Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection Television Logo
Art Turo Posted on Feb 01, 2007
Answered by a Fixya Expert

Trustworthy Expert Solutions

At Fixya.com, our trusted experts are meticulously vetted and possess extensive experience in their respective fields. Backed by a community of knowledgeable professionals, our platform ensures that the solutions provided are thoroughly researched and validated.

View Our Top Experts

PT-47WX49 - Pink wavy horizontal lines

I have been having this issue for about a year now. My only 'temporary' fix has been to switch my cable box setting back and forth from 480p to 1080i ...back and forth whenever the lines show up. Some days I can go all day with either setting and some days I may have to switch a few times. I know it is not my STB since I can get the same lines during DVD play which is using a component input just as the STB.I even changed out he STB just in case. I am assuming that the component inputs are failing somehow. What is odd is I thought maybe it might be a heat issue but I can turn the TV on after being off all night and have the pink wavy lines from the get go. Anyone know what might be happening?

  • Art Turo Feb 01, 2007

    So will this set everything back to default then?
    All my settings? Even convergence settings?

  • Art Turo Feb 01, 2007

    Will the is basically set my TV back to default then? Even my convergence settings and all?
    Guess I better get down to writing all my settings down!

×

1 Answer

Anonymous

Level 3:

An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

All-Star:

An expert that got 10 achievements.

MVP:

An expert that got 5 achievements.

President:

An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master 1,284 Answers
  • Posted on Feb 01, 2007
Anonymous
Master
Level 3:

An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

All-Star:

An expert that got 10 achievements.

MVP:

An expert that got 5 achievements.

President:

An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

Joined: Jan 21, 2007
Answers
1284
Questions
1
Helped
498703
Points
3271

Try doing a reset of the TV first. On Panasonics this is done with the TV on and then pressing on the POWER and ACTION (on the fron of the TV only) buttons at the same time until the screen blanks out or a diagnostic screen appears. Once you do this all custom functions (color,tint,channel memory) will be back to factory defaults.

Add Your Answer

×

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

0helpful
1answer

Sony bravia internet tv has a pink horizontal band across the screen

If the line is Horizontal then you deffinantly have a cable issue, replace the cable and that should do it, if it continues the problem could be in the port itself, if using HDMI switch to VGA or composite to test this theory. please keep me posted.
2helpful
1answer

Panasonic pt-50lc13 small wavy lines

Look to see if it happens on the rear audio and video inputs--that will narrow down where the problem is.

Be aware this model was RECALLED and all original owners were supposed to have the set replaced a few years ago.

Also rule out the signal---if using a cable box connect the cable without it directly to the coax fitting---box can cause this---stranger things have happened.
1helpful
2answers

I have pink and green wavy lines. Most pronounced at the bottom of the screen.

Ur tv have a problems known as a convergence problems,it dead.The tv have colors lines R,G,B mis alignments anywhere in the pictures,have colors shadows pictures or 3D pictures look alike?The tv convergence board have dead 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors too.These parts on the tv convergence board,must be replaced to solved the tv pictures convergence problems.The shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.
0helpful
1answer

My Panasonic rear projection TV color is off

hello it sound like convergance ic might be the trouble it's a big job to do yourself a lot of testing and a lot of desoldering and soldering get a quote from an engineer

regards
shaun
0helpful
1answer

Wavy dark lines

Are the lines fine diagional across the screen and are they black in color.
0helpful
1answer

Help problems with Panasonic PT-47WX49

Can you post a picture of what your screen looks like and I will try an assist you with the problem.
0helpful
1answer
0helpful
1answer

Panasoic PT-47WX49E

http://home.earthlink.net/~oleg.filippov/ConvergenceFix.htm
http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html
0helpful
1answer

Horizontal lines on start up

I get the exact same issue, exepct now it never clears up. I have tried to find someone to come look at it but no one does "house calls" anymore and everyone I call makes it sound so easy to just toss this beast in a car and bring it in. One of the repair techs said the issue sounded like the board had been zapped by a lighting surge...but of course there was no way to be sure unless I brought the set in.
1helpful
1answer

Horizontal lines when I first turn on my Pansonic 51" PT-51HW41 Projection TV

It's probably failing capacitors, does it squeal while this is happening?
Not finding what you are looking for?

153 views

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Panasonic Televison & Video Experts

 Grubhead
Grubhead

Level 3 Expert

5755 Answers

Grand Canyon Tech
Grand Canyon Tech

Level 3 Expert

3867 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

6688 Answers

Are you a Panasonic Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...