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Hello, I have a p50h401a and the red standby light is flashing. i can power the tv up and it works for about three seconds and then it shuts down, back to the flashing red light. I was wondering if this is a power supply failure. Or should i check the neutral connection at the outlet?

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A lot of modern day tv;s have power supply failures due to capacitors drying out , you can sometime tell which ones are faulty if they swell up or deform. if so they need replaced. Not a hard job for some one who is experienced,
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