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TV. will not come on

Sir, the tv all of a sudden the picture and sound went off, nothing on the screenand no sound, Toshiba told me to unplug it and let it set for 30 minutes or longer, tried this, nothing. Please help

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  • knichewah Feb 06, 2008

    TV went from on to nothing, but the power LED keeps blinking on and off red. I've been calling around to see if it is worth fixing. Some are suspecting it is a power supply

  • myangelgreen Feb 07, 2008

    TV was fine last night when we turned it off, this morning it won't come on. Red light comes on and goes right back off, sometimes it will blink and then go off. We reset the breaker, nothing happened.

  • Onestaral Feb 13, 2008

    While watching a program my Toshiba HDTV Model 42H81 stopped showing any picture or sound and the power button blinked red until I unplugged the TV. A day later when I plugged it back to the power source the light still blinks. I called Toshiba support who had no knowledge or helpful information.

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2008

    Same problem. Started about 4 weeks ago and seems to be increasing in frequency. Set goes off by itself and red indicator light blinks. I unplug and wait a few minutes, then plug in and it goes back on but will reoccur anywhere from 30 min to 2 days later. Too bad, like the size of this set and it fits in entertainment center perfectly unlike wide screens.

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You are having a problem with the power supply or shutdown circuitry.do you have any troubleshooting skills? i would check horiontal output and regulator transistors first.

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