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Red screen My t.v. works fine except for the fact that the screen is red. I can still see the picture and it does apear that blue kinda shows up very slightly. I took the cover off and they have a troubleshooting guide but Not really sure what to do. I have tried changing the number settings on the color bias and drivers to no effect. Is it worth fixing or should I just buy a new set.

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Re: red screen

Christ, why did you disturb the bias settings? Which stupid @#$% told you to that? The red color was most likely a blown Red Output Transistor, or something as simple as a bad CRT base. Now, I suggest that you switch off the TV, wait for a couple of hours, open the set, and very slowly and carefully pull the CRT PCB (along with sockets base. Then clean the CRT terminals (use a fine emery sheet.) Also check the base for dry (cold) solders. Replace the CRT board. Picture should be normal. If problem persits, then it is definitely the Red Output Transistor or associated components. Get a professional to have a look.

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