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Just got my HDTV, to the naked eye it looks like a dead pixel but upon further zooming it appears to be.. something.

It isn't dust outside as I rubbed and rubbed on it and it's still persistent but the pixel still looks intact. Wat?
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Is it connected to your pc?
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Originally Posted by Spooony View Post
Is it connected to your pc?
Currently, yes. That's how I was doing the dead pixel tests.
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post #5 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by X3NIA View Post
Currently, yes. That's how I was doing the dead pixel tests.
make a screen saver that goes from white to black the whole time. Let it run over night. See if it removes it
post #6 of 19
I'd guess it is a defect in the outer layer of the screen?
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post #7 of 19
Honestly it looks like the rapist from Lincoln park....
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post #9 of 19
To be honest, it looks similar to the blob that's on the screen of my monitor. I made it by spraying a normal non-harsh cleaning fluid on the screen years back when cleaning it.

It's a top-layer screen defect I'm willing to bet, just the protective film that covers the LCD, got there during assembly/manufacture or something maybe.
 
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post #10 of 19
It's probably a spec of dust in between the LCD panel and the backlight, which means you aren't fixing it unless you take apart your entire device.

A good way of testing this in Windows is to move something with text over to the area with the dot and then look at the dot while moving your entire head left and right, if the dot changes location in relation to the text (or whatever you're using as a reference) it's crap behind the panel.
*A good reference is the background of this page. Where the white box meets the blueish background.

I have one of these specs behind my HP 24". Also I've seen a much larger one with my old I-Inc 27.5".
Edited by Khaotik55 - 5/20/11 at 4:10pm
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