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Power Supply burned up

Puff of smoke, nasty smell, won't come on even standby led is off. Opened case and found power supply board fried (burn marks). Unable to find anyone within 100 miles willing to fix it - the only two shops that even handle Akai are doing only warranty work because they have so much. Akai has the power supply (MLT-169A) but won't sell it to me because I am not an authorized servicer. MegMeet (manufactures power supply) so far has not answered my emails. Does anyone have a suggestion on how to buy a power supply? (I can easily put it in once I get it).

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  • SteveInVa Oct 06, 2007

    Unfortunately it is an internal board.

  • SteveInVa Oct 07, 2007

    I called and emailed a total of 15 online sources
    and more local shops than I can count. Funny I found
    four sources for the mainboard of the TV but the only
    place I found either an original PS or a replacement
    was Akai - see above.

  • Aomega42 May 10, 2008

    Burned out Power supply Akai LCT3201AD.

  • Anonymous May 24, 2008

    TV will not turn on.
    AS of today I found the following:
    The Part # for Power supply for AKAI LCT3201AD is
    1023327-N/A (MLT169A on Board)
    I found the part on Discount-Merchant.com.
    This solved the problem of finding the power supply.
    Next step is to install it and make the TV turn on again.
    Will update when it does

  • rneco May 30, 2008

    no power

  • Anonymous Jun 05, 2008

    burned out board mlt168A think its a power supply cant find a replacement, please respond if you have one.

  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2008

    i can find power suppy MLT166A


  • Anonymous Jul 18, 2008

    Update----> problem fixed after replacing power supply with new one.

  • Anonymous Nov 14, 2008

    I have AKAI LTC3785TA will not turn on no stand by light?

  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    I have successfully repaired several dozen AKAI Power supplies from other users right here on FixYa.com as well as Instructables.com. I even have an instructable there "AKAI LCT2715 Power Supply Removal" If you could please contact me with some clear pictures of the damaged area of the power supply I could try to let you know if this is something I can repair. Alterantively I could just have you send it to me and I could look at it first hand.

  • mainegal68 May 11, 2010

    need help.i have a akai lct3201ad lcd givin to me without a power supply.i ordered a power supply and when i went to install it i dont know where the wires go.i have two sets of red and black wires that blug in the board and one set of white,black,and, green witch is the power cord.does anyone know where the wires go.thank you all for your help.god bless.

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Partstore .com has a board for this tv part #E7801-P02002 for $125.00 I ordered one my self.

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I had a power supply issue with my TV too. I was able to repair it. But, during my research I cam across a store which does sale the power supply. The cost is $150 and can be purchase at fox international. Though it it is not listed on the online e-store, you can call and give them your TV model and let them know you are looking for a power supply board The web site is www.fox-international.com. Then click on the e-store link or call
1-800-321-6993.

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I have fixed this problem before and would be willing to help anyone repair their board. You must be able to remove the board from your TV and ship it to me for repair. If interested, send me an email at [email protected] I charge $50

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Update ------> Problem fixed (TV will not turn on) after I installed the new power supply

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If this is an external PSU then you can buy a budget replacement via e-bay. Just be sure that the voltage is the same but buy one with more current rating otherwise it will run too hot.

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

  • Anonymous Oct 06, 2007

    I just googled 'LCT3201AD PSU' there's lots of distributors i.e.
    http://www.servicetoday.net/parts.html

    Good luck!

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