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Random Side Panel Inputs

I have a Panasonic TV with a panel on the side that controls the volume and picture and sound properties (contrast, brightness, colour etc.) among other things. Recently, the TV started taking random inputs from that panel at completely random times. When it happens, any signals from the remote control are received but no longer have any affect on the television. Do you have any idea which board controls the inputs from the side panels? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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    Calum Smith May 10, 2014

    Hi Shaun, thanks for the reply! Yeah, I thought it might be a main board problem... :(. I'm planning on taking the back off and having a look when I get the chance. I'll have a look for the firmware update as well. Thanks again!

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You either have a bad Main board or simply a bad touch control button in other word one of your side buttons is defective and it is blocking any other signal to the main board, but usually its a bad main board. In some cases ther is a FIRMWARE update from Panasonic, you may want to call Panasonic or check there website for any type of FIRMWArE UPDATE.

Posted on May 10, 2014

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    Calum Smith May 10, 2014

    Hi Shaun, thanks for the reply! Yeah, I thought it might be a main board problem... :(. I'm planning on taking the back off and having a look when I get the chance. I'll have a look for the firmware update as well. Thanks again!

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SOURCE: Panasonic Plasma no sound, can't change channel

Yes the control board would definitely be the offender here. But a word of caution. Oftenj when this board goes 2 other boards are also compromised and not always obvious at the time people think they can just swap the board out.
It went for a reason, not just old age. So it is better and cheaper in the long run to get a professional to check it out.

Also from a safety aspect, this is the High Tension area of the TV. Also be aware that radiation of the X type is in abundance at the rear of the tube. The TV must be grounded when opening ( but my advice is dont!) Let the professional do it

Posted on Sep 18, 2009

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When this kind of a problem appears it is usually due to a malfunctioning microprocessor IC . The IC cannot be replaced and the board has to be replaced as a whole. Replacement board should run you about 100$. I can find you a replacement if you are interested in fixing it.

Sai.

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Hello lily liver,
The problem with the television not being able to receive signal from the remote seems not to be too strange a problem as these devices can come up with mind bursting problems.
The problem with the television simply is from the sensor of the television. There is a metal that holds the televisions sensor so as for it to be able to receive signal from the remote. The metals could be rusty and break off the position where it is meant to be and would be having partial contact on the main board of the television.
The entire control panel is also linked to this sensor board, that is why it acts funny once in a while. The best thing to do is to have the control panel on the television replaced as well as the sensor light on the television. It is no longer receiving signal properly from the remote.
Resetting the television could last only for a period of time, therefore, the lasting solution to the problem is simply for you to have the control panel of the television replaced as well as the remote sensor that is in the television.
The solution to the problem is simply for you to replace the control board and the sensor of the television. That would solve the problem for you.
Hope this information was helpful in solving the problem. All the best Elect_Comp

Posted on Sep 02, 2011

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SOURCE: the volume stuck on max volume and will not respond to remorol or side panels

Some buttons on remote or on control panel is stuck. Look for it and try releasing them. Remove batteries from Remote and try adjustment from control panel. If problem persists, it might need attention by a qualified service technician.

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