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Experience:  15+ years in the field. Owner of AV Installation, OEM and Repair company
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I have a Panasonic pt-53x54j that will not power on after a

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I have a Panasonic pt-53x54j that will not power on after a thunderstorm and the standby light is the only thing that comes on and then cuts off after a minute
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Aric replied 1 year ago.

Hello and sorry you're having problems. This is a hardware failure in the TV- either in the mainboard, power supply board or both. What tools and experience do you have- and are you looking to repair the TV yourself? Or are you looking for a repair estimate and service locator?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
If someone can tell me what to look for I can do it myself. I am a woman. (Haha) but I built ATMs and have been a quality inspector. I pick up on things quick so fixing it shouldn't be a problem. Just need to know how.
Expert:  Aric replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for the reply. There's not a one shot diagnosis, and a multi-meter and the ability to measure live voltages is required. Do you have a meter?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do not. :/
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have a tester, that's it.
Expert:  Aric replied 1 year ago.
I'm sorry a tester isn't going to work. There's no way we can proceed any further without proper test gear- otherwise we're guessing.
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