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POP and noothiing

The other night the TV made a "POP" sound, and then there was no picture, just a white horizontal line across the middle. What does it mean? Can it be fixed?

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Re: POP and noothiing

Yes it can still be fixed! the pop sound you've heard maybe came from a blown capacitor in the vertical deflection circuits. this symptom, sometimes called the tube light effect, it is characterised by a bright thin horizontal line across the middle of the screen. this symptom is caused by a breakdown in the vertical deflection circuit. hence maybe the trouble maybe in the vertical oscillator, amplifier or output circuits. but if all i have said is not clear to you, better bring it to a qualified tv technician. good luck!

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