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Embedded image on screen

I have an image (the "Play" logo from CBeebies!) permanently on display, although in the background no matter what channel I am watching. As I say, it is not prominent but it is visible to me. I am nt sure if it is a TV problem or an issue with the Sky+ box. Is this problem familiar to anyone?

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What you have is probably a "burn-in" from a stationary logo present on the screen for a long time. There is really only 2 ways to repair this kind of "burn in." One is to replace the panel (which is usually cost-prohibitive) or the other is to put a raster generator (whole-screen color display machine) on an input and run it for a few days.

The latter takes a good raster generator (HD capable, 1080) on a white screen, and leaving it on for a couple days to take most of the imprint out of the screen. It may work beautifully, or it may not work so well, depends on how bad it is.

A local TV shop should be able to help you, should have the equipment to do this, and should do it for not much money.

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