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Old 10-29-2012, 03:47 PM   #1
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Are there any TV techs on here?

Guys I need an answer, I have a 37" vizio (VW37L HDTV 20A) I can turn it on and get audio but no picture. The back light will flicker on power up but nothing.... I just need to know if I should get a new mother board or inverter board

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Old 10-29-2012, 03:57 PM   #2
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You need to take a flashlight to the screen and look for a picture.

Bad inverter = image but no backlight
Bad video board = no image but there is a backlight.

That TV sells for $150-$200 and it never was a good TV. If the video/main board is the issue, it's time for you to upgrade.
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:00 PM   #3
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i got the tv givin to me..and found an iverter for $60...ill try the flashlight thing

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Old 10-29-2012, 04:06 PM   #4
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I dunno...call me cheap but I will try to fix anything before its trashed lol

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Inverters are half that on eBay.
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:37 PM   #6
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:44 PM   #7
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I have to agree... but if it's just the inverter buy it, fix it, sell it on Craigslist and buy something that isn't a Walmart special.
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