Question about Akai LCT2715 27 in. LCD Television
Help! I was just watching television and it shut off suddenly. The on/off light just blinks red but the tv won't turn back on. I've had it for less than 6 months.
What do you think this might be?
I have the same problem. My Akai 27" flat screen shuts off inconsistantly. Sometimes it will stay on for hours and then we have to turn in on every 2 minutes. It seems to be getting worse. Is there anyone who has found a way to fix this?
Posted on Oct 13, 2008
My tv is a LCT26Z4AD and it will not turn on the the green light is on for a second the will not turn on. What do we do to fix this problem or give is a place we can have it fixed on Colorado. This tv is only 10 months old why is it doing this. Thanks Cherie Anduaga
Posted on Nov 18, 2008
Does anyone have a picture of the rear of the television showing where this small panel is that i'm supposed to remove to check the trigger????
Posted on Sep 22, 2009
We just bought a replacement bulb because the picture would not show up when turned on the tv...now we have put the bulb in and the tv wont even come on it just keeps flashing red and green light....What could the problem be...it is an AKai
Posted on Oct 22, 2009
To hattonhall26.....there is no "small panel" in the back to take off.....my only option is to remove the entire back panel.....got another suggestion???
Posted on Nov 13, 2008
I have a akai tv model # p14298hd, i tried cutting the tv on the power button just flashes but the tv still will not come on could you tell me what could be the problem
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
I have a 55 in akai tv, and the picture is red and blue and picture isnt full on the tv can anyone help me
Posted on May 11, 2010
I had to take my tv to a repairman. He told me it was the power supply. Once he rebuild it the tv has worked great.
Posted on Mar 25, 2009
I have a tv that shut off and won't come on it says it need a paasword can u help+
Posted on Mar 25, 2009
It should be under warranty if you bought it new 6months ago so exercise your right to repair under warranty. The problem could be a dry joint somewhere or in the power supply or horizontal oscillator/driver or EHT section. It may be hard to accept, but the youthfulness of any piece of electronic equipment is no guarantee against failure at any moment! That is why even the manufacturer has to put a warranty on it, becuse they can't predict or prevent that happening. The Warranty you get is part of the sales pitch that tries to get you to believe that you are in some way immune to this affecting you for the warranty period. I have had to repair many failed consumer goods before they even made it from the warehouse to the shop floor, let alone your own lounge room!
I hope you feel at least enlightened although I do not doubt you remain displeased.
Posted on Oct 19, 2007
Ihave aakai it works when it wants to no body will work on it never buy one its no good John R Byrd 218 Hillman rd Wilmington nc
Posted on Mar 29, 2008
I may have found it! For all of you with an AKAI, and it is shutting off on you, or won't turn on, try this. I decided to take the "small" panel off in the back (not the whole back). There is a small trigger that can be pushed back and forth - it gets pushed back when you put the panel back on (or it should). I found when I put the panel back on, the trigger wasn't getting pushed back all the way. You will notice that if you push the trigger in the whole way, and get another person to turn the tv on in the front, it should stay on, then let go, you will see that the tv will turn off. Basically all I did was tape this trigger so that it is all the way back, put the panel back on, and watch tv without the damn thing turning off! As well I did notice that there was a piece of black plastic left over that I can't seem to find where it goes - maybe it was part of the panel that pushed this trigger the whole way back - not sure. All I know is that the tv has not shut off yet - could it be that easy? Hopefully - good luck. I definitely will not go with AKAI again, will have to spend the extra dollar next time.
Posted on Oct 22, 2008
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Posted on Aug 14, 2012
I have an akai 52 in.projection,,and all it does is make the picture RED!!!!!!! adjusting the color does nothing,,,, and i havae tried to get a repairman to fix it,, well, guess what,, HE WONT TOUCH IT!!!!! okAKaI,, if you dont want a lawsuit on y our hands you had better come up with a solution to all these **** problems!!!! i for one,, dont like paying for something that doesnt work! especially when it costs an arm and a leg!!!
Posted on Dec 27, 2011
I found an Akai TV on the side of the road. On the first day of fidgeting with it, I noticed that every time I flick the switch that is under the TV in the lower left corner, the little light in the lower right corner blinks an orange color. I only got it working once by flicking the switch under the TV off so the orange blinking light turned red. Before the light went black, I flicked the switch back on and the red light stayed. I then pressed the "Stand By On" button and it came on and I was able to watch a movie! I tried it again the next day and day after that, but nothing happened (when I made the red light stay and pressed the Stand By On button, it just kept blinking an orange color). I would suggest not buying an AKAI TV to any one. These TVs are junk and now I have to go in the terrible process of trying to fix the darn thing!!
Posted on Jun 06, 2011
Throw it away
Posted on Jan 14, 2011
DON'T BUY AN AKAI PRODUCT! I PURCHASED A 42" FLAT PANEL HD T.V. FROM eCOST.COM. THE PICTURE WENT OUT COMPLETELY! eCOST WOULD NOT STAND BEHIND IT AND AKAI DID NOTHING BUT GIVE ME THE RUN AROUND.
Posted on Sep 11, 2008
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Posted on Jul 19, 2008
SOURCE: Akai TV troubleshooting
The solution at this point would be to get the power supply repair since new boards are not longer being manufactured. In about 95% of the time if the LCD doesn't power up or turns OFF by itself or need to be unplug for some time to make work again; those are the symptoms of a dying or defective power supply.
I service these power supplies, for more info write to [email protected]
Posted on Nov 27, 2008
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