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Plasma TV buzzing

My plasma TV is buzzing loudly and the picture quality has deteriorated.

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If the adjustments on the power board are correct and if you are not at high altitude, the plasma display panel is defective. If the set is off warranty, it is not cost effective to replace the display panel. If it is off warranty, you should give the manufacturers Customer Relations a call. The phone number is usually right on the back of the tv. The manufacturer of the tv might make a warranty concession if they are concerned about their brand reputation. Some manufacturers find it less expensive to just switch brand names rather than make good on defective products. If all else fails, you might get some money back by selling the circuit boards on eBay.

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Sound's like your tv just died on you. It will probably cost more to fix it then to replace it.
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