Question about Akai PT46DL10 46" HDTV-Ready Television

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Screen goes blank

My screen goes blank about 1 minute after I turn it on. I am using the S-Input but have tried different inputs with no success. No warranty and nobody around will service it anymore.

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  • daniel well Jun 28, 2007

    Ooops, also, when in this condition, audio is fine and green power led is on solid.

  • daniel well Jun 28, 2007

    This is an AKAI PT46DL10, by they way.

  • bterrier21 Dec 03, 2007

    I have a 46" Akai tv that is powering on but after about one minute it goes black. While on picture is jumpy and not in color. I have been trying to find out what is wrong with it, I have taken it to 2 different tv repair shops and that I need a new light engine. Could you please help me? I would appreciate your time.

  • Anonymous Nov 12, 2008

    I have the same problem with a a PT46DL20 TV. Pictures looks fine until a minute where the TV just goes blank.

    Please help.

  • exFSS Nov 13, 2008

    I turn on the TV, get a picture and sound for approx 1 min and then the picture disappears completely. Sound is still ok. Called a TV repairman and he told me on the phone that it sounds like the DLP mechanism which costs somewhere in the neighbourhood of $800-$900!!! TV is only 2 years old - Viore by Akai sold by Future Shop. Cr?p!

  • thebambi Mar 17, 2009

    I have a 46" Viore (Akai) DLP TV. Same thing! Grrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!



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This sounds like a power supply problem in this DLP TV set. Best thing you can do is to call the manufacturer in the owners manual, or go back to where you purchaced the TV set and see where they send the Akia TV sets to be serviced. good Luck

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