Question about RCA Scenium PHD50300 50 in. Plasma Television

1 Answer

RCA PHD50300 no picture on top half of screen

My RCA 50" plasma PHD50300 recently started acting up, the top half of the screen would go black and after a power cycle the top would appear again with no problems. Over the past couple of days though the top half of the screen is completely out and the bottom half is not clear and the images on the bottom half of the screen appear to be bleeding. Anyone have any ideas on what could of possibly gone wrong, is it repairable?

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • satur_dave Jul 11, 2008

    I have the same problem with mine. When it first started doing this, a power cycle would fix it. As time when on, it would have to be left on like this for a while, then power cycle it. The on time before power cycle continued to grow to half an hour. Now I can't get the picture correct no matter how long I let it warm up.



    Any ideas what the cause is?

  • skupsky Oct 24, 2008

    i am having the same problem. my tv is almost 2 yrs old and has been doing the same thing. for a week or two (over a month ago) it was doing it daily, and by turning the tv off, then unplugging/re-plugging the power cord, then turning it back on would restore the full picture, but now it is doing it again, and is not as easily fixed. in the last 30 minutes, it has done it 4 or 5 times already, and just did it again. the top a1/2 just fades out quickly to black, then a horizontal line or two will come thru, but not the rest of the top half. please help. i don't understand how to fix this.

  • poohbear777 Dec 19, 2008

    i have the same problem





×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Replace the scan drive board also called X-sustain board. This is the board on the upper left side in the back of the set with a huge heat sink on it. you can find them online for about 175.00. The p/n is pkg50c2g1. Be carefull with the 4 ribbon connectors that go to the display.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Pioneer pro-1130hd no image top half of screen which board does this issue point to the x or y drive


X is for all display lines

Y is for individuals.

Go for Y board since half screen is working.

Feb 18, 2016 | Pioneer PRO-1130HD 50 in. Plasma...

1 Answer

LG 50PK250 shows only 1/2 top screen while the bottom 1/2 screen is black which board do I need to replace??


If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts. Surf the site with patience. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
Line, faults & possible causes to both Plasma & LCD screen are given with illustrations. You can get an idea about the fault to an extent.

Aug 08, 2015 | LG 50PK250 50 HDTVReady Plasma TV

1 Answer

Top half of my 50" LG Plasma (50pk540) is black.


Y-Sustan board should be suspected. If you wish to get more details, check this site. Pull up older posts there. Check the site with patience, as it has over 2300 posts now. All are related to electronic equipment repair help. Search the site by 'Timeslide' option. It will make search easy. Or, type in the brand name to your device into its search box, and press "Enter"
Fault to Plasma displays are described in detail with screen shots.

Apr 15, 2013 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

My rca scenium 50300 only shows half of the screen and the rest is blurry,it was given to me in this condition and I am wondering if anyone has any idea how to fix it... also have no remote is that a...


the remote is not a problem you can get a new one from the rca web page and that will not cause a tv to act like that the screen may have a fracture in it our i have heard that the control boards have been faulty and can be bought on line for about 170 dollars and are easy to replace just a few screws and some ribbons to un hook oh and since it is a plasma the screen life is limited and if the people that gave it to you had kids and may have hit the screen the could have damged it and the only way you can fix it is by a repair store that can replace the solution in it you could also try the bulb in it may be one is burnt or something if this doesnt help i would take it t a repair shop

Aug 28, 2009 | RCA Scenium PHD50300 50 in. Plasma...

1 Answer

Half of the screen is black; picture only on the right side of the screen.


your tv has one the Y buffers defective.which half is black,the botton or the top? i believe that you have to call the repairman .
good luck

May 21, 2009 | HP PL4260N 42 in. Plasma HDTV

1 Answer

RCA Plasma Problem


No, I never found out what was wrong with it.

Jul 11, 2008 | RCA Scenium PHD50300 50 in. Plasma...

1 Answer

Vertical line on screen


It sounds like you have a bad cable coming off of your Plasma Screen that goes into one of the buffer boards or a bad buffer board (Hopefully the latter which is easily replaced but most likely not!) I have run into the same problem and there is an IC made into the cable that goes out and would be very difficult to repair if it is even possible.

Nov 11, 2007 | RCA Scenium PHD50300 50 in. Plasma...

2 Answers

Half Screen


take it apart and check the cables to see if they are seated properly, if you hit it and it comes back, then something is not connected good

May 25, 2007 | RCA PHD50400 50 in. Plasma Television

Not finding what you are looking for?
RCA Scenium PHD50300 50 in. Plasma Television Logo

Related Topics:

517 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top RCA Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

69654 Answers

matt martin
matt martin

Level 3 Expert

1198 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a RCA Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...