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Akai pdp 4273m 42

I have disconnected all but ac power supply.


When I turn on I get about 10 seconds of horizontal color bands about 2'. The bands pixelate and jitter.


Than the bands turn to thin 1/4 thin lines almost like interference. Here again pixelate and jitter


Than screen goes to solid black but you can a see the screen is jittering or shaking.


I have tried 3 different ac circuits with the same results.  Any ideas? Is it worht fixing? Los angeles ca,

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I cured the problem by placing a fan in front of the screen that not only blows directly on the LCD screen, but also air underneath the screen providing circulation around the entire unit. Apparently the LCD screen is overheating causing it to "trip". I can stop the blower after about 20 minutes and there is no problem.

I will never buy another Westinghouse product again as long as I live.

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