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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Ok here's how I manage solve the problem... Having the back removed opens the contacts on the interlock switch so I guess if it powers up in this state it senses the high voltages are exposed and for safety shuts down... After this the unit will not power up and the power led flashes red continuously as described before…
After some thought it occurred to me that there may not be a problem at all, just be a simple reset function for this condition… I managed to find an easy solution to this… Just call up the hidden engineer’s service menu – On 3rd generation Pioneer Plasmas it’s as follows > Power down the screen > Hold down the “Input” and “Vol +” buttons on the front > Power the screen up and the Service menu comes up on the screen > You don't need to change anything just simply power off and from then the screen should operate as normal…It did for me so I’m well happy now!!
I hope this information will help someone else one day – Good Luck!!…Rob UK…
Posted on Jan 04, 2008
I followed the solution e-mailed to me. My 50 in. phillips magnovox plasma had no sound or picture. I removed the back panel of the tv ( 55 screws) and removed the circuit board in the center of the tv. There are about 5 or 6 wire connections that you have to unplug, but they are all different in size so it's ot a problem when reconnecting. Take the circuit board to a tv repair shop. There are 2 capacitators side by side at the bottom center that were bulgeing. 3300ua 10 volt. I had them replaced by the repair shop while I waited. They had (1 ) 25 volt and (1) 16 volt available. The voltages do not have to match each other. The higher voltage is better. I put the tv back together and HURRAY!!! it works. I have been searching for a solution since last summer, Thanks to fixya.com my problem has been solved. It only cost me $35.00 total.
I thought the tv was going to the curb, thank god I didn't toss it. I hope this solutions works for the endless number of people who have posted this same prolem. GOOD LUCK!!!
Posted on Feb 12, 2009
The TV is on protect mode.
Try first leaving the TV power cord unplugged for some times, let say one hour or so.
Also ensure that the fault is not coming from a faulty receiver box sending bad signal, check if you get same problem with no receiver box or dvd connected.
If that does not work, and you keep having a flashing led on front of the TV, and tv turning off by itself after a while, that indicates a fault condition.
The flashing light indicates a diagnostic state called protection.
When the TV goes on protection there are only two possible reasons.
1The internal circuits are jammed because of electrostatic charges accumulating on capacitors, or because of a wrong voltage read by the main chip on your monitor controller board. this started the protection circuit.
2 The protection circuit detected a wrong voltage or abroken contact, identified an internal fault and kicked in , startingthe flashing light.
If you are in situation one, then theTV will reset just unplugging power cord for one or two hours,sometimes even minutes.
If you are in situation 2 , then there is an internal fault.
Common faults that can occur are a blown capacitor on power board, a convergence IC has blown, or a fault on Digital board.
Check also the video cable or any external connection cable, if the cable is shorting, or the connector is bad, you can get same flashing state because of the video cable.
If under warranty contact the manufacturer ringing the number on the user manual
If you want to repair at your own expenses, just locate any good qualified repairer.
Posted on May 21, 2009
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