Panasonic Viera not coming on and red light blinking 8 times.
I have a Panasonic Viera TC-P50U50. We have had it seven months and all of a sudden when you turn it on it immediately turns back off and the power light blinks 8 times. What does that mean and how can we fix it?
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These 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. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
Blinking codes details to many popular brand TVs are given. Surf the site with patience.
Check and replace its speakers, or damaged component/s at its audio output stage circuit. For more details, check this link.
Pull up previous posts by its left sidebar, or type in thebrand name and model number to of your set, to its search box, and
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It is a skilled work indeed. It will be best to contact any experienced service technician to do this. Check this link and see whether can you do it by yourself or not. It has details with illustration.