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Blurry video Hello, I need help troubleshooting this tv. All the video (DVD, video, cable, etc.) looks very distorted. Almost like the screen is concaved. I see "shadows" of different colors as if all the colors of the crt aren't lining up correctly. Someone told me of a "prizm" may be going out. I know what a prizm does but not too sure how it relates to tvs. I'd appreciate any advice. Thank you.

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Re: blurry video

You got some wrong advice I am afraid. Hope it was not a Tech that told you this LOL As i would never call them again!! LOL No such thing as that in a projection TV set. Your problem is the convergence IC's inside the TV set, on a printed circuit board. Both will need to be repalced. If you have some solid state repair experience, you could unsolder these IC's and reinstall new ones, but if you do not please play it safe and call in a pro to assist you in this repair. Good Luck.

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