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No picture only coloured lines on my screen or a white pannel and moving blue lines? the sound is ok

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  • jsrattay Dec 02, 2008

    LG plasma has no picture but has sound. Screen is half black and half snowy white that starts to fill in to black as it warms up.

  • yohannes2mar Mar 19, 2009

    HAVE A SOUND BUT NO PICTURE , IT IS JUST BLACK

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This problem sounds like a failed control pwb. This is somewhat difficult to replace and the the back must be removed, and the control bd is located underneath the main digital bd. assy. The main bd is the bd with all the inputs.

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White Raster with thin lines; Sound Ok.


White raster with retrace lines: No picture, Sound OK
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It is a common fault to occur in most of the CRT based telvisions, regardless of which brand it is. There will be sound OK, and a bright screen with thin white horizontal lines across; at about an inch space, all over the screen area. This fault may occur along with colur shades also, like blue screen with white retrace line, red screen with white retrace lines, green screen with white retrace lines. Let us take the first case. A white raster with white thin retrace line acorss the screen. These are call vertcial retrace lines technically. To make it mor understand, we have to go to some picture tube electrode details. There are three colour cathodes for a colour picture tube, Red, Blue and Green. Two girds are there called Focus and Screen. Focus grid is supplied with focus voltage which in turn determine the cocus of picture, and screen grid is supplied with screen volrage which determine the emission of the picture tube; in short. There is a final anode to all the picture tubes, which supplied with Extra High Tension voltage, can be located at the top side of the picture tube, to which the EHT voltage from LOT is connected with the help of rubber ****** and clip. Without these three voltages, EHT, Screen and Fcous, no raster will be produced. Therefore in our case, there is a raster, so, horizontal output section including Line Output Transformer [LOT] is functioning well, and as far as sound is there, tuner and video IF section are working well. In fact, all other section except, video output section is working properly.
There are three cathode points on the base card, marked as Bk, Rk and Gk. Check the voltages of these three cathodes. In our case, it will be very low or approximately equal to zero. When cathode voltages goes low, emission of the CRT increases, is the reason. There must be a voltage between 120 and 135VDC at these points. Find out the reason for this voltage drop is the next step. The video drive voltages in most TVs comes from LOT windings, after rectification and filtering. There will be one reisitor of low value, say one Ohms or so, will be connected series with this winding, in between diode and winding. Check the voltage at the cathode of this rectifier diode first. If found low replace the diode and the smoothin capcitor. The smoothing capacitor will be between 33 and 47MFD 250VDC rating. Replace both of them. If there is volatge, say 200VDC or so, check whether this voltage comes to the CRT base board or not, If not, check the conducting wire, serial resistors; if used for open. There is no chance of transistor shortage at this time as the raster we see is white. If raser we see have a specific colour predominent, that is green, blue or red, check the revalent video out transistors and replace it. It is best to replace all the three video output transisors at the same time with same batch and number.

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Black and white picture with red lines vibrating with sound.


More info would be nice. Are you using HDMI or Component cables. If it is component cables (red, blue, green for video white and red for audio) Check your red and blue connection. Green alone will give you a black and white picture.
If you are using an HDMI cable, replace the cable to see if this changes anything or if you have another tv swap cables to see if problem stays with tv or moves to another tv.

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Picture is OK, but colors are off and there is a blue star background that shows on dark colors.


Hello, With most rear projections there is usually an alignment to do with the set up with your TV. This is so the red, blue and green projectors align together to give the correct colouring. This sounds to me what may be causing the outlining of the blue. This can also make it seem off colour. Look in the set up menu of the tv and see if you can find this alignment feature. Usually a cross will appear and you move a blue, red, and green cross with the arrows on your remote to align over the original white one. If this does not work, it may also mean that one of your projectors, that is the red, blue or green one may be failing causing the off colouring. Hopefully this alignment may fix it for you.

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Dvd playing blue picture


if it is hooked up with componant, thats the red blue green cables for video, and red white for audio, then you probabily eather dont have the red pluged all the way in, or you have the red audio, and red video---reversed, make sure to check them on the dvd player, and on the tv, if there correct, try using the composit input, that is the yellow red and white

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Intense white & coloured horizontal line on black background on startup


I wouldn't attempt as the capacitors on a tv store around 25000 volts this is more than enough to kill you and they keep there charge even when the tv is off. Either take it to a repair shop or put that money towards buying a new tv - Do not even attempt to open the tv. (It sounds like maybe a tube has gone or the electromagnet that makes the beam move vertically is gone.

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Had horizontal Lines replaced now have error 21 xray circuit


White horizontal line (no vertical deflection)
Check / replace R548, R549
Sound but no picture except for a couple of horizontal colour lines
Replaced the frame chip TDA8356, set now ok
Severe vertical jitter on picture, horizontal sides of picture ragged
Replacing the TDA4950 cured the fault
White line down centre of screen (top to bottom}
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Lines on tv


Set starts, horizontal and vertical deflection work, HT ok, crt heaters ok, but no sound or picture
I turned the G2 voltage up and noticed a white screen with flyback lines, frame ok. I detected two badly soldered double diode rectifiers in the secondary part of the power supply ! I checked all other joints, and everything was ok !! success
White horizontal line (no vertical deflection)
Check / replace R548, R549
Sound but no picture except for a couple of horizontal colour lines
Replaced the frame chip TDA8356, set now ok

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Lost picture, sound fine Sanyo ds19310


are you seeing bright white lines along with blue colour please clarify so I can give you the best solution

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Tv showing blue screen with flyback lines sound ok


Flyback lines? Is the picture all white with no brightness control with faint horizontal faint lines? If this is what you are saying, the screen voltage could be bad, and if thats the case, the picture tube or the flyback itself could be bad. You could also have a bad connection on the crt socket

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