when a plasma screen cracks

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  1. alowe

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    When a plasma screen cracks (just the glass, not the electronics, what do I need to replace? Is the glass that's cracked integral to the electronics behind it that displays the picture?
     
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    I would be a bit concerned if the glass sudennly cracked, unless there was a known reason behind it. I'm not sure if the glass is an integral component or not, but I don't think that I would trust the screen if something like that happened out of the blue.

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    I recreated another thread as was hoping for an answer to my question. When people see a thread with replies they assume it has already been answered.

    The screen cracked during transit. It was a minor impact so the electronics in the TV were not effected, just the glass of the screen. What I want to know is, is it possible for me to just replace the glass or it is more complicated than that? I.e. are the glass and image displaying electronics a single integrated part?
     
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    Obviously people are going to need more detail on the TV make and model number to answer, if they know enough on the construction employed... I seem to remember reading that some glass panels have special coatings (to reduce reflections and the like).

    Naturally the maker's technical / repair arm should be able to advise on what is needed and perhaps costs/availability of components.
     
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    A plasma panel is pretty simple, it has minimal electronics. Many models have glass or plastic panels over the front of the display panel itself. It's almost certainly not worth repairing however, if the display isn't working...
     
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    This matter was dealt with in another thread. Alowe took exception to the suggestion that it was neither practical nor economic to replace a cracked plasma screen. The thread was closed at Alowe's request.
     
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    So I recall.

    The very very simple answer which was also present in the other thread is that yes of course it's possible to replace the panel, but it will cost almost the same as a new set and then you'll have a working TV with ageing electronics that might fail at any minute, and worse still you just spent the price of a new TV and it will perform like an old TV...

    You might think it's wasteful, but the truth is that we can only afford to buy these things because the labour is done in another country. The repairs, however, aren't, and as a result it doesn't pay to repair.
     
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    Hey,It's possible to give us photo of your crack.
    My husband working on repairing such things. I can show him your photo.
    Than he will give you the most useful advice,and il give my feedback aswell.
    In occasion of the prices too.
    Best regards.Bestazy.
    Cheer!:smashin:
     
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    its called "help".Also did not think about that that to offer here services.Thanks!
     

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