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Polaroid LCD I have a Polaroid FLM-3701 HDTV. When I press "power" the LED turns blue and the set starts drawing about .2 amps. Screen never lights up. Thanks!

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  • jclark52 Apr 12, 2008

    Is PS failures pretty common with these TV's. If the PS is bad would you recommend board level repair, repair/exchange pool or a new power supply?

  • jclark52 Apr 12, 2008

    Thanks for your help. So that you get credited, I'll go ahead and close this one, but one final question. Is there any chance that the LCD is out and if so, what is the best way to check?
    Thanks again.



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It looks like your power supply might not be providing enough current to get the LCD to power up. This LCD needs about 3 to 4 amps to work properly.

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

  • Jaime Hernandez Apr 12, 2008

    I would suggest to check the capacitors in the power supply for dry or leaky conditions, specially the one that filter the 5 volts.

  • Jaime Hernandez Apr 12, 2008

    PS failures are common on LCD and Plasmas.

    It seems that is hard to find replacement parts, so I would suggest a board level or component level repair.

    You might also have to check the inverter boards as well for proper functionality but to get to do that you will need to have a working PS.



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