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Screen Goes Blank for about 5 seconds

When using my XBOX 360 with the Sharp Aquos 42" LC-42XD1E the screen randomly goes black for about 5 secounds, like it is refreshing. This only happens when using the 350 (on RGB), not the PS3 or Sky HD (both on HDMI). Resolution is 1080i. I have also spoken with another person with the same set-up who gets the exact same issue. Any advise? Thank you. Steve

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  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2008

    mine also does this and i only bought my xbox in august 07



    does anyone have any update on this?

  • bobuk64 Apr 13, 2008

    same problem replaced main board and power supply in tv.still doing it may call them out again!

  • rawbairess Jan 18, 2009

    I have the Sharp Aquos LC-52D64U and I get the same bloody problem. I have searched websites and noone seems to have the perfect answer. I wonder if I should just return the TV and get a Sony...

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A friend and I both have the LC-32D64U Aquos sets with the same problem. Black screen for a few seconds with no video or sound. They came with firmware version S0804171.

Installing (reverting?) to firmware S0801101 on Sharp's website resolved these issues. Perhaps you need to update/switch firmware versions, especially if hardware replacement did not resolve the issue.

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Try and exchange this for the newer model since I think here was a recall.

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