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Hitachi 57F500 help. No picture as of today.

Italian Stalli
10-10-2005, 10:13 PM
I bought the hitachi 57F500 almost two years ago new from circuit city. I didnt go with the warrenty though. :(

Anyways, ive had no problems with this tv what so ever until today. I turn off the tv as usual and i heard a clicking noise coming from the behind the tv (I dont know if it was the tv or not because i have you know receivers, cable boxes, and video game systems) it sounded like it was coming from the power strip so i swiched it off and the noise stopped. About 10 minutes later I decided to use my tv again, turn it on and nothing, no picture, Just blackness. You couldnt even see volumn control. Plus another wierd thing was I could turn the tv on with the remote controller, but not off.

When I use remote the RED LED light comes on, but I get no picture and no sound. when I try and turn off, the remote doesn't work and the RED LED light stays on.


Anyone know what the problem could be?

ImRizzo
10-11-2005, 05:52 AM
I know this is elementry but have you unplugged your set from the power supply wait a minute or two the plug it back in this sometimes resets the power system and memory systems of electronic components....Good luck

Italian Stalli
10-11-2005, 09:06 AM
yeah, ive tried that. Thanks though. I just wanna smack myself for not getting the warrenty.

Okay, if i cant find out the problem myself what steps should i take to getting it fixed? I dont wanna get ripped off.

d6500k
10-11-2005, 06:04 PM
I searched for a SB (service bulletin) and found none matching your description. In fact there are very few for this model.
I suggest you email Hitachi from their US site and explain your situ. It may be a really easy fix.

http://www.hitachi.us/

Good Viewing,

Doug k

Italian Stalli
10-12-2005, 09:31 AM
thanks.

Italian Stalli
10-13-2005, 03:12 PM
I had someone come and fix it and paid $409.14 and it is not fixed.

The service charge along was $89.50.

What he replaced was 2 Power IC'S part no. 392-110-020

I was charge $285 for both of those. Was a ripped?

d6500k
10-14-2005, 08:16 PM
Absolutly get ahold of Hitachi ASAP through the site I listed above.

It better damn well work for 400.00 and they should know who worked on the display.

Hope it turns out ok,

Doug k