Question about Philips 50PF7320A 50 in. Plasma HDTV

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My 50 inch plasma

I got a philips 50 inch maybe 2- 3 years ago, i turned it on and a red light  turned on blinking i turned it off after that it didn't want to turn on no more

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  • dawnzy Aug 13, 2008

    I have the same problem, but mine never blinked. Just stopped. Dead. Nothing. Nada. Called Phillips and they said to take off the power cord and leave it "unplugged" for 60 seconds. Did that...nothing. So he said I have to call an authorized repair man. I even left it unplugged overnight hoping it would heal. Nothing. Now I found a guy that will service it in my home. Another wanted me to bring it to him. This thing weighs 800 pounds!! So the guy that's coming speculates that it's the power supply. Said these TV's only last about 2 years. Great. I have 2 of them. I'll keep you posted!!

  • Anonymous Sep 19, 2008

    I have red light blinking and power wont come on,I have tried unpluging it but doesnt reset itself

  • Anonymous Oct 18, 2008

    I am also having te same problem with the "RED LIGH". Please don't tell me I spent $2k on a TV that last only 2-3 years!! What needs to be done to correct the problem ?

  • DREWPY Nov 13, 2008

    SAME PROBLEM...POWER JUST WENT OUT...HOW EASY IS IT TO REPLACE POWER SUPPLY BOARD, HOW MUCH, CAN I DO IT MYSELF?

    DREW (ahi_biomed@yahoo.com)


  • groovygirl Dec 30, 2008

    I have the same problem with mine. Red lights flashing and nothing happening. I have discovered that if I unplug it for a minute and retry, it will eventually come on. This usually takes 4 or 5 tries (about 10-15 minutes). About a minute later, the sound finally comes on, after a lot of crackles and hisses. However, I can go to my 10 year old, super cheap, non-flat, non-fancy tv, and it comes right on. Sound and picture in a split-second! Why are these things so expensive, if they aren't good quality and don't last? Oh well, live and learn. Next time, let the Joneses win!

  • Anonymous May 13, 2009

    This problem occurs because of a failure in the SSB (Small Signal Board). This is error code 063 by the way. These a faulty modules from the looks of all the failures I read on the internet. Repairman wanted $700 to repair this. I am buying a used SSB off Ebay and am going to attempt the repair myself. I invested $7.95 also for the technician's manual (available on the internet) to help with the procedure. I'll let you know how I do.

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We have a 50 inch magnavox plasma screen. We found and used a fix from fixya! It only costs us $34.00 campared to the $300.00+
anyone wanted to look at it. The problem was on the powerboard but was two little capacitators with the model #3300 10v. We carefully took the back off the tv and removed the power board, went to a local electric supply store and bought the 2 parts for $2 each, we then found someone (tv repair shop!) to sauter the new ones on! Got it home put it back together and it stayed on, no depressing shutdown after a few seconds! you can find a picture of a fried capacitator on yahoo images, they are supposed to be flat but if defective will be bubbled at the top or even split! I am calling Magnavox today to complain that they are not recalling this part that should have been a better quality capacitator! Hope this helps some people!!

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

Great...I've got the same problem. Tv ewnt out on it's own lastnight and now it's just red light blinking. Please let us know how much it's going to run. Thanks in advance.

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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