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Sound but No Picture

Hi, I really hope someone can help. I've had a LG37LP1D for just over a year now, but I switched on the TV this morning, and there was no picture.

I've checked all the connections to the periherals (Digital Box etc.) and everything is fine as I have sound. I think I have a problem because the start-up screen of the TV does not appear.

I switch the TV on and and it makes the usual noises, but when I expect the LG logo to appear on-screen at start-up, it doesn't appear. The TV screen remains black where/when the logo should appear, then it gets slightly brighter when I think the actual TV picture should appear, but I still cannot see any real TV picture. (I assume this means the lamp is working fine etc.)

Please Help, Naz

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  • Zeeman2k Nov 03, 2007

    Sorry, in addition, if it helps, I cannot see any of the on-screen menus either. Thanks.

  • Zeeman2k Dec 06, 2007

    Hi Bruce, thanks for trying, but that's definitely not the problem. I can't even see a menu to look for picture settings!

    Thanks anyway, Naz

  • Anonymous Oct 12, 2008

    Occaisionally, when I turn on the TV and cable box, I get sound, but no picture appears on screen, nor does the upper right corner say that it's connecting to source as it usually does. I turn off and on a few times, then finnally I get the picture...don't want to wait too long if something is wrong, would like to get fixed while still in warranty.

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    sound but no picture

    guide works

    picture in picture works

    video games work on tv



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Perhaps your remote is set to video recorder?  Try that first, and if no response, try calling up a menu on your TV and look for the Picture Settings.
Good Luck.

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