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TV red spot

I have Hitachi SP60WS LCD projection TV, the center of the screen has large red glow to it which has been gradually growing in size over time. visible when the picture back ground is dark and can be very visible upon turning the TV off. Changing the light source (bulb) did not help.

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  • ccrisp May 26, 2009

    I have a red spot on the screen that is growing larger.

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Your light engine is going bad.

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  • Martin Forsythe May 21, 2009

    Your light engine is going bad.

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