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Screen stays blank after turning it on.

I can hook up the power supply to it and it shows it has power and when i go to turn it on the power light turns from yellow to green as its supposed to, but the screen remains off. i have had no problems of the screen getting darker or losing color as if the tv was going out it just happen. i have had this tv for only a year, unfortally thats when the warranty goes out. i lost the manual while moving so i cant refer to it.any help would be great.

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  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2008

    I am Having the same problem. The green light turns on and stays on, you can hear the sound for 5sec tops, no image at all, and then you hear the relay going off.

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  • kjh714 Oct 27, 2008

    tv will not turn on but I hear the relay clicking, I need a sch of the board to a repair manul

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    Maxent MX-42VM 42 in. HDTV Plasma Televisionno pcture won't turn but on the standbye light comes on



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Hello, The blinking pattern you're observing is a result of a heavy current load on the power supply. The power supply could be defective but more than likely the scan or sustain boards have a direct short on them causing the power supply to shut down and display the error. A technician will be able to determine where the load is coming from and replace the appropriate board or component. I hope this helps you. Joe Weibel CustomElectronics.Org

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