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Hi Julius , I`m Jack
You could give a try to a reboot although I would not hold my breath on this one if this happened in a power blackout
Here it is ; Unplug the TV's power cord and hold the power button directly on the tv ,keep holding it for 20 secs or so then let the tv sit unplugged for a couple of minutes before you try it again.
Let me know how that goes
As I don't expect much out of this I will give you an idea of what you are looking at.Right now you are more than likely looking at a main board problem part # *****
If you are into this you can get that board at the link below or use that part number to do your own shopping
If that is not your cup of tea so to speak then to have this repaired at home could cost you around $300 parts included and perhaps $50 less if you take it to the shop yourself .
If you need to find repair shops near you then look at the link below and enter your zip code ;www.tvrepairpros.comThis will give you a list of NESDA member repair shops in your area.This list may be limited though and you may find more by simply using the yellow pages or simply google "tv repairs" and the name of your town .You could give a call to different shops in your area to get an idea of their rates , it pays to shop around but if i may be frank , considering the age of the tv and the fact that you can get a new 50" tv with all the bells and whistles for around or less than $500 ,I would think twice before investing that kind of money into this one.
I think your money would be better invested in a new tv .
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Any questions on this Julius ?
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