Question about LG RU-42PZ71 42 in. EDTV-Ready Plasma Television

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LG 42PZ71 this has been a great set, but it has very low hours on it and the other day I turned it on to wierd color static of some sort. when I switch to different inputs i get bands of static to the right and then again to the center. The menu and even the channel numbers no longer appear on the screen. what can this be?

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  • sciacca_p Aug 03, 2009

    this is what I get when I turn on the set, no picture, no sound no on screen menu's. I have tried changing input on difference and I have also removed any signal going to the set the screen remains about the same.

    the 3 different pictures are from changing inputs and on one of them the band does move to different locations on the screen.

    It was suggested to me that this could be the PCD board, but Im not to sure.

    Please offer some constructive advise other then hire a tv repair man

    this is the link to the pictures of my problem
    http://petz-planet.com/articles/lg.html

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This could be a firmware problem if the menu doesnt appear. You can get firmware updates for LG. You simply load the firmwareonto a USB stick and plug into the HDMI port then follow screen instructions..BUT DO NOT REMOVE STICK UNTIL FLASH HAS COMPLETED ELSE YOUR TV WILL BE RENDERED AS JUNK |o|

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