Checking of Pixels on New Projector

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  1. Rutgar

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    I'm getting a new LCD front projector, and I've heard that they sometimes come with bad or dead pixels. What I need to know is; What do you look for to check for bad pixels? Do you run any special type of video, or is there a test mode built into the projector? Any info would be helpful.

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    Given that bad pixels and stuck pixels are generally not covered by warranty ... it is probably a good idea to scrutinize the store demo units for these issues and if things look okay ... take the floor model rather than chance it with something new in the box.

    A black background is usually enough to spot the stuck pixels.

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    Unfortunately, I'm not buying a unit from a local store. I bought it from an internet company (it's currently on the way). So, hopefully I won't have any problems with it. It's the Sanyo PLV Z2. But, I don't know the details of their waranty.

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