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You seem to have what is called error diffusion. Either call samsung about it and arange service or do it on samsung.com. What kind of warranty do you have? Depending on your date of purchase you might be able to get samsung to help cover it or pay for it all.

Samsung SP-S4243... | Answered on Dec 06, 2018


No, you cant. I have 2 tvs just like yours but the LN model is newer than the SP model tv. I have the same problem, my LN tv has a cracked screen and the other SP model is good

Samsung SP-S4243... | Answered on Feb 15, 2016


u may have a bad y-sub board , it is normal on plasmas

Samsung SP-S4243... | Answered on Jan 18, 2014


Contact the dealer for LG. They can provide it to you.

Samsung SP-S4243... | Answered on May 05, 2013


Change the voltage regulator 5m0380r

Samsung SP-S4243... | Answered on Dec 19, 2012


abnormal picture is usually going to be Y or X or Logic board for samsungs but in depth troubleshooting will be required for assistance you can send a email to [email protected] they can help you properly diagnose what might be happening with the set.

Samsung SP-S4243... | Answered on Aug 09, 2012


Samsung SP-S4243 Television

You can download a pdf copy of the manual at the link below. Click on or copy and paste the link into your browser and save the document on your computer. The document opens with Adobe Reader.
http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/201105/20110502125808069/BN68-00991J-00Eng_110502.pdf

Samsung SP-S4243... | Answered on Nov 12, 2011


Sounds like the cable box is outputting in 4:3 rather than 16:9, it should also output in either 720p or 1080i/1080p. Check the settings on your cable box and set them to 16:9 and 1080i/180p. If that does not rectify the problem then you need to look at the settings on your Samsung

Samsung SP-S4243... | Answered on Jan 03, 2011


your av board possibly may have crapped out

Samsung SP-S4243... | Answered on Dec 21, 2010


I had a similar problem with my 42 in Philips LCD HDTV.



Here was the problem. My Power Supply Board had several bad capacitors. I opened my TV (warranty was expired of course) and found four bulged capacitors. Many electronics companies were sold capacitors that failed in 2-5 years instead of 10-20. The capacitors fail prematurely due to a lack of preservatives. Unfortunately, they were installed in all sorts of devices and cause a wide range of failure problems.


Here are some options for you.

1. Have it fixed by a professional

2. Open your TV and find PSB. Check for faulty caps. If you find some (bulged or leaking) bad caps replace the entire board.

3. Remove and then replace individual faulty caps. This takes some soldering skill.

Caps are inexpensive and if you can take care of it yourself it will save you hundreds.


I have a tip/tutorial on this site that may also help. It gives step by step instructions for replacing caps on PSB #715t2432-2. If this is your board you are in luck. It's called: Fixing the Philips Turns/shuts off on its own problem.


Hope this helps and Good luck.


Kaufman605

Samsung SP-S4243... | Answered on Dec 11, 2010


call service center
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Samsung SP-S4243... | Answered on Dec 04, 2010

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