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Severe color banding and color shifting for skin / hair tones

My KDL-46W5100 shows excellent pictures from all inputs, except for mid to dark hair, flesh and wood tones. In these cases I get severe color banding and color shifting towards amber and green. Very high brightness and low contrast values make the problem go away, but the resulting image is quite whitish and pale. Do I have a defective set, or this is the expected behavior? Thanks in advance for any help!

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  • pechansky May 16, 2010

    Thanks, but I did it like you said but nothing changed. The image seems to shift all dark skin and wood tones towards green and reddish brown when brightness is set to low and contrast is high.


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Think u got some kind of magnetic field interference.Move ur tv set to the right or left couple inches,just make sure not be to close to ur other electronics devices.Go in ur tv menu.Go to PICTURE.Go down to reset,the setting will go back factory setting,so the colors.See if that help.

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