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No contrast The picture contrast is too dark. When I adjust the brightness, it does not fix the problem, it just washes out some scenes. Is there a fix for this using the remote or is this a internal issue?

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  • jpaz Aug 31, 2007

    Thanks for the info! I did what you said and it looks a little better. Its hard to tell, because some shows look a little better than others.
    I don't actually have a contrast adjustment on the TV, so I assume the "picture" adjustment is the contrast. The adjustments I have are: Color, Tint, Brightness, Picture and Sharpness.
    Thanks!
    Jim

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First turn your color all way off or down.try turning your contrast way down as far as it will go you should see a darker picture. now bring up the brightness to a point half way. bring the contrast up to see grays and whites and blacks...adjust brightness more if need be. now you should see a nice black and white picture. no bring your color up last ...not saturate but to your liking. if you stilll got problems i bet your video out transistor is shorted....meaning shop work.

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  • larry hanson
    larry hanson Sep 01, 2007

    picture is contrast...glad I could help you.

    also there is screen adjustments on the crts that boost the brightness alot ...but adjust to ...as you see white retrace lines ...then back off all 3 must be adjusted equal or your see more green, red and blue if unequal.
    a tech should easly adjust this for minimin charges.
    good luck

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