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19 polaroid Tv went completely black screen, there is sound.

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19" polaroid Tv went completely black screen, there is sound. TLA1911C is the model # XXXXX is wrong with it, it is only 2 yrs old?
Hi,

I'm sorry to hear about your problem.

Answer a few questions so that it would be easier for me to assist you further.

Does this happen while using any other input?

for e.g. while playing a DVD.

Are you being able to see images for a split second?

Regards.
Pramit
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
TV turns black sound is there, no other input used.
Hi,

The problem seems to be with the backlight. There might be bad or burnt components such capacitors or rectifiers. Most of the times there are swollen caps in the inverter board. which need replacement. I'd also suggest you to check the inverter board as well. The bad components are a result of heat or cold solders etc. 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.

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I am satisfied with your answer however please give me an idea of the cost and do you think in should go to polaroid repair place if there is any.
Hi,

Well as far as the symptoms provided, I would guesstimate the maximum to be $250. You can approach them if you've warranty. But if you don't then there is no point is approaching Polaroid for repair.
If you have any other queries then I would be glad to assist you further.

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Are you saying that someone else would be less money?
Probably yes.
If you have any other queries then I would be glad to assist you further.

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Last question Is it worth it? I don't know what to do. I can not find a good place up here in the mountains.Undecided
Well I guess it's upto you. If you want to get a new one then you can surely get another one. This TV is a good one to have. Could you give your zip code so that I'll help you in locating a repair shop.
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I am in thr Pocono Mountains 18466 or another close to me is 18360
Okay. Give the exact location
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I am in Tobyhanna Pa., near to me is Scranton, Stroudsburg, Wilkes Barre all of which is in Pa.
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Thanks for the info. Click here to locate repair shops.

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.

great information ...I would have needed all those phone books for each county to get that information. thank you, XXXXX XXXXX best.

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