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TV Does Not Turn ON

Aloha!! Home experienced power outage last night. At time of loss of power, I heard a "popping", smelled electrical sparks and got increased background noise on my telephone line.
Today: 1.ComCast Cable replaced the modem for the Cable/Internet/Voix links; 2. QWest replaced a component in their box attached to the house; 3. Brinks (Alarm Co.) has been called for "burn marks" on the circuit board (installed circa 1970); 4. Plumber received electrical shock when securing water shut-off valve (grounding wire not attached to grounding rod) and 5. Electrical company checked the meter and line voltage input to house after "blown" transformers replaced earlier in day. (Old unit had an "anereseum (sp?)" and about 30 homes lost power last night for about eight (8) hours. fyi-----2 PCs and electronic equipment protected by surge protectors (no damage to electronics in home office). When home went "dark" I shut down all light switches, opened the Microwave door and secured all circuit breakers on my 200amp box (So, when power came back on last night, there was no "requirement" for power at by box and my "demand" for power was not until early this morning when I brought power on one CB at a time. Issue----the 36" Sony Trinitron TV will not turn on and there appears no indicator that power is on the unit (backlit switch) when engaging switch. Wall outlet power and DVD player in the immediate vicinity is properly operating. Ques-Do you suspect that the high voltage circuit (or something) got fried and repair is possible!?!??!? (My concern is hauling the unit off the shelf and out the door----It's BIG and BULKY.....est. the weight to be at least 145# and too large to get arms around....definitely a two man operations just to get the unit to the truck/pickup!!) Mahalo!! Bill

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Right now I am checking out the fuse!!
Open up the back of the TV case and on the back of the case close to the power code, there is a small fuse that may have blown. I have the black one in my pocket now and will get a new one and check it out.......If this is not the answer, it may be time to hoof it over to the local repair shop;......Done about all a non-technicial can do now and it'll be up to them with the bells/whistles and voltmeters!! Bill

Posted on Mar 10, 2008

Same problem here. Anybody knows how to fix it?

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