Slightly dark spot on LED TV

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Slightly dark spot on LED TV

Postby Zohar » Sat Oct 22, 2016 3:43 pm UTC

Hi,

I have an LED TV (LG 32BL5600) that I've had around for about two years. It gets used a lot (hooked up to laptop), and in the past months I've noticed a faint darker spot, maybe about two inches in diameter, on the TV. Most of the time it's not too noticeable - mostly when there's a uniform background behind it. Does anyone know what it might be? It's definitely not dirt, or dead pixels - the image is there, but the colors are skewed. Is there any way to maybe reset the colors on a TV somehow, like you used to be able to demagnetize CRT screens?

It's not enough of a problem to replace the TV yet, considering we're hoping to move soon and get a bigger screen.
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Re: Slightly dark spot on LED TV

Postby cphite » Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:10 pm UTC

Zohar wrote:Hi,

I have an LED TV (LG 32BL5600) that I've had around for about two years. It gets used a lot (hooked up to laptop), and in the past months I've noticed a faint darker spot, maybe about two inches in diameter, on the TV. Most of the time it's not too noticeable - mostly when there's a uniform background behind it. Does anyone know what it might be? It's definitely not dirt, or dead pixels - the image is there, but the colors are skewed. Is there any way to maybe reset the colors on a TV somehow, like you used to be able to demagnetize CRT screens?

It's not enough of a problem to replace the TV yet, considering we're hoping to move soon and get a bigger screen.


One thing you might try is go into the display settings and put everything (contrast, brightness, etc) up as high as it will go, and then down as low as it will go, and then back to where you normally have them. This has worked for me in the past.

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Re: Slightly dark spot on LED TV

Postby Zohar » Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:19 pm UTC

OK, I'll try that. Thanks for the advice.
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