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Red Light My picture is very green. I looked in the back of the TV and it seems the red light is not on. I can see green and blue, but no red. When I try to do "Magic Focus" the green and blue colors on the screen flash as usual. When it gets to red it just stops.

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Re: Red Light

Convergance ic

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