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Vizio vu42l will not connect to hdmi input at power on

Must cycle power off/on a couple of times to connect

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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.


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SOURCE: Lost screws for stand on Vizio VU42L

If you pay for shipping I will send you my screws. Maybe a buck or two will cover it in an envelope. I just removed them last night as the TV is being junked for the parts. Email me.

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I have an asus Eee PC Seashell series netbook and I'm trying to connect it to a vizio smarttv but it keeps showing "no signal" on the tv


Have you checked these?
1. Input settings in the TV,
2. Cycle the laptop output (laptop screen, external screen, both)

Mar 10, 2014 | ASUS Eee PC 1005PE (SeaShell) Netbook

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on Jun 06, 2010 | Televison & Video

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on Jun 06, 2010 | Vizio VU42L 42 in. LCD TV

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How do I test a High Voltage Transformer on my Vizio VU42L-FHDTV10A?


It could be the main board. The main board controls the standby light on the front of the set. Check and verify that your 5vdc standby voltage is working. Next, I would check the "on" or "ps on" input on the power supply board. When you turn the set on (either my side buttons or remote) the main board should send a 3.3vdc signal into the "on" terminal on the power supply. This "on" signal from the main board turns on the other half of the power supply thus turning on your set. If you are not getting this signal from the main board, I would suspect the main board. To test your power supply, you can simply put a jumper from 5vdc to the "on" terminal on the power supply. Your 12vdc, and 24vdc power supplies should then become active.

Oct 31, 2012 | Vizio Televison & Video

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Where do to plug in the cord to connect the tv to the DVD player?


Hello

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

connection.

b) Refer to your DVD player user manual for more information about the video output
requirements of the product.
OK

Apr 24, 2011 | Vizio 42 in. LCD TV

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on Jun 06, 2010 | Vizio 42 in. LCD TV

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Vizio VU412L 42" made a


The pop has been generated by the explosion (literally) of an capacitor from the power board of the tv. When that happened the power source has been shorted and, if you're lucky, it went in protected mode. Fixing that is a relatively simple job - all you need is a soldering iron and a basic experience in using it. Follow this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCSNWi3UHf4
If you're unlucky the entire source has been fried and it will have to be replaced - here's a good one
http://cgi.ebay.com/VIZIO-VU42L-FHDTV10A-POWER-SUPPLY-DPS-283BP-C-REV-S0-F-/370477438027

Mar 06, 2011 | Vizio VU42L 42 in. LCD TV

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How to connect nintedo to plasma tv


Hi,things you will need,
  • Video game console
  • HDMI cable
  • Audio/visual cable.
  1. Plug in your video game console's power source.
  2. Connect one end of the game console's audio/visual cable into the corresponding slot on the console if you have an older game console. If you have a newer console, insert one end of an HDMI cable into your console's "HDMI OUT" port.

  3. Plug the red and white ends of the audio/visual cable into the corresponding red and white audio inputs located on the back of your Vizio plasma TV if you have an older game console. Plug the yellow cable into the yellow "Video In" input. Depending on which model of Vizio TV you have, the yellow input may be located either right next to the audio inputs or it could be located a few ports away.

  4. Plug an HDMI cable into one of your TV's "HDMI IN" ports, if you have a newer console.

  5. Turn on your video game console and your Vizio plasma TV. Press the "TV/VIDEO" button on your remote to cycle through the various inputs. You should eventually get to an input that's displaying your video game console's home screen.
I think that will do.

Have nice day.

Sep 25, 2010 | Nintendo Video Game Consoles & Games

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VIZIO VU42L FHDTV10A screen goes green sometimes


I need a screen for my vu42l if anyone near Connecticut has one. If not, I have parts from a vu42l.

email mbsimonds AT aol DOT com

Aug 11, 2008 | Televison & Video

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Vizio L32 32 in. HDTV LCD HDMI input not working


I recently had the same problem with my vizeo hdmi port # 1 going bad. Tried everything to fix and called vizeo. There solution for a master reset was turn off tv and unplug from the wall. then hold down the power button for 30 secs and let go. plug the tv back in and hold down the volume down and input select buttons down on side of the tv for 15 secs. release the buttons and turn the tv on after powering down all the components connectd to the tv. If this does not work they told me you need to have it sericed for a bad hdmi input. Hope this info helps anyone out there. It didn't work for me. Its a bummer cause the tv is well taken care of and only 18 months old. Best of luck to all others.

May 14, 2008 | Vizio L32 32 in. LCD HDTV

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