After a short pop the screen went blank. There was the smell of electrical burning. I unplugged all the equipment. After a few minutes plugged the equipment, i.e. plasma, cable box, receiver, and dvd. All other equipment turned back on and appears operational except for the plasma. Light comes on showing power, but no picture. If it was just not receiving a signal, a screen saver would be on on the screeen showing no signal. Any suggestions?
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Re: Plasma screen went blank.
It could be a few components like the tuner or the component that processes the still images to display on the plasma screen, I forget the technical name for it.
Either way you look at it, a part has clearly blown and there's no quick fix. You'll need a professional to take a look inside it to determine what's wrong with it. However, if you're confident enough to open it up, you'll most likely see burn marks where a component has burnt out.
Mind, if you open it up, not only are you putting yourself in high danger, but you'll void your warranty if you still have it left.
If you do in fact still have warranty, my only recommendation to you would be to return it under warranty.
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most likely failure of module in the tv, most likely fuse, capacitor, something burn up, find the air vents smell the area your smelling something burn up smell, if you have every smell electronic stuff burning up you will understand what i mean you will never forget that smell.
No that is a very dangerous situation. What is sounds like is you had a short that blew apart but not completely damaging the wires. You should unplug, and open it if its out of warranty and inspect the wires. If the wires are partially burned it can heat up and cause an electrical fire.
Any set is repairable. It is the question of the cost and the availability of replacement parts.
It sounds like a component overheated and blew. Most likely there will be collateral damage where other components will also be damaged.
The failure could be in the power supply, or in any of the main drive circuits in the set.
You will have to call for a service estimate. In considering the age of this set, my preference would be to go out and get a descent LCD or Plasma set. The picture quality and performance of these new sets are far superior to the one you have!
the photon charges at the back of the tv might be damaged, try to take it in to be repaired if not i suggest u buy a new one, please, please, please do not take it apart to fix it urself, alot of bad burns have happened to people who try to fix plasma tv's.
Well that pop had something to do with the power components inside the TV frying. I would have to say there is nothing you can do to repair it as its dangerous to work on such things. I wouln't waste my time bringing it to a repair shop they will probably tell you to just buy a new one.