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The hdmi goes in and out, sometimes picture and sound, most

the time nothing. Old...
The hdmi goes in and out, sometimes picture and sound, most the time nothing. Old Samsung Plasma
JA: What's the exact make and model of your television? And have you done any troubleshooting yourself?
Customer: HP-R4252. Tried new hdmi plugs and new cable boxes. Same issue so must be the port?
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: Only 1 hdmi port. Secondary tv with just cable box.
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: Just started. I figured loose connection. Wiggled and worked for short time then nothing. Says HDMI on top left of screen and rest is fuzzy black.
JA: Anything else you want the Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
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My name is ***** ***** I'll be helping you with this.
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Hello

Hi

This does sound like a hdmi /main board problem and for a tv this age would be a bit too expensive to repair perhaps

Does your cable box have component /color coded Y-Pb-Pr outputs ?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Unfortunately no. How much you thinking? Is it worth keeping as backup or cheaper to get new one?

If you were to have a shop do this for you then you are looking at some $250 parts included which I too much if you ask me or the main board at around $60 if you were t replace it yourself

Also I`m sure your cable company still has cable boxes with component out for older tv and that would still give you a HD picture

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The main board part number is ***** and you can get one here for $55 ;

http://www.ebay.com/itm/SAMSUNG-BN94-00797A-MAIN-BOARD-FOR-HP-R4252-/331743355094

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