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Topic # 108581 1-Sep-2012 22:30 Send private message

Hi folks, I have a 51 Samsung plasma 3D TV that I purchased last year (still under warranty) but I just recently noticed that in the middle of the screen, I can see pink dots in the middle of the screen. Below is a photo I took. Don't worry about the wavy lines. That's from the camera.

Any idea why the pink dots are there? I noticed I see from a whole lot of sources that are connected to the device so it's not xbox alone. You can see the pink dots above the 'connecting to xbox live' text



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  Reply # 680288 2-Sep-2012 09:25 Send private message

Might be some form of "line bleed" (google for interminable forum discussions on it), I see this a bit on my PS51D550 when it tries to display particular shades of grey when I'm using it as a PC screen. Certain combinations of colours on a horizontal line seem to make the electronics, or maybe the colour dithering algorithm, go crazy for the rest of the line.

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  Reply # 680581 2-Sep-2012 22:01 Send private message

Seems that most of the plasmas do that to a degree with really bad dither that is visible on a solid area of colour. I certainly saw it on all the ones in store when I was TV shopping.




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