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Horizontal bar across to of screen after ps3 hookup

I tried to play a blue ray disc (not the first time) on my ps3 and when I switched to the right input mode, a small horizontal bar appeared which grew to cover the entire screen. This problem is not covered by the warranty (owners intructions manual) GRRRRRRR. Please help.

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Re: Horizontal bar across to of screen after ps3 hookup

If the set is less than a year old and having a problem, then, it is covered under warranty. Does it happen when watching something in analog? Does it happen when watching something in High Definition? I think the diagnosis would be helped with a picture of the problem. For a servicer in your area contact: 1-800-Samsung.

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