Picture seem to go out & sound still working. I would get a white line in the middle of the screen. It seems like the whole picture just collapse into the white line. I also adjust the brightness of the screen but that just make the line brighter
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Re: 32 inch panasonic tv
Your problem is in the vertical deflection circuit. If you know how to solder it may just be a cold solder connection, but if you try to solder it and it still does not work, you may have a bad Vertical output IC. This set has really no user replaceable parts unless you have some no how on serviceing solid state printed circuit boards. If you dont , my advise would to seek out a repair depot and have them fix this set for you. It should not run more then 150 bucks or so. Good Luck
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Hi I had the same problem. Broken white lines across the top of the screen. This is called overscan. You need to go into the Setup menu, other settings. 16:9 overscan needs to be on. Hope this helps.It solved our problem.
I wouldn't attempt as the capacitors on a tv store around 25000 volts this is more than enough to kill you and they keep there charge even when the tv is off. Either take it to a repair shop or put that money towards buying a new tv - Do not even attempt to open the tv. (It sounds like maybe a tube has gone or the electromagnet that makes the beam move vertically is gone.
Hi, tubes getting tired, band-aid fix you can do is remove back of set and turn up(clockwise) the screen control( small black plastic control mounted on side of flyback transformer, do not turn the knob marked focus) until you see a whole bunch of white lines across the screen, then turn same control counter-clockwise until all the lines go away, try several different channels to be sure all the retrace lines are gone, you`ll get up to 1 year more use out of it, than she`s done, good luck, BMW Rider
this symptom, sometimes called the tube light effect, it is characterised by a bright thin horizontal line across the middle of the screen. this symptom is caused by a breakdown in the vertical deflection circuit. hence maybe the trouble maybe in the vertical oscillator, amplifier or output circuits. but if all i have said is not clear to you, better bring it to a qualified tv technician. good luck!