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I can turn on my Panasonic Plasma only after many tries

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I can turn on my Panasonic Plasma only after many tries taking as much as 20 minutes. I have no cable and using HDMI to play.

Technician's Assistant: What Panasonic model do you have? How old is it?

Tc-p46S1

Technician's Assistant: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?

The menu works. Usin HDMI.

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been an issue with your Panasonic? What happened right before this?

The TV was dormant for years, but then played HDMI until a few months ago reliably.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: TV
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TV Technician: Aric, Technician replied 4 months ago

Offhand the set taking so long to come on is a hardware fault occurring./ Can you tell me what the power light does when it's trying to come on- does it stay red, or blink? Are there any click sounds coming from the set when it occurs?

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