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Need Advice... Um, itd probably help if i had heard whut happened, but i just happen to get a drink.. i came back and my screen was black, the picture was gone, but i still had sound.. um, im pretty sure it like fried.. burnt out or w.e, it was pretty hot and smelled a little funny, not too funny. When i plug the power cord back into the tv power outlet it sparks.. is my tv doomed:(?

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Doomed no, broken TV yes! But it may not bee too critical.. As with most small LCD's the power supply carries the greatest heat and by-in-large is the module most likely to fail. I'd guess the regulators probably went thermal and before you could shut it down it melted some plastics in or near the heat sinks. Strongly recommend haveing it sent to a shop for an estimate. If it's the SMPS they're not too terribly expensive. I just replaced one a couple of days ago in an Audiovox 27" and the supply was $50 from Vance Baldwin. Hope this helps. Bill

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