Question about RCA LCDX2722W 27 in. Television

2 Answers

Big grey/black spot

I have a big 4" spot on my rca 27" lcd tv. It started in the upper right corner & moved to the middle of the right side now. What could cause this & anyway to fix it? The tv is a little over 1 year old & cost $1600.00!

Posted by on

  • 4 more comments 
  • bowie56 Aug 15, 2008

    No, it just started, never abused. It moved, that's what I don't get. It's just a big grey perfectly round circle, other then that the tv has a excellent picture.

  • bowie56 Aug 16, 2008

    This is the circle

  • bowie56 Aug 16, 2008

    better shot of the circle

  • bowie56 Aug 16, 2008

    Here is a better picture. The light at the top was the flash from my camera...it's the dark circle under that, this picture shows it better. Thanks for helping!

  • mjacobini Dec 05, 2008

    did aqnybody fix it i have the same problem with ym polaroid tv, but i can see the circle all the time the screen is on

  • lseal Jan 05, 2009

    I have the same problem with my 2 year old Westinghouse LVM-42W2 LCD monitor (42"). The spot is about 2" in diameter at the right edge of the screen and is growing.



    Anyone with any idea or experience with this problem?

×

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 876 Answers

Is it a fuzzy spot or an actual hard edged black spot?LCD televisions can have a loss of pixel display- most very small. Was the TV hit with something or dropped against something (the screen)?

OR Try this first:
Black box appears on the screen
• Closed-captioning might be on. Check the Analog or Digital Caption option in the Setup menu.

Please let me know if your problem is solved. Thank You.

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

  • 3 more comments 
  • Gayle Ashbach
    Gayle Ashbach Aug 16, 2008

    It is not something exterior that is shining on the TV and has your eyes fooled?

  • Gayle Ashbach
    Gayle Ashbach Aug 16, 2008

    Have you tried moving the TV to another location, just to be sure. If it still looks the same, You will need to see a seviceperson. I don't like having to tell anyone that, especially on something so new and probably just out of warranty. You didn;t by any chance purchase an extended warranty? I wish that I could help you more. I did some research and could find nothing that matches your problem. Most people who have problems lose a few pixels of the picture,and that is not round.

  • Gayle Ashbach
    Gayle Ashbach Aug 16, 2008

    How incredibly strange. I'm sorry, I wish I had a clue. I will continue to research in the morning. It looks like light shining through.

  • Gayle Ashbach
    Gayle Ashbach Aug 16, 2008

    I am going to present ideas to you as I research so that you cn try them as quickly as possible. I am reading that some televisions have a test feature that places a large circle on the screen to test color,etc. Please go back through all of your settings on your TV to make sure that it has not accidentally been put in to some sort of test mode. Continuing to research...



    Can you change the resolution on your TV? just make sure that it is not set at a higher resolution than it is capable of reproducing as a picture.

  • Gayle Ashbach
    Gayle Ashbach Aug 16, 2008

    I just found this comment on a forum site and it makes the most sense to me, so I think that if I were you I would give a serve person a call and see what they say. Here is the Comment



    "I have a tech coming to look at my set on Friday. He told me he has seen this issue a good bit with LCD TV's, not just Hitachi's, but others as well. He said that it can be caused by dirt or dust on the lamp, or in the microscopic mirrors on the lcd panel. He will attempt to clean these components when he comes, and if it does not resolve the problem, he will order a new light engine for the set and replace that. The crop circle on my set is very faint and not even noticable most of the time, unless you have a dark black background. Being I forked out a good bit of cash for this set, I'm a perfectionist with it and I want it repaired."



    At any rate, I would give a service person a call and get a professional technicians opinion on this unusual problem.



    http://tv.rca.com/en-us/ContactUs.html





    Okay it looks like it could be a back light problem or interference from a flourescent light. At any rate, here is the ink to look at the manual and the tech sheet for your Tv as well instructions on ordering a new backlight and how to install.

    http://tv.rca.com/RCATV/NewTV/Templates/...





    Good luck to you. I hope this helps. Have a good day.

×

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

This problem is caused by liquid intrusion in the panel. The liquid pass thru the lower side of the LCD panel. (i.e... splash of water, your pet urinate on the panel, etc.)

Posted on Nov 03, 2010

  • gearyfam Jan 16, 2011

    I also have this problem on a Samsung 52" TV. I have had it for just over a year. I have 4 of them. One is 4 inches, one is 3 inches and 2 are 2 inches. They started at the bottom right half of the tv. About 3-4 months ago they started to move straight up. Now the 4 inch one is about 7 inches from center to the bottom. The 3 inch one is about 4 inches from the bottom and the 2 inchers are still at the bottom but can see they are starting to move up. Everyday they move up about one pixel. At this rate by the end of 2011 they should be close to the top. It will be nice that when they get to the top they continue off the screen. I never got a good answer either so I feel your pain.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Screen has black spot in corner that spreads to entire screen


one of the floresant bulbs has fail there is a place in Haverhill Ma called Tops Electronics that can fix you up really quick but you will have to ship it to them they do good work there
their new name is pinnacle solutions group over 30 year serviceing

Sep 18, 2009 | Emerson LC320EM9 32 in. LCD HDTV

5 Answers

Light green and pink spots on my hd tv!!!


You really need to be persistent. I went on the Panasonic customer support webseite and started a web exchange. The first two attempts ended with "call your local authorized service tech" , etc. The third time, I described the prolem again and asked if the authorized tech would have the tool to fix the eprom if that was the cause of the problem. They finally gave me a name for their scheduling department and said they would pay for the diagnosis. I was pretty happy about that, but even happier when they said that this was a known problem and they would pay for the repair as well. They scheduled a service call. The techs came and fixed the eprom error with their tool within 1/2 hour. That was about 5 weeks ago, and all looks good so far.

Aug 27, 2008 | Panasonic PT-52LCX65 44" HDTV

2 Answers

Tv rainbow in screen


The picture tube has become magnetized, possibly by someone getting a magnet to close to it. You can de-magnetize it using a strong magnet (cow magnet or similar). Place the magnet as close the the screen as possible without touching it to the screen. Starting at the middle of the screen and slowly (not too slow, about one full circle per second should do) move the magnet in a circular motion. With each full circle move the magent twards the outside (making a larger circle) as well as moving it farther away from the screen. Using a magnet will not harm the screen, so play with it and you'll soon get the feel and will see what you need to do.
Tv's have a circuit built in to 'Degauss' (demagnetize) the screen each time you turn it on, but this will only work if the set is 'Cold'. If the set is left off for 2 hours (to cool doen) and does not demagnetize when you turn it on the circuit is faulty.

Jul 21, 2008 | RCA TruFlat 27F520T 27" TV

1 Answer

Light green and pink spots on my hd tv!!!


Hi--Bought my panasonic pt-52lcx65 on sale for $2200 in 8/05. Replaced the lamp for about $300 in 1/08, just prior to Superbowl. Admittedly, this was to be expected after family members watched lots of tv over 30 months. However, two months later the blue spot emerged in 3/08, and red spot emerged 5/08. Set looks decorated by a Andy Warhol or Van Gogh wannabe. I'm looking for a fix it solution. Dr. Bob Heiliger, Lebanon, OH.

Jun 08, 2008 | Panasonic PT-52LCX65 44" HDTV

2 Answers

Light green and pink spots on my hd tv!!!


Tiny particles of dust on the light engine lens can cause this (and was a service call for me about a month ago), or possibly the expensive light engine.

May 12, 2008 | Mitsubishi WD-52525 52" Rear Projection...

3 Answers

Color problem


is there a speaker ( other than built in ) near the tv? ( if so, move speaker away from tv.

Dec 13, 2007 | Sharp 27DV-S100 27 in. TV/VCR/DVD Combo

2 Answers

RCA F27664 27" TV Problem: HELP


Intermittent loss of lower frequency channels ie Ch:36, higher channels ok
Dry joints in UHF tuner, resolder the PCB to casing earth connections inside tuner
Channel reception lost if tuner socket moved
Dry joints on IC522, IC521 and IC541 (located in the big heatsink about middle of the main pcb)

Nov 24, 2007 | RCA F27664 27" TV

1 Answer

RCA F27442 27" TV - topper half screen stripped and bottom-half is still good


check for bad c14505 220mf.
or u14501 vertical output ic.

Nov 04, 2007 | RCA F27442 27" TV

1 Answer

TV has a greenish tint


first off are there any speakers close to the tv ?. if so move them secondly your degauss circuit may need servicing.

Jun 04, 2006 | RCA 20F530T 20" TV

Not finding what you are looking for?
RCA LCDX2722W 27 in. Television Logo

5,331 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top RCA Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

76125 Answers

Steve Allison
Steve Allison

Level 3 Expert

5569 Answers

matt martin
matt martin

Level 3 Expert

1257 Answers

Are you a RCA Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...