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What is a display panel for philips plasma Ambilight

Philips told me the display panel went out on the tv. I was wondering what is the display panel and is it something I can fix myself

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The display panel costs about 600$ by itself. It's a metal casing under all of the boards and I definatly would NOT recommend a DIY'er to do it unless you have a digital camera to take pictures of step by step and different colored markers to designate the connectors.

The easiest way to tell a faulty display panel (if it lights) is to gently press on the screen until you see a "ripple effect" in the color. Be warned,pressing too hard can cause pixels to "die" and remain discolored permanently

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