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I have a pioneer dv656a dvd player and on some dvd's i play on my samsung ps42q96hd plasma tv, it displays horizontal lines that move from bottom to the top of the screen constantly. Is this normal for a £700 tv? Or is the plasma technology flawed as i suspect?

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Try disconnecting everything from the tv *except* the DVD player (that includes cable tv). You are using a component or digital connection, right? Some of these HDTVs are **** at displaying a composite feed. If this clears up the problem then the lines were probably caused by a fault in your cable tv, and you need to take it up with them.

ANYWAY, if the rolling lines remain even with everything else unplugged, it could also be electrical interference from something near by, like power cords or something.

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