Question about Samsung HP-R4272 42 in. Plasma HDTV
Hi- I have had a Samsung HP-R4272 42" plasma for about 3 years now, so it's way out of warranty. A few months ago, it bagan to flicker for the first few minutes it was on, and here and there there would be a few pixels that would misbehave (light up bright with one color), but again, only for a few minutes, and never in the same spots.
Two days ago it started to show a really bad image, with these bands here and there under the whole image, and this mess of red distortion all over the screen. I have seen what i thought were other colors in the distortion, but really it almost all red - like spray or bleed. Changing inputs doesn't seem to make a diff. I can see disturbance through the black when there is no feed. I generally use the RBG component, but the vid input on the side gives the same effect. I am attaching a pic or two I tried to take. I am hoping this is some video board of some sort that failed. Anyone have any ideas or pointers? I would be eternally grateful.
I have a very similar problem. My HP-4272 is about 3.5 years old. Started off with the bottom half going black for a couple of seconds. Then the top would flicker. Now I get the following picture... Not sure if I need to replace boards (Y-buffer lower, upper, and/or Y Main Board)? or if something just needs to be "adjusted"...
Posted on Mar 24, 2009
Pals, I have almost the same problem but mine is in the middle of the screen and is thinner than that. Whats the cause of it??? can it be repair and isnt too expensive??(mine is a samsung PL-42P5H, 2 years with ps3 hooked)
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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