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Tartan Telly

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FizzyLaces Mon 24-Sep-12 20:35:23

Hi there I have a 37" LG TV (not sure of model but could find out if necessary), 5 years old so out of warranty. It has an LCD screen and, after about 10-15 minutes of being switched on with a perfectly good, sharp display, it goes all 'tartan'. By Tartan, I mean horizontal and vertical lines with colour.

I have checked connections and swapped them around etc. Just wondered and hoped if anyone has experienced this and know of a way to fix it? I don't have the money to buy a new TV sad

I have heard people talk about 'built in obsolescence'. Is this what I am experiencing? Or my other fear is that my TV is in the pilot group for Independent Scottish Telly should Alex Salmond get his way hmm

FizzyLaces Mon 24-Sep-12 22:29:36

Perhaps this is the wrong forum for this type of advice smile

1sassylassy Tue 25-Sep-12 06:33:21

I actually dont have a clue about tellys but the tartan effect you mentioned happened to us on a laptop just after dd had dropped a full glass of lemonade all over the keyboard,could it be the tv is getting damp.Or according to this could be an internal problem.

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