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My Sony KDL-50W800B (I think that's right) will not turn on.

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My Sony KDL-50W800B (I...

My Sony KDL-50W800B (I think that's right) will not turn on. The red LED at the bottom blinks red three times. I believe this is a result of a nearby lightning strike that sent a voltage spike up the power line.

Technician's Assistant: Is your KDL-50W800B connected to a surge protector or power strip?

Tragically no, just an old power board. I am uncertain if the fault is in the external transformer or onboard.

Technician's Assistant: Have you tried to power reset your TV (unplugging the power for 1-2 minutes, then plugging it back in)?

Yes, no joy (I looked up the PDF manual, but it doesn't say what three red blinks mean).

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the TV Expert to know before I connect you?

That's about it.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: TV
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TV Technician: Anthony_Infotech, Technician replied 4 months ago
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WelcomeSorry you are having trouble here, I'm not sure there is a code for 3 blinks l am currently investigating be with you soonAnthony
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TV Technician: Anthony_Infotech, Technician replied 4 months ago
Can you please let me know when you are on line I have info for thisAnthony
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