Question about Sampo PME-42S6 42 in. HD-Ready Plasma Television

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Sampo plasma TV 42inch

I bought my Sampo 42-inch HDTV-ready TV five years ago from Best Buy. Recently it developed five vertical red lines on the left hanbd side of the screen., These show in both TV and DVD mode so must be a fault of the set in some way. Any ideas?
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  • richiep Nov 07, 2008

    same problem with red lines in left corner and one is center, also have to it reset button a few times and power button to get it to turn on. any answers?

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A few things to look at , verticle lines.. sustain boards or one of the screens film cables became cut or broke an internal connection in the film. resulting in the need of a new pdp modual (screen) i am also aware that this model uses a media box in the back that fits into two 20 pin or so connectors, remove, make sure all pins are straight and clean them with acetone and a brush. re-plug the media box and see if its ok, if not look at the sustain boards y&z respective of what side of the set its on. Keys on the set, ive had the vol keys get stuck , i notice i had to back the screw out that holds the button panel just a bit to free the keys..its in a small spot on the bottom left, looking from the back (open) give it a turn and a half and try it.

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I have a PME-42S6 on Ebay that has a turning on problem it is a complete unit and work good if you can get it to turn on

Ebay # 120362175465

bid on it and pick it up and swap parts

Bob
678-333-6746

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