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VIDEO BOARD after turned on ligh come green and after few seconds blinking red. my tv it's a : Akai 50" plasma mod. PDP5006H I believe my problem is a bad video board.

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  • djones2 Jul 18, 2008

    AKAI - PDP5006H - Same problem as with previous post. Turn it on and the green light comes on, then you hear a faint click and the red flashing light comes on. I tried totally disconnecting from power for 10 minutes and then replugged. Same thing happens.

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Your tv is going into an error protection mode upon startup. The problem is probably not the video board. When the tv starts, it checks with the cpu to confrim voltages, if a voltage is off or there is a short somwhere, it will prevent the tv from starting up by clicking the relays to power off the high voltage of the tv. The problem could be the power supply, zsus board or ysus. Its hard to say without opening up the back of the set and testing some stuff with the meter, but normally its just a shorted cap, worst case you blew out a fet.. But easy to find if you know what your looking for.

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Those blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices.
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If blinks continue without any pause, the main board is faulty.
Search the site by type in the "brand name" to your device, in the "Search box at the top right of the display window of the Homepage" to get gathered related posts.

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1) Is the TV plugged directly into an outlet or is it plugged into another device, such as a cable box or audio receiver? If it is, try plugging directly into a wall outlet. Sometimes, devices like cable boxes don't provide enough current to power on more powerful newer TVs (like Plasma, LCD, etc) .

2) Check the manual to see if the flashing LED is a code for something you need to troubleshoot. The number and color of flashes may correspond to a problem that may or may not be easily fixed.

Hope that helps. Let me know how you make out.

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place to begin if you are able is examine the power board for puffed up caps and or voltages coming into the board and out of it.
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Your TV is in Protection Mode right now. A part inside the TV has failed and the TV will not turn ON to prevent other parts from being damaged. The red light blinking is an error code for diagnosing the problem part on the one of the power supply boards. The problem boards that need to be looked at is the Backlight Inverter Board or the Main Power Supply Board.
There is a slim chance you can leave the TV unplugged for an hour so the TV can discharge and reset itself. But other than that, I would use the warranty if possible. The TV repair shop maybe expensive, so get some price quotes to see if it worth the trouble.

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I looked around for a power supply for you and turn up nothing. I see your problem. Nobody is selling. Best just to fix the board itself.
What I would do is get a Service Manual over the internet. Nodevice.com is selling the Service Manual. Usually cost under $20. It will help you diagnose the source of the problem and fix it by soldering in the new part. The Service Manual will give you circuit diagrams, schematics, test points, and part number lists. And most cases the new part cost less than $15 by searching on the internet with the part number.
It's possible that it's just a bad capacitor or transformer on the power supply board. Cheaper than replacing the board.
I hope I solve the problem for you.

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I believe that is a bad power supply board. You can unplug set ,open the back access panel and look for swollen electrolytic capacitors they will most likely be slightly rounded on top instead of flat top like the others.Not sure if just replacing caps is enough we mainly swap out whole board.Some models' replacement power supply is slightly different from original in that a couple of the plugs are in different spots and require an extension cable.

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Ok, you stated that you get a green for a second and then a couple of blinks and then, it turns off. This rules out the power board but, its main control partner is experiencing some trauma. Normally in the plasma TV set, the green is a go but, if the PCB(Power control board), doesn't agree, the the power board will shutdown the entire unit after giving a few blinks. Its very important to remember that, the power board and the power control board are two separate circuit boards. In your case, the PCB is down and it will need to be replaced.

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i have a similar tv, with 5 blinking red lights on the power off. is that a power board issue? (I see the small green light ionside the tv, flashing green.,,) the outer light stays red or flashed red when i power off. i replaced the fuses, still same issue.

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