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Problem with Gateway Plasma TV power supply

The power supply, or the electronics near it, fried recently. the things' not under warranty anymore, and Gateway wants $1200 minimum to fix it. My local repair shops won't touch it, because Gateway won't ship them replacement parts (having an exclusive repair deal with some third party warranty service). got any suggestions on what I can do? and if not, got any idea what I can do with a dead 42 inch plasma display, short of burying it in a landfill? thanks.

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Mate i think you'l have to buy a new one and save this one for parts if something does go wrong with your new one.

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