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I recently aquired a Planar PDP-42BK 42" Plasma TV. The screen went out while I was watching it. The power led would flash from green to red. Based upon the problems that I was having and looking at the description of the problems other people were having with the same model tv, I determined that the capacitors were blown and needed replacing. I uninstalled the power board and had the caps replaced. Now, I just installed the power board, and the backlight will not come on. I have no screen. I have a steady green light once powered up. Does anyone have any ideas on what to do next. I live in Athens, GA, and I do not know of any reputable tv repair shops.

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Who changed the caps and what caps did they change, also there are two switches on the board one should be normal and the other on 30v

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