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TV Flikers and StandBy Light Flickers

I was watching TV then all of a sudden my TV went out. When I power up the TV, the TV Flickers and the red Stand By light Flickers with it. TV will not turn to Green Light. I am able to power up the TV. Is this a Fuse Problem?

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    when turn on tv screen flickers right side of screen



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Hi can any one tell me where to buy pdp and please give me à technical name(description) thank you

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If your red light (Stand By) flushes 6 times - most likely your PDP is dead. Did you hear loud noise just before your TV went off? (like gun shot). If yes, then some chip (or chips) mounted on flexible ribbons (connecting PDP to other components were blown up). I had this problem few years ago. And since this time my TV is just peace of junk (needs drivers-ribbons replacement).

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Your pdp panel sounds faulty - Count the red flashes this is an error code.

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