Question about LG 42PX5D 42 in. Plasma HDTV

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Viore 42 I have a 42" Viore Plasma Monitor and the picture is perfect on 1080i or HD but for some reason when it is on 480i or regular cable broadcast, I get a real hazy white picture. You can still see the picture but again it is hazy white. Any ideas? Please. I just need to know what part I need to replace. I believe I can do it myself. FYI I am sure it is the monitor and not the cable box because I get the same problem when trying to watch DVD's. Thanks again. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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  • miles77 Jul 30, 2008

    No the are both independent of one another. I actually have separate component cables for both units. One is component 1 and the other is component 2.

  • miles77 Jul 30, 2008

    No I haven't tried that yet. I do usually have the DVD player on since it also serves as my audio. Well come to think of it I believe we have tried to play a DVD without the Cable box on. I'll double check that tonight though.

  • miles77 Jul 30, 2008

    Central High I appreciate your help. I will try a few things tonight and see where that gets me. I will follow up with you tomorrow and let you know what I find out. Again thanks.

  • miles77 Aug 01, 2008

    Alright CH. I tried disconnecting the components one at a time and the problem persists. I am certain it is probably a board (ZSUS maybe) but I don't really have any expertise in this area. Again the picture is hazy white when viewing from 480i. I guess I am the first person to experience this because I cannot find anyone familar with this situation. Any new info is greatly appreicated!

  • Ken Jones
    Ken Jones May 11, 2010

    Have you tried turning the components not in use off while running either the cable or the dvd?

  • Ken Jones
    Ken Jones May 11, 2010

    Is your cable box going through the DVD player?

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Thanks for the help CH. I appreciate it greatly. Maybe I should try a new cable box altogether. Might not hurt.

Thanks again.

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It sounds like you are getting interference. It could be coming from another unit you are using (in other words the tv is receiving signal from both the dvd and the cable box at the same time). It could also be a problem with the wiring. A simple electrical burst or move of the tv could have actually disabled both connections. Let's hope it is that because the solutions get more expensive from there.

CH

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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    Ken Jones Aug 01, 2008

    There is one other likely cause I can think of. That is a bad connector. The cables may be good. But one of the connectors that attach the cables to the devices you are using may be bad. It is either connectivity of interference and it seems you have ruled everything else out already. Sorry I could not be of more assistance.



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