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Hi , Got a philips 42" plasma Model Number 42PFP5532D When i switch on Digital TV Appears on the screen for 3--5 seconds and if i press vol - or i get the volume menu on the screen and if i press vol and ch - i get a x on the top left hand corner , would appreate your helpp on this Thankks MNM

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  • margaretnmar Jul 21, 2008

    Hi Thanks for your reply , This is how i got the tv dont know with this problem The x comes up when i press vol + and ch - at the same time Thanks MNM

  • margaretnmar Jul 21, 2008

    Hi Thanks , when i switch on i dont get a picture or sound , just Digital TV on the screen for 3-5 seconds Thanks MNM

  • margaretnmar Jul 22, 2008

    Hi the vol seem to work fine as when i press vol - or + this will appear on the screen, But when i press ch - or + nothing appears on the screen even when i press the menu just a blank screen Thanks MNM

  • margaretnmar Jul 30, 2008

    Hi Tech, The problem is the Digital seems to be frozen..When you switch on the tv Digital TV comes up on the screen for 5 seconds..if i press vol -or+ vol menu comes up on the screen no other function works No picture or sound just a blank screen..My next step was to replace the Digital Board from a broken screen plasma same model(this is the board with the tuner on it)and now the tv works fine..so this fault is on the digital board so this is down to a faulty cconponent on this board..i understand this is now a common fault on a lot of philips plasmas and lcd TVs..Digital blocked or locked..i would like to know the fault that causes this rather changing the Digithal board every time as this can be expensive Thanks Regards Margaret

  • margaretnmar Jul 30, 2008

    Hi, TV is about 8 months old and worked fine..as this is stuck on the digital side you cant change to av so wont work on dvd or any other itim..see my last post to you Thanks Regards Margaret

  • margaretnmar Jul 30, 2008

    Hi. Tried everything the fault is on the Digital board..by replacing it cured the problem but would still like to know what the original fault is on the digital board Regards Margaret

  • margaretnmar Jul 30, 2008

    Hi Dan, I get a lot of LCD & Plasmas TVs Returns from hight street stores some faulty and some good..i buy them sold as seen no warranty so no returnns on thease itims Regards M

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Check whether TV is in analogue mode. If it is, press (A/D) menu key to switch to digital mode

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If the unit is only 8 months old, it should still be under warranty. don't waste your time. Return it for warranty service.

Dan

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

  • ABRsvcs Aug 19, 2008

    Margaret,



    Without seeing the module directly, I can't tell you the problem with it. If you can post a way I can contact you perhaps I can get the module and resolve the particular problem. Finding the underlying cause might prove to be usefull for others.



    Let me know,

    Dan

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Try pressing the Volume and the program buttons on the tv at the same time for 3-5 seconds.

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Is this a brand new TV or it worked before?
Do you have any other devices connected to the TV? such as:
DVD player, cable TV, satellite TV or OFF the air channels
Try pressing the TV button on your remote and see if that brings the video back on your TV.

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

  • Jaime Hernandez Jul 30, 2008

    If your TV is 8 months old still cover under manufacturers warranty. I would suggest to call philips and ask them for the nearest authorized service center to repair your plasma.

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Do the volume and channel buttons work fine by themselves otherwise?

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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    Is this a new tv or a new problem on an existing tv? Try unplugging it for overnight to reset it to default settings and see if the problem persists.

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Is this a new problem, or has it always displayed this "X" ?

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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    See the manual for your unit here.

    It appears that you are trying to access an option that is not available.


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SERVICE MENU SETTINGS
All system, geometry and white balance alignments are performed in production service mode. Before
starting the production mode alignments, make sure that all manual adjustments are done correctly. To
start production mode alignments enter the MENU by pressing “M” button and then press the digits 4, 7,
2 and 5 respectively. The following menu appears on the screen
There are 3 submenu in service menu. These are display, calibration and deinterlacer menus. Press
“◄/►” buttons to select a menu title and then “▲/▼” buttons to select a menu item and “◄/►” or “OK
buttons to set the menu item to the desired option. To exit the service menu press “M” button.
Entire service menu parameters of Plasma TV are listed below
13.1. display menu
By pressing “◄/►” buttons select the first icon. display menu appears on the screen.
blank color
By pressing /. button, select blank color. Press ./. button to set the blank color. The options are:
black, red, green and blue.
panel
Displays panel resolution
power on time
factory reset
By pressing /. button, select factory reset. Press “OK” button to return to the factory setting values

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Hi all could someone help me please I have a philips 42pfp5532d and its stuck in digital tv and when I press menu nothing comes on the screen . What do I need to do ??


Search or call Phillips and see how to reset the TV back to the factory settings. Sometimes its as easy as hitting a couple of keys on your remote. Good Luck

May 02, 2016 | Philips Televison & Video

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Service menu codes panasonic


I provide this information for those that are qualified and trained to do TV repair work. Entering or making changes in service mode by untrained persons can cause significant and permanent damage to your television. If you are not qualified to service your television, please DO NOT ENTER these service menu codes.

Panasonic TV's after 1996 can be set to "Serviceman Mode" with the
following remote control sequence:

-select the SET-UP icon and select CABLE mode.
-select the TIMER icon and set the SLEEP timer for 30 minutes.
-press the ACTION button twice to get out of the menus.
-change to channel 124.
-adjust the volume to minimum (0).
-Hit the VOL down button on the TV itself (not on
the remote) and a red "CHK" should appear in the upper corner.
-press the ACTION and VOLUME DOWN buttons (again, on the
TV, not the remote) you will toggle between AGING and SERVICEMAN modes.

Select Serviceman mode. The POWER button on the remote control will
select one of the five Serviceman Adjustment modes.

The modes are:

B - Serviceman VCJ SUB Adjustments. These include sub-tint,
sub-color, sub-brightness, sub-contrast, colorkiller/ABL/gamma,
audio and video adjustment, and vertical size.

C - Serviceman VCJ Cut-off adjustments. These include Red, Green
and Blue cut-off, red and blue drive, automatic fine tuning
(AFT), RF AGC (RF gain control), horizontal center, beam limit,
etc.

S - Serviceman Options Adjustments. These involce the PIP and
clock.

M - Serviceman MTS (Stereo/SAP) adjustments.

CHK - the mode you first entered. Normal picture and sound, lets
you check things over and still have a hotkey into the
service menu.

There is one more adjustment that isn't in the five modes, it's
global. When in either the yellow or red CHK mode, you can press
RECALL on the remote control to enter the purity field check mode.
This lets you select a pure white, red, green, or blue screen. A
good thing to walk away from if you just want to temporarily freak
out the floor manager, but it will be fixed as soon as the TV is
turned off. Oh well.

To get out of Serviceman mode, press ACTION and POWER on the
receiver simultaneously for at least 2 seconds. The TV will momentarily
shut off and then comes back on.


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PE77U / PX75U / PX77U / PZ700U / PZ750U
PD60U / PX6U / PX60U / PX600U
PD50U / PX50U / PX500U :


* Hold down the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA TV.
* Press the {RECALL} button 3 times on the remote.
* The Service Menu will be displayed.
* Use {1} {2} on remote to navigate main menu items.
* Use {3} {4} on remote to navigate sub-menu items.
* Use {VOL+} {VOL -} on remote to change item value.
* Write down all values before changing
Once a value is changed, THE CHANGE IS MADE.
* Power off to exit service mode and save.
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PA25UP / PD25UP / PX25UP :


* Using the remote control:
* Press the {MENU} button.
* Set "Antenna A" to "Cable".
* Select "Timer" menu and set sleep timer to 30 min.
* Press {OK} twice to exit menus.
* Tune to channel 124.
* Press and hold {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA TV.

"CHK" appears in on top-left corner followed by 5 letter/numbers
(which are the cumulative hours in hex numbers)

* While the "CHK" is displayed, press the {OK} and {VOL+} buttons
ON THE TV simultaneously to toggle between Modes:

?ƒ?¢?¢?€??¬?¢?'¬? Red "CHK" for Serviceman ?ƒ?¢?¢?€??¬?¢?'¬? Yellow "CHK" for Aging ?ƒ?¢?¢?€??¬?¢?'¬?

* Press the {POWER} button on the remote to select one of the six
Serviceman Adjustments Modes.

A. MTS ADJUSTMENT
B. CLOCK ADJUSTMENT
C. VIDEO ADJUSTMENT
D. HDEF ADJUSTMENT
E. VDEF ADJUSTMENT
F. DAF ADJUSTMENT
G. OTHER ADJUSTMENT

* Press {CH+} {CH -} on the remote to select the settings
on each of Service Adjustment Modes.

Write down the original values before modifying anything.
It's easy to erroneously adjust the wrong item.

* Press {VOL+} {VOL -} on the remote to change values.
* Press the {POWER} button on the TV to exit the service menu.
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LCDs / CRTs / RPTVs :

* Hold down the {VOL -} button ON THE TV.
* Press the {RECALL} button 3 times on the remote.
* The Service Menu will be displayed.
* Use {1} {2} on remote to navigate main menu items.
* Use {3} {4} on remote to navigate sub-menu items.
* Use {VOL+} {VOL -} on remote to change item value.
* Write down all values before changing
Once a value is changed, THE CHANGE IS MADE.
* Power off to exit service mode and save.


Model PT45LC12:

1. Press and hold Vol Dn on center panel and press recall button on remote until Work Mode is displayed on screen.
2. Press and hold Vol Dn on TV and Swap button button on remote until Factory Adjust is displayed on the screen
3. Use Channel Dn button to select Digital and press the Action button.
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PROJECTORS :

* Press the {MENU} button.
* Go to "Options" menu.
* Highlight "OSD".
* Then press and hold the {ENTER} button,
until the Service Menu is displayed.
* Press the {MENU} button to exit.

on Apr 29, 2015 | Panasonic Televison & Video

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Television factory resets


Factory Resets / modes

For all listed procedures, start with TV on, in TV mode, unless otherwise instructed. After procedure is complete, unplug set and re-plug in to finish reset.

If more than one procedure is listed for a given manufacturer, try the different ones until you see which one works for your set.

Coby:****************************************-

Enter menu, hi-lite "audio" then enter 8893

mode/source 2580 select "other setting",select "shipment" then yes, after it exits service menu you need to power set off.



Dynex ****************************************-

source/input 2580

hold vol down on tv and hold #1 button on remote, vol will jump to halfway and set shuts off. Turn back on have 1st time setup screen.

source/input 2580

menu 1999 (tv is on)



Element ****************************************

menu 0000

menu 1147


Haier ******************************************

pull up menu, hi-lite "audio" then enter 8893




Hisense *****************************************

In customer menu go to"Parental" enter 0000 then select"Clean All" then power the set off and back on and first time setup menu will be there.

For some models, same as above model except in menu it is labeled "Lock"



Insignia *****************************************-

input 2580 (tv is on)



Mitsubishi ****************************************

Menu 123 or menu 2470 (tv is on)



Panasonic

Hold vol- on TV, press and hold menu button on remote



Philips ******************************************

Push menu, select"Features"then select"current software info" push 062596-info on remote then push info again then red"initialize appears and changes color then complete. Push power button to exit

TV is on,push 062596-info on remote,then push info again, red"initialized"appears it turns green when completed, then push power button to exit

Polariod *****************************************-

Hold vol- and chan- or hold vol+ and chan+ (tv is on)



Proscan ******************************************

In customer menu go to setup,select parental control menu, enter 0000 then select "clear channel list".



RCA *******************************************-

Menu 1147



Sanyo *******************************************

hold vol down on TV, press and hold #1 button on remote, vol will jump to halfway and set shuts off. Turn back on have 1st time setup screen.



Samsung *****************************************-

Mute 182 power (tv is off)
(On some models, Factory Reset is on this menu, on some, you must go into the "Options" submenu



Seiki ********************************************-

Menu 0000



Sharp ********************************************
(Note - On Sharp models, you will need to look through the menus to find the reset option)

menu 1999

menu, 3481

menu 1147

while holding vol- & input buttons on tv plug in set when "k" appears push vol- & chan-



Sony *********************************************

Hold "arrow up" on remote and push power button on tv (tv is on)




Symphony *****************************************-

Source/input 2580




Toshiba ******************************************-

on Menu, select "Installation", then "System Information" press the right arrow button, ("System Information" will change to "Factory Reset" or something similar) follow on-screen instructions



Vision Quest ***************************************-
Source/input 2580



Vizio ********************************************

In customer menu under "Help" tab is Factory Default enter 0000

Vestel (most):
Menu 4725 then select "RESET"

Samsung (European):
Power off, Info - Menu - Mute - Power, then find factory reset and execute option.

LG/Zenith:
Hold MENU on TV and MENU on remote for 5~10 seconds, then select reset option.

NEC:
While powering on hold "MENU" or "INPUT" on TV, depending on model. (Only disables error lock out/buffer and puts TV in temporary service mode.)
To reset to factory, on remote, Off Timer - Menu - Exit - Off Timer, then select reset option.


Vizio Service Menu Method 1
1.Turn The TV off.
2.Press and hold the {CH +} & {CH -} buttons on the TV.
3.Then press and release the {POWER} button on the TV.
4.Release the {CH +} & {CH -} buttons.
5.Now press the {MENU} button on the remote.
6.You should get your regular menu up, but with a "F" in the bottom right corner of the menu (This is for factory).
7.Press and hold the {MENU} button for few seconds.
8.The Service Menu will be displayed.
Vizio Service Menu Method 2
1.Turn The TV off.
2.Press and hold the {CH +} & {CH -} buttons on the TV.
3.Then press and hold the {POWER} button on the TV.
4.Keep all three buttons pressed for few seconds.
5.Now press the {MENU} button on the remote.
6.You should get your regular menu up, but with a "F" in the bottom right corner of the menu (This is for factory).
7.Press and hold the {MENU} button for few seconds.
8.The Service Menu will be displayed.
Vizio Service Menu Method 3
1.Press and hold the {EXIT} button on the remote for 3 seconds then release it.
2.Then press the {1} {2} {3} buttons on the remote.
3.To exit, press the {EXIT} button.
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GV42L FHDTV10A / JV50 / SV42 / SV320XVT / SV370XVT / SV420M / SV470M / SV420XVT1A / SV470XVT1A /
VECO320L1A / VO22L / VO32 / VO37 / VO47L / VOJ320 / VOJ370 / VP322 / VP42 HDTV20A / VP422 / VS420LF1A /
VU42 / VW32 / VW37 / VW42 / VX20 / VX32 / VX37 HDTV10A /VX42

Push "Menu" on remote and then push "Vol-" and "Input" on keypad

GV46 / P50HDM / P50HDTV10A

Press "Ch-" and "Ch+" buttons together once on keypad

GV42 / L42 / VP42HDTV10A / VP50 / VX37

Press and release "Menu" on keypad. Hold "Ch-" and "Ch+" buttons on keypad, then hold "Menu" on remote.

P42

Hold "Ch+" and "Ch-" along with "Power" on keypad. OSD will show "F" on right bottom portion of OSD.

VM60P

Press "Info" on remote, then press "Right Arrow," "Down Arrow," "Left Arrow," "Up Arrow," "Right Arrow."
The TV will show "Enter Factory Mode." Press "Menu" after message disappears and go do to "Setup."

GV47

Press "Menu" then press the following combination: "Info," "8," "2," "0," "6."

SV420M / SV470M / VF550M / VF550XVT1A / VF551XVT / VL260M / VL320M / VL420M / VL470M / VO320E /
VO320EP8 / VO370M / VO420E / VP504 / VP505

Press "Menu," and then press "2," "4," "8," "9."

SV420M / SV470M / VF550M / VF550XVT1A / VF551XVT / VL260M / VL320M / VL420M / VL470M / VO320E /
VO320EP8 / VO370M / VO420E / VP504 / VP505

Press "Menu," and then press "2," "4," "8," "9."

VA19 / VA22LF / VA220E / VA26

Press "Menu" and then press the following combination: "0," "6," "2," "5," "9," "6"

VA320E / VA320M / VA370M / VT420M / VT470M

Press "Menu" and then press the following combination: "1," "9," "9," "1"

VW22 / VS370E

Press "Mute" once OR "-" twice (the dash next to the "0") and then press the following combination: "9," "8," "7," "6"

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on Apr 23, 2015 | Televison & Video

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My 42 inch philips (42PFP5532D) has blank screen but blue light to show its on but nothing on screen :(


just let me know if their is a sound when you turn on the tv then the only problem is black screen. if you can get sound tried to press the channel up/down button let see if you can get a channel. if you hear that receive channel that was mean the problem is either the screen back light get busted or the power inverter is defective. hope this can help good luck.

Nov 02, 2012 | Televison & Video

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How to reset my Tv Plasa Philips model 42PFP5532D to factory (hard reset) ?


To reset to the factory default settings, press and hold down the MENU key on the side of the TV set for 5 seconds. A menu will appear on the screen with language and etc. If you want to, set everything like it was your first time with the tv.

May 26, 2011 | Televison & Video

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Parental lock code has been lost how can i unlock and reset code


Without a model number I'll have to list several solutions.

Push Vol Down and Chan Up on the set at the same time, Then go to password screen and enter 0000.

Reduce Vol to minimum and hold Vol Down on set and Vol Down on remote.

Hold Vol Down on TV while pushing "TV" button on remote for 3 seconds.

With TV OFF, press and hold Vol Down on TV and "Clear" on remote for five (5) seconds.

Press "Menu" button on TV and "TV" button on remote for 3 seconds.
Some models use the Vol Down button on remote instead of "TV" button on remote.

With Remote go to Parental Menu and enter 2211 for code.

Go to parental Menu and press Mute, Display, Clear, Reset in sequence on the Remote.

Press "Menu" button on the set and Vol Down on Remote for 3 to 5 seconds.

With remote go to parental screen and press Chan Up and Vol Up on the front of set for 3 to 5 seconds.

Jun 05, 2010 | RCA DRD485RG DirecTV DTV Receiver

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Picture comes on for split second


Hi.

Are you sure this is not on somthing like hide screen mode?

I am not responsible for any damage.

-K.R.

"I know what I know because I know what to do!"

Feb 07, 2010 | Philips 42 in. Plasma TV

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Philips 42PFP5532D/ MAKES THE NORMAL CLICKING NOISE WHEN YOU TURN IT ON . BUT IT CLICKS BACK OF AGAIN SO YOU DONT EVEN GET A PICTURE ALL YOU GET IS THE RED STANDBYE LIGHT FLASHING DO YOU NO WHAT THE...


philips tv's test them selves when turned on if something is wrong it shuts down you need a tech to determine your problem more than likely it is you power supply

Sep 18, 2009 | Philips 42PFP5332D 42 in. Plasma...

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I have a phillips plasma tv. model 42pfp5532d/05. i canot tune in the digital channels. what do i need to do ?


to get digital, you need to do the autoprogram or channel scan.. then it will find them and add them to your channel. point your antenna toward your towers and re-scan the channels. if you want digital cable, you need a cablecard (where applicable) or cablebox to decode..

Feb 18, 2009 | Zenith P42W46X 42 in. Plasma EDTV

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No Pictre, Flashing Power LED - Philips 42PFP5532D Plasma


These blinks [flashes] are fault indication (Error Codes). From the number of blinks occur at one time switch ON, you can get an idea about the faulty circuit section inside it. This will make repair easy. These are called blinking codes. Make sure about the exact number of blinking of the standby/power LED, by switching On & OFF the set, for at least two times. Count it carefully. If you wish to get some details, check the site linked here. It has details about blinking codes, and fault locating procedure, to many popular brand TVs and other devices. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
Blinking codes details of many popular brand TVs are given. Surf the site with patience. If blinks continue without any pause, the main board is faulty.
Counting of number of blinks to Philips TVs is entirely different to that of other brand TVs. It is not a direct count procedure. The site have details about how to count the number of LED blinks [Fault Codes] to Philips brand TVs are given; along with details of the faulty circuit location.
Search the site by type in the "brand name" to your device, in the "Search box at the top right of the display window of the Homepage" to get gathered related posts.

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