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How did you get that info out of UVERSE ? Wondering if that is common for other providers ? I have some black crush issues myself on Time Warner

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I go it off of a Uverse forum. If you Google "A Solution to the HDMI Crushed Black Problem" you will find the forum. Scroll down to about the 6th entry and you will find the discussion. However i do not know what range TW uses or therefore if this solution would help (but you can always just try it!).Good luck.
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I just made the switch from DirecTV to Comcast's new Xfinity X1. The interface is pretty sweet, but the picture quality (especially on the DVR) is subpar. Lots of compression, noise in the blacks, and ghosting. The ghosting is most prevalent when a show dips to black during a commercial - you can see a faint outline of whatever was there until the commercial comes on.

Was wondering if anyone had any suggestions of setting tweaks I could make to reduce this noise? My settings are pretty comparable with JForge's (though no AGC on mine). Thanks!
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It appears that my 55GT30 is "changing" . . . again. Either that or it's starting to fail. mad.gif

Update; 10/3/13
The problem is that the screen will 'flicker' in a white screen (must be 90% white) b/c of the a failing "main" digital board or the "Y-sustain" board. It's NOT the ABL ckt kicking in. Info per Panny tech. It's annoying but during "normal" viewing including a hockey game, it's OK.

My settings were changed and the AGC set to "O" b/c of the suspected ABL problem. When I determined that the problem is NOT caused by ABL, my settings were returned and have been updated in my signature.

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Damn this tv is garbage this is so unbearable to watch" Maybe some people have it worse than mine, but if not, then its not a huge deal.

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It appears that my 55GT30 is "changing" . . . again. Either that or it's starting to fail. mad.gif

Talked to a Panny tech and he said it's most likely a fail(ing) main digital or the Y-sustain card. Took some pics and sent it to them for analysis.

Update: 10/8/13; It's NOT the ABL ckt kicking but best info to date shows that it's the "Y-Sustain" (Y-SUS) board that is the cause of the problem. Replacement board is $160.

This board must fail regularly b/c there are very few to be found. Found a new one and have purchased it. Plan is to replace the board and the Y-buffer (SU and SD)boards to solve the problem. Panny recommends you replace the SU and SD boards when the Y-SUS is replaced.


Check post # 1270 for GT30 & VT30 Tech Trouble-Shooting Manual . . . .

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Talked to a Panny tech and he said it's most likely a fail(ing) buffer and/or Y-?? card. Took some pics and sent it to them for analysis.

Let you know what happens. . .

Sorry to hear about your problems & hope this get resolved to your satisfaction - let us know how it turns out - hope this isn't a harbinger of things to come for other GT30 owners.

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well.named GT30 Peaks V2.06. Update automatically from the Network Settings menu.thanks

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Sorry to hear about your problems & hope this get resolved to your satisfaction - let us know how it turns out - hope this isn't a harbinger of things to come for other GT30 owners.

It appears now that I've been reading and researching this problem that is definitely NOT ABL related or anything to do with the ABL ckt.

It's not dependent on the AGC setting (initially I thought it was), BRIGHTNESS setting, etc. So at this time the best conclusion is that it's a going-bad 'Y-SUS" (Y-Sustain) board.

Stayed tuned for more info . . . smile.gif Tnx for your comments, ggsantafe.

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Lookie, lookie . . . what I just found . . . eek.gif

The complete PDF of the 2011 Panasonic HDTVs with emphasis on the VT30 and GT30 chassis. It's from a presentation to techs w/ 83 slides showing how it operates even the infamous "blinks" when it dies!! Ckt diagrams and signal flow info is all there.

Here's a picture with the back removed . . . smile.gif The Y-SUS board is labeled "SC" and located under the left side fan.



The PDF file is here.

GT30 Part Numbers:
P1 -- NOAE6KL00005
P2 -- NOAE6KL00009
A --- TXNA1NVUUS
SC --TXNSC1NVUU
SS -- TXNSS1NVUU
SS2 - TXNSS21NVUU
SU -- TXNSU1PAUU
SD -- TXNSD1PAUU
C1 -- TXNC11PAUU
C2 -- TXNC21PAUU
C3 -- TXNC31PAUU

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Nice find JForge, thanks!
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The SC board arrived today . . .



SU and SD boards are on the way . . . . smile.gif

Regards . . . Jim

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The SC board arrived today . . .



SU and SD boards are on the way . . . . smile.gif

Where did you find the parts?
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Searched by PN and / or TV number . . . there's some out there but the sources are few b/c the Y-SUS board is very scarce. I believe that shows how "fragile" this board is? The SU and SD are more available.

Panasonic isn't quoting delivery except in the far distant future.

Are you fixing one also??

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Searched by PN and / or TV number . . . there's some out there but the sources are few b/c the Y-SUS board is very scarce. I believe that shows how "fragile" this board is? The SU and SD are more available.

Panasonic isn't quoting delivery except in the far distant future.

Are you fixing one also??

I'm going to try and fix mine. It stopped working and gave me 7 blinking lights about a month after the 1 year warranty was up. Luckily I had SquareTrade. Originally SquareTrade setup me up with a TV repair company to get the TV fixed. The TV repair company, based only on my description of the 7 blinking lights, said that 3 boards need to be replaced and that the parts where on backorder. Eventually it took so long that SquareTrade gave me a full refund and told me that I can keep the TV.

I was happy but its was around March and the new ST60 wasn't out and I believe the supplies on the ST50 had been scarce. So I decided at the time to go cheap and get an entry level Samsung plasma 51" F5300 for $600. So my 55" GT30 just sits as I research some more.

I'm impressed with the Samsung with the price I paid. The only problem is the glare is pretty bad at times and limited picture setting options. I miss my Panny though.
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I'm going to try and fix mine. It stopped working and gave me 7 blinking lights about a month after the 1 year warranty was up.

TV repair company, based only on my description of the 7 blinking lights, said that 3 boards need to be replaced and that the parts where on backorder.

Re "7 Blinks" . . .
start at "slide 48" for t/s of this problem. Slide 49 says that "main" choice is "SC"; 2nd choice is "SU + SD"; 3rd is "SS"; 4th is "P"; 5th is "A"; 6th is the panel itself.

As I stated, the SC [Y-SUS] board appears to readily fail and that's most likely why it can't be found. With Panny leaving the plasma business, it will be extremely difficult to get these boards in the future. Actually, it might turn out to be impossible!

So at a first guess, you need the same boards that I do??? Small world, isn't it!

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The SU and SD boards arrived today . . .



Getting close to tearing it down . . . and hopefully fixing it!! smile.gif

Regards . . . Jim

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The SU and SD boards arrived today . . .



Getting close to tearing it down . . . and hopefully fixing it!! smile.gif

Good Luck with the repair project - most folks, these days, would toss the set and look for a replacement - so your efforts are admirable and I hope you are rewarded with a fully restored & functional GT30.

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ggsantafe, tnx for the good wishes . . . smile.gif

I decided to fix it after reading that Panny is leaving the plasma business. It may be the wrong decision but since this years (2013) crop of HDTVs will be equivalent to lame-ducks IMO, not sure that I would be wise to invest $2000+ on a dead-horse. I would think that service could be a problem in the future.

Being able to find the replacement boards at a very reasonable cost, was the push that allowed me to make the repair decision. I can still sell it for a reasonable price if it is fixed as opposed to having to scrap it if it is bad.

The HD video is really nice and so that also swayed my decision.

Time will tell . . . rolleyes.gif

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If this is one of these newer Panasonic plasmas, you need to see what the current VSUS setting is (HIGH or LOW) from service menu. The plasma panel is made very precisely by Panasonic so only two voltage settings are usually necessary. If yours is currently LOW, set it to HIGH. This may sort the problem out. If changing it does not work, then the cover will need to be removed to make adjustments to the VSUS and VE.

So I entered the SM and found that the VSUS voltage was set to LOW. After changing to HIGH, the problem is "almost" gone, ie, the video is perfect . . . almost. By that, "I" notice it but a casual viewer wouldn't.

So I'm very pleased tonight . . . to say the least! smile.gifsmile.gif

I didn't see any 'pots' to adjust the VSUS voltage on the "P" board . . . or did I miss it??

Update - 10/15/13; Called my tech and he says that there are 'pots' on the P board to adjust the Vsus voltage so there's some further adjustment range if needed. However, I don't plan to open the set unless the present SC 'dies' or degrades further.

So for now, the picture is beautiful and there's no need to do anything!!!

Incidentally, the overall picture "hue" has changed so my present settings (in my signature) have been 'tweaked'. The tint setting was changed as a minimum.

Lots of good things today . . . smile.gifsmile.gif

Comments are appreciated and suggestions are welcome.

Regards . . . Jim

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Lots of good things yesterday . . . but today, it went "booooom"!!! mad.gif

This morning I turned the TV on to check how the picture was today . . . and it was perfect! Later in the day, about 9 hours later, I turned it on . . . . and after about 20 secs, it went off!

Later the SOS ckt flashed "7" blinks meaning the "SC" board died . . . and that's the board that I had 'tweaked' the hi-voltage setting in the SM yesterday. So the board, which has been degrading, suddenly failed quickly!!

The good news is I have the new boards (SC, SU and SD) and will install them in the next few days.

Life goes on . . . sometimes not as nice as the day before. frown.gif

Regards . . . Jim

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Good luck! I'm watching closely!

I was looking online for the parts and was only able to find the SD board in stock. I'm still on the fence on buying the board(s) as I would like to get all the parts from the same place at least.

The SU and SC board I have only found on eBay and used.
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I also wanted to get the boards from one source but that wasn't possible. The SU and SD were purchased from a FL group and the SC was purchased from another. All are new.

Tomorrow is the day . . . will remove 55GT30 from wall mount, open it up, and replace all of the boards. The T-S guide takes you through an isolation procedure but I'm not going to do that; just replace all of them.

I've hired the services of a video tech and I'll assist him since I've never opened a flat panel TV. My previous Pioneer was as good as new after 11 years!!

I moved my LG 27" LCD from the bedroom and mounted it on top of the equipment rack so we could watch TV. The LCD is old enough that it doesn't have HDMI - ARC so it was a hell of a job to 'rig' the receiver/amp to work. Hopefully this all ends tomorrow when the Panny returns. confused.gif

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I also wanted to get the boards from one source but that wasn't possible. The SU and SD were purchased from a FL group and the SC was purchased from another. All are new.

Tomorrow is the day . . . will remove 55GT30 from wall mount, open it up, and replace all of the boards. The T-S guide takes you through an isolation procedure but I'm not going to do that; just replace all of them.

I've hired the services of a video tech and I'll assist him since I've never opened a flat panel TV. My previous Pioneer was as good as new after 11 years!!

I moved my LG 27" LCD from the bedroom and mounted it on top of the equipment rack so we could watch TV. The LCD is old enough that it doesn't have HDMI - ARC so it was a hell of a job to 'rig' the receiver/amp to work. Hopefully this all ends tomorrow when the Panny returns. confused.gif

JForge - I've been following your journey to restore your GT30 to it's former glory and hope all goes well. I find your efforts admirable in the midst of the current disposable approach most folks take when confronted with an electronic malfunction. Hope your repair project ends up being both cost effective & successful.

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There’s joy in Mudville tonight . . . . smile.gif . . . . smile.gif

My P55GT30 is working again, better than it has for many months b/c of failing boards, so I’m very pleased how it all turned out. For those who don’t want the gory details, consider this time to end your reading.

For those who stick around, here’s the technical info that might help you repair your Panny. For the following, please refer to the PDF file attached to post #1270; details are in that document.

My TV had “7” blinks which translate to a bad SC board and possible failure of the SU and SD scan buffer boards.

Removed TV from wall-mount and used a table that’s WIDE enough to rest the TV on its ‘frame’; this is important for obvious reasons. Removed backside and a ton of screws; all marked with an “arrow”. Remove two screws over “AC” cover; unplug chassis plug from the inside of the set. After that you can remove the cover and place it aside; get your Swiffer duster and clean it.

The SC (Y-SUS) board was dead; shorted out.
Here’s how to check yours if you find yourself in the same circumstance. Remove the cable that's plugged into the SC2 jack. Next measire the resistance across the two (2) pins in SC2. If you measure a short, it’s dead!! mad.gif Mine was and so it was removed, lots of screws but easy to do.

Next you need to check the SU and SD buffer boards to make sure they are ok. If one or both are shorted, you will probably blow out the new SC board. So you should check both boards to be sure. Guessing here could be disastrous!!

Remove all of the edge connectors by lifting up on the connector and gently pulling out the ‘ribbon-cable’. Slide 54 shows these connectors on the left edge of the SU/SD boards as “brown” connectors. With all removed, use an ohmmeter again to measure resistance from the “ground” solder pad to EVERY pin on EACH board. It sounds harder than it really is but go slowly and make sure all pins measure “open”. If EVEN one is shorted, the board MUST be replaced.

My SD board had a short so it was bad also; the SU board was ok. So the failed SD board was replaced with the new SD board and after checking both boards AGAIN, I was ready to go. There are small interconnecting cables between the SU and SD boards, so again, take your time. It’s not hard, just be thorough,

After all board replacement and connector/cable reconnected, plug the removed AC power plug into the chassis receptacle. Next is the BIG TEST!! Plug the AC plug into the wall outlet and if all is ok, you will see a green LED lighted on the SC board. In other words, the HDTV is now repaired! smile.gif

We raised the set up (picking it up from the top so it sat on the table), and used the remote to “talk” to the TV. All was normal, my settings were still intact (you LOOSE them if the “A” board is replaced), so all was well.

HOWEVER, WE ARE NOT DONE. If you changed the VSUS (as I did) setting to “HIGH”, you SHOULD return it back to “LOW” as that is the factory default setting. The measured DC VOLTAGE on HIGH = 210V; on LOW = 195V. Since the SC board is NEW, it should NOT need the extra voltage, so you should return it to LOW. I leave that up to you to navigate the SM since you have already done it and should know how to do this. I did this and returned the setting to LOW and then turned the TV off. If you HAVEN’T changed this setting, then you can ignore this paragraph b/c your setting will be LOW.

The back was re-installed and then hung on the mount . . . just in time for the ball game . . . two ball games tonight! smile.gifsmile.gif

Hope this helps you fix your Panny. The picture is better than I remember; since I’ve had this slowly failing board for about 5 months, the set’s video performance slowly degraded and you get used to the poorer picture quality.

With the new SC board, white is really “almost” white . . . as it was when new. Not a blotch of colors that it had been. I forgot how good the video is when it’s working correctly. So I will make some changes to my settings esp the CUSTOM.

Cost was $300 including labor. IMO, you should NOT experience a failure after only 18 months of operation. My Pio was still going strong after 11 years!!

On the positive side, making the boards purchase myself and doing most of the work, I did save a significant $$ amount.

Regards . . . Jim

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There’s joy in Mudville tonight . . . .

Great news - hope you have many hours of uninterrupted viewing pleasure!!!

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In my search for a fix to the 7 blinking lights for my Panasonic GT30 55", previously I found this YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2gJt8pLFWk

The most recent comments suggest that you need to replace the screws as well with this kit: XYN3+F6FJ-18PK

Siting that the original screws eventually back out and that will cause the board(s) to fail.

I guess this brings me to this...what prevents the TV from having this issue again? Are the boards different than what was originally in the TV, or is it the latest firmware?

I'm sorry if this has been answered before. Thanks in advance!
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In my search for a fix to the 7 blinking lights for my Panasonic GT30 55", previously I found this YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2gJt8pLFWk

Good video but a couple of points: In the video, he "said" the SU and SD boards were bad but pointed to the "SC" card (Y-SUS). He didn't say it but ALL boards s/b replaced to be SAFE.

As you read in my writeup (#1285), one of the SC buffer boards was bad and had to be replaced. It's NOT worth the hassle to replace the SC and NOT replace the SU and SD boards at the same time. You are flirting with disaster!!!
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NOTHING . . . NOTHING prevents this from happening again. If the SC board has a premature failure, then it will have to be replaced. Sad but true. Firmware has nothing to do with this problem.

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After replacing the SC + SU/SD boards, I've had to readjust my settings to try to get acceptable white balance. The old settings no longer work b/c of the new SC and SD boards making the previous settings invalid.

Also have tried to use "Warm1" Color Temp instead of my previous "Normal" but with the warmer "yellow" (high red and green drive) screen cast, I've had a hard time getting decent white balance. So I've gone back and forth between both C/Ts to finally made some progress.

My 55GT30 has much more brightness now with the new SC board so higher contrast and brightness settings are attainable. Even in a brightly lit room, there's no problem "seeing" the picture. smile.gif

These latest settings are very good . . . getting close to excellent white balance!! smile.gif

Here's the comparison of the older vs latest settings for the CUSTOM mode:
Func -- Old -- New
Cont: -- 81 --- 82
Brigh: -- 49 --- 51
Color: -- 29 --- 27
Tint: --- 0 --- 0
Sharp: - 41 --- 41
Color T: Norm - Warm1

- Pro Settings -
Color space: Normal
Func -- Old -- New
high R: -- 0 --- +2
high G: - -4 -- -4
high B: -- 0 --- 0
low R: --- 0 --- +4
low G: -- -4 --- -4
low B: -- -4 --- 0

Black ext: +5 -- +5
Gamma: 2.2 -- 2.2
Panl B: Mid --- Mid
Contour: Off -- Off
AGC:-- +2 --- +3

The latest settings for CUSTOM and THX are in my signature.

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Good video but a couple of points: In the video, he "said" the SU and SD boards were bad but pointed to the "SC" card (Y-SUS). He didn't say it but ALL boards s/b replaced to be SAFE.

As you read in my writeup (#1285), one of the SC buffer boards was bad and had to be replaced. It's NOT worth the hassle to replace the SC and NOT replace the SU and SD boards at the same time. You are flirting with disaster!!!
NOTHING . . . NOTHING prevents this from happening again. If the SC board has a premature failure, then it will have to be replaced. Sad but true. Firmware has nothing to do with this problem.

Thanks for your answers!
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