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My tv lg tv model Pdp5ox2 making the picture turn purple

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My tv lg tv model Pdp5ox2 making the picture turn purple that you can't see the picture nomore just a purple mess up screen
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

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A purple haze on your LG Plasma TV is likely caused by burn-in, and unfortunately nothing can be done to repair this.

Please attach some photos of exactly what you see on the display so that I can confirm.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have to buy another tv or can it get repair
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.


thanks for the pictures.

This is actually purple banding, not the purple haze that I had first suspected.

Purple banding indicates a faulty plasma panel.

Press the Menu button on your TV's remote control and check if you can see the on-screen menu ok.

If the menu is also affected then this confirms that the plasma panel is faulty and it is beyond economical repair.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's not on the menu the menu is ok
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

What all other input sources have you tried viewing? (cable box, dvd player, etc)

Could you try some other sources and let me know if they are all affected?

Also try some different input types using different input cables.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's the tv screen I don't have a cable box or anything hook up to it
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Ok, so you just have an antenna connected to the TV?

Is it possible to connect a DVD player or some other device to see if it is also affected?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's does the samething when I post my usb drive to the tv but sometimes it will show clear then like 1hour later it go back to the purple looking screen it might be cause I use to keep the tv on all night or all day but I don't know
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It affected the movie on the DVD player as well
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Ok, this is a strange problem if the menu is not affected as well.

Let me see if another expert can assist you further.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The menu kind is affected but really but it don't show clear