|NotTaR of Television Sets : On-screen clock runs slow or fast
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- If the TV was purchased in another country (most likely it is a "multi-system
TV), then the power line frequency may be different. There could be a switch
or menu setting for this.
- If the clock reference is power line derived, noisy power can sometimes
result in erratic timekeeping though running fast is probably more common
than running slow. This could be a result of a lamp dimmer or compact
fluorescent on the same circuit.
- If the time reference is a separate crystal, that or its circuit could be faulty.
Now think about it: Do you absolutely need the TV's clock??? After all, there
are probably a half dozen other clocks in the same room! :)