Question about Vizio VP422 42 in. Plasma TV
Regardless of input selected, left half of screen is filled with vertical colored lines (like a bar code) while right half displays picture.
If I am right, this is an expensive problem.
The minute pixels that make up the display are turned off and on by circuits arranged in an X-Y matrix. To avoid using one circuit to control each pixel, the circuits are rapidly scanned at a rate higher than the eye can detect.
One or more of the circuits that do the scanning have failed on your set and the ugly part is, the display panels often have these mounted on the display itself forming a 'package' that speeds assembly and are made only by a few companies. If yours is one of these, the entire panel would have to be replaced since the integrated circuits used are very small and have pin spacings that pretty much preclude replacement by hand since they were originally placed by robots.
I hope for your sake the display panel and its control circuits are separate and the panel is still fine since the cost of an integrated replacement may prove to be about 1/2 to 3/4 of the cost of a new set.
Posted on Dec 12, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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