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I purchased a Samsung 50"DLP plasma TV and a Denon theater surround aystem from Best Buy 15 months ago. About 2 weeks ago the picture starting going out but the sound would remain on. The screen has NOTHING on it when this happens, it just looks kinda gray. regardless of what remotes you use, TV, Cox, nothing comes up on the screen. whether you push input, menu or guide. nothing! The picture might come back on after a while then go out again. If I turn both the cable and TV off for awhile, aybe 30 mins to an hour the picture comes back and everything is fine or maybe 30 minutes to an hour then the picture goes out again. I have had 4 cable techs look at this in the last 10 days, they have replaced the DVR box and checked the signals and all connections, I have unplugged the system from the wall hoping it might reset, nothing! there are no other tv's in the house and this set has been hanging on the wall since day one. I called Best Buy and they offered to send a member of the Geek Squad out to look at it for $100, but stated they're not technicians but could make recommndations as to how proceed, is this even worth it? Or should I just find an authorized Samsung repair center?

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This is the problem with tv main board ,I would suggest a Sumsung authorized reapir tech do the repair.

Certainly, I can help you. I would recommend going to the following link and getting the service manual so he can see first hand disassembly instructions and testing procedures. Its only 10.99 and they email it to you shortly after purchase. The manual is a valuable resource as it will have part numbers in case you do need a new KD board. heres the link.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

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You're better off finding an authorized repair center. They told you themselves that they aren't technicians and they've never had any formal training.

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Find an authorized Samsung repair center.

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