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Red Blinking Light/No Picture

Hello, i was wondering if you could help me out with this problem or give me an approximate cost as to whats happening..i have no picture whatsoever and i guess i need to call a repair person but i dont want to get ripped off if its something small and simple...do you know what the problem is and how it may be fixed and what price range to expect? or if its something i could do by myself? Thanks a lot i appreciate it!


Few weeks ago screen would start going blank 1/2, 3/4, then work fine, then lines started appearing on the top of the screen, and just today it wont even power up. It turns on for about 2 seconds when i disconnect and connect the power supply, i hear some sound, but then bam it goes out and starts blinking red again. This is a very frustrating issue, the Tv's about 2 years old. Let me know! Thanks~

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  • Will6887 Jul 24, 2008

    that is the same problem as I am having right now and what should I do? thanks

  • Anonymous Jul 31, 2008

    Our Philips Plasma will turn on for about 2 seconds, make a wierd sound then power off. Then the little red light starts blinking...4 times, then a pause then again 4 times. What is the problem??!

  • pooches117 Oct 11, 2008

    My TV is doing the same thing. I went to turn it on and there was no picture and the red light just keeps blinking. I tried unplugging it and the green light came back on and the TV worked. However, now I went to turn it on today and it did the same thing and now I have sound without any picture. Does anyone know what is happening? Is it fixable? How much would it cost to fix it?
    Thanks


  • Anonymous Oct 12, 2008

    I have the same problem. TV comes on for about 2 seconds (green led) then the red led flashes. Thats it.

  • Anonymous Oct 13, 2008

    Our Philips Plasma will turn on without any picture or sound for about 2 seconds, and then switches to a blinking red led light.

  • jasenkaufman Oct 27, 2008

    i took it to a tv man and he said it was the plasma display and do not fix it.

  • pacnt1 Dec 06, 2008

    I called a repair service "Phillips Authorized" and they told me to replace the upper and lower y-buffer boards and the y-main boards. The cost for them to do it is $800. I bought the two y-buffer boards, replaced them and still getting the flashing lite. The next step is to wait until my y-main board comes in and try that. If that doesn't work I will try the power board next. So far I have spent $100 bucks on parts, with $95 more for the Y main. Just wish I knew what the magical 7 red flashes meant.

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Am having the same problem red light, on my tv yesterday i watch the tv and today the red light is on with no picture showing. product phillip plasm 42inch

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I have one Plasma TV with the following problem:

The TV start to on with green lignt when I do plug in but after a few seconds change to the red light flashing.

Could you tel me what's happening or what are the major root causes.

Thanks in advance.

nelson

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

Unplug the tv........ hold the power button for over 40 sec. then plug in and turn on. it should reset.

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I have the same problem. TV comes on for about 2 seconds (sound only) then the red led flashes. Thats it. Software upgrade will not fix it. Mine just hit two years old. Philips customer service is worthless.

Posted on Oct 01, 2008

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7 blinks? Many have replaced caps on the SMPS board, with success: 2662 is a 1000μF 25v 85°C with 2663 and 2664 both 25v 1 00μF 25v. Another model: http://www.hotelkaveka.com/9944CU.jpg
Some other pics of different caps: http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o229/garafrax/TV%20Repair/HPIM1458.jpg

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