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Power light on but nobody's home?

My tv has been working perfectly fine until today. I went to turn it on but I get nothing. The power light will go on and off but the screen never changes from black - not even a flicker nor does it make any noise. I also cannot get the DVD player to open. Any ideas on what's wrong? I'm not that TV saavy so I'm not sure what else you may need to know. The TV is an Advent DV1418A TV/DVD combo. Thanks for your help =) I admit it's an old tv but it's been great.

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Re: Power light on but nobody's home?

The power supplies in most all the smaller combo units are prone to failure. They feed both the TV and the VCR and are underdesigned as they try to keep the cost of a combo affordable.
I've never had much success solving them - sorry
They always break that last time!

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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