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Old 05-29-2007, 04:48 PM   #1
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Question Weird lighter spots on screen?

I'm not even sure how to describe what I am seeing except that there are 2 spots on the screen that appear lighter than the rest of the screen when it is off. It's not interfering with the reader and the screen is not lighter in that same spot when text is on the screen but it's odd. I am hoping it's not a sign of impending doom (I did get the warranty that includes accidental damage though so...) has anyone else seen this? is it normal?
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Old 05-29-2007, 04:58 PM   #2
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I've got something like this, first noticed it around Christmas time. It hasn't changed much since then, and I can't see that it's affecting anything so far.
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Old 05-29-2007, 05:19 PM   #3
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I have it too. 3/4" diameter about two inches from the left lower corner diagonally. I'd like the whole screen to be this colo(u)r.
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Old 05-29-2007, 05:36 PM   #4
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Mine's more of an irregular vertical streaking, about 1 cm wide on average tapering as it moves toward the bottom. I'd like the whole background to be that color too. I wish I could figure out what caused it ....
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Old 05-30-2007, 03:15 AM   #5
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Just a peculiarity of the individual screen, I guess.

On my screen, after I switch it on, I often have a faint black vertical line about 5mm in from the right side of the screen running from top to bottom. It gradually fades out and after about 3 page turns it's gone!
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Old 05-30-2007, 03:37 AM   #6
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Just a peculiarity of the individual screen, I guess.

On my screen, after I switch it on, I often have a faint black vertical line about 5mm in from the right side of the screen running from top to bottom. It gradually fades out and after about 3 page turns it's gone!
I have that line as well but it's the line of the numbered tabs on the right.
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Old 05-30-2007, 03:48 AM   #7
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Ah - that's would certainly explain it. Thanks!
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Old 05-30-2007, 10:38 AM   #8
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BTW that spot still remains when the reader's off.
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Old 05-30-2007, 11:53 AM   #9
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Mine does the same -- stays when the Reader is off, I mean.
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Are we all in agreement that it is a manufacturing defect? I've got mine in the top right corner...looks like 5 pieces of rice stuck there.

Unfortunately, I bought it over 30 days ago and the Sony return policy leaves a lot to be desired.
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