WTF Dammit!! My TV fried last night during a storm

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Mr Pink, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. Mr Pink

    Mr Pink Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    23,340
    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    4,938
    Likes Received:
    8,599
    I'm in the process of moving so the surge protector was packed up but I left the TV behind for a few extra days.

    Big storm last night and now the TV is DEAD DEAD DEAD.

    No light, no response from power button. Oh well, it was cheap so not worth fixing.

    Thinking about this one. 50" LG for $388

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/LG-Electron...D-LED-TV-TruMotion-120Hz-Refresh/391415433810

    or

    55" Sceptre 4K for $399

    http://www.walmart.com/ip/Sceptre-U550CV-U-55-4K-Ultra-HD-2160p-60Hz-LED-HDTV-4K-x-2K/46784939
     
    monsoon and DiamondGoddess like this.
  2. Mr Pink

    Mr Pink Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    23,340
    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    4,938
    Likes Received:
    8,599
    Oh, and before anyone else gets to it...

    [​IMG]
     
  3. playitagainfred

    playitagainfred Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    9,398
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    3,867
    Likes Received:
    8,042
    homeowners?
     
  4. Artie Laugh

    Artie Laugh **** VIP

    Reputations:
    52,736
    Joined:
    May 10, 2012
    Messages:
    11,784
    Likes Received:
    11,050
    Check the breaker first.
    [​IMG]
     
  5. HS Cult Leader

    HS Cult Leader Elite Member Gold

    Reputations:
    68,278
    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2012
    Messages:
    17,311
    Likes Received:
    28,764
    [​IMG]
     
    DarkFriday and Mr Pink like this.
  6. scoobyla

    scoobyla Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    19,728
    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2013
    Messages:
    12,938
    Likes Received:
    9,910
    it might be just a capacitor.
    could get lucky and theres an inline fuse
     
    Fatass, HowieStearn and R.P. McMurphy like this.
  7. Boomer

    Boomer Who is your daddy and what does he do?

    Reputations:
    7,226
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2012
    Messages:
    3,560
    Likes Received:
    4,420
    [​IMG]
     
    SuperFarts and DarkFriday like this.
  8. Mr Pink

    Mr Pink Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    23,340
    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    4,938
    Likes Received:
    8,599
    On the power cord? No
    I think I paid 350 for the thing on a black Friday sale. Not worth claiming.

    Yup, the plug has power
     
  9. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Not followin whitey's rules

    Reputations:
    29,237
    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2010
    Messages:
    50,921
    Likes Received:
    53,403
    Why do you hate fun?
     
    Mr Pink likes this.
  10. Mr Cachexic

    Mr Cachexic Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2016
    Messages:
    3,363
    Likes Received:
    3,792
    FUCK HER IN THE PUSSY
     
  11. scoobyla

    scoobyla Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    19,728
    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2013
    Messages:
    12,938
    Likes Received:
    9,910
    im not a tv repairman, but some have a fuse on the board (inside)


    many black friday electronics were made cheap specifically for that sale.
     
  12. Mr Pink

    Mr Pink Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    23,340
    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    4,938
    Likes Received:
    8,599
    Hmm, maybe I'll have a look inside. It's a Dynex.
     
  13. Bro

    Bro AHOY! VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    142,922
    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2010
    Messages:
    107,710
    Likes Received:
    30,945
  14. GaryPuppet

    GaryPuppet Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    25,288
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    26,904
    Likes Received:
    56,320



    But how many thousands of dollars are you going to pay to have it hung on the wall?
     
    Mr Pink, baci and Dick Nose like this.
  15. JameGumb

    JameGumb Stay Cozy. VIP

    Reputations:
    79,715
    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2013
    Messages:
    62,166
    Likes Received:
    47,086
    :owned:
     
    Lemmy, SuperFarts and Mr Pink like this.
  16. YinzerMasshole

    YinzerMasshole Thread Vandal Banned User

    Reputations:
    245,915
    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2014
    Messages:
    11,396
    Likes Received:
    26,609
    That happened to my DirecTV system last year. Took them weeks to get somebody out to fix it.
     
  17. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Ichabod Moike Gold

    Reputations:
    633,854
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    220,517
    Likes Received:
    168,632
    Remember to dip the screwdriver into water to lube it up before making contact with anything metal.
     
  18. Artie Laugh

    Artie Laugh **** VIP

    Reputations:
    52,736
    Joined:
    May 10, 2012
    Messages:
    11,784
    Likes Received:
    11,050
    :jj:
    :hal:
     
    DarkFriday likes this.
  19. Mr Pink

    Mr Pink Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    23,340
    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2013
    Messages:
    4,938
    Likes Received:
    8,599
    Which squiggly thing with triangles am I supposed to pry with a steak knife then turn with my pliers? :uscratch:



    Oh, and another thing, my internet is still down!!!! :pissed:
     
    Gusbuss and DarkFriday like this.
  20. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    49,688
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    78,151
    Likes Received:
    53,158
    FU501

    5A/125V

    :coffee:
     
    DarkFriday likes this.