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These blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
Blinking codes details to many popular brand TVs are given. Surf the site with patience. If blinks continue without any pause, the main board is faulty.

Hitachi P42A202... | Answered on Nov 13, 2014


shrc 2000, Yes, you too, will need to watch some video clips at YOUTUBE about replacing some capacitors on the internal SMPS dc supply board. Maybe you have swollen, bulging capacitors. If so, please state the brand name of the capacitors you find in that condition. How old is your unit?? Did it work perfectly last month? If not into removing rear cover of unit, then call a service technician who can troubleshoot "switch-mode-power-supplys. There is lots of info on "bad capacitors" on the web already. Just search "CapXon capacitors" and ee how many "hits" you get. 12fixlouie

Hitachi P42A202... | Answered on Aug 20, 2010


The TV most likely will have component and a DVI connector on it if it doesn't have a HDMI connector. If the Blu-ray player has component connectors on it use them as they will give you up to a 1080i picture which is all this model of Hitachi supports anyway. If the player doesn't have component connections then you can get a HDMI to DVI converter cable so you can connect it to your TV. You will need a cable that looks like this...
http://www.kmart.com/shc/s/p_10151_10104_25000PCM-2296-06P?vName=Computers%20&%20Electronics=&cName=HomeTheater&Audio=&sName=Accessories&psid=FROOGLE&aff=Y&sid=KAx20061023x272xTier3

Hitachi P42A202... | Answered on Nov 11, 2009


Main digital board fault. Check and replace it. Contact any service technician. If you wish to get more details visit the site linked here. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/

Hitachi... | Answered on Jul 14, 2019


i'd say it's a ghost or a psychic power or a force from outer space you better be careful those things are scary

Hitachi... | Answered on Jul 13, 2019


unplug. Press and hold power button 10-15 sec's then repower see if ok. Most tv's will go into standby if there is no signal detected.

Hitachi... | Answered on Jul 12, 2019


you better look it up online or if you don't have internet find someone who does

Hitachi... | Answered on Jun 19, 2019

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