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Toshiba 32AF41 Power up Problem and Green Screen

My flatscreen TV will startup with a purple/magenta screen. The picture is all there. In as little time as 1 hour, as long as a full 24 hrs, it will then go to a green tint over the whole screen. The fleshtones won't be true, they will have a slight red/orange tint to them. I can get blues, etc., but the whole screen stays with the green tint. It doesn't adjust out & it doesn't matter what input or type of device is plugged into those inputs. Solution(s)?

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  • Allen Barbee Jan 14, 2007

    henlopen, Thanks for the info. The only other thing that I realized is that my daughter had placed a center channel speaker that is supposed to be shielded on top of the set. Could the tube be magnetized now and just need a manual degaussing? The set is about 4-5 years old. I know I can replace this set for about $550. Would it even be worth having a tech look at it at this point, taking into consideration that TV resolution is going to be upgraded in 2009? Thanks, Again.

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My first inclination would be to check the picture tube, especially if the set is over 7 years old. If it is not that, then anything from bad solder connections to capacitors or a defective IC could be the cause. If it's over 10 years old, replace it. No use flogging a dead horse.

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