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42" AKAI plasma screen problems

Sometimes when I turn on the tv it has a funky coloring to it like its almost what an image would look like picking up on body heat or maybe even looking like a negative in a picture. Any suggestions to whats going on.

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Re: 42" AKAI plasma screen problems

This is a sign of a lack of the luminance signal which may denote a problem with the chromanance signal ariving fast to the screen then the Luminance signal this is video problem. You will need to have a qualified TV technician look at this. You can find one on, or look in your area for one.

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