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TV got hit with a toy

My kid hit the plasma tv with a toy and now there are colorfull vertical and horizontal lines right in the middle of the screen. Is this fixable? and if it is how expensive is it?

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This is indicative of a cracked PDP panel (the plasma panel itself). Even though there may not be impact damage on the outside (the filter), it has probably cracked the inner layers. Unfortunately, it is probably more expensive to fix than to replace the entire unit.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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Yor LCD screen is broken, unfortunatly it usually cost as much or more to replace the screen than it does to buy a new tv. If you are adventureous you could try to find the same tv that is not working and combine the two to make one good one. Sometimes you can find them on ebay.
Or you could sell it like it is.
Let me know if I can help.

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Let me know if I can help.

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I can't really describe very well what to do, but I assure you it is fixable.  If anyone is near nashville, I might be able to help you out.  My email is tomp2000@juno.com.
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ST

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