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Vertical lines on plasma TV #842593
9th Dec 2013 8:43pm
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Got a problem with my TV, it used to be intermittent, these would appear now and again but if you turned the TV off for a few secs they would disappear, now they seem to appear most of the time and turning off the TV doesn't seem to help.

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Research on t'interweb says it might be "ribbons" might need refitting, not too confident in doing something like that myself, does anybody know if this going to cost a lot to have fixed?

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Re: Vertical lines on plasma TV [Re: tedmus] #842613
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Looks like a new TV is needed :-(


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Re: Vertical lines on plasma TV [Re: tedmus] #842614
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It looks like it is ribbons not just refitting but cleaning as you get dust on the connectors.
I may be able to help pm me.

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My 52 inch has for the past eight months had a single vertical line on the screen. it sometimes changes to two or three but never as many as that picture you have shown.
So how do you clean the ribbons?

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Originally Posted by BigDave
It looks like it is ribbons not just refitting but cleaning as you get dust on the connectors.
I may be able to help pm me.


Spot on now Dave, many thanks thumbsup

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