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Have a large screen projection hd Hitachi been great for over 5 years then one day pic slowly started fading 3 hours later total darkness took back off has 3 bulbs none on. Been a great tv paid big bucks for it 5-6 years ago now their about 1,000.00 is it worth fixing

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