Question about Toshiba 50HP66 50 in. Plasma Television
Last night my Toshiba 50HP66 made a loud pop and crack noise (like a firecracker). The screen went then black. And though the TV came back on, the sreen was still black and grey.
I purchased this TV almost 2 yrs ago. In looking at answers to this problem on the web, I found more than 10 people experienced the same issue over the last two months. Therefore, it seems to be a problem with the model itself --it just doesn't seem normal that so many people have experienced the exact same problem with this particular model. I contacted a technician at Toshiba and he said it might have been a problem with the capacitor that just blowed up. The capacitor's brand is not Toshiba. Solving this problem would cost me over $900.
As this seems to be sort of a common issue with this specific model, is there anything that Toshiba could do to solve it?
Another thing the technician mentioned is that Toshiba does not actually produce this model, it simply assembles parts from different producers together. Is this true?
Your help would be greatly appreciated!!!
Most units are made by someone else. your unit probably has LG parts. get the unit looked at by a Toshiba authorized servicer. they may be able to repair it at component level. the $900 you stated sounds at least $200 too high for board level repair.
Posted on Jun 26, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 06, 2013 | Toshiba 50HP66 50 in. Plasma Television
Oct 08, 2010 | Toshiba 50HP66 50 in. Plasma Television
May 07, 2010 | Toshiba 42HP66 42 in. LCD Television
Nov 10, 2009 | Audio Players & Recorders
Aug 28, 2008 | Toshiba 50HP66 50 in. Plasma Television
Jul 16, 2008 | Toshiba 50HP66 50 in. Plasma Television
May 18, 2008 | Toshiba Televison & Video
Nov 11, 2007 | Toshiba 50HP66 50 in. Plasma Television
1,111 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!