Question about Vizio P2 42 in. HD-Ready Plasma Television
I have a Vizio 42" LCD HDTV (VW42L FHDTV10A) and the Screen is cracked. This TV is only 4 months old. I am trying to find a replacement screen for this TV, Vizio will sell you any component except the screen!!!
Can anyone direct me to a company that can and will sell me a new screen.
Same S*#@ here, a little kids plastic pellet was the cause of my 42 inch, wall mounted and much loved Vizio.
I guess the best bet would be finding a broken one with a good screen and cannibalizing it for parts.
That is my plan at least.
Ps: Why can't they put some protective clear coat over it such as plasma have. Anyone have an answer: VIzio?
Posted on Jan 11, 2010
Hello, I have a Vizio 42 in screen in perfect condition if anyone is still interested. The back lights went out in the TV and I decide I wanted a bigger one anyways. I am will to sell very cheap and have already removed it from the TV as I was getting ready to list it on eBay. The parts are already listed. It's a Vizio 42 in VW42L HDTV10A. Anyone interested e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org I will ship via UPS as well.
Posted on Sep 01, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
That white line (usually jagged) is actuallly part of the transmitted picture. However, you are not intended to see it because it is located in what is known as the 5% overscan area. Your TVs today are more than just cable ready... they are a versital, technology filled multimedia display. You can see that line because the screen size or wide mode you are using is intended for 1080p/24 signals. You have 0% overscan with this screen size setting. This allows you to see ALL of the picture, including portions of the picture the broadcaster did not intend for you to see. You can change your screen size using the Wide feature in the Setup menu. See pg.62 of your user manual for details and descriptions of the various wide modes.
Posted on Mar 14, 2010
SOURCE: My 42" Vizio LCD HDTV
It can be the unstable power supply due to bad DC filter caps, bad T-CON boards, main board.
I would inspect the power supply first for caps with domed tops.
Basic troubleshooting guide here:
Failed TV and Monitors: http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/
Learn about bad caps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague
Capacitors kit: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/Default.aspx he can make you a set of caps.
Or www.digikey.com just make sure to use caps with low ESR, 105c, high ripple current, long life rating such as PANASONIC FM or FC series.
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Posted on Feb 18, 2011
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You have several options for connecting your DVD player to your GV42L FHDTV10A - HDMI,
Component, S-Video and Composite (AV) inputs. Based on your home theater configuration, you can
decide which option is the right one for you.
connected to the HDMI input of the VIZIO GV42L FHDTV10A for optimal results.
To maintain the display quality, use a VIZIO certified HDMI cable available up to 10 meters or less.
1. Turn off the power to the LCD HDTV and DVD player.
2. Connect a HDMI cable to the HDMI output of your DVD player and the other end to the HDMI
Input (white color area) at the rear of the LCD HDTV.
3. Turn on the power to the LCD HDTV and your DVD player.
4. Select HDMI using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the LCD HDTV, or directly by
pressing the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
a) If you are already using the HDMI 1 input for another component, or you do not want to use
the HDMI 1 input for the DVD player, you can connect the DVD player to the HDMI 2
b) Refer to your DVD player user manual for more information about the video output
requirements of the product.
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