Question about Olevia MN-20LCDTV-SN 20 in. EDTV-Ready Television

2 Answers

Olivia multi-media TV/monitor

Hi! I have this Olivia/Syntax TV/Monitor for last 3 years and suddenly it has gone dead! When I turn on the power button nothing happens (not even blue screen). I changed the power cord and plugged into a new power outlet - still same problem. I suspect a power surge might have damaged the power unit inside the TV. Any suggestions on how to fix besided spending $250/300 for repair. The TV cost around $500/- but is much less now. thanks, ..LM

Posted by on

  • 5 more comments 
  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2007

    SAME EXACT! OWNED 1 YR

  • jncmel Sep 17, 2008

    When I turn on the tv/monitor, nothing happens, not even a blue screen. What a cheep product. I've only owned it two years.

  • buckeroo69 Oct 27, 2008

    I have same identical problem with 23 in Olivia. Had it for about 2.5 years.

    Anyway there is way to tell what went out?

    Maybe spares can be ordered to replace it by owner.

  • bishsd Nov 15, 2008

    i have a 23 " model that went dead just after the 1 year warranty expired.

    the red on off light still comes on, but no picture, no sound.

    i opened it up to check the fuse and put in a new one just in case, but that did not fix it, so i have to assume that it has another problem, maybe the power supply or a resistor in the circuit board somewhere.

    i'm not a technician, but i know some basic electornics.

    any suggestions or help would be highly appreciated.

    dennis in san diego

  • nancelot Dec 01, 2008

    The TV is starting to respond very slowly when turned on. Also, when changing the channels there is a slightly longer delay (3 seconds) than normal. Have changed the batteries in the remote to no avail.

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    Remote won't turn TV on or off. It will change channels, however. How strange! So I go to the monitor and turn it on there. It takes between 25-30 seconds to come on.

    Have had this TV for 2.5 years.

  • kasimsamad Feb 25, 2009

    THE TV WONT POWER UP, IT JUST WENT OFF I CHANGE THE PLUGE AND USE DIFFERNT OUT LETS

×

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 432 Answers

Not really. Repairs are right about $150 - $250. Resistor Kit, Caps., maybe other parts, and labor charges.

Posted on Jun 28, 2007

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

We have had an Olevia TV for 2 years. Today suddenly, we get sound and a dark blue screen. We cannot see any numbers trying to change the channels, however, the sound buttons & remote are still fine. Maybe there is something we can do before contacting a repair man.

Thanks,

CLMCJ

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

How to turn my 1080 hp monitor on connected to my computer


Look for the power button/switch on the monitor

Oct 13, 2017 | HP Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I have an HP L2208w monitor which has been ok for the last two years. Suddenly, it started to display patches of different colours. Also vertical and horizontal colours appear across some pf these patches....


hi steven_katas

Im thinking that this maybe a LCD panel problem (dead pixels) already. some LCD panels last for 2-3 years depending on usage. even if you haven't dropped it or anything the LCD panel's pixels ten to give way slowly or die down since these pixels are like bulbs. here's what you can do. Try connecting a different cable from your monitor to your computer if the issue is still the same, try connecting a different computer or maybe a laptop to your monitor just to eliminate the probability that it can be a cable or a video card problem.
If you have already connected a new computer say a laptop and it is still the same it might already be a hardware problem with your monitor and might need you to bring it to the service center for repair.

Hope this helps please let me know
janc30

Feb 13, 2011 | HP L2208W Monitor

2 Answers

HP m1170n with PCIe video has no video output to monitor. I connected to 2nd monitor to be sure that wasn't the problem. I hear it booting up, & it addresses both optical drives properly, but then...


a good known second monitor or one same age as 1st.
made from 2000 to 2010 with burned out CCFL lamps inside.?
if a good monitor known so then the PC is bad. easy no?
Is the monitors, CRT or LCD/??

"i get power off message on the screen"
you said the screen is dead then contradict with about.why?
a screen that shows text from the PC is not dead.
sure, what brain did it matters, (Screen brain or PC brain)
my guess is you saw the Monitor brain tell you the VGA cable is dead, (no video, no sync, signal, going to sleep, or to power saver mode, why not tell the helper what screen is there, HP ? and what model>???
Im shooting from the hip, if this is 1995 CRT ,well, gee. it be dumber.....
all LCD screens sign on, most with a nice logo like HP or Dell
or Viewsonic, like mine... then if the VGA is dead or DMI
it tell you that fact , all do. 2000 year up, for sure.
we can go all day on just screens but did you know the early ones 2000, and tad later have a silly power saver inside and RTC
that turns it off, all by itself ? and owners never read that in the CRT or early LCD manual>/ turn that feature off in the monitors,
OSD screen menus,. that is right it has its own brain and its own menus... ills stop here guessing what screen you you have of 10 or more generations._+

this PC is relic, Legacy, called Pentium 4 (old)

HP Pavilion Media Center m1170n - Photosmart - tower - P4 530 3 GHz - 512 MB - 200 GB


circa 2002 with XP on it or windows 2k or 98.
unstated OS, most these are not in the junk yard, or $1 at garage sales...
for 15 years , you say this, for sure..
"hit F10 for setup" (means bios) as seen all those years now.
1: so clean vents and fans yet, and heatsinks inside. that be first. always, dont let it overheat,
http://www.pcdied.com/overheated.html
is the PSU fan working, it must of the PCU is no good.
then CPU fan ok, and its heats sink clean?, my PC overheat if not cleaned every year. so... do you?
next is the coin cell, the RTC CMOS NVRAM coil coin cell is dead
not one ever lasted 15 years, not one, so that is next. for $3 put one in, and now the BIOS CAN LIVE AGAIN.
note ive not said replaced the video card yet, if in fact it is a card.
if you cleaned the Pc first you'd know that. look'ng inside
The Puffer mobo has no GPU chip onboard.
Id need to look first. as mobo can be swapped out.

this media center came with 1 or 2 GPU cards.
TV card.
or
  • plug-in card
  • Interface Type PCI Express x16
  • Graphics Processor
    ATI Radeon X300 SE
  • Video Memory
    128 MB DDR SDRAM
  • Video Interfaces
    VGA
some x300 have a fan, does yours,is it PACKED in LINT?

best I can tell (HP docs are gone, long gone now.)
ASUS PTGD-LA the PUFFER MOBO.

rare now.
now video..
the PC came with this, but can be anything there, look first
my PC has been changed every 3 years, with newer faster card.
many have. the card is $5 used on EBay.
ill lay odds the card IS NOT BAD, these dont ever overheat is why.
the beauty of old, no excess heat, no early *****,




no fan to fail either, and overheat, but if the case fans fail.
or PSU faN!!!
oops.
x300-rzlrtvwphug01fp4xtvrxrj1-3-0.jpg VGA, USE GOOD KNOW LCD DISPLAY.
MAKE SURE THE psu fan spins.
no beeps from MOBO?
dvd drive ejects, good. some power i there./
but fans, what about the 3 fains, Upto 3. for sure 1 in PSU and 1 on CPU and one case front or rear.(case fans can be optional, but not on any of mine, ever)

Nov 01, 2017 | HP Media Center m1170n Photosmart PC...

1 Answer

WHILE I WAS WORKING MY MONITOR SUDDENLY TURNS OFF PERMANENTLY BY GIVING A SPARKING SOUND INSIDE MONITOR.THE LOCAL REPAIRMEN ARE SAYING ITS EST AND IC IC GONE.HOW LONG IT WILL RUN IF I REPAIR IT?OR I SHOULD...


Most repairs only carry a 30-day warranty. After that the monitor is subject to going out at any time. Then again, if the repair is done correctly, it could last for years. Check the cost of repair against the cost of a replacement monitor. Prices have come down drastically in the last 2-3 years, and you can pick up some real bargains. I just purchased an as-new 21-inch LCD for for $86 on eBay.

Dec 16, 2009 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Dead computer


It sounds like your power supply may have failed. If you have another computer handy, try connecting its power supply to your dead board to see if it springs back to life.

May 05, 2009 | Syntax SV266M Motherboard

2 Answers

Monitor display V193 W


Hi, maybe DVI cable or port is faulty, to test you could use VGA port , in the following picture you can see installation of monitor.

v193w-oii5dmxyjpbvtvbihqkmceot-2-0.png

Dec 30, 2017 | Acer V193w LCD Monitor

1 Answer

Picture looks like a Colored Negative


so, how can i fix this problem with my tv. the tv comes on but the colors look fuzzy..help!!

Oct 27, 2008 | Syntax Olevia 50" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Output to Monitor and Keyboard.


Hi,
Power supply is dead. Need new one. It's not expensive.
good luck.

Sep 15, 2008 | Mercury PVCLE266 Motherboard

3 Answers

Olevia 26" flat screen


screen suddenly shut off. blue light in the right hand corner stays on but there is no picture

Dec 17, 2007 | Olevia LT26HVX 26 in. LCD Television

Not finding what you are looking for?
Olevia MN-20LCDTV-SN 20 in. EDTV-Ready Television Logo

786 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Olevia Televison & Video Experts

Steve Allison
Steve Allison

Level 3 Expert

5569 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

75898 Answers

Jerry Greenberg
Jerry Greenberg

Level 3 Expert

1689 Answers

Are you an Olevia Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...