Dodgy sony backlight?

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Hi

I recently bought a sony kdl 40w2000 lcd tv mosly on the strength of your mags reviews

I am very happy with the set but have noticed that the screen seems to have a light streak running from the left top corner to around the middle of the screen when,for instance,a dvd is loading.

this in itself is not really a problem but i have noticed that the last couple of times that i have watched a dvd that this light streak has been visible in some very dark scenes or on the credit screens.

Has anyone else noticed this or do i just have a possibly faulty tv that should be returned?

Hope someone can help

Many thanks in advance

Steve
 

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Are we talking about a thin light strip across the top of the picture? Or a streak running diagonally from top left to the centre of the screen?

If it's the former, then try a slight upward adjustment of the picture using the vertical shift (see p31 of the manual).

If it's the latter, or the above doesn't help, I think a word with the supplying retailer is in order.
 
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Thanks for your reply Andrew

It seems,after a bit of internet searching,that my sony set is suffering from so called 'clouding' and judging from the amount of posts on other forums it is a fairly common fault with this tv.

I have read that many people have had their sets replaced and still had the same problem.

Have any of your review sets ever suffered with this before?
 

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Hi Steve

No, none of our review sets have suffered from this problem, but we'll get in touch with Sony's technical people and see if we can find out any more.
 
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Has anyone else experienced this "clouding" or "mura effect" on thier sony sets?

If so,what action have you taken, if any?

Am actually thinking of trying to get a refund on my set and buying a plasma instead as i am worried about it getting any worse.
 

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