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I recently bought a 100uf 450v capacitor to replace a 68uf 450v capacitor. Unfortunately there is no power being fed to the TV when plugged in. I was told by a local TV repairman that the uf rating shouldn't effect the capacity if it is a little higher. I am not sure what to do to get the TV working and the capacitor was rather expensive. Does the uf rating have to be exact or is it allowed to be a little higher ?

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Hi Bud (Martin) I have a (almost) dvd 32" RCA LCD + DVD combo. Turns only a dim power (standby) light.
Nothing happens. No bad caps visible. However removing the inverter cable connected to the main (graphics) board make the TV backlight turn BLUE immediately as if the set is ON. Wonder what/where the problem is. Any help shall be appreciated. Cheers!

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The fault to your TV might not due to a defective capacitor. A higher capacitance valued capacitor, won't do nothing wrong. But as the capacitance value increases, the size of the capacitor will too increase. That's all. Check the fuse at the power supply regulator board. If it is found opened, make sure that something wrong with the power supply regulator board. Without rectifying the fault, never replace a fuse, as it will make things worse. If you wish to get more details, check this link. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/ Selecting the view option, either to Mosaic / Time slide, can be selected by the drop-down list, at the top left of the display window, will make surf easy. You can also do a search, by type in the brand name/model number/IC used, in the search box at the top right of the display window.

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SOURCE: Hi Ketch1 I have Akai LCD with same problems: TV

You need to do more torubleshooting, bad caps can look normal but they can have high ESR which are bad for switching power supply circuits.
Need to check the DC voltages, also try disconnecting the power cables to the backlights inverter board to see if it will come on normally isnce the light blinking can indicating it is sensing shorted circuits so it goes into shutdown/restart mode.
Basic LCD monitor and TV troubleshooting guide:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide
http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting
http://www.fixya.com/support/r7406380-tv_training_manuals
Failed TV and Monitors: http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm
Learn about bad caps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague
Parts: www.shopjimmy.com
Capacitors kit: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/Default.aspx he can make you a set of caps.
Or www.digikey.com, just make sure to use caps with low ESR, 105c, high ripple current and long life rating such as PANASONIC FM or FC series.
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SOURCE: will not turn on, only blinking green light

It is a rough gamble to speculate but if all you have on the PS +5v and +3.3v it's obviously toast.. It would help at this point to have an adjustable dc supply and scope now to trace yest the remainder of the set but for the cost of a good scope you could buy the Tv new... Just going to have to go with your instincts on this one. I could add that usually in lcd cases where the supply has failed it's simply isolated to the supply.
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