Question about Panasonic PT-50LC14 50" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready Television

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Dead tv We were watching TV with no problems whatsoever. There was a "pop" then the TV went completely dead, no power, nothing. We tried replacing the lamp, but still nothing...any idea what happened? It's a Panasonic PT-50LC14 that's only 2-3 years old. Thanks!

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  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2007

    Had the same problem with our PT-50LC14, last night, 12/20/07. Heard a pop sound and the TV went dead. Tried to turn it on and the power light comes on blinking green instead of steady then you two light grilling noise which stops and repeats continually. Called Panasonic Tech but they could not give a clue and only gave us numbers to call Service....which has appointment in next year....any quick help will be appreciated..

  • balmoral Jan 02, 2008

    Same thing happened to me New Years day 2008. Tried following fix instructions in manual ( turn power on several times) but does not work. Red lamp indicator flashes red every 5 seconds and never received a "lamp needs to be replaced" message. So I assume it is not a lamp replacement problem.

  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2008

    power supply faulty circuit diagram needed

  • pvanl Jul 22, 2008

    I had a pop and the tv went blank. I was told to replace the lamp but I can't find the manual. I took off the back and I am not sure where the lamp is. I googled the manual but can't find a diagram of the back of the TV. Now I'm not sure what is wrong.



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Change the hid lamp!

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Sounds like a power supply problem. I am sure that the pop is the fuse blown. If the fuse is blown, this means that there is a short somewhere. Rear projection TV are like LCD projectors. And all of them use Switch mode power supply. If you are lucky, there is a chance that a protection device (like a varistor) is sorted. This means that removing this, even without replacing will bring your TV to life, however... Most probably the power supply is defective.

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