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11 year old Pioneer 50" plasma box on bottom of screen says

Customer Question

11 year old Pioneer 50" plasma gray box on bottom of screen says Plasma Display Starting but it doesn't. Can it be fixed and is it worth fixing?
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Pioneer is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: 11 years
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: no only thing that comes up is the gray box with a yellow emergency triangle
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: just started
JA: Anything else you want the tv expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: it is a great tv but I don't want to put a lot of money into an 11 year old tv
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Nathan replied 8 months ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble, but I'll do my best to help you. Please give me a few moments to review your details here.

Expert:  Nathan replied 8 months ago.

Can you get me the model of the tv, if possible?

Are you sure the "media control box" is powered on?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
its either a PRO-1130HD or 930HD and media box is on
Expert:  Nathan replied 8 months ago.

I’ve attempted to accept your call request, but it appears to have failed on your end due to a payment issue. You may need to increase your deposit or clear a security hold on your account. I’ll resend a new phone offer from my end that may be more readily processed. If you prefer to continue here in chat, that is fine too. Just let me know either way.
Thanks,
Nathan

Expert:  Nathan replied 8 months ago.

Hello, it appears your question is still open.

Do you need more help with this?

Please note: You have already paid your fee to the site; I'd like to help you and provide value for that fee, but I do need to communicate with you here to do so.

Nathan