So, I bought my TC-P50G20 last June. For the last year, it's been awesome. I was watching TV earlier today, no problems whatsoever. Now, it won't turn on. The red power light is blinking (10 times, to be specific). Apparently this means it's dead, Jim. Of course, it dies *just* out of warranty.
I haven't called Panasonic yet, as they're closed until tomorrow morning.
Some quick research says it's probably the A-Board.
So, here are my questions.
A) Will Panasonic cover the repair?
B) If not (A), what can I expect to pay to have this repaired?
C) If it's absurdly expensive to have it repaired (B), can I do it myself, and what's the level of difficulty involved? Note: I'm a computer geek; I build my own computers, and am no stranger to working with electronics.
D) If I go the DIY route from (C), how will this affect any future warranties/repairs?
E) If I go the DIY route from (C), can anyone recommend a good place to order a replacement part? Also, would I be better off with ordering online, or going through either Panasonic or a repair shop?