Question about Philips HTS3410D/37 700W DVD Home Theater System System

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Not powering on

I have the Phlips HTS3410D Home Theater System. The system doesn't power on. The LCD light just blinks. Any help on this is appreciated.

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  • Brucius80 Dec 29, 2007

    Same problem as above. Went away for the weekend and was doing this when I came home.

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2008

    me too. I wonder if it's a clock thing. I'm going to mess around with it for a bit. If I learn anything, I'll let you know.

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2008

    same problem sounds like this unit sucks

  • Tamilrasigan Jul 06, 2008

    Thanks. Working great. Appreciated

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I solved this problem on my HTS3410D.

Inside there are two circuit boards, the power supply board and the audio/video board.

  • First, unplug your unit and let it sit for a few hours.
  • Now open the unit up, and unplug all of the connectors going to or from the power supply board. You can easily tell which board is the power supply board because it's the one the power cord plugs into.
  • Unscrew the four mounting screws that hold the board to the case.
  • Using a pair of needle-nose pliers, squeeze the two white plastic clips that hold the board to the case (one at a time), while gently lifting the board away from the case.
  • Now that you have the board out, feel the tops of all the capacitors (they look like this). Healthy capacitors should have a totally flat top. (There is probably one that is covered in some sort of heat shrink, so you can't feel the top.)
  • One capacitor most likely has a slightly bulging top. That is the culprit.
  • Using a soldering iron, carefully remove the busted capacitor, making sure to note which side the stripe is on.
  • Buy a replacement capacitor at Radio Shack or www.digikey.com that has the same capacitance (e.g. - 1000uF) an equal or greater voltage, and an equal or greater maximum temperature.
  • Insert and re-solder the replacement capacitor in the same orientation as the one you took out, then trim the excess leads.
  • Reassemble your system, and you're done.
The capacitor that died on mine was 1,000uF, 16V, 105°C. It was located fairly close to where the power cord comes in to the board. I replaced it with a 1,000uF 50V capacitor, and the system powered right up like a champ. The entire process took me about an hour.

I hope this helps some other people have similar results.

Posted on Mar 20, 2008

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    Lui T Feb 19, 2014

    I hope someone can answer me. I have the same unit. Used it for years. Since 07. What capacitor did you replace? Cxxx

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Thanks. Working great

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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