LCD Dead Pixels

Discussion in 'Displays' started by Rowan_Oliver, May 22, 2005.

  1. Rowan_Oliver

    Rowan_Oliver Auditioning

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    Hi Guys...

    Well I'm a newbie to LCD's and really don't know much about them yet. After reading over a few threads, I notice dead pixels are a problem with LCD.

    1. What exactly are they?

    2. How do they occur?

    3. How easily do they occur?

    4. How easy are they to fix?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Dean_S

    Dean_S Second Unit

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    I don't know what causes dead pixels but they look like a black or colored dot that stays on the screen whenever it's on. There is no way fix a dead pixel short of replacing the "glass" (term for the LCD panel itself).
     
  3. Tim Markley

    Tim Markley Screenwriter

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    Dead pixels can be a problem with LCD. I just purchased a Sony 55" rear projection LCD (55xs955). I purchased the extended warranty through Circuit City which will replace the TV if I get even a single dead pixel. They also cover replacement bulbs. I don't usually purchase extended warranties but in this case I think that it was a good decision and gives me peace of mind.
     

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