Question about Memorex MT1701 17 in. HD-Ready LCD Television
When the power is turned on the screen turns off after a second. I tried to open it to check for shorts but was un able to open it. Let me know what you think the problem is before I try again. Thanks.
Ok for those of you having the problem with the memorex mt1701 lcd tv / pc monitor well i had got one of a site call cl anyway when i first turn on it would stay on then turn off all i could here was the sound ok well i figuerd for sume reason the pc mode is the only way to get it to work right!! dont ask me y? but heres how to keep it on and able to watch tv. ok first when you turn the tv on it will go blank after a few when it does on your remote turn it to pc mode that will b the next one after tv you won be able to see if its in pc mode unless you turn the tv on and off a few time but you dont need to do that cuz pc mode is right after tv mode ok so your in pc mode you still wont see anything but what you want to watch for is the the power light it will remaine green for a few seconds than change orange when it does turn off tv than power on in pc mode you will see a no signal sign blinking swithch to the next mode quikly before the light goes orange again after this youll be able to watch tv but keep in mind iv had to youse this methode every once in awile. sumtimes whe id turn the tv of and on it would go to the blank screen again and sumtimes not so i hope i helped sum of you with this problem but thats the way this tv works for sum reason if you have any questions feel free to ask thanks and i hope this help you!!!!!!!!!
Posted on Dec 06, 2008
I was having this same problem and it seemed to always happen on cold days!! Happend about three months ago and the tv did not work for three days...just happend again this morning. All you have to do to fix it is to leave the tv turned on for about 15-20 minutes with just the sound working. Than turn the tv off and back on and it should work. You may also cover with blanket during process to speed it up. Do this whenever needed as it should only happen during colder months or if you have a/c in house turned on really high. I myself have a room in the basement where it stays cooler..add in the snowy weather we have been getting and it is no wonder the tv was too cold.
This problem does not just consume the memorex brand but just about all of the flat panel tvs.. Televisions with longer times between uses are more supceptible.
Hope this helps!!
Posted on Jan 08, 2009
I had a similar power issue with this model.I opened it up and took the metal houseing off the cicuit board.Somehow it was shorting the tv out.I left it off and it has worked for 1 yr 5 mnths so far.
Posted on Nov 29, 2007
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