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dcsplicer 12-13-2009 11:36 AM

I just got my Samsung PN42B450 last night from Sears. After about 3 hours of watching it, I started hearing a buzzing and clicking sound from the rear. The sounds went away, but an hour later the tv started shutting off the restarting. It did this about 4 times in a row. I shut the tv off. Now this morning the tv only stays on about 15 minutes, then shuts itself off. This is very frustrating.
I called the Samsung number on the manual. The woman sugested it was my cables. I'm using a Directv HD into the tv via HDMI. The same setup I've used for years with my Panasonic rear projection LCD with no problems.
Anybody have any ideas???

discopaul 12-14-2009 12:56 AM

Your panel is defective. Have sears exchange it for ya.
Cable connections wouldn't cause your panel cycle power.

dcsplicer 12-14-2009 05:04 PM

thanks Paul, that's exactly what I did today. I have my new plasma and all is well so far!!!

discopaul 12-15-2009 10:19 AM

Good. The best thing to do with any problem found immediately upon purchase is to exchange it, assuming all connections are correct.

Enjoy your new plasma

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