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Won't power up

Nothing looks burnt on the boards, no funny smell. TV worked great this morning. Went to turn it on tonight, nothing, not even a flicker. Found that by unplugging it for a minute, then plugging it back in, it would start to power up, the led's would light up as far as Diode D946, and then the TV would simply shut off. Any help would be really appreciated. Scott

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Re: Won't power up

If you have Hitachi model number 50UX58B, 60UX58B, 50UX58K, 60UX58K, 50SBX78B or 60SBX78B and you have the following symptoms you may want to grab a repair kit from They have put together a kit that includes the parts and instructions to fix these models. This is a fairly common problem with the above model numbers. It is typically caused by a blown capacitor and pico fuse. Again, you can get a kit from the above address. 

Here are the symptoms...

Primary Symptom: No Audio or Video. Power light will come on briefly then shut off.
Other Possible Symptoms : The green LEDs on the circuit board light up for a few seconds then turn off.

Hope this helps,

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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