I'm getting more and more depressed. Ok, next days I will call the shop, but may be in the meanwhile somebody of you can help me. I have a philips 32PW9617, with pixel plus, and there are two dark vertical bands, one thinner - near the left edge - and one larger - near the right edge. I don't remember how much is an inch (im from italy), however the larger one is about three cm. I read on some posts that it might be a problem about the SCART, but I unplugged them and saw the same bands with the signal from the arial. It is not a problem with the tube, too, since I'm able to make them walk left and right using the zoom and the mouse, and they maintain their position relative to the image borders when I go from 4:3 to widescreen. They are evident mostly when there is a dark background, and slightly visible with green background - such as grass during football world cup, for instance, adding this way affliction to affliction. In the former case, if I diminish the brightness and make the background perfectly black, the bands are no more visible. Actually, with the brightness set to zero, or switching off the tv, or closing my eyes, they completely disappear, but you know, for 1,400£ I thought that the images were included. _please_, _please_, save me or kill me.