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Screen discolour one of the two reddish smears is moving around the screen,then after about an hour it"s gone. is this screen burn?

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To determine it is a tube cover one at a time when the reddish dots are there. if they dissappear when one of the tubes is covered it is the tube but other wise U have a bad chip

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