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Old 12-20-2008, 05:16 PM   #21
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I have NEVER seen a dead pixel in a PLASMA.

Change sources, change settings, change something.

I have seen television programming that had dead pixels in the camera they used to shoot the show (ie - the work during commercials)

I see dead pixels all the time in LCDs.

Usually if a plasma has an issue, its a complete line and obviously a defect like any other issue on any other item.

I repeat, I have NEVER seen a dead pixel in a PLASMA.

I am not saying it is impossible, just not common like an LCD.
wow you're lucky or something. panasonic plasmas are the ones where you have the highest possibility to see a dead/stuck pixels. i've never seen them on any other plasmas. but there is 2 specific lines for panasonic that have them (don't remember exactly which). it's a manufacturer defect for sure.
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iirc you got a panasonic plasma right? keep in mind that they won't replace your tv because of dead pixels. they offer no warranty for that, unless your dead pixels are in the center on the tv. so you should just exchange it if you can
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I'm using 1920X1080 images for the break-in and they're read from a SD card. I rebooted my cable box connected through HDMI because it has a blue screen at the start, and the same pixels are black.
Try component cables then take it back. Not a common issue at all. Everyone makes a bad something sometime.

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wow you're lucky or something. panasonic plasmas are the ones where you have the highest possibility to see a dead/stuck pixels. i've never seen them on any other plasmas. but there is 2 specific lines for panasonic that have them (don't remember exactly which). it's a manufacturer defect for sure.
NEVER heard of an issue. NEVER seen an issue. I guess I am VERY lucky.

Put in a 65" and 46" Panny plasma today with no issues.
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iirc you got a panasonic plasma right? keep in mind that they won't replace your tv because of dead pixels. they offer no warranty for that, unless your dead pixels are in the center on the tv. so you should just exchange it if you can
Yeah, I just bought it and CC is even extending their return policy for everything purchased between Nov 1st and Dec 24th until Jan 24th.
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Try component cables then take it back. Not a common issue at all. Everyone makes a bad something sometime.



NEVER heard of an issue. NEVER seen an issue. I guess I am VERY lucky.

Put in a 65" and 46" Panny plasma today with no issues.
well yea it's very rare on plasmas to begin with. but i do know/have seen panasonics with the issue.
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iirc you got a panasonic plasma right? keep in mind that they won't replace your tv because of dead pixels. they offer no warranty for that, unless your dead pixels are in the center on the tv. so you should just exchange it if you can
If he's within the 30 days (or 15... whatever it is) there should be no problems swapping the set. It's only outside that 30 days that he'll have issues having it fixed under warranty.
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I'm afraid the next set will have more dead pixels or maybe some more noticeable ones...
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I was just wondering: Dead pixels on a plasma?!

Have you tried different sources, different resolutions... etc?
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I was just wondering: Dead pixels on a plasma?!

Have you tried different sources, different resolutions... etc?
I don't know that it's 'dead', because when the screen is any color but blue it works fine, but when it's supposed to show blue, there are 5 pixels that are black.

I've seen it on an image directly read from the memory card slot in the TV and on a cable box image connected through HDMI.
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I'm afraid the next set will have more dead pixels or maybe some more noticeable ones...
Buy two more before returning two.

Side by Side by Side comparasion.
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I'm afraid the next set will have more dead pixels or maybe some more noticeable ones...
hopefully you will be fine. like i said get it setup. leave it for a couple of hours then turn it on and see.
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yes it's possible, very unlikely though. most probable cause is from manufacturer defects
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I don't know that it's 'dead', because when the screen is any color but blue it works fine, but when it's supposed to show blue, there are 5 pixels that are black.

I've seen it on an image directly read from the memory card slot in the TV and on a cable box image connected through HDMI.
try leaving your screen on a fuzzy screen for awhile. it might take it out. damn i forgot what it's called, but the one that is grey with all the dots when you don't see a picture
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hopefully you will be fine. like i said get it setup. leave it for a couple of hours then turn it on and see.
I don't know if I can hold off the anxiety and not turn it on.

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yes it's possible, very unlikely though. most probable cause is from manufacturer defects
Hopefully it's not a whole batch that's bad. I'll try to return it today or tomorrow.

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I can't. If there's no screen, it goes black immediatelly. I've watched plenty of TV/movies recently and done a lot of the break-in images. All 5 pixels are still there.
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well for plasma's, it takes a lot longer to unstick the pixels. up to 3 months. but by then, if you still have it, then you're SOL cause warranty won't do anything about it.

i hope you will get a good one. at least not turn it on for an hour lol. what's an hour if it stops you from returning it again and going through all the trouble.
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Just forget it ever happened. I have three and have installed 100s. No issues.

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