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No Picture on Viewsonic TV

We have a 32" ViewSonic televeision. Webought this TV about 13 month ago. When I tried to turned it on tonight, the picture did not came up. The audio is okay, Remote is working but no pcture. Please help. This is our only TV set.


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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2008

    i have a 40 inch and the same thing happened to me also a viewsonic and no luck on getting it fixed just yet they say it is hard to get parts. this also happened to me at about 13 months and it has been in the shop for about 3 months now

  • caaableguy Mar 24, 2008

    Viewsonic 32". My LCD tv is 16 months old and has the same problem. It also has a high pitch squeel when it goes dark as well. Does anyone know the cost of this repair?

  • helpme5463 May 03, 2008

    Same issue. My picture appears when I turn the TV on and then goes dark.

  • Anonymous Jun 12, 2008

    Purchased a 42" lcd viewsonic about 18 months ago and when I turned on the tv last nigh...NO PICTURE. Just sound,. The remonte and tv controls do respond to channel and volume changes...just can't see anything. We unplugged tv, replaced cable wire...didn't help

  • banea_b Aug 02, 2008

    Just happened right now on my 37'' Viewsonic LCD TV. Image went black. Sound works and so does remote. Tv is about 13 months old. Powered off powered back on no image. Any help ??

  • Anonymous Aug 24, 2008

    no picture.Sound and remote work

  • dragnet Aug 25, 2008

    I also have the same problem with my 27" ViewSonic flat screen TV.  I left it off for about two weeks and the picture came back for about an hour.  Then it returned to total darkness.  Like yours, the audio and remote are fine.  Can't find anyone to fix it.  Are screwed?

  • kng4adae Dec 21, 2008

    my 32 view sonic went out 30 days after warrenty got no help from frys electronics or view sonic left it at frys said its paid for fix it and keep it i am sure someone did!

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    no picture on tv. N1800

  • evstock Jan 09, 2009

    My 32 inch ViewSonic LCD works perfectly when you turn it on, but after 5-10 minutes a high pitched squeel starts and the screen goes dark (sound still works.) I want to repair but have no idea what needs replacing...

  • Anonymous Jan 16, 2009

    no picture only audio

  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2009

    I own a viewsonic 32inch also but i didnt get any sound and no picture either, but before this happened I also noticed on the right side of the screen i was getting a green cloud....sort of a fade.....Could this be something else or is this the same problem with the power chip??

  • Rocket80 May 11, 2010


    You said your problem was a chip in the power supply. Could you be a little more specific - chip name/item number? Where did you purchase?

    Thank you




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Had a problem with 32'' viewsonic.No picture and had sound.Fix is a chip on power supply($15.00) part.I replaced and all ok now.

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Same thing happened tonight. was watching tv as usual, and then out of nowhere, tv lost picture, sound and all the rest, and then turned off a few seconds later. went onto viewsonic's website and found the self help thing, went through every single step, with no help. tv will not turn on. did it overheat or something?
whats the deal?

Posted on Jul 01, 2008


I have the same problem and I was told by a repair man to replace the main power supply or the lcd controler board. May cost about $200 to fix. Wbesite is I change the parts and tv woks fine.

Posted on Nov 07, 2008

If you know what the issue is you can call View Sonic directly and order the parts. I was told by View Sonic support that they do not have authorized service dealers any where. So if you can get someone to at least diagnose the issue you can then order the parts yourself. I know not the best solution but might be cheaper than buying a new TV right.

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

That is a coincidence. My tv went out the same night. But mine wont even turn on at all. So far I have had no luck finding anyone to repair it. Let me know if you figure something out and I will do the same.

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There's 2 main issues I've had with this LCD TV I have a 40" one is the power will go and you won't be able to turn it on although you can hear a click when you try to. For this you need to replace the power board or what they call the inverter board you can order it direct from the viewsonic site (
The other problem is that the video will go out I had this happen about a year after I replaced the inverter board for this you'll need to replace the Main board. I recomend that if you get the power issue first just replace the main board assembly because I believe it comes with the inverter board (it did with mine). For my 40" tv it was $658.13 plus 42.78 tax and 6.60 shipping total $707.51. Hopefully that helps you decide to buy a new one or repair it.

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