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The "power input" plug (aka the female end) on my Sharper Image SM252 iTower Omega is not giving the cord the right connection. Is there a replacement or fix on this plug/circuit board?

While plugged in, I tripped over the cord, bending the power cord itself, which I have already replace just to make sure, and now the only I can get it to turn on is by hold the cord in just the right position to keep power on. Sharper Image does not offer replacement parts for it and I cannot find any info on this... Cheers!

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If cord is new and you have to hold the plug at a certain angle where it connects to the set (a socket?) something there is broken, maybe inside where the socket connects to a board etc---with power off and if you are able to open the set safely I would have a good long look.

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I am having the same promblem I think does your light flash on and off on power light, mine does I am going to trouble shoot the board on monday at my company I work for I am a tech at a company that repairs other lcds this big and bigger but not for vizio so if i find anything I will let you know if you want?

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With a plasma TV the more likely culprit would have been the high voltage generation. Replacing boards blindly in a newer set can be frustrating and expensive. I would let a reputable repair person look at it. At least he/she can tell you what the exact problem is.

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