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When i turn the tv on the screen is green and green lines over it. Then the tv turns itself off and back on again. It is an artos MF premium Metz Television. Please help Yvonne

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Hi,

HERE ARE FEW TROUBLESHOOTING STEPS YOU CAN TRY:

ONE: Check the line cord. Wiggle both ends near the molded part.
TWO:Do a hard reset by unpluging all the cords for 4hrs and then plug it back.
THREE:Go into the OSD and make sure the settings are correct for the mode you are using it

FOUR:The whacking test is to just bang or smack the set with your hand on the back, side, top, etc., to see if there are loose connections or cold solder joints inside that are acting up. If so, the banging should knock them back to normal and the set should restore. You might have to use some creative banging and some have had to put a book or magazine under one corner to torque the chassis enough to get it to work reliably.

After the above you still have the green screen you may need a service tech. I have never seen service on a large set of this kind to be less than $200; usually more. In this case, if the reset and double checking all the function settings does not solve the problem I suspect it is a video driver problem. I would expect the service charge to be on the low side or in the $250 area.

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Try to disconnect cables from the back of tv except the power cable, turn it back on. if issue persist there is a problem with the bulb, try reseating bulb/lamp. then power it back on.

Posted on Apr 06, 2008

  • Edgar Allan Pagayona
    Edgar Allan Pagayona Apr 06, 2008

    try this as well



    Get into the service menu of the TV by pressing both the + and - buttons
    under the front flap of the TV and switch the TV on at the same time (not
    from standby but cold). Keep the 2 buttons pressed until the service menu
    shows up and then press 'initialize Eprom' at the initial menu, this should
    reset anything untoward back to factory levels.

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