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A black box appears on 3/4 of the screen with the following (04/18/2008 10:53:34)

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    i had the black box showing up on my tv as well. same model. i turned off the closed caption and it went away. thank you

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Try turning off the closed caption. do this from the menu

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When i turn on my tv it tries to boot, blue mitsubishi home screen come up, i hear fan then it all shuts off while green light blinks.


Try a reset. Start by unplugging for 1 minute, then plug back in & if still won't restart try the following. If none of the following work, you will need a technician.

Initializing the TV in many cases can remedy a problem.
In the 2006 product line Initialization is now a user function.
Pressing the front panel "INPUT' and "FORMAT"
buttons at the same time activates Initialization. When
complete all user settings will have to be set again. The
table in Figure 4-3 list the User Initialization procedures.
Note: Pressing INPUT and FORMAT is the same as
the Initialization in the Option Menu (MENU-2-4-7-0)
Order Name Procedure Results Notes
1 System Reset Press <System Reset>
on Front Panel
Hardware & TV operating
software reset.
POWER/Timer LED flashes for 60
seconds. No customer settings
are changed.
2 User Initialization
Press <INPUT> &
<FORMAT> on Front
Panel at the same time.
All customer Audio &
Video settings are reset to
factory default.
All customer settings will need to
re-configured.
3 Reset System
Defaults
From the remote, press
<MENU> <1-2-3>
<ENTER>
All customer settings
except V-Chip are reset to
factory default.
Netcommand, Channel Memory,
etc., will need to be re-configured.
SERVICER
PROCEDURE 4 Initialization
From the remote, press
<MENU> <2-4-7-0>*
select "INITIAL" press
<ENTER>
All customer settings are
reset to factory default.
All customer settings will need to
re-configured.
MITSUBISHI RESET / INITIALIZATION CHART
CUSTOMER
PROCEDURES
Figure 4-3
Figure 4-4
LED Indications
The front panel LEDs, refer to Figure 4-4, also assist in
determining the cause of a symptom. Figure 4-5 illustrates
normal LED operation. Figure 4-6 shows the
LEDs response when a problem is detected and indicates
the possible cause.
Power/Timer
Indicator
Status
Indicator
Lamp
Indicator Condition
Off Off Off Off (standby)
Blinking green
fast Off Off Initialization (10 - 65 seconds)
Off Off Blinking
green fast Lamp runs for 1 min after PTV off
Green Off Off Power On
Blinking green Off Off Power On Timer is set
NORMAL LED INDICATIONS
Power LED Status LED Lamp LED Condition
High Temperature - check ventilation air flow.
(Temperature sensor is disconnected.)
Off Off Blinking yellow Lamp cover is open.
Lamp failure (Lamp fails to turn on)
Off Off Red (Lamp turns off after lighting)
Lamp is broken
Off Blinking Red Off Fan Stop
Off Red. Off Circuit failure. (Run Error Code Check)

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On my TV certain shows (Craig Furgerson, Oprah, The View)on different networks,a black rectangle, about 1/3 of the picture, appears. I cannot remove it.


That box appears to be from the close caption feautre. If you have the original remote you can disable using the menu and go to audio functions and look for close caption to turn it OFF.
Do you have the user's guide for this TV?
If you do not, could you provide the model number of your TV?

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How to reset tv lamp on mitsubishi wd-65831


RESET LAMP TIMER
    • 1 Turn on the television after replacing your television's projection lamp with a new unit. If a dialog box displays on the screen asking you to reset the lamp timer, use your remote control's "Arrow" buttons, highlight "Yes" and press "Enter." If the dialog box does not appear on your screen after turning your television on, proceed to the next steps.
    • 2 Turn on the television, then press the "Menu" button on your control. Navigate to the "Setup" menu, press "Enter" and choose "Low Powericon1.png" from the menu options displayed on the screen. Press the "Exit" button on your remote control and turn off the television.
    • 3 Repeat the first step to reset your television's lamp timer. If your television screen is unable to produce a picture after replacing the projection lamp, press the "<", ">" and "Power" buttons on your remote control at the same timeicon1.png to reset the lamp timer.

Read more: http://www.ehow.com/how_7358147_reset-lamp-timer-mitsubishi-65731.html#ixzz33n0pJu2S

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Black box appears on the screen, but not during startup, so screen seems ok...


Go into the menu and find the "captions" heading. Turn off the "text" mode and you will be rid of your black box

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Hitachi 50 Rear Projection color TV


the easiest way is to turn the color all the way down to zero. Then notice the overall color of the screen, if it doesnt appear as a good black and white picture you will have to adjust the screens. To do that you have to remove the speaker grill cover and the small access panel, then depending on the chassis you will see a small square with 6 dials on it 3 on top and 3 on the bottom it will have screen stamped on it. adjust those 3 untill your screen appears the best black and white picture as possible. Now if your chassis only has 3 dials on the sgaure control box those are focusdont adjust them. . then the 3 CRT boards will have the dials you need adjust those for the best black and white picture. when your satisfied that you have a good black and white picture. then turn your color back up and adjust the tint.Let me know if you need more assistance.

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Black box showing up while viewing DVDs


This sound like a problem with the Closed Caption, on many sets if the C.C. is set to text a black box apears, and since it only happens on DVD you might look at the DVD menu and see if it has this Text featcher in the Closed Caption menu and turn it off

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Black screen keeps popping up


If a black box appears on the screen, and a small amount of the picture is visible around the border, it means that your closed captions are on and set to TEXT. Go back into the menu, navigate to the closed captions page and set the captions to OFF.

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Large Black Box Showing up in middle of screen.


When a black box appears on the screen it means that your closed captions are on and set to TEXT. When the closed captions are set to CC1, it puts the words on the screen and when set to TEXT it puts a black box in the center of the screen. Go into the set's menu, navigate to the closed captions page and set the captions to OFF.

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Hi Krautner, We have a Toshiba and experienced the same problem this morning. It is very similar to your symptoms: big black box in centre-lower part of screen. It sometimes disappears momentarily when you select a feature such a "mute" for the same amount of time the screen displays that function. Once the "mute" signal disappears, the black box comes on again. I fixed the problem by turning off the close captioning function. Somehow, it had actually got switched on. It runs fine now. I suppose you have already found a fix since you posted back in May....but hopefully this helps you or someone else putting in a similar search for this fix. Cheers Geo

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Black box appears on screen when using dvd player


On the TV menu check to see if the TEXT mode is activated if so deactivate it to clear the issue. This will be in the Closed Caption settings menu.

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