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Olivia multi-media TV/monitor

Hi! I have this Olivia/Syntax TV/Monitor for last 3 years and suddenly it has gone dead! When I turn on the power button nothing happens (not even blue screen). I changed the power cord and plugged into a new power outlet - still same problem. I suspect a power surge might have damaged the power unit inside the TV. Any suggestions on how to fix besided spending $250/300 for repair. The TV cost around $500/- but is much less now. thanks, ..LM

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  • jncmel Sep 17, 2008

    When I turn on the tv/monitor, nothing happens, not even a blue screen. What a cheep product. I've only owned it two years.

  • buckeroo69 Oct 27, 2008

    I have same identical problem with 23 in Olivia. Had it for about 2.5 years.

    Anyway there is way to tell what went out?

    Maybe spares can be ordered to replace it by owner.

  • bishsd Nov 15, 2008

    i have a 23 " model that went dead just after the 1 year warranty expired.

    the red on off light still comes on, but no picture, no sound.

    i opened it up to check the fuse and put in a new one just in case, but that did not fix it, so i have to assume that it has another problem, maybe the power supply or a resistor in the circuit board somewhere.

    i'm not a technician, but i know some basic electornics.

    any suggestions or help would be highly appreciated.

    dennis in san diego

  • nancelot Dec 01, 2008

    The TV is starting to respond very slowly when turned on. Also, when changing the channels there is a slightly longer delay (3 seconds) than normal. Have changed the batteries in the remote to no avail.

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    Remote won't turn TV on or off. It will change channels, however. How strange! So I go to the monitor and turn it on there. It takes between 25-30 seconds to come on.

    Have had this TV for 2.5 years.

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Not really. Repairs are right about $150 - $250. Resistor Kit, Caps., maybe other parts, and labor charges.

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We have had an Olevia TV for 2 years. Today suddenly, we get sound and a dark blue screen. We cannot see any numbers trying to change the channels, however, the sound buttons & remote are still fine. Maybe there is something we can do before contacting a repair man.



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