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Blackout screens I recently upgraded to U-verse AT&T and I am getting blackout screens for a few seconds at a time primarily when there are explosion, high action or adds. I have had the TV for about 5 years I already fixed the convergence about 2 years ago, and other than the convergence - I have had no problems with the unit. I had standard definition cable TV and a Humax STB getting 1080i OTA for all this time (at least since the convergence fix) with no issues. However, since U-verse (2 months ago) I continually get blackout screens. AT&T is convinced that it is the TV. When i change th setting to standard Definition i have no isses - only at HiDef. the AT&T box is connected via component. I learned on the Internet that there was a different Hitachi model that had similar issues with progressive DVD playbacks - but could not find absolutely no information on my model with my specific issue. Help? Thank you! Chester Wojna

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  • mcchico Sep 06, 2008

    I got my problem solved. It was actually the TV. I called the Hitachi Rep in my area and asked them if they had a service bulletin issued for my specific symptoms and they said YES. So the Tech came and just changed the Horizontal POS from "0" to "1" and now everything works perfect - $95 dollars later.

    Thank you all!, Chester
    -Chico

  • mcchico Sep 06, 2008

    I actually had it fixed and it was actually the TV. I called the service REP in my area for Hitachi and asked them if they has a service bulleting for my specific symptoms and they checked and said YES. So the Tech came and changed the Horizontal POS from "0" to "1" and all the problems went away - $95 Dollars later.

    Thank you all! , Chester
    -Chico

  • Daniel Sorrels Sep 07, 2008

    I have this same problem all the time and also have ATT Uverse. Does anyone have the steps to change this "horizontal POS"? I do have the repair manual for the TV, would it be called this if I looked in the manual? Thanks for the help!

  • jimxprez Mar 08, 2009

    I have the same problem.Can you change the Horizontal POS yourself or do you have to call a serviceman ?

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Good Day;
I would suspect U-VERSE. I had it installed recently ...had problems. They came out and changed "wires". Now okay. Please call them first. Good Luck, big IRISH.

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  • MICHAEL MULLINS Sep 07, 2008

    Good Day; I'm glad you solved your concern was fixed at a decent price. God Bless, big Irish.

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