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Hitachi 42HDT20 Blinking orange light

I have had this plasma for about 5 years with no problems. All of a sudden the standby light is flashing orange which the manual states the monitor is on but is receiving no signal from the AVC(audio/video control center). This unit seems unaffected (light will change from red to green when turned on). I unplugged all of the cables waited a few minutes and then reattached. The blinking stopped and the standby was red. I turned on the tv and a show popped up on the screen for about 20 seconds. The set turned off and the orange light blinking resumed. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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First, try the unplug it, wait a few minutes, plug it in trick, several times. If that doesn't work try pressing the power button and slap the back left side of the set several times. Sometimes, this will shock the ballast and/or lamp into working.

Try checking the wires as well if its pinch or not and try to take out all cables from other devices from the back

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I have had some issues with high ESR readings in the capacitors in the scaler circuits in those units. Do you have an ESR meter to check the caps in circuit?

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