Question about Mitsubishi VS-60603 60" Rear Projection Television

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Mitsubishi VS-60603 60

Hello,

I recently had a power outage. My tv will now only allow me to switch inputs from Ant -A to Ant - B. None of the other inputs are accessible. Normally Ant-A is where i view my cable, but now i only get audio and the screen is black.

OH, also the tv just shut itself of after 5-10 minutes of being on with audio but no visual. All of these problems from a storm??? UGHHHHH!!!!!!

Thank you in advance for sharing your time and knowledge.



Best Regards,
Nigel

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  • wielandjo Jul 04, 2008

    I also have a Mitsubishi VS-60603, exact same problem.  After a power fail, (yes I have a surge protector), I can only get antenna-a/antenna-b on the input mode.  Screen is black and only audio.  If I go into the menu, I see the (small) picture fine and color is fine..

    Changing the input/mode makes a 'click' in the back of the unit.  Initial guess is that a mechanical device is used to switch between input signals and this device has worn out.  just a guess....

    Nigel, since we have the same  problem, have you found a solution?

    Thanks.
    JohnW

  • Anonymous Jul 15, 2008

    please turn off and unplug it for 24 hours then plug it back in and do not try to turn it on at that moment.let it set while it resits it self.give it a few hours then tyr it.it should work.

  • cjc8 Mar 03, 2009

    Had the same problem, Mitsub. didn't know how to fix it nor did they have an owners manual. The solution that "guest" provides was a MIRACLE! It worked!!!!! After 2 weeks of messing with it and endless hours unplugging and reconecting everything and letting it sit unplugged and so on and so on the Menu, Setup, Enter, AV Conn, Enter, AV Net, Basic, Lock Inp. 1, No, Menu was simple and it worked!!!! Thank You! You have made me a very happy person! You ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • angela_137 Apr 21, 2009

    Thank you so much...this did the trick after weeks of weeks of not being able to watch the tv.

  • kristi1508 May 11, 2010

    We could kiss you!!!! After months of not being able to get the picture in picture off this fixed the problem. Thanks so much!!

  • wielandjo May 11, 2010

    I have tried the recommended soution to 'reset' my VS-60603 by pulling the plug for 24 hours, then waiting 5 hours after plugging it in before turning it on.  STILL THE SAME PROBLEM...

    Has anyone else come up with a solution that works?  I have a copy of the scam's if anyone wants to contact me..  As soon as I get some time on my hands, I will dig into my set and track this thing down but that may not be till next month..

    jw

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This was the perfect solution..my whole family thanks you for this information. It worked in two seconds!!

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

  • lmahlstede May 01, 2011

    Thanks my son stole our extention cord that all of our equipment was plugged into. My husband saw it and flipped! After an hour of his ranting I decided to google it. It was fixed in seconds. Thank you!

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After waiting 90 days for an answer, I found it on another web site.  (what does that say for the 'experts' here?)  Nigel, if you still have the TV, here is the SOLUTION.  (and it works!!!) - The problem has to do with a memory chip that goes flakey...  Each time you lose power from now on, you will have to do the following:  (not that bad, tape it to the TV)

Using the remote that came with the television.

Press “Menu”

Scroll yellow to “Setup”

Press “Enter”

Scroll yellow to “AV Connection”

Press “enter”

Scroll yellow to right side of “AV Network”

Select “Basic”

Scroll yellow to right side of “Locked to Input 1”

Select “No”

Press “Menu” over and over to exit

Now press “Input” for your input selections.

ENJOY....

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

  • Dean Stewart
    Dean Stewart May 23, 2011

    Dear Guest,

    Our VS-60603 had the same issue.

    Your solution worked perfectly!!
    Go to Menu > Setup > AV Connections (Select Home Theater) > "Locked to Input 1", select "No" or "Off".

    TYVM!!!
    Dean

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YOU are THE MAN !!!!! this solution worked !!! I have repaired the motherboard twice form bad FETS and this I had no idea how to fix, I almost dropped $2K on a new HD but this saved me for a while. my familly and especially my wife thank you !!!.
awesome.
Dave C

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