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PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2013 5:00 pm    Post subject: Dead Pixels! Reply with quote

Gah!! My tv in our living room just developed a horizontal black line directly in the center of the screen. So lame!
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2013 5:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Try tapping the screen. If that doesn't work, burn this iso and play it on dvd repeat through the night with your television on.
http://www.eaprogramming.com/
(click downloads, then left hand side... iso)
This is basically what's on the dvd
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GwrHzjgFtw
bunch of colors used to stop image retention (at slower transitions than the YT video)

This is I used to break in my plasma. It can help in fixing pixels, too, because it works to reheat pixels.... sort of like how 16:9 black bar areas on tvs can get dead pixels from not being used.
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