Question about InFocus ScreenPlay 61" Rear Projection HDTV

2 Answers

Blank screen When i plug the tv in the blue touch lights light up and the tv "clicks" and sounds on but the power button does nothing. The screen stays black. The remote does nothing as well. The tv was moved but very carefully! the power cord has had the ground removed but was set up that way and working for 2 yrs.

Posted by on

  • Voodoo00 Apr 27, 2009

    I have this same problem - tv has been working well for years. Now, there is no picture (not even the menu boxes - nothing) and no sound. When I plug the TV in, you hear a click and the blue lights on front come on and stay on. Any suggestions?

×

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

Mine was doing this for a while and now is completely black all the time. I have a thought as to what this might be... I believe the problem is not the lamp or light engine but rather one of the brushless fans failing. This causes the tv to shut down as a safety measure because of the inability to purge the heat that would build up VERY QUICKLY and warp, damage and destroy everything else. I believe the problem being intermittent at first is due to the fan performing a "death rattle". The fan itself could be fine and more of an indirect problem. I believe the wiring coming out of the fan is inadequately insulated against the heat generated. It begins to cook, crack and eventually the bare wires touch causing a short or they just stop conducting altogether and fail.

The good news? You may be able to re-wrap the wires and be up and running again. If the fan needs to be replaced altogether, they cost about $15 and can be purchased on the internet. Nothing special about them. You would want to make sure it has the same leads coming out of the fan to facilitate the change-out. Again, I haven't attempted to install a new fan on mine yet but it will be the first thing I try.

If any of you attempt this before I do, please post your resulting experience for the rest of us. I will do the same. Good luck.

Posted on May 04, 2009

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

More than likely your lamp is dead. The only way to get one of those is to send it out for replacement (i.e. you have to actually send out your light before one will be sent back to you.) The cost varies widely between approx $600 and $250 plus s/h. If you go on ebay, you'll find several vendors.

On the same topic, this maybe due to the TV being left on for a while, turned off, and turned back on at which point either the electronics on the lamp or the bulb itself become damaged. The clicking and whirling you may hear is probably the fan coming on and turnign off.

Posted on Feb 24, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Dell xps touch sreen just blinking blue light but blank screen


Sounds like it went to sleep due to low battery power. May be time for a new battery if it isn't holding charge well.

Plug it into the wall and push the power button once. It may come back on. If not...

Hold the power button down until the machine shuts off completely. If that doesn't work, remove the battery.

Feb 04, 2015 | Dell Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Element flat screen tv screen appears off when power is on


At this stage, try replacing ps Caps. Old elements had cap problems in ps area.

Feb 11, 2014 | Element Electronics Televison & Video

1 Answer

Blank Screen


If it has sound, then its back-light has failed which is a service engineers work but may also be related to a screen fault in which case a new set is needed as cost of repair makes it not worth it.

If no sound then dare I say worse and mostly if more than 2 years old, not worth it, sad to say as parts do not linger very long other than major brand names most are generic badges on economy sets.

Hope this helps..........

Nov 24, 2017 | Vizio vm190xvt 19 in. TV

1 Answer

Blue light turns on but tv screen stays blank


The blue light indicates power is getting to your TV but there may have been failure of the internal power supply

Jul 07, 2013 | Sceptre Televison & Video

2 Answers

My 42 inch philips (42PFP5532D) has blank screen but blue light to show its on but nothing on screen :(


just let me know if their is a sound when you turn on the tv then the only problem is black screen. if you can get sound tried to press the channel up/down button let see if you can get a channel. if you hear that receive channel that was mean the problem is either the screen back light get busted or the power inverter is defective. hope this can help good luck.

Nov 02, 2012 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Blank screen Samsung LN-R409D, audio when turning on and off and blue light at power button in on position???


Hi there
Im afraid this sounds like a fault with the TV. Try turning it off at the wall for 3 minutes, and then with nothing plugged into the TV, turn it back on. If the problem persists contact the manufacturer.
Hope this helps
TV_Doctor

Jan 03, 2011 | Samsung LN-R409D 40 in. LCD Television

1 Answer

Press power, buttons light up and thats it


Try pressing the clean cell now button & check pre filter button at the same time hold buttons down at the same time for about 5 seconds with the air cleaner turned of and blue screen lit

Jan 30, 2010 | Kenmore AC2044-1 Air Purifier

1 Answer

SANYO DP26647 blank screen, please help


U have LED front power tv light come on and bliking?Than ur power suply it dead.Power supply board must be replaced.Tries Shopjimmy.com,Ebay.com to buy a refurbish power supply board.

Sep 21, 2009 | Sanyo DP26647 26 in. LCD TV

3 Answers

Blank Screen


Same Problem. I fixed mine with a baseball bat, hammer, and a cold beer. Lesson learned: NEVER BUY DELPHI AGAIN. NEVER..... Tell your friends. Delphi = POS

Aug 10, 2008 | Delphi NAV200 GPS Receiver

2 Answers

No picture on screen


MYGR8-YOU HAVE TO LIST BRAND NAME AND MODEL #. JOE TV

Nov 30, 2007 | Televison & Video

Not finding what you are looking for?
InFocus ScreenPlay 61" Rear Projection HDTV Logo

314 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top InFocus Televison & Video Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

rostit

Level 3 Expert

657 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

75404 Answers

Are you an InFocus Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...