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Toshiba Regza 32"

Hi I have a Regza 32", its new, it was working fine when suddenly the screen became black but the TV was on and you can hear everything. So I checked everything, what can I do, as I said, you can only hear but the screen remains black all the time.



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  • jenday May 04, 2008

    About a month ago, I bought the Regza 37 inch HD LCD TV. I really like it, however it has a perplexing and dangerous problem.
    Occasionally, I go into the room where the tv is located and I see the backlight is on. I know I turned off the TV before leaving the room and this usually occurs hour after it has been off.
    I have it hooked up to an HD box and the remote for the box is set up to control the tv and the box.
    I am concerned this could be a potential fire hazard (leaving a tv on unattended) not to mention an unnecessary use of our limited oil resources.
    We don't have any other Toshiba TVs in the house. The salesman at Best Buy suggested we cover the IR receiver on the TV to see if this stops the problem. If I do this, the HD box and TV get out of sync and then I need to use the TV remote (after removing the tape) to turn the tv back on.

    Could you please guide me on what to do? I have until 5/6 to return it to Best Buy for a full refund.
    I really like the TV but I am concerned it has a major issue.

    Any ideas on what I can do?

  • bminardi Jun 05, 2008

    Same exact problem...the set is works find then all the sudden there is no picture. Very frustrating.

  • Anonymous Jun 06, 2008

    The tv was working fine. The next day, I have audio that changes when I change the channel, but the screen is completely black. Not even channel numbers appear. The cable company has refreshed the box, but that did nothing.

  • ackgray Aug 07, 2008

    just lost my picture what did everyone else do????????????

  • rogerauto Aug 14, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem,the screen just went off and the set[Regza 37XV503DB] is only 4months old.We have sound and can change channels but no picture.I suspect that this may be a problem with all LCD TV`s from what I have read,wish I had taken out an extended warranty.

  • grandmastert Oct 08, 2008

    I have this problem with my 32 inch Toshiba Regza 1080p TV. It was working fine one night, then the next morning I turned it on, the screen came on for 2 seconds, went to black, came back on for a second, then goes to black. If I turn the tv off then on again it does the same thing. I can still get sound. Bought it 6 months ago.

  • Anonymous Oct 17, 2008

    my 32" Regza has been doing this for a few months too. its a REAL pain in the ****. ive had the TV for a year now, but im considering buying a new one and returning this one.

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    My 32" Toshiba does the same thing. It will eventually be ok, but still does it from time to time. I have an extended warranty. I had the people come out to look at it. They kept it for 3 days and "apparently" couldn't get it to do it.

  • pattercs Dec 24, 2008

    My TV does the same thing however it only does it when I use the remote to turn the TV on. If I use the power button on the TV it comes on and stays on.

  • rl34007 Dec 28, 2008

    same problem as everyone else. it takes me shutting the system off and
    cutting back on several times before it functions properly. this was a
    gift too, so no warranty. i may have to get a bulb myself and replace.
    will that work?



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I would return it, sounds like the bulb died.

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