Question about Akai PT5492S 54" Rear Projection Television
Worked fine for 5 years. Started getting slower coming on. Now will not
come on at all. Clicking noise heard coming from inside guts of tv.
Any ideas? Thanks.
These sets use what is called a "switch mode" power supply. In order for them to work there is a capacitor that "kick" starts the process. If that cap goes bad, the power supply will not start up. Also, there are other caps inside that maintain the oscillation required for the power supply to work. There are 2 options for you here.
1) Replace the entire power supply module.
2) Repair the existing one.
Sicne these types of power supplies are not the easies to diagnose or repair, I would suggest that you replace the power supply module. That should resolve the problem.
Please note that there are other causes of the reported problem, but hte power module becoming defective is the most common.
Posted on Feb 10, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that 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.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 18, 2011 | Mitsubishi WD-60C9 60" DLP HDTV
Feb 13, 2011 | Mitsubishi WD-57734 57" HDTV
Sep 01, 2010 | Panasonic PT-40LC12 40" Rear Projection...
Nov 18, 2009 | Televison & Video
Jul 06, 2009 | Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection...
Apr 22, 2009 | Televison & Video
Jan 08, 2009 | Televison & Video
Sep 17, 2007 | Samsung HLN5065W 50" Rear Projection...
412 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: