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Pink color on projection TV

This the third time my TV has turned pink. I have had a repair person there twice and all that they do is hook up a laptop and reprogram it. There must be more to this problem if this is the third time in 9 months. Any ideas???

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  • gsnopy Sep 07, 2007

    Is this the same problem that others are having when it is suggested they replace the light engine?

  • gsnopy Sep 07, 2007

    I have tried to hold down the menu button as I turn on the TV, but it just gives me the regular menu selection as before. any other ideas how to get into the service menu?

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Okay, I'll give you the easy fix and the permanent fix here. Easy fix - accomplish what those guys do, without the laptop: Turn off the set. Hold down the Menu/Exit button while you turn it on. Release the button a couple seconds after the set comes on. That brings you into the service menu. Hit menu on the remote for more options. Scroll down to Memory Init. Check the box next to that to clear the pink. Then hit exit on the remote to exit the service menu. I'm still looking up some specifics on the permanent fix - I'll get back to you.

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  • John Goodman Sep 07, 2007

    Okay, not such good news. This thing is apparently a lemon. You can have the LCD drive replaced, and that will fix the problem... but even that isn't permanent.

    It's just bad design in the LCD drive board. It hasn't been fixed in newer versions of the board, largely because the new board will invariably work until a good while after the warranty period, and then it's not Hitachi's problem anymore. I strongly suggest against putting any more money into this set. Use the above temporary fix whenever it starts getting pink - neither fix is permanent, but that one's free.

  • John Goodman Sep 07, 2007

    Probably. I'm not entirely familiar with that terminology, but that's likely what they are referring to.

    There have been too many reports of this problem recurring, even after replacing that, for it to be a coincidence however.

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