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Scott lct32sha No red stand by light Wont power on anymore

Well, I had an Akai 27" that seem to have the same problem, took it to AKAI in Van Nuys and they gave me this unit for another $100. That was 18 months back and now same thing has happened.
Unit start shutting off to stand by, I would pull the plug, wait 30 seconds and plug it back in. It would power up again. Now...nothing. When I would try to switch it on, red stand by light would briefly blink on...then nothing. Is it a power supply problem? If it is, I found a place on ebay that will do a refurb on my power board :
Would this be ok to do? Is replacing the board something I can do myself. I'm no good at soldering but can monkey with some electronics. Thanks much in advance!

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  • wahooo Feb 12, 2009

    Oh...and how much would this fix be (about) if I take it to a TV repair shop? Is there a "better" power supply they can swap in to avoid (or at least prolong) its life?



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If the power supply is repaired, you can install it yourself and save a few $$$$ on the labor.
I repair these power supplies as well. If you need more info write to

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