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Have 27' Apex tv, model #2702S. A red key is in the lower left corner of a blue screen. No direct or remote response. Have tried unplugging it.

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Parental control is on, need original remote to turn off parental control, something like push F key down and something else at the same time, I need original remote, cannot find one to buy
good luck with your problem

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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right.

If you can't move them in all directions or cant move them far enough your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

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You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses.
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Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.

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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

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