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Sanyo turns on sometimes stays on sometimes only a few seconds to a minute. Power is on stays on have sound but black screen did flashlight test see nothing model dp37819 hardly used
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
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Is the screen just blank with some background light or completely dark like when the tv is off ?
If you`re not sure then darken the room and turn the tv off and on again while you observe the screen

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Goes black

O.k then if you still have sound and the screen is totally black then this would point to a defective $20 backlight inverter first

The flashlight test is not always conclusive and the picture within would be difficult to see

Also the fact that having both a t-con and backlight inverter problem at the same time while still having sound is definitely not common

Do you want to repair this yourself ?

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Here is a link where you can get that board ; http://www.shopjimmy.com/auo-19-37t05-006-backlight-inverter.htm

If that is not your cup of tea so to speak then to have this repaired at home could cost you around $200 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.com
This will give you a list of NESDA member repair shops in your area.
This list may be limited though and you may find more 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 .

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Hi I tried to look through flashlight again and I could see the inputs - -3, video, etc when I sected the input button while the tv was black. Didn’t know where to look before. Would this still be the answer you gave?

Its exactly what i was saying , that only re-enforce my answer

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