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TV was playing, then the screen turned black.

For 4 weeks, my Insignia TV was playing great. Then the screen turned black. When I tried to turn it back on again, the blue light came on, but the screen is, still, black. When I pressed the remote again, the red light flashed 5 times but no screen

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  • Worstbuyguy Feb 22, 2009

    I have a 37-inch Insignia 1080p flat panel that I bought 12 weeks ago. The screen will go black but the sound will continue. After I turn the TV off and back on, everything is fine.

  • Worstbuyguy Feb 28, 2009

    I tried the flashlight procedure but there was no image around the edge.

  • Nicci69 Mar 17, 2009

    I went to turn my television on and the blue light comes on for a second and the TV tries to come but it goes back to the black screen and the red light is on.

  • randy6609 Mar 18, 2009

    i was watching the t.v then it just went black no sound to. but the power light showiing it on.

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If the screen is black and you have sound then lightly press and shine a strong flashlight against the screen. If you see an image around the edge of the flashlight, an image is being 'displayed'. The problem is probably in the Inverter/CCFT or the power going to the Inverter.

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

  • Josh Teslow Mar 06, 2013

    marionbagget, I have the exact problem you are describing. Black screen but I can tell that the image is still being displayed with a flashlight. I checked the test points on my inverter board with a multimeter. All seemed to be consistent. i.e. the board is probably fine? What you you think? Or could it be the panel?

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