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NO PICTURE AFTER TURNON

POWER ON SET APPROX 2 SECONDS POWERS OFF. HAS 3 BLINKS. COULD YOU ADVISE AS TO POSSIBLE PROBLEM? A SERVICE/REPAIR MANUAL WOULD ALSO BE OF HELP.

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  • Barryoms Apr 03, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. It appears that convergence is the issue here. Do I need to change 2 convergence IC chips. Is that correct?



    Maybe this link will help:

    http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fix...

  • tgunn541 May 11, 2010

    3 blinks is what mine is telling me~~So now what does Convergence mean? Now what do I need to do to fix this??

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We are neophytes, not experts; were able to find a manual for the PT47. It says this is an autodiagnosis feature; LED will flash when SOS is detectedby the circuits located in specific areas. Number of times the LED flashes tells you what circuit should be checked. NUMBER OF FLASHES POSSIBLE CIRCUIT
1 +140
2 LOW D.C.
3 CONVERGENCE
4 HHS
5 IC4511
6 IC4518

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