An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points
An expert that got 5 achievements.
An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.
An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.
Re: sony Tv PFM-42 V1 doesn't show any picture or tv menu
This is a common problem with plasma tvs You did not mention whether you could generate any sound like through your dvd player or something like that. Whether you have audio or not makes a difference on which board may be causing you the problem. Just because it does not have a picture for tv viewing does not mean it won't produce some type of sound through your av1 input. Try it and I'll try to be more specific.
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
one of the electrolytic capacitor's are bad so one of the boards that control the TV are bad there is a good possibly its fixable but if you feel you don't want to I will buy the broken Tv from you so please email me at email@example.com
I have a Sony PFM-42v1 and it does the same thing, look in your tv menu for picture inversion, usually under screen saver. What it actually does is reduce the chance of screen burnin. By reversing the image it sort of resets the hot areas, brightest colours and the cooler areas being dark colours, switches them around ( negative ). This cools the hot spots and heats up the cold spots.
There should be a option to turn it off, mine and I guess yours as a default is ON, mine has the ON, timer and OFF options.
Hope this helps, please let me know if you need more info.
you should change it from hdmi to cable. You can do it only on a hdmi tv when you do that you can use it for the pfm-42b1e because i had the same problem too. when you plug your ps3 to a hdmi tv you go to settings-display settings- video output settings than you change it to av multi. After you do that you can use it on pfm-42b1e
Flat panel TV's typically do not have "bulbs," but rather backlighting. Plasma displays are especially touchy during movement. I would suggest checking your warranty status, as it's probably not something you can easily repair. If you wanted to take on the repair yourself, be careful not to lay down the screen, as it will drastically shorten the life of the Plasma display. I would start with checking the system boards for possible damage, since you did hear a "click," It was probably a fuse, chip, etc.