Inner glass is broken just want to replace it, everything else works.
Found on Plasmafix.com.........
Usually plasma TV problems start with the screen. If the plasma screen is broken or crashed, it's not repairable any more . It needs a new plasma screen replacement, which may cost you more then the plasma TV itself. ( new screen run ..2 -3k in real life .) Budget management !!! Protection front screen (glass on front) can be easily replaced and not so expensive as PDP panel behind it. If you have just protection screen damage your screen(PDP panel) will work without any problem . Plasma screen contains - aluminum base and two pieces of glass with gas between them ( gas inside not rechargeable ). Pixels with gas , controlled by small electrodes . Each pixel contains 3 colored sub pixels : they are green, blue and red. Plasma screen works in 2 steps:
--- gas ignition
--- picture development
IGNITION - power supply >logic control > Z or X sustain,> screen
PICTURE DEVELOPMENT - power supply>,video control board or scaler > ,logic control board>y sustain > x sustain > buffer boards >screen
Common problems with plasma panels - electrodes damage inside, change gas parameters, drivers on ribbon connectors damage.
TYPICAL bad PLASMA SCREEN symptoms
1 Flashing red dots or pixels on the screen when it is cold (after warm up it goes away ) - bad screen
2 distorted colors on part of the screen - LEFT OR RIGHT CORNER -BAD SCREEN
3 COLORED VERTICAL LINES ON PICTURE
4 flashing red dots on some part of the screen
90% SCREEN PROBLEMS - NOT REPAIRABLE
10% ON PANELS 42V6 AND 42V5 (YOU HAVE a CHANCE)