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    LCD HDTV Question - Help Please

    I have a Sony XBR Bravia 46" that is a little over 5 years old. Just noticed one pixel showing red continuously. What am I facing here? The beginning of the end?

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    Re: LCD HDTV Question - Help Please

    It's probably just one dead pixel, probably nothing to worry about, though it could lead to things to come.



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    Re: LCD HDTV Question - Help Please

    I'm not an expert, but I don't think it's likely an indication of some degenerative issue. Stuck pixels just happen sometimes.



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    Re: LCD HDTV Question - Help Please

    Thanks - Hope you're right, guys!


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    Re: LCD HDTV Question - Help Please

    Lower end LCD devices (Nintendo DS, for example) often have stuck pixels from the factory. Wouldn't worry unless you start seeing them showing up in numbers.



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    Re: LCD HDTV Question - Help Please

    Good news is if its red its probably just stuck and not dead. You can try to unstick it. Some people say videos like these work if you run them on a screen with stuck pixels [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S19wdQHbzSQ]Unsticking a pixel - YouTube[/ame] Also, you can try gently tapping or pressing on the area of the stuck pixel or using something like a damp (Just damp!) cloth you microwaved to get it very hot and then swirl it aorund over the area.



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    Re: LCD HDTV Question - Help Please

    Quote Originally Posted by Dino View Post
    Good news is if its red its probably just stuck and not dead. You can try to unstick it. Some people say videos like these work if you run them on a screen with stuck pixels Unsticking a pixel - YouTube Also, you can try gently tapping or pressing on the area of the stuck pixel or using something like a damp (Just damp!) cloth you microwaved to get it very hot and then swirl it aorund over the area.
    I've seen this work on computer monitors and laptop screens. Pretty much forcing each pixel to open and close in a controlled manner. I've even seen LCDs with this built in to help fix 'dead' pixels.



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    Re: LCD HDTV Question - Help Please

    I've run the video 4 or 5 times and it has not worked yet.


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    Re: LCD HDTV Question - Help Please

    Quote Originally Posted by NobodyBeatsCy View Post
    I've run the video 4 or 5 times and it has not worked yet.
    I watched it once and almost had a seziure.



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