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HELP! A growth is taking over my plasma screen!

My HP PL4245N Plasma looks fine for around 20 minutes of turning it on, and then a black growth starts to spread across the sreeen. When a scene changes or goes to commercial, the screen goes back to normal. But then the black area starts to grow again. This happens when watching both DVD & Dish input signals.

Any idea on what's causing this and how serious is it to solve?

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This sounds like a problem with gas in the panel, early plasmas suffered with similar problems and was due to excessive periods when they were stored face down, a plasma must always be stored verticle and not laid down.

I cannot help you with this but if its under warranty it could be due to either warehouse storage or the carrier.

Posted on Dec 19, 2007

  • eclipseairco Jan 14, 2011

    Ihave the same T. same problem, can it be fixed or should i junck it?

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