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Unit shuts off automatically after power on.

When the power button is pressed, the unit will switch on briefly and then shut off automatically. If the unit is unplugged, then plugged back in, the unit will power for between 30 seconds and 1 minute, then shut off again. I've tried in several different outlets with two different extension cords - same result.

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  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2008

    same exact situation. TV comes on and switches off automatically. will not stay on.



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Low voltage can cause this. It's not likely but check your voltage at the outlet to be sure it's between 110 and 125 or so. I only mention this because we have an RV and we have this problem in some campgrounds with low voltage.

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You have an internal short in the electrical line. your wall a/c [120 volts] goes inside and is converted [changed] to DC [ like a super battery] There are a lot of connections coming out of this POWER SUPPLY[super battery] to FEED other electrical circuit. ANY one of the circuits can demand more then power supply can give and will cause it to SHUT DOWN [turn off to protect itself]
unless u know what u are doing [" DANGER!! wILL rOBINSON, DANGER!!] you should not mess with it.

Posted on May 14, 2008


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