How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask PramitP Your Own Question

PramitP
PramitP, Technician
Category: TV
Satisfied Customers: 3023
Experience:  Diploma in Electrical and Electronics from AVV University
Type Your TV Question Here...
PramitP is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My AKAI tv wont turn on. Power is there. The little light turns

Resolved Question:

My AKAI tv wont turn on. Power is there. The little light turns from red to green like it should but after a couple seconds it gos to red again and nothing happens. It trys to go on but wont. Nothing appears on the screen during this cycle.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  PramitP replied 3 years ago.
Hi,

First of all welcome to Justanswer. My name is Pramit. Before I start, have you tried unplugging the TV for 4-5 hours? How old is the TV? Do you hear any clicking sound when you turn the TV ON?

Regards.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Hello.and thank you. Yes I have had it unpluged for a few days at a time. The TV is about 5 years old. I try turning it on repeatedly and after a few times there is a bit of popping sound from the speakers but nothing on the screen.
Expert:  PramitP replied 3 years ago.
Okay, thanks for the info. First of all there is no "quick n easy" fix for this. I must say you've done a lot of basic troubleshooting. The problem seems to be with the power supply. There might be bad or burnt components such capacitors or rectifiers or fuse. Most of the times there are swollen caps or burnt resistors which need replacement. The capacitors are of rating like 1000mfd 50v . If you replace them by yourself, make sure that 1000mfd(microfarad) remains constant and the voltage is atleast 50V. The bad components are a result of heat or cold solders etc. If you remove the main board and inverter from the power board and the power stays ON, then its either the inverter or the main board. Usually when there is no LED, the main fuse is open but without proper diagnosis, who knows! Prior to these you can try opening the back and cleaning the dust. If you wish to buy the power supply board online then you can click here. I'd recommend you to confirm your model no. with the seller before purchasing. If you want to repair it yourself then you should be having proper knowledge about the internal circuitry of the TV.
You should also require a multimeter and soldering equipments and schematics.
If you wish to take it to a repair shop would you like to have an idea of the cost of repair?
If you have any other queries then I would be glad to assist you further.



Please click the green ACCEPT button if you like my help. Please DO NOT ACCEPT IF you wish to leave a NEGATIVE FEEDBACK.
Positive Feedback and Bonuses are always appreciated
PramitP, Technician
Category: TV
Satisfied Customers: 3023
Experience: Diploma in Electrical and Electronics from AVV University
PramitP and 5 other TV Specialists are ready to help you

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • I'm screaming your praises!! WOW! I plugged my TV in and bammo! The picture came on bright and beautiful. What a relief! YOU saved me some money and headache. VM United States
< Last | Next >
  • I'm screaming your praises!! WOW! I plugged my TV in and bammo! The picture came on bright and beautiful. What a relief! YOU saved me some money and headache. VM United States
  • I love this site! $9 instead of a repairman or new/used frig can't be beaten. This older woman will worry less now that she knows about this site. Bless you all. Windy USA
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex Los Angeles, CA
  • Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. GP Hesperia, CA
  • I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion. Justin Kernersville, NC
  • Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around. Esther Woodstock, NY
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • TV Tech1

    Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    4800
    30 Years experience. Authorized Warranty servicer.
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/TV/TVTech1/2013-3-25_625_TECH1Nobanner.64x64.jpg TV Tech1's Avatar

    TV Tech1

    Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    4800
    30 Years experience. Authorized Warranty servicer.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/OR/OriginalSeadog/2011-7-22_191917_ProfilePicture.64x64.jpg Rod's Avatar

    Rod

    TV & Communications Sys Repair

    Satisfied Customers:

    2354
    FCC Commercial License, Previous owner of Electronics Repair shop, 40+ years in electronic systems.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/benimur/2009-03-29_003401_id_2.jpg Louie's Avatar

    Louie

    Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    2208
    25+ yrs. experience in the field and 3+ yrs. online, down to component level.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/P0/p0llinate/2011-4-27_174649_tucker.64x64.JPG Nathan's Avatar

    Nathan

    Installer

    Satisfied Customers:

    1683
    Custom home theater installer, authorized dealer top brands.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/ST/steven.benoit/2011-4-1_194735_untitled1.64x64.jpg Steven's Avatar

    Steven

    Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1366
    Ma. Master Technician Lic. Authorized Warranty Support.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/IT/ITPeter/2011-5-3_23187_Pete.64x64.JPG Pete's Avatar

    Pete

    Electronic Engineer

    Satisfied Customers:

    1260
    12+ years experience installing and repairing electronics.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/3G/3guk/2011-1-15_132320_D1SC01363.64x64.jpg James's Avatar

    James

    Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1154
    AV Service Engineer (4 Years)