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Maxent want stop bkinking When I first turn on TV it flickers up to 2 minutes and then will stop. Talked to MFG. and they suggested it could be #1 Image Board, #2 Power Board, #3 Logic Board. Do these boards go out after 3 years? Bought fro, COSTCO 10/2005 Thank You Spring Valley, AZ

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  • Anonymous Jul 19, 2008

    I have the same problem, with aMaxent TV bought in 2003 at Costco.

    I think its a problem related to my set top cable box. So when I get a chance I'll see about trading it out for a new one. It almost looks like a tracking problem. I have been told to get an HDMI cable to connect to devices. Then I could use the HDMI mode instead of Component 1, or whatever I'm using now.

  • elliott399 Jan 04, 2009

    I have the same problem. The TV flickers for anywhere between 30 seconds to 2 minutes, and then the problem is completely resolved and the TV functions perfectly. Any solution advice would be welcomed!

  • mikehut Jan 09, 2009

    I have the same issue. TV flickers for 5-30 seconds and it getting worse, then the screen works great. I also bought from Costco in about 2005. I have no idea how to fix ... ideas welcome.

  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    It gets worse.  Mine blinks for hours and seems to never go away.  It especially acts up when wathcing something with vivid colors (sports).  I have not been able to locate a solution.

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    purchased mine in 05 and a month ago it began flickering wildly after power up. It is getting progressively worse and now it will flicker intermittently all the time!

  • Drew Willhelm
    Drew Willhelm Feb 06, 2013

    it will cost u a total of 1.58 at radio shack u need a 470uf 25volt 105 degree capacitor to fix this problem look at this thread http://www.avsforum.com/t/595430/maxent-...

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