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Had water sprayed on it .turned on and only half the screen works now

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  • neil marriott Feb 07, 2008

    it is a lcd panasonic tx-32lx500a all works but half of screen is black

  • neil marriott Feb 08, 2008

    hello. thanks for info.i will try over weekend and let you know.

  • neil marriott Feb 09, 2008

    HELLO harry0000010. have tried your check .could not see anything.what it is doing is good picture then 2/3 across screen is a thick black line about 8 inches then thin white line .then black about 1.1/2 inches then thin white (1/4inch)another black ( 1.1/2 inches) then thin white.picture is okay then

  • neil marriott Feb 19, 2008

    can any body tell me were i can get a used good lcd screen in australia for a panasonic tx32lx500a .my screen is okay but the water problem has eaten out the tracks on the boards at the base .cannot repair these .the screen is acually a sharp..

  • Michael Harrier May 11, 2010

    if this is a plasma...then you will need a Ysus both upper and lower registration boards...can you give me the make and model...and I'll see if i can get you the part numbers..and where to order them.


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Posted on Feb 07, 2008

  • Michael Sparrow
    Michael Sparrow Feb 11, 2008

    It sounds like a bad panel...but if water got down inside the tv...and
    onto the electronics!!! might have blown the Scalar bd...which
    converts digital info to the panel. Very unfortunate...exactly how did
    it happen???....and how much water got inside?....i went to the
    panasonic website and researched replacement parts...they do not list
    any component parts...only a parts change bulletin for the
    will have to call them(1-800-572-2672)..and see if there are parts
    available..and possibly where there is a service center near you...i
    hope you have some warrantee on this would save you some cash
    on the parts/labor


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