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Color "burn" in corner

My Toshiba 27AF23 shows a strange color burn in the lower left corner. I thought my old amp/reciever was to blame because turning it on and off would affect the size of the color burn. It makes oranges appear purple and leaves blues unaffected. It also takes awhile for the "burn" to appear after the TV has been turned on...I've tried alot...Help!

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Re: Color "burn" in corner

If moving equipment and speakers away from the set does not help, try switching it off and the power switch (not just remote) for 30 mins. Most modern sets degauss even with the remote, but some sets only degauss (demagnetise) at full power up. If that does not help, see if leaving a strong bright image (like colourbars testcard) makes it worse after a few minutes. If so, this could actually be a tube fault in which case you might have to live with it. One other thing to try, at least temporarily, is relocating the set (switch off before moving it). Sometimes magnetism in the house, or even the Earth's magnetic field, can effect large screen sets.

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Re: Color "burn" in corner

Well i think this is caused by a magnetic field created by your speaker. is the speaker the same location for that color burn (lower left corner)? the only way to get rid of that is to remove your speaker or changed it. for all i know speakers used in tv's are magnetically shielded to prevent distortion in the CRT, because their location is usually near the crt. good luck!

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