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The 42" Maxent has had the poser supply, also the

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Plasma tvs have horizontal and vertical buffer boards. There are two on the bottom and two on the sides. Without the buffer boards only partial sections of the screen will show picture (even though entire panel is "on"). You need to pin-point the buffer that is responsible and replace it. There are microcontrollers on these with molded heatsinks and are next to impossible to repair, thus a board swap will be needed. You can identify a burnt buffer by the smell (first step) and marks near the microcontrollers (second step)

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    Andrew P. Mar 17, 2011

    By "two on the sides" i meant to state there are TWO on ONE and bottom controllers

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    Andrew P. Mar 17, 2011

    I would like to also add that this is why plasmas are difficult for repair, because once a single component blows they daisy chain down the boards and create these types of problems. (Fix one, up comes another)



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