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ViewSonic TV sound but no picture

I have a 32 inch view sonic tv which had sound but no picture, is there a way to solve this issue, I have called view sonic but they were of no help.

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  • dkomher Aug 24, 2008

    I have the same problem as westcoast.-NO picture(video) I have tried dvd's,wii game console,sound and no video.Using the remote(audio,change of channel,any menu) I should get video on the screen.Only get black.What else could be tried?

  • idn3o Mar 02, 2009

    the same thing here ...clules what to do with this

  • rinsko Mar 20, 2009

    son was playing ps3 he heard a sound and the picture went blank there is sound but you cant see anything and you cant turn off the game console

  • stuartt_629 Mar 20, 2009

    I have a Viewsonic 32" LCD n3246w. Until tonight it worked perfectly but now I get sound but no picture on the freeview channels. Anybody help?

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I have same problem (power light is on, and I have sound, but no picture ) and found that a small capacitor on back of power supply is blown. Seems to be common problem. But viewsonic doesnt stock. Part number is b-00005352 and im trying to find one too

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

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SOURCE: ViewSonic TV sound but no picture

If an LCD TV has sound but no picture do the following:

Use the source button to ensure that source is not set to the wrong input.

Try unplugging power cord for ten minutes, to ensure it is not a setting problem.

Check all the video cables at the back of TV.

Check Light /Color settings.

If problem persist and does not depend on external receiver or settings, then it is likely an internal fault.

If it has sound but no picture then one of the following parts is faulty, and must be tested and replaced:

Theinverter is the high voltage board that provides variable power to thebacklight lamp. This is the most common. When inverter is faulty youcan get no picture, or a very dim picture that can only be seen bypointing a torch light with a 45 degree angle on the LCD surface fromvery near distance.
The inverter must be tested by reading voltages with a multimeter.

The LCD ribbon cable/LCD display and connectors.
Thisis quite uncommon, but happens. If the TV had been hit or moved the LCDcable may have slipped out, or the LCD connector may be damaged.

The LCD controller board.
Thisis the board that controls the video signal, it is difficult to test,as there is need to read determined values on IC pins. To test thisboard you need to purchase a service manual and follow thetroubleshooting diagrams on service manual.

Input/Output Signal boards.
This are the boards where youconnect the video and audio cables, if a signal board is defective,then you may get no picture on particular inputs located on faultyboard.

If under warranty contact the manufacturer ringing the number on the user manual.

If you want to repair at your own expenses, just locate any good qualified repairer.

If you want to DIY you find parts here,

All: Appliance parts, electronics parts & more from PartStore.com

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If an LCD TV has sound but no picture do the following:

Use the source button to ensure that source is not set to the wrong input.

Try unplugging power cord for ten minutes, to ensure it is not a setting problem.

Check all the video cables at the back of TV.

Check Light /Color settings.

If problem persist and does not depend on external receiver or settings, then it is likely an internal fault.

If it has sound but no picture then one of the following parts is faulty, and must be tested and replaced:

Theinverter is the high voltage board that provides variable power to thebacklight lamp. This is the most common. When inverter is faulty youcan get no picture, or a very dim picture that can only be seen bypointing a torch light with a 45 degree angle on the LCD surface fromvery near distance.
The inverter must be tested by reading voltages with a multimeter.

The LCD ribbon cable/LCD display and connectors.
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The LCD controller board.
Thisis the board that controls the video signal, it is difficult to test,as there is need to read determined values on IC pins. To test thisboard you need to purchase a service manual and follow thetroubleshooting diagrams on service manual.

Input/Output Signal boards.
This are the boards where youconnect the video and audio cables, if a signal board is defective,then you may get no picture on particular inputs located on faultyboard.

If under warranty contact the manufacturer ringing the number on the user manual.

If you want to repair at your own expenses, just locate any good qualified repairer.

If you want to DIY you find parts here,

All: Appliance parts, electronics parts & more from PartStore.com

Encompass Parts Distribution

LCD/Plasma Electronic Replacement Parts: Plasma & LCD TVs, Appliances |

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