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Horizantal Lines and Poor Picture Quality

I have about 6 or 7 horizontal lines going across my tv and the picture quality is horrible, especially on the color white and other bright colors. It looks almost like sand...that's that best way I can describe it. I've had it for 13 months now and, of course my warranty was only for the first 12. Has anyone else had this problem? I called circuit city, where I purchased it and they said that it will cost $99 for a terchnician to come to the house, then additional costs for labor and parts. I'm hoping that there is a simple solution...maybe just a clean or something. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

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  • Wukusick Feb 05, 2008

    They don't flicker, but sometimes you can't see them as well ie: if most of the colors on the screen are dark, then they're not as noticeable as if they were, let's say white. A new thing that I noticed last night though...now I have a new horizontal line that moves very slowly from bottom to top. Once it gets to the top another one comes up from the bottom and goes to the top, and so on.

  • George
    George May 11, 2010

    CAn you please send me an digital image of the problem you are having?



    George,

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The only thing that I have hooked up is a Playstation 3, but yeah they are still there...not as bad as when I'm watching cable, but they are there.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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Do they flicker on and off?

Posted on Feb 04, 2008

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    Cary Farah Feb 06, 2008

    are they there if you use a dvd or vcr?

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