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Akai 32" had pluged into surge protector and it went out and also my stereo i put fuse in stereo and its find i want to check in back of tv to see if that is only problem with tv. but i see sticker stating to only have professional open. Is it safe for me to open and see without having to spen all that money for a possible fuse replacement. Thanks in advance

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  • rightarm1 Jul 16, 2008

    i have the akai kco1-b2 and i can get it to come on but it wont go off no signal and whn i get it off that screen which is blue it goes tothe video menu with contrast as the first guide and advance picture adjust. and button i hit it only goes between those to screen which or blue. thanx in advace

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If you do not have any light on the front LED, is more likely that the fuse is defective.
You can open the TV if it's out of warranty. Make sure that the TV is unplug from the AC line.
The fuse is under the heatsink and it might be cover with a black heatshrink, so in order to check it and replace it you will have to unsolder it from the power supply assembly and solder back in.
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  • Jaime Hernandez Jul 16, 2008

    If you still see some signs of life on the screen, it means that there could be something else wrong in the main board not the power supply.

    If there was a power surge is more likely that it damaged the main board because the power supply is not well regulated to control the output voltage to the main board and other circuitry.

    Let me know if you need further assistance.

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