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I have a akai rear projection tv 4799HD red light comes on

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I have a akai rear projection tv 4799HD red light comes on no picture or sound
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Aric replied 1 year ago.

Hello and sorry you're having problems. In order to determine what's causing this, I need to ask you for more information.
1) How long have you owned the set for and when did the problem occur?
2) What is connected to the TV for sources (cable box, DVD player, etc.), and does this issue occur regardless of which source you're viewing from?
3) If you press MENU using the original TV remote, or the MENU button on the TV itself- does the MENU display normally?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Menu does not display when the button on the remote or tv pressed
Expert:  Aric replied 1 year ago.

When you press power can you hear the high voltage "Click" sound and does the screen attempt to light even for a second?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No high voltage click sound the red light just comes on
Expert:  Aric replied 1 year ago.

Okay, this indicates a hardware failure in the TV- what is your experience testing voltages and working inside of high voltage electronics? Are you looking to try to repair this yourself? Or are you looking for a diagnosis and repair estimate please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have a degree in electronics