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Snowy color screen & have sound

Samsung sps4243x/xaa 42" plasma. I have sound but the picture is snowy and in color. not b & w. I can barely see the menu options when i pop it up. i have also replaced the y sustain board and still have the problem. Is there anymore solutions or something need to be checked? thanks

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  • lykinit Apr 25, 2009

    I did not test any inputs or voltages. Not quite sure where to start on that note as well. I had tech from geed squad run a quick look over it, as he happend to be next door, and he didn't do any testing, he did say that he never saw one do this before and can only suggest it may be either the panel or the micro board, but not sure. how would i go about testing the voltages and inputs?

  • electroman May 11, 2010

    How are the panel voltages? Which inputs have you tested?



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On the back of th panel are list Vs, Va voltages. Find the test point on the power brd. Labeled on one of the connectors. See if voltages match. If they are slightly off find coresponding trimmers and adj. if way off disconnect x and y sustain boards from power board. if stays low then replaced power board. if it is normal with x,y disconnected then one of sustain boards. if voltages all ok suspect panel. ry checking other inuts first to see if this is a vseo problem or not.

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