Question about Toshiba 42HL196 42 in. LCD HDTV
The blinking light means the controller QA01 in the AV_TERM system board is booting and driving the TIMER/REC RED LED light accordingly. This failure mode is true for many conditions, not exclusively for the main PS board PE0071. It could be caused by many things, LOW B, SEINE, AV_TERM, LCD, PROTECT, etc.
Specifically for PE0071+12VDC circuit failure, which is the most common , listen for the LINE relays SR80, SR81 coming online.(ticking clock sound) If several (3) or more clicks are present when applying power to the TV set then suspect the +12, 20, +32 VDC inverter is faulty.
As a quick check, you can disconnect P807B. If the relays cycle every 1-2 seconds then is most definitely the +12VDC inverter. Check for voltage level at optocoupler Q881 pin 4 and this should not be cycling. This point is the VCC for the oscillator. Repair or replace board 75002913 as necessary.
TROUBLESHOOTING: (this is my own, not the OEM !, try at your own risk!)
For +12 VDC Inverter, suspect components:
Q880 STR-W6765 PSR (works really hot!!)
D884A and related switching circuit components.
Posted on Nov 08, 2009
I ama retired TV repair man and what you are hearing is the safety circuit trying to star and then shut down. Some where in the set there is a shorted component and the safety circuit is proyecting the set. There is no repair you can do the set must go in for service.
Posted on Mar 12, 2009
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