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Screen appears washed out

The screen looks like the contrast and brightness controls are in turbo mode. Consequently the images look washed out and dark. Picture looking at a shadow through an aquarium filled with watery milk. There is color but the picture isn't at all sharp or accurate.

I did replace the: Polaroid Main Unit 782-L32K52-560A
and that wasn't the problem. Any other suggestions?

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  • martyrunnell Apr 17, 2008

    Dish network is our provider. I have a dvd player hooked to the TV. I don't think it's an external problem as I've used an external antenna and the same problem exists. This problem does fluctuate slightly. Sometimes it's worse than others but always unacceptable.

  • chilibball
    chilibball May 11, 2010

    What is your TV provider and what connections do you have going to the TV?

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Dish Network. I have a DVD player and that's about it. Have tried using just an external antenna as well. Same problem.

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Go to menu, go to screen settings or display settings. Should bring up the sharpness, contrast, color, brightness controls. Follow directions on screen to adjust. Hope this helps!

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Troubleshooting Flat Panel Monitor issues.

Screen is blank and power indicator is off

The monitor is possibly not receiving power. Perform the following steps to fix the problem:
  1. Ensure that the electrical outlet and the monitor are both switched on.
  2. Check that the power cord is firmly plugged into the electrical outlet and the power supply unit.
  3. If the power cord has a removable fuse, replace it.
  4. Try another power cord.
  5. Try another electrical outlet.
  6. Check the power connection at the back of the panel.
Screen is blank and power indicator is steady green

Brightness and Contrast may be too low. Adjust the brightness and contrast using the On-screen display controls (OSD) by selecting the button
Screen is blank and power indicator is steady amber

The monitor is in the Power Management Standby state. The power management feature is invoked when the computer recognizes that you have not used your mouse or keyboard for a user-definable period. Perform the following steps to bring monitor out of the power management state:
  1. Press any key on the keyboard or move the mouse to restore operation.
  2. Check the Power Management software on your computer.
  3. flatpnlmont12.jpgPress the (OK) key to switch between analog and digital mode. If the panel is the wrong mode for the signal being provided, the monitor appears to go into sleep mode.
Screen is blank and power indicator is flashing green
Display mode of the computer is outside the range of the monitor. The display mode the monitor uses is controlled by your computer. Therefore, you should refer to your computer's documentation for details on how to change display modes.

The image size, position and shape may change when the display mode changes. This is normal and the image can be readjusted using the IMAGE SETUP and the monitor controls.

Note: Unlike CRT monitors, which requires a high refresh rate to minimize flicker, TFT technology is inherently flicker-free. If possible, configure your computer for 1600 x 1200 addressability at 60Hz vertical refresh rate.

Use the following table as a guideline and reconfigure your computer to use a supported display mode. The highest resolution (for example, 1600 x 1200) produces the optimal output, but limitations of your monitor may prohibit this setting. Adjust the addressability mode until an image appears.

CHECK SIGNAL CABLE" message is shown and power indicator is steady amber.

The monitor is not receiving a video signal. Perform the following steps to fix the problem:
  1. Check that the signal cable is firmly connected to your computer
  2. Check that no pins are bent in the signal cable connector.
There are noises in the video signal. The IMAGE SETUP function is used to adjust the level of noise in the video signal which causes horizontal lines or areas where the image appears to be unstable and jitters or shimmers. This can be done automatically or manually.
Note: It is not applicable to digital input.
Use the image setup fix the problem:
  1. flatpnlmont6.jpgSelect (Image Setup) menu in the OSD.

  2. Select Manual to adjust CLOCK/PHASE settings.
Image appears to be discolored

The color setting may be incorrect. Perform the following steps to adjust the color settings:
  1. flatpnlmont8.jpgSelect (Image Properties) from the OSD menu.
  2. flatpnlmont9.jpgSelect (Color Properties) to adjust the color mode you find most comfortable or fine tune the colors using the Custom menu.
A few dots are missing, discolored, or inappropriately lighted

A small number missing, discolored, or lighted dots may be present on the screen, which is an intrinsic characteristic of the TFT LCD technology and is not an LCD defect.
Using On-Screen display (OSD) controls
flatpnlmont12.jpgThe settings adjustable with the user controls are viewed through the OSD. Press the (OK) button to display the main OSD menu.
OSD main menu:

Note: The LCD monitor needs time to become thermally stable the first time you turn it on each day. Thus, to achieve more accurate adjustments for parameters, allow the LCD monitor to warm up (be on) for 15 minutes before making any screen adjustments

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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".
2. Press the ENTER button to select "Mode".
Press the ??² or ??¼ buttons to select the "Dynamic", "Standard", "Movie" picture
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)
the OSD will be adjusted accordingly.
• 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
Brightness 50
Sharpness 85
Color 55
Tint G 50 R 50
Balck light 1 00
??¼More
TV Picture
Move Enter Return
Mode : Dynamic
Contrast 1 00
Brightness 50
Sharpness 85
Color 55
Tint G 50 R 50
Balck light 1 0
??¼More
TV Picture
Dynamic
Standard
Movie
Move Enter Return
Mode : Dynamic ???
Contrast 1 00
Brightness 50
Sharpness 85
Color 55
Tint G 50 R 50
Balck light 1 0
??¼More
TV Picture
50
??² Con trast ??¼
Move Adjust Return
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Adjusting the Color Tone
You can change the color of the entire screen according to your preference.
1. Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the ENTER button to select "Picture".
2. Press the ??² or ??¼ button to select "Color Tone", then press the ENT ER button.
3. Press the ??² or ??¼ button to select "Cool2", "Cool1", "Normal", "Warm1",
or "Warm2".
Press the ENTER button.
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cannot be selected. Movie mode is only available.
Move Enter Return
??²More
Color Tone : Cool2 ???
Detailed settings ???
Size : 16 : 9 ???
Digital NR : Low ???
Active Color : On ???
DNle : On ???
Reset : OK ???
TV Picture
Move Enter Return
??²More
Color Tone : Cool2
Detailed settings
Size : 16 : 9
Digital NR : Low
Active Color : On
DNle : On
Reset : OK
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Cool2
Cool1
Normal
Warm1
Warm2
Activating Backlight
You can adjust the screen brightness by adjusting the LCD backlight brightness. (0~10)
1. Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the ENTER button to select "Picture".
2. Press the ??² or ??¼ button to select "Backlight", then press the ENTER button.
3. Press the ??? or ??? button to decrease or increase the valueof the backlight
brightness.
Press the ENTER button.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
Move Enter Return
Mode : Dynamic ???
Contrast 1 00
Brightness 50
Sharpness 85
Color 55
Tint G 50 R 50
Balcklight 1 0
??¼More
TV Picture
5
??² Balcklight
??¼
Move Adjust Return
Move Enter Return
??²More
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Detailed settings
Size : 16 : 9
Digital NR : Low
Active Color : On
DNle : Off
Reset : OK
TV Picture
OK
Cancel
Resetting the Picture Settings to the Factory Defaults
1. Press the ??² or ??¼ button to select "Reset", then press the ENTER button.
Press the ??² or ??¼ button to select "Cancel" or "OK" then press the ENTER button.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
Each mode can be reset.

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