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Image retention I own a SXRD projection TV from Sony. We have an image that has been burned into the screen. Now when the screen is white you see this noticable yellow. The yellow is actually a portion of a video game that seems to have been burned into the screen. Even when we watch other shows you can see this yellow which makes things look greenish. It states that if you change the channel to a moving image this should fade. Also if you turn the TV off it may remedy the problem. We have tried this...it's still there! Any help or suggestions?

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Most manufactures say not to have a still image on the screen for more than 15% of your viewing time. to fix this you will have to replace the optical assy. i did come across a sony projection where the burn in was actually on the screens themselves. the only thing you can try is to put an all white video pattern on your tv for at least 48 hrs.

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Precautions Concerning TV Screen Damage (Image Retention)
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