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TV won't turn on??

While watching TV it turned itself off and now won't turn back on.?? I can't tell if the tube blew or if it's something else. But given what it would cost to have the TV serviced as well as the continually dropping prices on new HDTV sets I wonder if it's even worth fixing? Any advice out there? Thank you.

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  • slnhuston Dec 29, 2007

    Thank you rey jr for replying. Any advice or thoughts on who to call to diagnose the problem? Any thoughts on how much it might cost for the diagnosis?



    And btw, the other reason I was thinking it might not be worth fixing is b/c I'm hearing that everything is going to HD in the next year in which case this TV would be obsolete anyway.

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2008

    The TV just turned off while in the middle of watching a program I unpluged everything and tried to reset no help any ideas?

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Just a comment to clarify "everything is going HD next year".
Next year ('09) Broadcast television is moving to new digital channels from current analog postions. This move means older TV's will only work if your on a cable system. If your on an antenna, you can purchase a low cost "Converter Box" that will keep your set working in '09 and beyond.

This has nothing to do with HD. There is no mandate for Broadcasters to transmit an HD signal. It is purely a business decision each Broadcasters will make. Digital does not mean HD.

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Hi there, yes its still worth fixing. it cost less than the new one. on the other hand, if the FBT is damage you may think of buying a new one. ty

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