20 Most Recent Polaroid FLM-2601 Television Questions & Answers

Look at the power supply first since it is easier to get to, look for burnt parts, bad capacitors, etc.
Please post back what you find.

Polaroid... • Answered on Sep 12, 2014

Hi aqhnc, You need to change the whole power supply unit. Your transformer inside it might broken and need to fix. I hope my solution may help you. Thanks for using Fixya...;-)

Polaroid... • Answered on May 06, 2014

if you have an external antenna on your roof, then you would need to connect the antenna "Ant." (coaxial) If you have to old style 2 wire setup, you will have to get an adapter.Page 8 of your manual shows the connection it at the top-right of the TV's rear......

Polaroid... • Answered on Sep 04, 2012

check the power supply board for bad caps indicated by swelled tops. Thats usually the cause in most cases

Polaroid... • Answered on Jun 20, 2012

I think I have the same problem, If I don't use it for a couple of days, then try to turn it on, nothing. I turn it off, and on one more time, it works. WEIRD

Polaroid... • Answered on Feb 03, 2012

hi did you mean when you turn on the unit the light indicator will flash but will not turn on until you plug and then re plug the tv unit the power will come out. now if this always be the problem just unplug first the unit to discharge excessive voltage at the primary capacitor of the power supply and to reset the error detected by the processor. now after an hour try to plug the unit and observe if the problem will not come out. if still the same problem you will need to open the tv unit now look for the power supply and replaced capacitors that bulged to its casing it was leak then the voltage will drop. you can found parts at www.digikey.com replaced with same rating panasonic brand much better.good luck just give feed back to us if it is work i'm glad to help you.

Polaroid... • Answered on Jul 15, 2011

"IF" there is one available you "MIGHT" find it here, looking it up by the remote and then brand TV - - - http://www.remotecodelist.com/remotes/
but don't count on it... These units are made by Prima and the remotes are as elusive as the lack of parts...
Good news is I think the original remotes are still available for about $40.00 dollars..

Hope this helps!

Polaroid... • Answered on Jun 26, 2011

The 5vdc standby power supply is working but the rest of the power supply may not be working, you need to openit up and inspect the capacitors int he power supply first.
Service manuals: http://www.polaroidsupport.com
Are you going to DIY repair?
Typical shop rate will be $150 and up plus parts.

If you are going to DIY and have proper tools, electronics knowledge, and know safety precaution then please read on: Basic LCD monitor and TV troubleshooting guide: http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting http://www.fixya.com/support/r7406380-tv_training_manuals Failed TV and Monitors pictures: http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm Learn about bad caps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague Parts: www.shopjimmy.com Capacitors kit: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/Default.aspx he can make you a set of caps. Or www.digikey.com, just make sure to use caps with low ESR, 105c, high ripple current and long life rating such as PANASONIC FM or FC series.

Polaroid... • Answered on Jun 08, 2011

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