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No picture for 3-4 minutes after start up

I have a hitachi projection color tv about 5 years 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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Re: no picture for 3-4 minutes after start up

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
(Figure 1)
Step (5) Press the Cursor Down button and Highlight SETUP
(Figure 2)
Step (6) Press SELECT on the Remote Control. Setup Menu will appear
(Figure 3)
Step (7) Cursor Down and highlight UPGRADES
(Figure 4)
Step (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!

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