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VS-6051 fuzzy picture

Our VS-6051 doesn't give a sharp picture, everything has red and blue fringes as though the 3 images don't quite register. I want to make them register. None of the external adjustments cured this. I took the front off and played with a little panel of three knurled knobs which seem to adjust the individual images, but that didn't fix it either. Any other ideas?

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Re: VS-6051 fuzzy picture

Those three Knobs were the focus or screen controls . your problem may be dust and dirt on the lens or the tubes could be getting soft. It could also be a convergence trouble and thats very common in these sets . a picture would be nice see where your problem lies BUT let me warm you down there where you were plying and turning those little knobs is about 32000 volts!!did you know this ? A tv set is not something to experiment with as it could kill ya. Unless you have technical background in electronics I would call a servicer to assist you. Good Luck

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