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Panasonic TX26lxd70-Problem with dark scenes


Standard Member
Hi All and Happy New year to everyone,

I have recently purcharsed the above and I am experiencing some problems when viewing on Freeview and also DVD's.

The problem occurs when there is a very dark scene (i.e-The recent BBC "Oliver Twist" and today when viewing "Sunset Blvd" on DVD) and the blacks in the scene go from dark to lighter-almost switch back and forth on the dark areas until the scene goes to a lighter scene.

Can anyone advise on this problem at all..or is it possible it is just my settings-as I am sure I am not getting the best out of the TV as of yet ?

Thanks all



Active Member
Its the backlight adjusting automatically, try cinema mode I use it all the time now don't notice it anymore

If possible try and watch the same scene in cinema mode and see if it does it

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