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Hitachi skips over commercials & flickers

Hitachi 43fds01b has recently started turning off and flickering during commercials.. aspect ratio changes.. Have gone through manual and found a "commercial skip" button, but no way to reset it to zero. all the settings are from 30 to 180 for this feature. Any suggestions?

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If by saying the "aspect ratio changes" you mean the picture shrinks from top and bottom, I would suspect an intermittent short inside one of your picture tubes. The commercial skip function is not causing a problem here. It is the rapid change from dark to light that I believe is putting an extra strain on a weak or defective picture tube.

Posted on Jan 18, 2007

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