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Yellow/red static and poor image quality

After a few minutes of being on the tv developes an image issues...almost a yellow static that changes to red as well. The picture distortion has a wide range from annoying to unseeable. But does fix itself after being left on...there is now consistancy in if the static appears, how long it will be there, or if the tv will fix itself.

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  • wkndgirl Jun 22, 2008

    the colors on my set mutate from a normal picture to a pink, blue colorized version of images. i have dish satellite. they have tested the line and assured me that it is not from their feed. i have unpluggged, powered down, reset to factory default. it happens during a live broadcast, dvd playing, recorded shows you name it. it may last for a few minutes to over 30. sometimes i just turn it off in the hopes that will reset whatever is wrong. i have only had it for a year. i noticed that hsn doesn't carry the tv anymore. i don't want to comment on that! do i need to switch to an HDMI cable? should i just send it in for repairs. it's under a protection plan.

  • blowdoorsmus Jul 13, 2008

    purchased the westinghouse sk-32h240s and have the same concern .worked fine for 3 months and now I can't even see the display,pixalates and happens after only 3 minutes .Took it in to best buy and they gave it back and said they found no problem?Purchased new cables ,reset factory.still same problem.still under manufactures warranty.Just a pain .

  • felicia876 Nov 01, 2008

    My tv has the same poor picture quality at times. It seems to be getting more frequent. I have direct tv and the info box showing the channel, name of show and time appears fine but the picture quality has alot of static or color distortion.

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There are some components in the video processor area or the power supply area that have become thermo sensitive with age. Over time, they will most probably fail completely.

The set should be serviced by a tech who is familiar with your set and has the proper resources to service it.

Jerry G.

Posted on May 16, 2008

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