1) yes the picture is showing but dull
4) yes good audio
5) Yes with all sources
6) yes you are able to bring up the screen menu
7) Samsung TV Model LE46B530P7WXXu
Is the menu screen affected (dark) as well?
Is it consistently dark across the whole screen, or is a portion or half of it brighter than the rest?
the whole screen is dark
was not satisfied with answers given
from the start the picture was showing and has gone dark but still showing, and using the contrast or brightness made no difference