Question about Hitachi 53SDX01B 53" Rear Projection Television

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No picture for 3-4 minutes after start up

I have a hitachi projection color tv about 5 years old.it is hooked up to a comcast cable box.over the past year or so when i turn tv on after long idle periods it takes about 3-4 minutes to get a picture.i get sound just fine.any help would be greatly appreciated.thanks.

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  • rogerhl Dec 13, 2007

    can't get to the steps u suggest.my setup screen does not have upgrades as an option. any other ideas? thanks for the effort

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Roger,
Could be as simple as a software upgrade if the picture looks okay after it come on... What software version are you currently running?
SOFTWARE VERSION CHECK Step (1) Turn the TV ON. Step (2) Using the TV Remote, Select Antenna C. Step (3) Press the MENU button on the Remote. Step (4) Menu will appear
no picture for 3-4 minutes after start up - mmc-fig_7.gif
(Figure 1)
Step (5) Press the Cursor Down button and Highlight SETUP
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(Figure 2)
Step (6) Press SELECT on the Remote Control. Setup Mno picture for 3-4 minutes after start up - mmc-fig_10.gifr
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(Figure 3)
no picture for 3-4 minutes after start up - mmc-fig_11.gifCursor Down and highlight UPGRADES
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(Figure 4no picture for 3-4 minutes after start up - mmc-fig_8.gifStep (8) Press the SELECT button on Remote Control. Upgrades Menu will appear

(Figure 5)
Step (9) Read the Software Version
software-version-check.gif (Figure 6)


Let me know!
Bill

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