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2003 hitachi ultravision 42" plasma. Past week getting small

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2003 hitachi ultravision 42" plasma...
2003 hitachi ultravision 42" plasma. Past week getting small squares of pixilation as if the logic that 'makes up' for missing picture information is having a problem. Off and on again. I snapped some pics on my cell fone. trying to decide what to do.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Hitachi is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: bought it new in 2003, sorry do not have exact model number, can get tomorrow. It has receiver separate from the display.
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: menu works fine, no pixilation there, same problem all channels so looks like might be the output of the receiver.
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: about 1 week. nothing unusual happened to my knowledge.
JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I snapped two pics on my cell phone I can send you so you can see what its doing.
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: TV
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TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 1 year ago
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Hi , I`m Jack , I will be helping you today
Can you please send me a reply when you are ready to proceed ?
Note that I need time to type and research for parts and info if needed so don't be surprised if there are delays between replies
Also ,Could you please give me the tv`s model number written on the back cover ?

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TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 1 year ago

What is connected to this tv ?
Cable box,satellite,dvd,games etc. ?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
do not have exact model number available today. only thing connected is dishnetwork rcvr.
TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 1 year ago

O.k then in any case the model number would come in handy if it comes down to parts .

Suffice to say this is a 13 years old plasma and I know those pretty well .

Did you noticed by any chance if this pixelating occurs over the TV's own menu as well ?

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TV Technician: Jack, Technician replied 1 year ago

What I`m thinking is that your dish receiver may be the culprit here .

Can you upload those pictures ?

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