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Crackling sound 50' panasonic viera

There is a crackling sound coming from the tv which was bought about 5 weeks this a defective speaker system or something wrong with the audio connectin?

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  • argock Jul 25, 2008

    A crackling, popping sound occurs randomly on my Panasonic 42in plasma TV. What gives -- there is no rhyme or reason as to when it occurs.

  • Mendette Jul 25, 2008

    Same problem here. It's only about 5 weeks old. Just started last night.

  • Anonymous Aug 22, 2008

    Same problem. First the TV used to shut itself off randomly now it snaps, crackles and pops.

  • rbaron76 Sep 11, 2008

    I have a new 50" Panasonic Viera, have had it since the new model came out in April/08. Just lately within the past 5 weeks my TV has started with this random pop sound. Sometimes I won't hear anything for hours, other times I hear it every 5 minutes. I bought Panasonic Viera because I heard it was the best... It's starting to get annoying...


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Check out this article. This guy had the exact same problem, and got it fixed...

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

  • rbaron76 Sep 15, 2008

    From the article linked in the solution:

    "I have Panasonic th50px77u plasma. I noticed an electronic noise coming from the back on the set. I noticed it was coming from the upper left hand side (as you look at it from in front of it).

    I called Panasonic and then called a local service company. They came out and opened it up and we heard the noise and isolated it to the “SS” board. They tried spraying it with some liquid plastic to resolve it. No luck they ordered the part which took about 10 days and installed it today. All seems fine now so far.

    What they replaced was an “xboard” as they called it. The old part was TNpa4187 ss board. The new part was PN txnss1hmtujs SS board and it looks like a small mother board."


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