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Philips Plasma 42" - constant purple haze

We purchased our Philips Plasma 42" HDTV almost a year ago. After about half an hour after the TV is turned on, a purple haze begins to appear and increases in size as the TV gets warmer. The only possbile explanation I have found on the web has been a broken Optical Block. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

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All philips plasma sets have issues with overheating heatsinks.
any heatsink that burns you upon contact is a recipe for disaster.

using cooling fans on these overheating parts will generally provide
great reliability in the long rung.

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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If the set is less then a year old it may be under factory warranty.
it sounds like the vscan, vset , or vsus voltages are off..it could also be the panel itself..contact philips

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

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