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Sceptre X37SV no blue light

My Sceptre X37SV simply quit, no blue light. The PS fuse is good, and I have 120 VAC at the PS. The two caps next to the power connector appear to have done some arcing, but they act like caps to the meter. I could probably figure this out if I had a print of the power supply, but I'm kinda shooting in the dark...

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    have the same jproblem and i'm not electronically inclined, how much would i expect to spend if i bring may tv to a shop?

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I don't think those are capacitors. They are varistors and (as a pair) they are in series between the mains and the load. Current flows through them so if they have dry-jointed then you have an open circuit and no current flow. This seems to be a recurrent problem. I'm trying to locate a replacement but I can't find the characteristics of the SCK 085 listed anywhere.

My guess is that this is a US problem only. In other countries with higher mains voltage, the power supply draws a lower current and doesn't cause the varistors to overheat.

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