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Clarity and brightness backgound problems

I have ghost on lettering espicially but also a brightness problem for backgrounds. I have gone into the menu and adjusted the sharpness the brightness on the tv but the clarity still is fuzzy. I know how to get into the service menu but i am not sure where to make the adjustments.

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Re: clarity and brightness backgound problems - Sony KP-57WS500 57" Rear Projection Television Projection Televisions

Have you cleaned the lens and mirror

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