Question about Sony FWD-42PV1 42 in. HD-Ready Plasma Television

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Colorful Dots I'll get right to the point. After my Sony plasma is on for about an hour I start to get colorful pixel dots appearing on the screen. They go away after having the plasma powered down for about an hour or two. But they do come back. It almost appears to me like static on old t.v. sets, but the dots are colorful and only appear in small portions. Called the repairman and he scratched his head and said he will get back to me....four months later here I am. Please help, I live in a small community with limited help.

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I'm willing to bet that a vid cable is either bad or incorrectly positioned on the display. If the unit is under warranty DO NOT open it and attempt a repair. Take it in for service to an authorized Sony repair facility.

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There is a tuner problem or there is a power supply problem. Unless you have extensive plasma TV repair experience, or the shop you call has Plasma TV repair experience, this should ONLY be serviced by an Authorized and trained Sony service tech. You should contact Sony service and see where the closest authorized servicer is located and call them. In your instruction book is the numbers to contact Sony. Good Luck

Posted on Jun 16, 2007

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Check the connection of the cable comming from the cable box to your tv either it is not connected proper or the wire that connects it is faulty and needs the be replaced.if that does not work let the repair man check the IF circuit, video amp and the tunner.it they could be causing the static.good luck my friend.

Posted on Jun 16, 2007

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