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I have a Panasonic Viera 37" plasma TV which is nearly 3yrs old. Picture input is from Sky HD via hdt lead. Most times pic quality is brilliant on both HD and none HD. However I occasionally experience what can be described as a colour diffusion or sort of halo effect if there is a close up of a face for example and there is a shadow on the face. This sometimes also happens if the picture is of a plain, light wall and the camera is moving..I have tried changing the contrast and other settings to no avail. Is this a characteristic of Plasma as they age or is it a fault?

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This is a fault definately. I have run into this with Samsung plasma tv's and find if you do some electrical adjustments you can usually remedy the situation. Sometimes though, it is the panel going bad or a board. Do u have any pictures i can see? Also keep in mind that if you have a DVM you can make the adjustments yourself. Good luck...GURU JAY

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