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Removing protective screen

10-26-2005, 03:27 PM
I have a Mitsubishi WS65; when it was delivered, the delivery guys placed the protective screen and when they did so they left two smudge marks way at the top.. it never bothered me but now that I have HD it really stands out and bugs me... How do I remove the screen? I seem to remeber it snapped into place and there doesn't seem to be enough give to have it snap off... Suggestions?

10-26-2005, 03:56 PM
Aren't there instructions in the owners manual ? I have a Mits 55" and it's in the book. If not try there web site for info.

10-27-2005, 08:23 AM
cut a peice of cardboard 'bout 4" square, wrap it with a clean cloth
to prevent scratches, place it in the corner of the screen, with a putty
knife ( inch, inch and half wide) insert it under the strip on the side of
the screen and gently pry out the end of the strip. once you have the
end of the strip out, just pull it out the rest of the way. repeat other
side. then carefully with a knife pull the screen (side, middle) out
enough to insert something that won't scratch the screen. repeat other side. What you are doing is bowing the protective screen out
in the middle so that it can be removed from the bottom & top channels. grasp the screen at each side middle, pull it toward you until it is bowed enough to remove the screen. reinsert the side strips, done deal! wish it were that easy on my 46" sony.

10-27-2005, 03:51 PM
I have a 65" Mits and I too took the screen guard off. There is Zero reflection from behind and you can have a bright room and the picture will be great. Just keep the kids away from the set. As far as taking off, take off the thin molding around the screen and gently stick a thin knife to bend out the screen it will come out like a charm.....

10-30-2005, 01:18 AM
Ok, how 'bout the protective screen on the Hitachi 57S715? Anyone venture into this with any success? I've found info on the older model Hitachi's, but the newer models have different cabinets and bezels.

I'm tired of my wife and kids competing with the programming as they walk behind me while I'm watching the TV. Under some conditions, I can even make out their faces, that's how "reflection" this shield is! I wish Hitachi had made it as easy as Mitsubishi.