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PICTURE PROBLEM THERE ARE BLACK STRIPES GOING DOWN THE SCREEN. DOES NOT MATTER IF IT IS WATCHING PROGRAMMING OR MOVIES. IS DEFINITELY THE TELEVISION

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  • Anonymous May 17, 2008

    no matter what your watching, (tv,cable,dvd,digital,vhs) the picture is sort of yellowish. We are sort of used to now, it but when ever people come over, its the first thing that they point out.

    Also when you turn the tv on, the start up screen which used to be pure medium blue, now has blck bands/blotches across the screen.



    All of these probles first started when we put some big speakers behind the tv. could this have any thing to do with it?

  • lui_v_w Jun 23, 2008

    I have a samsung 46"dlp and no matter what i'm wathcing theres black and white stripes going up and down the screen but theres still sound need help??

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Sounds like your Light Engine has gone bad. Not a cheap repair.

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Try this link to Samsung help website.
Your tv appears to be quite new.
I am sure they can help solve this issue.

Posted on Apr 26, 2008

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