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Right side of screen is blurry

When tv is first turned on right side of screen is blurry/fuzzy. As tv warms up picture improves, but it continues to get more severe as time goes by. It can also be fixed by squeezing the panel together on the right side several times.

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Posted on Dec 11, 2009

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SOURCE: part of screen is blurry but goes away when it is

It under a year?Call Sony for warrenty repair,it ur Tuner signal board it have problems.

Posted on Apr 14, 2010

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SOURCE: ghosting on one side of screen on start up, then goes away

The T-con board failure or LVDS cable connection loose may cause the problem, you can try to reconnect the LVDS cable first.

Knowledge obtain from: Real case of repair by myself.

Posted on May 09, 2010

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Ur tv power supply board have dead parts call capacitors.U know basic electronic's and soldering?Take ur tv aparts,check the power supply board,that the board the power cord plug into it.Searches all around for these dead gas leakage capacitors,they all way bulges up on it top,or puff up on it top.Replaced these dead gas leakage capacitors,ur tv will have stable LED light and the power will work again.Or tries websites like Shopjimmy.com,Ebay.com to buy a whole refurbish power supply board for the replacement.

Posted on May 24, 2010

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If the screen works for a short while and then completely fails once the TV warms up you have a problem with the main unit video board or the LCD control logic board. Most often if the picture cuts out but audio continues to work the logic board is over heating and should be replaced. However if the picture cuts out and audio shuts off as well then its your video input board.

Posted on Oct 16, 2010

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Does it improve when the set warms up? Is it the entire screen or just the left or right side? These sets are notorious for faulty LCD panel tabs which causes blurry/delayed picture problems.

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Blurry at first then when it warms up the distortion goes away


Most of the Toshiba sets of this age had problems with a board inside that gives lines/noise left to right for several minutes and then clears up--as time goes on the warmup takes longer and longer---bad Hyper board with about 10 tiny surface mounted filter caps that dry out.

Part is not available and two options--either have a shop repair it or try it yourself---takes above average skill to remove board and replace all ten caps.

Shops will if they will attempt this usually get over 200 for the repair.

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When I turn on the TV, the picture is fuzzy. After five minutes, the picture is clear but any words are out of focus even the menu for adjustments is out of focus. The convergence for red is clear but...


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Below are some troubleshooting tips for a TV that has a fuzzy or blurry picture;

If your Plasma or LCD TV picture is blurry or fuzzy there are several things that may be causing the problem. It's worth running through the following list before seeking service. You may find yourself saving the full cost of a TV repair.

Make sure you are using the appropriate cable box for your TV. If you have a high-definition TV you should also be using a high-def channel box from your cable provider. Watching standard definition channels on a high-def TV can make the picture look distorted and fuzzy.

Not all cable channels are broadcast in high-definition. When you stretch a standard definition picture to fill the full frame of your wide-screen TV it may look distorted. You can try changing your TV display settings to show standard-def channels at their native resolution. This will create black or gray bands on either side of your picture.

Ideally all of your video components will be connected to your TV with HDMI cables. Your next best option will be component video cables. If your cable box does not have HDMI capabilities, contact your cable company about upgrading your box to one that does include HDMI.

Make sure there is no glare on your TV from a window or other strong light source. This can significantly degrade the quality of the image you are watching.

If your TV has digital noise reduction, try turning that feature on.

You can adjust your TV's sharpness and picture modes to see if that improves picture quality.

Try plugging the power cord into a different electrical outlet and/or surge protector. You may be receiving electrical interference through your power cord.

Trying moving any nearby electrical devices away from the TV. They may be creating interference that can degrade the picture quality.

Let me know if the above helps or not, so that I can direct you further on what do next.....

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Yeah we have the same exact problem here. Defective TV....ours would correct itself after 30 mins, but now it's blurry all the time. I'm never dropping 2K on a SONY tv again.

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CAUSE 1: Motion BLUR
Motion blur occurs when fast moving objects are displayed on LCD TVs. Basically, it takes time for the LED lights that make up the picture to turn ON and OFF, when and object shown on the TV is moving faster than the LCD TV can turn these lights ON and OFF, you see the trail left behind as the lights dim to OFF. This look like blur because you see the current image and the trail of the old images. 120HZ and 240HZ LCD TV are supposed to improve this but honestly, they are at times 300+ dollars more and not really worth it. Very little difference except in some few cases.

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Fuzzy is a funny word. I never use it to describe a picture problem. That because fuzzy can go too many different ways. There is snowy fuzzy, blurry fuzzy, grainy fuzzy, and demodulated fuzzy. If the set goes out of focus intermittently that has something to do with the focus ciruitry. If it goes grainy that is a front end problem, usually tuner related. The other types of fuzzy are generally associated with problems in video processing some where. So, which is it?

Oh, and BTW that unit has three small picture tubes in it, one red, one blue, and one green. It doesn't have a 'bulb'.

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I assume that it isn't just finger marks on the front of the lense? If it is, you can use a cleaning cloth (for eye glasses or from a camera shop) to clean it.

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