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A black line has appeared on my t.v.(50 inch plasma)It is a

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A black line has appeared on my t.v.(50 inch plasma)It is a vertical line extending down from the centre of the top of the screen about 1 inch wide and extending about 2/3ds of the way down.It occassionaly disapears for a short while but is there almost all the time
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Expert:  Anthony F. replied 4 years ago.
Hello JA Customer
I have been fixing Tv and Electronics since I was 5 years old
With better than 20 years experience and 17 years in business
Does the line stay in the same place?
does it apear in the menu?
change the format and aspect line move?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Hi.The black line is always in the same place and doesnt change its shape or form.It does not appear on the menu.It does disappear for short periods from time to time but always comes back.regards.
Expert:  Anthony F. replied 4 years ago.
This is a bad display panal
Unfortunatly not cost effective to repair
Time for a new TV
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Im not quite sure what you mean by a bad panel display and what causes it.

Expert:  Anthony F. replied 4 years ago.

The plasma panal is made up of a bunch of IC's that process the picture information

Each IC's takes care of a certain area of the plasama display

these IC's are mounted on FILM ribbon cable and are not replaceable once they go bad

The Ic that processes the area of the pix youare ahaving issue with has failed

what causes it?

Excessive Heat over the years chiping away at he glue/solder that was used to mount the ic to the cable

it cant be repaired once this happens

 

 

 

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