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Tv works for both sound and picture but display fluctuates in brightness and has an area near center that increases in a yellowish color. pulsing interval is about each second. Is there an adjustment that might be out of tolerance?

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  • danaforestla May 07, 2010

    it's a 2003 model so no warranty. Like I said, it works but the pulsing is enough to be quite annoying. the panel display is uniform and colors are good.

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Sounds like the panel is going bad. Any warranty left on it?

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Tv pulses in brightness


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The following picture settings can be confi gured. Depending on the

format of the picture source, some picture settings are not available.

• [Auto Picture]: Sets all picture settings to the factory default.

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• [Contrast]: Adjusts the intensity of bright areas, keeping dark areas

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• [Color]: Adjusts color saturation.

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Using Automatic Picture Settings
Your TV has Three automatic picture settings ("Dynamic", "Standard", "Movie") that are preset at the factory.
You can activate either Dynamic, Standard, Movie by making a selection from the menu.
1. Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the ENTER button, to select "Picture".
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setting. Press the ENTER button.
?³ Choose Dynamic to increase the clarity and sharpness of the picture.
?³ Choose Standard for the standard factory settings.
?³ Choose Movie for a natural Image without picture enhancements.
3. Press the ??² or ??¼ buttons to select "Contrast", "Brightness", "Sharpness",
"Color", or "Tint(G/R)", then press the ENTER button.
4. Press the ??? or ??? buttons to decrease or increase the value of a particular item.
For example, if you select "Contrast", pressing the ??? button increases it.
Press the ENTER button.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
• When you make changes to Contrast, Brightness, Sharpness, Color, Tint(G/R)
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• When in PC mode, Tint, Sharpness, and Color are not available.
Press the P.MODE button on the remote control repeatedly to select the desired
picture mode.
Picture Control
Move Enter Return
Mode : Dynamic ???
Contrast 1 00
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Color 55
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Balck light 1 00
??¼More
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Move Enter Return
Mode : Dynamic
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Sharpness 85
Color 55
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Standard
Movie
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Mode : Dynamic ???
Contrast 1 00
Brightness 50
Sharpness 85
Color 55
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Balck light 1 0
??¼More
TV Picture
50
??² Con trast ??¼
Move Adjust Return
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Adjusting the Color Tone
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Press the ENTER button to select "Picture".
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??²More
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Detailed settings ???
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DNle : On ???
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??²More
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Mode : Dynamic ???
Contrast 1 00
Brightness 50
Sharpness 85
Color 55
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??² Balcklight
??¼
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