Question about Akai PDP4294 42 in. EDTV-Ready Plasma Television

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After an hour or so the screen goes black

Had the set almost 3 years. After 1-2 hours the screen goes black. Something must heat up inside. Should the power supply go bad this soon? Maybe we do need a class action law suit. What does AKAI say about this problem?

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  • erlinda Nov 20, 2007

    akai pdp4298 edtv 42 inches,my problem i get a black vertical line in the center,its 21/2 years old tv..........any solutions please email

  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2007

    I have the same problem- It goes black- I turn it off then back on and its ok? What needs to be replaced?


  • stormlover
    stormlover Dec 10, 2008

    i need the universal remote code for the pdp4298 akai plasma tv, any ideas?

  • ultrab20 Dec 13, 2008

    same problem here

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    gets hot, picture shaky/distorted. Turn it off and it is better, but always happens again.

  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    my tv is about 4 years old and the same thing-after about 2 hours heats up and goes crazy, then shut off for awhile and it is fine? Does anyone know why or how to fix/

  • prospank53 Feb 09, 2009

    I own an AKAI PDP4294, its 5 years old, and I just experienced the same problem. While watching the TV, the screen went black, audio still works. I shut the unit off and unplugged the power supply. After setting all night, i plugged it back in, and still no picture, but do have audio. Whats the problem? Is it something that a technician can fix?

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    same problem

  • scottr57 Feb 23, 2009

    ya i get a black box



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I would like to know how many people have this problem too,my akai just went out the other day too, just researching

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