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Screen went black

Was watching my 42 in plasma; Panasonc TH42-DW5 is the model. No longer under warranty purchased in March 2004. Worked fine until yesterday; screen went black red LED light is blinking. Can hear a humming when I turned the television off and then back on but got the same results black screen; blinking red LED light.

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Re: Screen went black

I am working on one right now with a similiar problem. The power supply is bad in the one I am working on, and sadly, the part is not made anymore. I hope you have better luck than I am finding the bad component in yours. Sorry for the negitive answer.
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Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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