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My picture is black except for a thin horizontal line

My hitachi 36cx39b is about 6 years old and now will only show a thin line across the center, it used to come and go but now it is all the time. The sound is ok.

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Re: My picture is black except for a thin horizontal line

Hi When you let the line to long it will burn in!! you need to look into the VERTICAL output section. Most notably check the solder joints on the vert output IC and ESR the caps. If you don't know what any of that means, then take it to a professional. good luck

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