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Flickering is there anything i can do or should i throw it away?

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Back light is not being properly supplied power, try replacing the inverter unit on the tv should help if not then its in the back light at this point i would sell for parts.

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You may purchase a power supply on the net, but you can't guaranty that it is a good one.

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