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My Dell w4200hd will not turn on. The color on the little light by the power on/off switch will change from what I think is standby color to a different color when I try and turn it on, and I hear something "click" in the tv, but it doesn't turn on. If I unplug the tv and plug it back in, the light color returns to the standby color. I was told by a technician that I need a new power supply. However, I don't know where to find one. Any help either confirming that I do in fact need a new power supply, and if I do, where I can find one would be appreciated. Thanks in advance for the help.

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I do have the power supply at my shop. but i don't think the power supply is the problem. i already replaced the power supply on this set with this symtom and no help. you can find parts at discountmerchants.com J.D.W.

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If you decide that it is not fixable, are you willing to sell the stand?

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    I thought you were supposed to help cuct fix tv, not to try and get a stand from him when he cant fix!!!

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If the light is orange for 15 secs then turns blue, with no video, its def the power bd. its sending low voltage to the main bd. it does need replaced

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http://www.shopjimmy.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=w4201c
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Hello. It looks like I have the same problem that you had with your Dell W4200HD.

Where did you find the new power supply for yours?

Also, did you determine that you didn't really need a new power supply and that it was just a connection problem? If yes, could you please give me some help with what you did to get yours working.

Also, do you still have the power supply you took out of your TV? If yes, would you be willing to sell it to me?

Thanks in advance for your assistance.

Rocky Pruitt
rjpruitt@rjpruitt.com

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http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/w4201c/om/OM.pdf

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