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There's a bunch of black dots that appeared on my TV a week or so ago they're small and a few are pin-sized

Technician's Assistant: Are there any HDMI cables or A/V jacks (red, yellow, and white cables) plugged into your TV?

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Technician's Assistant: Was there a power outage recently?

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I unplug the TV to do a soft picture race at and then I did a picture test and the dots are on all the screens

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Also ,Could you please give me the model number written on the tv`s back cover ?

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