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No picture w/sound screen blk - Vizio VW42LF 42 in. LCD HDTV

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  • jazzplayer Dec 28, 2009

    if noticed my screen only blacks when hdmi is bieng used

    i have apple tv media box. when i use component connectors, no problem. could th e cable be bad ?



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1. Bad back-light
2. Bad inverter


if you got sound ether one of two of these are fact with your TV. Repair is simple for any qualified tech and it wold be around $100 bucks flat to fix.

Now you may want to check all your sources like video/hdmi/coaxe and make sure that this is not isolated with a cable box,ps3 or ame console or something weird. Try also unplugging the TV and plug it back in you just never know.

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Posted on Dec 11, 2009

  • Grand Canyon Tech
    Grand Canyon Tech Dec 28, 2009

    The cable could very well be bad, that would be what I would try, Thanks and good luck to you have a wonderful new year!

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