LG 42PC1D strange retention problem.

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  1. Snow_Man_UK

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    My screen is about 8 months old and it has developed a strange problem.
    On dark areas I see random red pixels firing. These are concentrated in an area that a light area was previously.

    It is almost like retention, for example with no input when the 'no input' logo moved you can see hundreds of red pixels in the old position. These fade over 6-10 seconds.

    The problem happens on all sources, and of course with no input.

    Has anyone experienced this before or can any one offer an explanation. I have already tried isolating the power supply etc.

    Otherwise it looks like the screen will need to go back :rolleyes:
     
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    Send the bugger back!I've also been looking to buy the 42PC1D,some good deals at the momement,in Currys on Sat,the plasma next to the PC1D,was the 42PX5D,it had the same problem,random red pixels, asked one of the sale staff,"lookes like it's faulty":rolleyes: Yeh Right!!
     
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    I am sure its a fault. Just wondered if it had been seen before. Still a great screen for the price.
     
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    Just had it confirmed that it is a processing fault.Lets see how Dixons handle this one with their legendary after sales service! :rolleyes:
     
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    Yep, seen one this morning,on display,sales guy said,"to much contrast",played about with it, no joy!£676 at Sound & Vision with free del.Don't think I'll bother!:(
     
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    I'm having the same problem with mine.

    I got mine from ebuyer in September last year but i've thrown away the box. Have you still got the box for yours? If not, how are you going to send it back?

    I don't know what i'm going to do about packaging it!! :rolleyes:
     
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    I am lucky that I do not need to send it back. Dixons will send out an engineer. If/When they decide it can not be fixed here, they will take it back.

    Sorry, no idea about packaging your screen. Maybe a local electrical retailer will be chucking out an old box of similar size. Worth asking I guess.

    Since our screens are similar in age, I hope that this wasn't a bad batch. I am just happy it happened within 12 months.
     

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