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Akai lct2721ad flashing red light

I have an akai 27 lcd tv which shut down while watching. No sound no picture but the power switch is flashing red.I don;t know if it is a power supply problem or a burnt out backlight.I haven't opened the tv up yet. I would like to get an idea where to start before I do so

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Here's the failed capacitors fix-it-yourself method which sure worked for me!

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I would bet on the power supply....these (and other Akai LCD) are notorious for filter capacitors. Look for electrolytic capacitors with a dome-like bulge on the top of them. They are usually located at the top of the power supply board where the power output lines run out.


Hpe this helps you out....

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Hello genetics2003,

I think that this is a power supply problem. I would suggest that you get a qualified TV technician to troubleshoot this issue.

I hope this helps

Thank you,


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I would recomened that if you have no active warenty to give a visual inspection of the Tv, via removing the rear black plastic pannel to see if any of the corisponding chips have any burn marks or excessive heat stress. these items seem to be failing about the 12 month mark

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