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My tv is really dull and the picture shows dark and faded

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SOURCE: Picture too dark

You didn't say if you are receiving an off air picture or cable or satellite. The reason the commercials look good is because the local station (or source) transmits them "in the clear", that is, without any enhancements to the video signal. Network programing or local newscasts are sent through a device which inserts a reference signal in what's called the "vertical interval". You may have seen this as a series of flashing dots or pulses at the very top of the picture. There's a lot of information packed into the VITS (Vertcal Interval Test Signal). One of the lines contains a reference pulse for video which is set at a certain level. Your TV sees that level and automatically adjusts its circuitry accordingly. What I suspect is that your set is out of calibration and is pushing down the video signal because it is not "seeing" the level properly. A video alignment should correct this and can be done by a good repair facility. Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 31, 2006

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SOURCE: Dark screen/picture.

This 30" flat screen TV set may have a problem in the high voltage circuit of the TV set. You may be able to adjust this by taking off the back of the TV set. Look for the block where the large red wire runs up to the top of the picture tube. On this block will be two controls. one will say screen and one will say focus. Try and slowly turn the control that says screen or S on it clockwise and see if you can make the picture brighter. Turn up the control till you just start to see faint lines in the picture, then back the control down till the lines go away. If the picture does not come up when you turn this up, and all you get is a blank screen, you will need to have this set repaired by a qualified repair person. Good Luck

Posted on Jul 15, 2007

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SOURCE: Fading picture that looks dark and dull on a 42" Samsung DLP tv.

You need a new lamp...

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: dull dark picture on kdf-e50a12u rear projection

Depending how long you have owned it and if a Lamp was ever replaced, it probably needs to be replaced. You can check with SONY at
1800-222-SONY and see if they could sell and send you one.
Hope this helps,
Skyassoc

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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SOURCE: my samsung 61' DLP model# HLS6187WX is looking

you need to replace a lamp to resolve this issue part # bp96-01472a

Posted on Dec 19, 2010

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