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Pioneer Plasma TV powered off and won't power back up

TV made popping sound, like electrical pop, and then powered off. Will not power back on. It is plugged into a surge protector which is working properly.

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  • kotapaint Nov 24, 2008

    I have a PDP-5030HD Pioneer Plasma. We turned it on, heard a large popping sound--much like an electrical popping sound--and the power light went to red. The screen never produced a picture and has not powered up after several tries.

  • sujathadsing Dec 04, 2008

    My problem is similar, I have a Pro-1150 HD. After a couple of months the TV started switching off interrmittently. Did a hard reset by unplugging the TV but that did not help. Dropped of at the Pioneer service center for 3 weeks where they replaced the power module but the problem has again started occurring and the TV is back at the service center. It switches channel also sometime. I am hoping they can fix it this time. I am disappointed that a beautiful set has so many problems. Has anyone had any luck with Pioneer replacing the set. At what point will they do this and how does one go about insisting on a replacement. Thx.

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  • gramster1 Dec 16, 2008

    Same thing just happened to me this evening: turned on system with master remote and hear a huge pop, not sure if from speakers or tv.  Now, my Pioneer PDP50HD won't turn on or reset.  All I get are about 6 or 7 fast blinking red lights on the tv....please advise thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    My 50" pioneer plasma made a large pop sound when turning on with remote. It is now dead!

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Power supply failure-checked Pioneer's website, there is a recall on the power supply.

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We have a pioneer plasma tv and there was a loud popping sound and then the screen went blank


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I heard a pop from my tv and then the tv didn't work


Anything is repairable as long as the screen isn't damaged.
The sound you heard is most likely was a capacitor that just went dead.
Solder in a new capacitor should fix the problem. It would most likely be on the power supply board somewhere.

You'll need the Service Manual for parts list, diagrams, and schematics. Here's one place for that:
http://www.manuals-in-pdf.com/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=pdp-503cmx+service+manual&forward=plist

Any other questions just ask.

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I heard a pop noise then picture went out. when i power on tv i get a red flashing light instead of greenlight in left corner of tv. I have a 2002 pioneer 50 inch plasma


The 'POP' noise was likely a capacitor saying farewell.

If you are able, AND confident with electrics - take the TV apart (UNPLUG)

These TVs are very heavily populated with Surface Mount components - I suspect that you will likely find - what looks like a small can (half a centimetre in diameter, with 'candyfloss' coming out of it..)
YES - You could get a replacement from somewhere like Maplin / Radioshack......
Replacement will work - However...you really need to establish WHY it went Pop, and get to the root cause (Excess power feed / drain)
Realistically - without sounding too negative . . other components would have also been affected but not necessarily killed.

Good Luck.

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Loud pop and tv went off...


Here is a solution from the Pioneer web site:

http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Support/Important%3A+Updated+Information+Regarding+Free+Power+Supply+Replacement+for+Certain+Pioneer+Plasmas
Important: Updated Information Regarding Free Power Supply Replacement for Certain Pioneer Plasmas Pioneer is continuing to offer a free, in-home/office power supply replacement for certain of its second and third generation plasma models listed below for customers who experience a problem with the original power supply. If a model is not listed below, no power supply replacement is needed and no further action needs to be taken.
If you own or use a plasma listed below, please call our toll free hotline at 1-800-421-1404 to arrange a time to have your plasma's power supply upgraded at your residence or office at no charge.
Plasma Models (15 listed):
  • PDP-505HD
  • PDP-503PU
  • PDP-5030HD
  • PDP-5031HD
  • PDP-433PU
  • PDP-4300
  • PDP-4310
  • PDP-4330HD
  • PRO-800HD
  • PRO-800HDI
  • PRO-1000HD
  • PRO-1000HDI
  • PDP-433CMX
  • PDP-502MX
  • PDP-503CMX
The issue with the power supply in the plasmas listed above does not pose any health or safety risk. Pioneer has received reports that the power supply in the affected models may fail. In some cases, a loud popping sound can be heard when a power supply fails. After the power supply fails, the plasma is no longer operable.

Anyone with questions can call Pioneer's toll free hotline at 800-421-1404.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Pioneer has a power supply recall on some models. Do a search and you will find a number at Pioneer and they will replace your power supply for free. The loud popping noise and then nothing is a common problem with these. Hope this helps!
http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Support/Important%3A+Updated+Information+Regarding+Free+Power+Supply+Replacement+for+Certain+Pioneer+Plasmas

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PDP-4330HD


This exact same problem happened to me 2 weeks ago on my Pioneer PDP-4330HD, and it did indeed turn out to be the power supply. The good news is, you can get it fixed for free, because Pioneer actually recalled the power supply in this plasma and others a couple of years ago.

Here is a link to the announcement on their website concerning the recall. They say that they will do a free in home replacement of your power supply, but when I called the local pioneer repair place, I was told I would have to wait three weeks for an in-home appointment. I ended up taking it in myself, and it was fixed for free 2 days later. Now it works perfectly.

Here's the number to call Pioneer in case the link goes down:

1-800-421-1404

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