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Old 03-19-2017, 11:26 AM   #34
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Default Re: Hitachi LE55A6R9A - No backlight

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Originally Posted by dick_barton View Post
The leds are connected in series, a little like old fashioned fairy lights, and when one goes open then no current can flow in the circuit to light the leds.

On the other hand it could be that a connection on the led strips inside the panel has gone open and that would cause the same fault condition. This has been the case in other threads here on the Forum where wire has been soldered across the connection to bridge the fault out.
So I could pull the panel open and look for continuity from the begging of the wiring to the end of the led strips? Somewhere in the middle there may be a loss of connection?

Or do I just buy the led strips (when they become available again from shopjimmy, unless someone knows elsewhere to buy them), and change them?
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