Did Turning Off Vampires Ruin TV?

red50June 26, 2009

Does turning off all the power to the TV & computers damage them in any way? For about a year now, I have been turning off all the electronics in the house, thinking to save power. So, am I being penny wise, but pound foolish?

The picture on my 13 year old Toshiba model #CF27E50 has been going from dim to totally dark for a couple of months, finally last weekend, it stayed dark. Is this a problem that is easy to fix? Or worth the cost?

Thanks in advance, Joyce

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jdbillp

It sounds like a picture tube is failing. It is the right age for one to wear out. Not worth fixing.

No, turning off power doesn't harm the products.

    Bookmark   June 26, 2009 at 12:57PM
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hsekhar

Yea, You need to get the picture tube changed.

BTW, What do you mean by turning off ( I don't understand, cos you need to turn off the devices if not using. It's not like you need to keep the power on 24 hours a day)?

Also, Do you shut down your computer properly before turning the power switch off?

    Bookmark   June 30, 2009 at 5:34AM
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