. If there is any further information you need to look into this problem please feel free to contact me. I appreciate your help. Thanks, Sue

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  • hawkeye0223 Jan 05, 2009

    As mentioned in original problem, I went to Radio Shack and they could not help me.

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Simple and best option go to  www.radioshack.com websites for this power supply cord. they will provide you with the exact requirement. thanks.

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Where can i purchase a power cord for the spectronIQ pltv-20nw32


This TV uses a standard power cable for computer monitors and desktop CPUs. You can find these any store that has computer accessories. Harder to find is the ferrite core that you need to add to the monitor side of the power cable. This cuts down on RFI (radio frequency interference).

They are available at Radio Shack and other stores. A link for one of the ones at Radio Shack is: http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2103222 .

Monitor/CPU power cables with the ferrite cores installed are rarely sold as a premade cable.

I hope this helps.

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More likely to have power supply failure.
It is not for beginner to fix the power supply down to component level.
New power supply is about $60, shop will charge about $200+ for repair.

Check the power supply; look for bad caps with leaking/bulging tops, check to see if you have standby +5vdc at the power supply connector, the front red indicator will not be on if you do not have this +5vdc standby voltage due to shorted out Q7 and ZD4.
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http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide
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Check and see if your tv is setup for SAP. Let me know if this helps and if I can be of further assistance, Please rate this solution.
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