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Plasma DEAD?-please help

My Jvc plasma 3+ yrs old w/8300 hrs started showing neon green snow around the edge of the picture, then it got worse, now it's dead. When I try and turn it on it flashes a powerful electrical pulse with pure white screen for a split second and then stops. It continues to do this every five seconds (almost like it's attempting to power up) until I shut the main power to it off. Any repairmen or specialists out there that have heard of this?? I'm desperate. Oh yea, model # is JVC GM-V42UG. Not sure where to find the chassis #. Thanks a lot.

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  • Vin Giardini Mar 06, 2007

    Thank you Jimmy.

    The power supply in the actual monitor unit?

    Is that a large and expensive job?

  • mike1972 Nov 30, 2007

    hello i have an lg 27 lcd which just turned 2 years old im an average tv watcher and when i set up the settings to either 720p or 1080i it has a green set of pixels that come on,i have a comcast ,motorola cable box with a monster dvi cable i also have a surge protector set up to it as well.

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The green edges you desrcibe suggest a low HT supply from the power supply, and now its likley the power supply has failed completely and will need to be replaced

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