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Red outlines around, and zigzagging thru the picture.

Purchased a 4 year extended warranty thru Best Buy where purchased. Two weeks after warranty up, over Christmas started noticing problem, over next week, appeared to be more prevalent when using DVD surround system.(Yamaha DVX-S60). Disconnected DVD player and installed Toshiba SD-K860 DVD player from our bedroom, same problem.
It has gotten so bad that when we try to watch a DVD now, after show playing for short time, the darker areas of picture have been taken over mostly with red, and the frame outside picture area is red. On just regular TV programs, it is not as prevelant but still noticable that something isn't right.
George from Port Angeles WA.

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If you were to put an all white image on the screen, would there be evidence of this red color in the picture? If so, its likely that the light engine has gone bad. One or more of the LCD panels inside has been damaged by the heat from the lamp. This is an expensive part to replace. It never hurts to contact the manufacturer for assistance.

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Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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