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Horizontal lines across screen - what is the problem?!?! look...

My screen display shows dozens of horizontal lines across the top 2/3 of the display.

Here are pictures of the display:

http://www.jsacomputing.com/p1.jpg

http://www.jsacomputing.com/p2.jpg

http://www.jsacomputing.com/p3.jpg

What do you think is the problem here? I paid oaver $1500 for this and its only 15 months old!!

THANKS!!!

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  • jsa1234 Feb 10, 2008

    Well thanks for your input - but when you pay $1500 for a product like this, would you also pay an additional $825 for extenede warranty???



    I expect a prodcut like this to work for atleast 5 years if I am paying that much for it!!



    The 1 year warrnty is up.

  • jsa1234 Feb 11, 2008

    I have got some response from a local TV repair man - he said the Y buffer board is most likely bad - is this something I can order myself and replace myself??



    THANKS!

  • jsa1234 Feb 12, 2008

    Hmm - ok tahnks!

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From the looks of the pics you had I see a scan problem if it's a plasma tv. I hope you have warranty coverage. It will be expensive if you don't.

C-Dog

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

  • Carl Manaloto
    Carl Manaloto Feb 10, 2008

    I also found out in this repair business that the squeekiest wheel gets the most grease. In other words if you ( the customer/consumer) keeps calling and complaining about the product then eventually they will want to make the customer a happy camper.



    C-Dog

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    Carl Manaloto Feb 12, 2008

    It's called the Y-Main board. The Y-buffer (upper and lower) boards produce a different type of problem. You can probably order it. But to install it is kind of risky since you're dealing with high voltage. I suggest someone who actually repairs plasma TVs.



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Bring up the menu and if the lines are not on the menu replace the small signal board that is your video prossor. If the lines are still the replace the Y main board that contrl the top half of the screen.

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