Question about Televison & Video
I need to know which board I need to replace to get my HDMI & optical cable input to work?
Most likely you will need to replace the main board. That model # uses several different main boards. The part # will be listed on the board. Make sure you order the exact part # of your old board.
Posted on Jan 06, 2013
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: green screen vizio lcd
My 37" vizio I bought in Dec 2007 did this (green screen at start-up on all inputs). At first it went away by itself after you left the unit on for 15 minutes, but then 2 days later the whole thing DIED. Luckily Costco has a 90 day return policy on TVs.
Vizio tech support suggested this (before it died that is):
Please try to reset all setting and then to see if the problem is solved. 1. Press the Menu on your Remote Control;
2. choose Set up on the OSD;
3. then choose Reset All settings;
4. Press the Exit on your Remote Control to remove the OSD.
Posted on Jan 09, 2008
Don't replace anything, Vizio has issued a lifetime warranty for this set because of this problem. No joke, call the customer service line and tell them you got the pop of death. They'll send someone out to 'repair' the set free of charge. If they can't fix it they'll give you a new one. Even if your mfg purchase warranty has expired. Call them and post the results. I've been fixing TV's longer than I care to admit and this is the first time I've actually seen a company stand behind their products like this. I bought a broken tv with the intent of fixing it and after replacing almost every board I could only manage to get the vertical racing stripe line, except mine was purple. I put it all back together and called to find out if there was a recall on this set and within 5 minutes the (Actual English speaking) gentleman told me to sit tight and he'd have a repairman come and do his thing. He did, and long story short, he couldn't fix it. Last week they delivered a new TV to replace this one. I was shocked. I think Vizio will have all my future business.
Posted on Mar 23, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 25, 2017 | Vizio Televison & Video
Nov 06, 2016 | Vizio Televison & Video
Jan 05, 2015 | Vizio GV47LF Television
May 17, 2013 | Televison & Video
Oct 18, 2011 | LG 42PG20 42 in. Plasma HDTV
Jun 12, 2017 | Vizio SV472XVT 47 in. LCD HDTV
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.
Apr 24, 2011 | Vizio 42 in. LCD TV
422 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!