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Without verifying that it is in fact the power supply you could be buying a part that may not resolve your issue. If you've had your tv for a while consider replacing it. New tvs cost a fraction of what they once did and you can purchase a refurbished unit for a considerable discount.

Philips 50P8341... | Answered on Apr 18, 2017


Hey, Have you tried to power cycle your remote? That may work, do the TV too. I'll give ya the steps, just follow them and you should be ok. I'll throw in a factory reset as well, but if you're not using a cable box you will have to run another auto scan. anyways start off by unplugging the TV and removing the batteries from the remote control. Let them both sit, you don't have to let the remote sit really, but I do for good measure. You have to let the TV sit for a minimum of 5 minutes. at the end of 5 minutes, you have to find the physical power button on the TV, this means NOT on the remote, but on the TV itself, you have to find this power button, and you have to hold it down for 1 solid minute. Again, any time you can do something extra for good measure, it can't hurt, so if you want to leave it unplugged for 10 minutes and hold the button for 2, go for it, it may help. After you're done with that, power cycle the remote control. Being that your remote seems to be haywire, go ahead and press every single button, this means channel up and down, even if they're on the same button, every one from the top to the bottom, 5 times with no batteries in it. Then hold down the power button on the remote for 30 seconds. Then replace the batteries, preferrably with new ones. This completes the power cycles for both the Remote control and the TV. Now, before plugging the TV back in, we have to do the factory reset. Again, hold the power button on the actual TV, and then, while holding down the power button, plug in the power cord, wait for a couple of seconds, and then release the power button. Wait for a moment, and then turn the TV on. This completes the factory reset.

The reason for all of this, is, power cycle the remote to drain it's capacitors and reset it, power cycle the TV incase the Remote sensor is affected by a static electricity build up. Factory reset incase any settings may have caused this. Hope this helps.

Philips 50P8341... | Answered on Jan 19, 2016


Sorry, but there is no simple answer to your problem.
Bottom line, it needs to be repaired by a qualified technician.
The blinking is a code for what circuit area of the set called for the shutdown.
No matter what it is, there is nothing more you can do.

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Philips 50P8341... | Answered on Nov 16, 2015


bad connections or bad regulator

Philips 50P8341... | Answered on Jun 03, 2015


If the light just goes off then look at the ballast . If the whole set goes off then look at the power supply board.

Philips 50P8341... | Answered on Jan 25, 2014


http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html

Philips 50P8341... | Answered on Nov 25, 2013


By all means get rid of the set! Even if you spent the time and $ fixing you may have further trouble down the road from corosion. Time to buy a new set. NAME BRAND JAPANEESE ONLY! OH, dont forget to buy the extended warranty.

Philips 50P8341... | Answered on Aug 27, 2013


i have a 50p8341A that powers up stays on but no sound or picture is worth fixing.

Philips 50P8341... | Answered on May 07, 2013


look for the auto convergence in the menue of the tv, and if you have any star wars dvd's, they have a set-up feature, some test patterns to adjust contrast, brightness, etc

Philips 50P8341... | Answered on Mar 06, 2013


Either a short or a power supply problem IF THE MODEL NUMBER LISTED HERE IS CORRECT.

If model number here correct the most common problem is the convergence circuit--a short there does and can happen--only simple way to know easily is to UN-solder both the chips this set uses for that and see if set comes on--if it does it will look bad but you know you need to replace both chips.

I attach a photo of these type of chips--looking at them will not tell you if they are bad, they have to be (18 pins each) unsoldered and set powered on to know.
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Philips 50P8341... | Answered on Dec 19, 2012


Can you clarify "blurry", is the color skewed or even 3d looking? I am here to help and if you can post a photo here that would help---see attached photos of convergence problems which can fit the description you gave:



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Philips 50P8341... | Answered on Dec 04, 2012


Thats the front keyboard which has the o switch and channel and volume buttons etc. You can get the replacement front keyboard for that model from www.tvrepairworld.com

Philips 50P8341... | Answered on Oct 30, 2012

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