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FLM-3201 will not turn on

When I press the power button on my FLM-3201, the power light turns blue for just a second or two with a low hiss on the speakers and then the light turns back to red, no sound, no picture. If I press the power button a second time, the power light blinks and remains red with no sound or picture. Any ideas on how to fix this?

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You can download service manual here:
http://www.polaroidsupport.com/polaroid/en_us-sm.html
Look for bad capacitors, burnt parts in the power supply first.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague

Please post back what you find.

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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