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Red Tint on Hitachi 51F510

There is a permanent red tint (haze) over the center (4:3 aspect ratio area) of my Hitachi 51F510 screen. I mainly notice it when watching HD channels since the edge of the tint lies where the edge of the side bars normally are when watching SD channels. Any help/advice would be appraciated.

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Re: Red Tint on Hitachi 51F510

Sounds like image burn,try it on normal viewing size and see if its still there and in the same area if so image burn on crt from the 4:3 aspect mode .

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