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No standby light at all, have changed fuse! Sharp HTSl75

Customer Question

Hello , no standby light at all, have changed fuse!
JA: Who makes your speaker or sound system?
Customer: Sharp HTSl75 sound bar with two freestanding speakers, its supposed to have a red light on standby, then go blue when the tv is turned on
JA: What have you tried so far with your sound system?
Customer: Unplugged everything, made sure socket is live, checked all cables, changed the fuse in the plug - Nothing !
JA: Anything else you want the theater expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Home Theater-Stereo
Expert:  Louie replied 2 months ago.

Hi and welcome to JustAnswer, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.
Initially and based on the described symptom and what has been done, it would be an internal hardware issue.

Are you then considering a DIY (do-it-yourself) repair approach? If yes, do you have access to and familiar with a multi-meter and even a soldering iron?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I know someone who does
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
what do we do to fix it/
Expert:  Louie replied 2 months ago.

Great on the DIY!
Please post back with clear pictures of the internal circuitry. Click HERE.

These pictures would then serve as common references.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I haven't opened it up yet? can I do this later and re join?
Expert:  Louie replied 2 months ago.

Yes please; post back with an update/pictures when conveniently able.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Couldn't get to the internal electronics, it is like a semi sealed box , I will bin it and buy a new one instead
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Il leave it here thanks. Bye
Expert:  Louie replied 2 months ago.

Perhaps the exploded parts diagram HERE may shed additional insight.

I realize that the above diagnosis may perhaps be not what was expected. Unfortunately, there is no quick-n-easy fix and neither is there a workaround; sorry for having to be the bearer of bad news.