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Picture problem, half screen blank

After playing a dvd half the screen on my plasma went black. Now with any source, tv, satellite, or dvd I only get half the screen the other part is black. is it a repair problem or is a setting screwed up? Thanks for any advice. Michael

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    Hi, my TV just went black screen. The sound is ok but I can't get a picture from any source. No problems till this biggie. Any ideas?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Half the screen is blank



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On a plasma there are 2 buffer boards, upper and lower, it all depends which half of the screen is on as to which buffer to replace, the buffer boards are located usually on the left hand side if you have the back off the unit. You maybe able to reseat the ribbon cables and get the video back up

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