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Flashing red light on the display unit

My model is the LC-30HV4E - suddenly lost the picture and now won't power on. I have turned off and checked al connections, when I turn bck on both lights go green for a few seconds and then turn red with the display unit flashing.

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  • briscoe11 Mar 25, 2008

    I think it flashes 3 or 4 short and 1 long (sorry not at home at the moment) but only on the monitor.

  • JLKapp Apr 05, 2008

    different model - same problem. Won't turn on, red power light on tv flashes.

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2008

    Same problem. One day no picture. One long, four short red flashes from the power light on the TV. Sharpe's customer service web site ignores my email. I'll never buy a Sharp product ever again.

  • Anonymous May 13, 2008

    se conectan ambas unidades pero al encenderlas , da la luz roja y luego enciende la verde al cabo de algunos segundos vuelve a tomar la luz roja y enpieza a parpadear y el tv no enciende...

  • brandont Oct 17, 2008

    3 SHORT 1 LONG RED FLASHES ON THE POWER LIGHT PLEASE RESPOND I WANT 2 FIX THIS ASAP AND ITS AN OLD POST


  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    Same thing with a Sharp XL-mp131 Cuts on, then right off again. Flashing light. No technical documentation anywhere... NOT EVEN IN THE MANUAL!!!!!!! What the Heck?

  • jedikn1te May 11, 2010

    What pattern is it flashing? That can tell me what is wrong.

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VOTIT
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SOURCE: POWER AND OPC LIGHT BLINKING GREEN

The condition of your TV called power supply overcurrent shutdown that"s why you hear a click. The TV is going into a protection mode to prevent further circuit damage. That's why it will not turn on or not powering up. I would concentrate on the power supply section board. Bad regulation of the incoming voltage could caused this issue although,there is a capacitor across the incoming line and nuetral.Maybe its leak or dry up and cause the problems,change it out with one of identical rating . Although now you are getting into dangerous area,especially if you have no electronic experience background. It could be also be a loose ,crack or cold solder joint,a blown fuse,fusible links or other component .It could be one of several boards.Unfortunately the level of sophistication on these TV make it virtually impossible to diagnose them further without taking them apart and probing around with a multimeter and other tools.This TV is handy enough to take to a repair shop find a good one.You will probably have to pay $75 to $100....

Hope this may help you..

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VOTIT

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Posted on Oct 10, 2008

dsacco86
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SOURCE: Sharp LC-26D43U Power light flashes and unit won't turn on?

It's a power supply related problem. When it turns itself off, this it called protection mode. The TV automatically turns off to protect other parts form being damaged.
The most common problem is the Power Supply Unit or the Backlight Inverter Board.
You may have to take the TV to a repair shop to find out which one is bad. Paying a repair shop to replace the board for you maybe more than the TV is worth. If you let them diagnose it and you replace the bad circuit board yourself, it would be cheaper.

Here's a place I use to get parts for TVs:
http://www.shopjimmy.com/catalogsearch/result/index/?q=LC-26D43U&p=1
The problem is the repair shop may charge you double or three times of what the part costs at the web site link above. Then, plus labor. I just want to save you money. :)

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

dsacco86
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SOURCE: sharp lc-22sv6u won,t power on. no green light.

Sound like the TV is in protection mode. This happens when a part goes bad inside. the TV turns OFF to protect the other parts from being damaged.
Most commonly it's a power supply related issue. A bad capacitor or transformer on the power supply board is to blame.
For a do-it-yourself fixer with electronic experience, a Service Manual is the best for trouble shooting the problem down to the bad part. Normally, you can find it over the internet for less than $20.

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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SOURCE: LC-C6554U HDTV AGUOS 2 GREEN LIGHT FLASHING, NO PICTURE NO SOUND

Did you ever find a solution to your problem? I have the same set doing the same exact thing.

Thanks

Posted on Feb 24, 2011

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SOURCE: Go to turn on tv

Hi,

Try unplugging the TV from the power point and leave unplugged for 5 min.
Or the batteries in the remote may be flat, try replacing the batteries.
If this doesn't work the TV may have a fault.

I hope this helps

MobileJB

Posted on Jul 13, 2011

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