Question about Samsung HP-R4252 42 in. Plasma HDTV
I have a two year old Samsung HPR4252 with red horizontal lines accross the screen making the picture quality viewable but poor. The screen is visibly divided into 6 horizontal sections of equal size. The Y main board was replaced but did not fix problem. Any suggestions?
I just had my HP-R4252 repaired on 12.05.09 with a similar problem. The picture is covered in horizonal, broken lines and the color is predominately red. They lines are grouped together in large bands across the screen.
The tech replaced the Y-Buffer boards (Up) and (Low) in about 20 minutes.
Samsung BN96-02034A BOARD, Y BUFFER UPPER ASSY
Samsung BN96-02216A BOARD, Y LOWER BUFFER ASSY
Posted on Dec 06, 2009
Try to replace the Logic board or X main board.
Posted on Feb 06, 2008
It's easy to take apart the tv there is many examples on you tube I have the upper red 2 inch bar across the top of the screen i researched and it looked like the y sustain board. But it was not I put in the brand new board and same problem. If the y sustain board is broken you have no picture. But there is an upper and alower board attached to this. The upper is for the top part of the screen and the were is for the bottom. Unfortunately I learned the hard way and I will now have to replace the upper buffer meanwhile my tv is sitting in my leather couch.
Posted on Oct 24, 2012
OK here is the scoop. you should replace the following parts: Either site looks good Sumsung charges a 50 buck core charge that is why they are so high but both siteshave new parts
BN96-02033A ASSY PDP P-Y MAIN BOARD $175.60 $175.60
BN96-02034A ASSY PDP P-Y BUFFER BOARD $89.65 $89.65
BN96-02216A ASSY PDP P-Y BUFFER LOWER BOARD $88.80 $88.80
Name Other Details Price Qty Subtotal
BN96-02034A $69.95 $69.95
BN96-02216A $69.95 $69.95
BN96-02033A $109.99 $109.99
Posted on Dec 16, 2010
A professional saw my TV today and said it was the buffer and was going to cost me $600 to fix. What is the cost of a buffer and could someone with limited knowledge replace it? Is it similar to installing a hard drive or mother board on a pc?
Posted on Oct 18, 2008
Hey the probelm i think is the buffers low or upper left side on back when cover is taken off cost about $80 each!! Then the same for the bottom ones!! Lines will show if they go bad!! If you dont want the parts inside the plasma!! I would love to have them!! Here's my email email@example.com!!
Posted on May 27, 2008
Similar problem. Technician ran diagnostics and said it's a tcon board. Tech needs to see if the tcon board is integrated into the panel or a seperate board. Unit is still under warrently so we'll have to see how this plays out.
Posted on Jul 22, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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