Question about Mitsubishi VS-5043 50" Rear Projection Television

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My televison power button will not stay on i push it on it turns right back off. before i disconected it i was having problems different colors moving across the center of the tv

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  • pinchebuya May 10, 2008

    I have a 2001 Mitsubishi rear projection TV, VS-45609, that would shut off within seconds of turning it on. Several tries later, it would stay on; now it stays on when the power button is pushed, but the convergence of blue and red won't budge per the remote convergence protocol. I've tried converging the red/blue with the controls on the TV itself to no avail. Is this fixable?

  • vizion1 Jul 08, 2008

    I was watching my 1996 Mitsubishi VS-5043 50" Projection TV with my girl friend and when she placed a call on her Sprint cell phone the TV cut off. I tried to turn it back on but it cut off again. I continued to push the power button on the TV but it kept cutting off, so I unplugged it for awhile and tried to reset it but it keeps cutting off everytime I push the power button. I can't get the TV to cut back on. Do you think the cell phone had anything to do with it? And what do you suggest I do to fix it?

  • jcaputo Dec 01, 2008

    I inherited a VS-5043 and it recently began shutting off within seconds of powering on. I don't know if it is worth paying to fix or if I should just buy a new TV.

  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    my 52 in mitsubishi tv just shot off and now it wont stay on



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The VS5043 shuts down for many reasons. The most common are power supply issues. Bad caps, open resistors, shorted regulators, and missing voltages will cause the set to shutdown.
In my notesI have a location of components known to cause your problem( R5A03,L5A00,D5A21,Q5A04,Q5A03,C5A19,L902,IC900.IC700) All the parts listed are available. As I stated above there are many reasons for shutdown such as a bad flyback transformer that may not be available anymore. However, this type of failure needs to be properly diagnosed by a qualified technician. Good luck!

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I was moveing a big scren tv model # VS-50501A. It was purchased in 1989. My problem is when I was moving it the filter screen on the front tore off and shredded to pieces. So far I have not been able to find a replacement, Can you help me?Dan @317-83-6815

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I too have the same issue with my 5043 (1996) Mitsubishi TV. TV repairman says it's not repairable due to there being no new parts available by manufacturer. If you find a source for your parts please let me know. Good luck

Posted on Oct 01, 2007

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