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  • rtk1 Feb 01, 2008

    I thave this same problem with the red dots. seems mostly when background is dark or black. any advice would be great.

  • Emiliano Feb 03, 2008

    I have the same problem and I don't know what to do. Can I fix this myself or do I need to take it in for service? The set is only one year old..Also starting to see green dots now as well. Help!

  • JPV1436 Feb 05, 2008

    I have the same problem with the red dots sparkling. Is there a simple solution? Otherwise, the picture is fine.

  • nborror Feb 09, 2008

    what would you say the difference between pixie dust and sparkley is? I have this same tv with this same problem. When the screen goes from a bright color to a dark color immediately in the dark color, and often when the screen is dark there is a speckling of red dots.

    When the tv is colder it is worse than when the tv has warmed up a bit. say a white hand went across a black background...there would be a speckling of red dots behind the hand where the screen was dark.

  • rjames123 Feb 25, 2008

    same thing as the person below me said

  • 4geeze May 03, 2008

    have the same red dots in dark screens. does not seem as pronounced where vertical gray borders sometimes are in hd channels

  • slsantoro98 Jul 01, 2008

    i have a spot on my lcd tv maxent inside the screen when i touch it it gets brighter???red dot?

    how to fix??

  • patrickhodi Jul 06, 2008

    when the screen is black the red sparlky dots appear. noticed it alot watching dvd. how do i fix it please

  • Anonymous Oct 14, 2008

    red dots on dark parts in movies or shows

  • bman25509 Oct 21, 2008

    I have a bunch of red pixels flashing when it goes black need help please

  • Anonymous Oct 25, 2008

    Hey guys i have the same problem i done alot of research but came empty handed did anyone get theirs repaired ? let me know thankxs -manny-

  • preece Nov 11, 2008

    I have the same problem, on widescreen format and when a picture is otherwise dark, the red dots are very visible right in the middle, top and bottom. How do I fix this annoying problem?

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    i have the same problem......its one little annoying red dot at the top.

  • skyegemini Jan 29, 2009

    I have the same problem with the red dots... Is there a way to fix this? PLease advise at Thanks a lot



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I called the tech guys where I bought this tv (Best Buy) and they informed me that there is a chip that goes bad on the tv and it needs to be replaced. The problem is, the chip is a generic brand (according to the tech guy) and is no longer produced. He said that this is a common issue with the Maxent tv's and the only way to remedy the issue is to replace the tv. Fortunately, I was still covered by the warranty...

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Do they look like pixie dust...or sparkly?....if so I can give you a procedure to get rid of that

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When the screen goes black or with black images i get red dots al over how can i fix this

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  • killerrams Jan 28, 2009

    i have the same problem

    how do i fix it


Hi did you guys get your tv fixed i have the same problem too

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

Mr. Fixxit how can we get rid of these red dots? yes they look like sparkly.

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