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One half of picture is distorted

We shut tv off one evening and next morning left side of picture has severe shadow; very distorted. the right side is fine. we tried the magic focus but it had no effect

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To create the total geometry in the tv is needed a system called Convergence.Convergence amplifiers are damaged in this unit, magic focus cannot work because magic focus works to level computer and controls the amplifiers damaged. this repair is for a technician because an adjustment is needed after the amplifier's replacement.

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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