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Plasma tv vertical lines

My plasma tv has white vertical lines over the picture. what is wrong and how much might it be to fix? thanks!

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  • texanladyatl Dec 08, 2007

    One stationary 2 inch vertical white rectangle, about a foot long from the bottom of the screen. Never goes away, never moves.

    What is wrong with this Plama TV.

    It's a Toshiba 50HPX95

  • warrior___uk Feb 12, 2009

    I had v line right down the center of my toshiba 42"...
    after 18 months.. just had it replaced with an LG 42 " lcd and already seeing the virtical line after about 3-4 weeks of buying this ew TV...
    I'm thinking it may be something to do with 1 of my 3 HDMI equipments...
    SKY HD, and Upscaling DVD player, And a PS3.
    or it could be a faulty Cable causeing this...



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I am getting a vertical green line on my lg 50 incs is the screen or have you a solution

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    Is it worth getting fixed or just buy a new plasma




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Sounds like the logic board

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I am getting vertical color lines on my plasma tv. whats wrong?

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Does these lines show up when you are in the menu? If so I would say that your logic board is defective. If the lines are not present in the menu you should look at replacing the main board. The good thing is, your panel is just fine.

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