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Lcd clarity I have just bought a samsung 40 inch lcd television and am a bit dissappionted with the clarity on both sky and terrestrial, I have been told they need 3 or 4 days to settle down is this true?

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Re: lcd clarity - Flat Panel Televisions

They don't need time to settle down..

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