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A mild detergent soap and hot/warm water.

Use it in moderation.


Mix up some dish washing soap and warm/hot water in a bowl. Use a lint free cloth and dunk it into the water and then wring it out. Wipe the screen down and repeat until clean.

Then use plain water to wipe the screen (on a wringed out cloth) to remove any residue until you have purged and dried the screen.

Tips: Make sure you use a lint free and soft cloth. Make sure you wring out the cloth so that you only have minimal water or soap on it.

DO NOT use alcohol or ammonia based cleaner on the screen.

Expect to spend around 10-15 minutes to properly clean the screen.

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We always recommend the professional cleaners found at your electronics store, but you can very carefully clean with a scratch free cloth and a little warm water. The most important thing is to not let it run down into the frame of the screen, it will get in between the layers and can ruin the screens. If you have a screen protector, you can just wipe it clean with minimal water. If you don't you will see and feel the vertical grooves of the lenitcular screen.. if this is the case, you need something to get between the grooves, like a terry cloth or even a clean toothbrush. If warm water doesn't work, step up to mild soap, if no luck there, then try windex but it can destroy some screens with repeated use. Let me know where I can help.

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I had the exact same problem and the fix is easy to do. Unplug the TV first of all and wheel it out so you can easily get to all of the rear screws.

  1. Remove the screws from the ventilated back panel (the piece of wood with a bunch of holes in it surrounding the AV connection panel.
  2. Remove the wood panel you just unscrewed.
  3. Remove all screws from the upper plastic case on the back.
  4. Remove the back plastic case carefully. This is a little tricky due to two metal pins that it hangs on. Lift it upwards and you should be able to free it from these pins
  5. At this point you should be able to see the entire workings of the TV, and consequently the massive amount of dust that has accumulated.
  6. Carefully take a vacuum and remove all the cobwebs, taking care not to bump the mirror or the lenses.
  7. First, I used some compressed air to clean off the lenses and then used a clean microfiber towel to remove all the dust from the lenses, the mirror, and the screen on the inside. Make sure the part you are wiping the mirror and lenses off with is free from any dust or dirt or you will risk scratching them.
  8. Reverse the dissasembly process to put the case back together.
  9. I went through the convergance settings at this point and found that they were all out of calibration and as such recalibrated them. Use the mulitpoint calibration for best results.
  10. Enjoy a much cleaner brighter TV!

Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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Much like anything in your home, TV screens get dirty with fingerprints and dust and require a periodic cleaning. Keeping your TV screen clean is essential for ensuring a clear picture. However, cleaning the front of your TV is not something that should be left for the cleaning lady. The use of certain cleaning products and solvents can damage the front of your TV screen. Special care must be taken in order to make sure that your TV screen is cleaned properly.
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