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Remote and power button on TV not working. We've pressed the power button on TV over a thousand times; red light turns green and then red again. Have changed batteries in remote two times in the past two weeks. What's up?. Soyo Model # XXXXX`8A////b
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TV Technician: James, Technician replied 7 years ago
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Hi There,

Chances are there is a problem with the power supply board in the TV.

The only thing I would suggest is to leave it unplugged for 24hrs then try turning it on again. This has the effect of discharging all of the capacitors within the unit, and effectively soft rebooting the unit.

What to do next depends entirely on whether you want to try and fix it at home, and have a good multimeter and are comfortable with soldering. If you are then let me know and I'll tell you what to look for. Otherwise you'd be best off taking it to a local electronics repair shop.

Typically the some of the capacitors on the board can go faulty.

Alternatively, if you have had it for less than a year, take it back to the place you bought it from and have them deal with it.

Hope this helps

James
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
NT-SYTPT3218AB Soyo TV

The TV does eventually go on but it has taken as long as 20 to 25 minutes of constant pressing of the power button on top of the TV. Do you still think it's a capacitor problem? Also, why isn't the remote responding?
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