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Invalid mode My TV screen is black and said "Invalid mode", how can I fix it, said that the cable is not conected. do not have access to see any picture or have any sound. Does not let me get to the menu.

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SOURCE: invalid format

Use the power button on the front of the console, to put it in standby mode (red light on).
Then press and hold the power button until you hear two beeps.


This should fixya.... :)


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Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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Monitor outputs from PCs can be very fustrating. First of all, is the PC a laptop? If so most of them do not have a dual monitor capability for supporting an external monitor, or if they do it can be difficult to get it to use both monitors at the same time. Try updating the drivers for the video board. Most of them are sold with drivers that are outdated.

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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SOURCE: invalid format when conected to laptop

i think this problem is because we cant set to the display size the tv needs... 640x350/ 720x400 in my case... sorry no solution but may help someone else.. gl

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

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It is becuase your PC video resoliton is too high for this TV to display, max resolution for the PLTV3250 is 1366 x 768 @ 60 Hz.
Also watch out for this TV power supply to go out due to bad caps and it will take out the transistor and Diode with it.
http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/Protron%20PLTV%203250/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

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SOURCE: Connection with VGA cable to pc says "invalid

You PC video card resolution is too high for it to display, you need to set your PC video resolution to the native resolution of this TV.
1366 x 768 @ 60 Hz

If your TV goes out and it will, please read below:
Check the power supply; look for bad caps with leaking/bulging tops, check to see if you have standby +5vdc at the power supply connector, the front red indicator will not be on if you do not have this +5vdc standby voltage due to shorted out Q7 and ZD4.
http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/Protron%20PLTV%203250/

Power supply: http://www.google.com/products?rlz=1T4GGIH_enUS282US283&q=pltv+3250+power+supply&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=9lIDTL7XO4fcM7HA-Ds&sa=X&oi=product_result_group&ct=title&resnum=1&ved=0CCgQrQQwAA

Posted on Oct 21, 2010

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