Top 20 HP PL5060N 50 in. Plasma HDTV - Page 7 Questions & Answers

Hi Willianette nice to work with you here in fixya..

Actually that problem is usually have 3 causes its either Ysustain,logic/controller or XY board..But commonly need to replace it all that's why plasma TV is very expensive to repair..

I have some question for you to help me diagnose your TV..
  1. Do you have multimeter and know how to use it?
  2. Did you any electronic background?
  3. Did you measure the VS and VA voltage on power supply inside your TV..If that so what is the actual reading?
Please answer those questions to help me to fix your TV..

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You just need to ensure the springs and wheel are housed correctly.

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The answer is "PREKISS". Hope this helps.
Good Luck.
Thanks for using FixYa.

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It cannot be predicted whether it can be set it right or not; because lightning will have trillions of volts when it hit earth. Our devices are designed to work for 220VAC the most. The repair circumstances will depend on the how strong it was hit by lightning. A through check is necessary to say whether it is repairable or not. Please contact an experienced service techinican and get his advice. OK.

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Probably not a circuit board problem but rather an overheated display. Perhaps the TV is mounted ttoo close to the wall or has just worn out. Not usually a repairable problem.

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Hi, thanks for using fixya..

The Optical Block probably needs to be replaced. This is a major tear down job and a very expensive
repair. Call HP center and see if they are willing to help with the cost of the repair and also to get a local Service out to confirm that it is a Optical Block problem.

I hope this helps,

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Try unplugging it for 1 hour. If that doesn't work you may have to replace the power supply. Good luck.

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its better to reformat you computer, did you try system restore? try to open your windows in safe mode by pressing F5 when windows is starting then backup your files and reinstall your windows.

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Try a different cd if the player won't read any CD or DVD then there is most likely a problem with the actual reading hardware. If under warranty HP should replace, if not can take to a repair shop or purchase a replacement unit. Another thing to try would be looking for a reset to default options in one of the configuration menus to make sure there isn't some software setting that is causing the issue.

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There's a good chance you have failing electrolytic capacitors either in the power section or the inverter section or both.
Any caps in these sections that look bulged at the top, or bulged/leaking at the bottom need to be replaced.
If you repeatedly turn it on, eventually the screen may come on, but every time you turn it off, the TV will get harder and harder to start up until one day it just won't.
Sometimes you have to do the opposite to start it up and unplug it for 5 mins, then try.

If you aren't tech savvy, don't worry, read the rest of this solution and watch the videos.

If you are handy with a soldering iron and can identify the power supply and inverter / FM section for the backlights, an inexpensive handful of capacitors will likely fix you right up.
Match the capacitance on the capacitors. Go over voltage if you can, and still have them fit.
IE - it's not a bad idea to replace a 10V cap with a 16V or 25V or even a 50V, but don't replace a 680uF cap with a 500uF or a 1000uF (unless you are positive it's only doing ripple filtering, and even then, you should go OVER, not under the uF rating).

Most of the caps that go are 10V 1000uF or 3300uF.

I found some great videos of the procedure (for many Samsungs with the same issue) on youtube.

As you can see, this issue spans plasma TVs, as well as large and small LCD TVs and monitors.
The parts are cheap, and skill required is minimal.

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Yes. If you are not performing the repairs yourself it is time to take it to the repair shop before the main board and power supply both need to be replaced. It might be too late and both of them may already need replacing. That is a costly repair and you might just want to purchase another tv, but let the repair service provider test the board and power supply and he'll let you know. That way you'll have peace of mind and know exactly what is going on.

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Your signal board is showing signs of old age. The signal board is the one with all the RCA, and RF connections. You will need to replace this board. If you know of an electronic enthusiast, have them pull out the existing board. They will have to check and replace capacitors as needed. Much of the problems facing flat screen TVs are bad capacitors. Thanks for asking and show all hands of support!

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this is the your work let the follow of instruction ..

Front USB connectors removal
  1. Review the safety considerations before performing the steps listed below by clicking on the following link: Click here to view the precautions . CAUTION: Failure to comply with the precautions could result in damage to your product or loss of data.
  2. Power down the server.
  3. Remove the bezel.
  4. Remove the access panel. Click here for instructions on how to remove the access panel .
  5. Disconnect the front USB cable from the system board and unroute it.
  6. Remove the two Torx T-15 screws that secure the Front USB connectors to the chassis.
  7. Remove the Front USB connectors from the chassis and thread the cable out of the opening in the chassis.
Front USB connectors replacement
  1. Thread the front USB cable through the opening in the chassis and insert the Front USB connectors to the chassis, ensuring that the key aligns with the slot.
  2. Replace the two Torx T-15 screws that secure the Front USB connectors to the chassis.
  3. Route the front USB cable to the system board and reconnect it to the system board.
  4. Replace the access panel. Click here for instructions on how to replace the access panel .
  5. Replace the bezel.

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This sound like the power supply board has failed. The electrolytic capacitors on the board may need to be replaced.
IF YOU KNOW HOW TO WORK WITH ELECTRONICS REPAIR(soldering ) or have a friend with knowledge/skill you can fix it.
>Unplug the set.
>Remove the back cover.
>look at the capacitors on the power supply board. If the top of any of them are bulging up that is the problem.
>You will have to replace ALL the electrolytic capacitors except for the large one.
> Use ones with the same farad rating

> Use ones with the same or higher voltage rating
> Use high temperature rating
> Install one at a time to prevent mix-up and keep the polarity correct.

> Leave a space between the PC board and the bottom of the capacitors for expansion. They heat up.

One source for some good capacitors is NTE. Try for a local outlet.
You can also search for other sources. Some companies even sell all the capacitors in a kit.

Total price of parts should be < $20.00

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I'm having similar problem with same TV.
I've been advised it could be the ballast but I cannot find one for this morphedite tv. Please repost if can find a solution.

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It is possible that the computers operating system has become corrupt for one reason or another, my guess is that your computer is over 3+ years old(dv6 series is old) if formatting and reloading your operating system doesn't fix this issue, it may be your hard drive that has failed(or failing)

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One bad lead can cause a computer to continue on a cycle or to shutdown or fail to detect/ boot up a computer hard drive

Test all leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions,IDE,SATA

the leads from your ((motherboard to your hard drive)) make sure they have a secure connection and are not faulty or just replace them there probably old and faulty
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty even the electrical extensions or just replace them they could be faulty a computer needs its connections to continue its cycle and to have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error
click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scoll to ports(com&lpt)right click to scan for hardware changes or scroll to monitors + to expand plug and play monitor right click where you have options to update driver,disable.uninstall,scan for hardware changes or select properties where in the general you have the option to troubleshoot also in the driver tab you have the similar options when you first right click on monitor
click start control panel,display,desktop you can select a different desktop from the drop down list also settings you can change the settings for more or less pixels or from the drop down list pick the appropriate level of color range or troubleshoot also select advanced then general dpi normal size,larger size or custom settings
always click APPLY after making any changes
hope this helps

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It looks as if you have to return it personally, and have them fix it. I saw nothing on the HP ID5220 DLP TV in the ballast lists. Sorry, man. Wish I could be of more help. Maybe someone else has a better site, or connections, that can help you. Your best bet is to get professional help with someone, like the company that manufactures the hardware.

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Usually means you need to update your video driver. What model is your computer you are connecting the monitor to?

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OSD means On Screen Display. To unlock the OSD hold the power button of the monitor until you get a message similar to "OSD unlocked".
If you still have problems, click on this link for further instructions :-

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