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NEC Plasma PX-42VM5HA - turns on but shows vertical black and white bars across the screen with no other response from buttons on display or remote. Powered off for a while but still remains,

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One of the module in the main board has a problem try to contact the service center.

Posted on Oct 14, 2010

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  • fixya554 Oct 14, 2010

    how can i find out ON MY OWN which "module" is at fault? this would have to be a universal error image indicating a specific problem, or no? I purchased the service manual, but does not describe this particular problem or anything close to it.

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    Noel Jucutan Oct 14, 2010

    still if you locate the defective module you cannot purchased it in the electronic shop its better to ask the service center about that because that module is very sensitive in the service center they will give a warranty.

  • fixya554 Oct 14, 2010

    Sounds like you are a service center yourself...
    Service center closest to me is almost 2 hours away and they want to charge $150 to look at it. I would really like to fix it myself or know that it is fixable or trash. I assume fixable because the panel is still lighting up and displaying colors - the black and white bars have pixel wide rainbow colors bordering them. Why can I not purchase the module on-line? I'm sure it would be available somewhere in the world...

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    Noel Jucutan Oct 14, 2010

    no im not from the service center as a technician we have limitation to bec if you have purchased a module and connect to your plasma and it work we are not sure how long it will take in the service center they have all the tools and gadgets to test those defective parts before they will give it to you.



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