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Sanyo Z3 "Predator effect" problem

When hdmi upconverting to 720p (with Oppo 981 player) approx 1 hour or so into a movie, the picture will suddenly change to a distorted multi-colored image much like the alien's p.o.v. vision in the movie Predator. The projector is locked up, remote will not function, and must be shut down manually with the power switch on the unit. This does not occur at 480p. After powering back up the image is fine...until it happens again. It is possible that this occurs at the discs layer change, however I can't verify this. Web searches show this to be quite common among Sanyo Z3 owners.

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Re: Sanyo Z3 "Predator effect" problem

Hi there, Ive recently FGixed a PLV-Z3 was as chas said, Filters needed to be re-aligned.

Ive posted the schematics I used on my site.

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