Question about Sceptre X37sv-Naga 37 in. LCD Television

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Flaw in display

I have an odd shaped dark region of pixels appearing in my 37" Septre lcd screen after about a year of regular use in all inputs and modes. Any thoughts?

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  • cconnors_71 Oct 31, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. a dark spot that almost looks like a water stain. it is less visible dependingon the predominant color on the screen at the time...for instance it almost disapears if the whole screen is blue. It is ver irritating and makes me seriously regret purchasing the tv if something like this happens only after a couple years of use!

  • RDW22 Dec 31, 2008

    I have exactly the same thing happening. It seems to be spreading to more area. This is so upsetting. It's only three years old & it all started about a year ago. I paid good money for this (A LOT more expensive back then) and to have such a flaw is frustrating!

  • unknownperso Jan 06, 2009

    Same problem. Started within first 6 months. Honestly thought it was something someone wiped across the screen at first. Should have demanded refund.

    Steadily growing.

    Will not purchase another.

  • ihatesceptre Apr 27, 2009

    Seems a lot of people are experiencing the same problem with areas of discoloration. Don't bother contacting Sceptre as their service department is not only rude but will avoid servicing anything even if it is still under warranty.

    Most people will notice movement and/or expansion and contraction of the discolored area making it either darker or lighter depending on which it does. Stick to name brand manufacturers that stand behind their product with a decent warranty.

  • puboxer May 07, 2009

    Did you purchase from Costco less than 2 years ago? Look here:http://www.costco.com/Service/FeaturePag...



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I had the exact same issue. I bought a new tv for my family room and moved the Sceptre to a seldom used location. When I did turn the Sceptre on after a couple of months, it was good as new. The dark areas disappeared completely

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