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Tv doesn't work

Hello..We replaced our tv when it went out a couple years ago, but were hoping to perhaps get it fixed now if it's not too costly. I can't remember exactly what happened, but as I recall when I turned it on one day all the color zoomed in to a small dot in the center of the screen and was out after that. The power light would stay on, but the screen would stay black or perhaps had some wavy lines in it. I don't remember for certain, but do remember thinking a picture tube or whatever a projection tv has must have went out. I had called for service, but was told it would be quite costly just to get an estimate. Do you know what this could be caused by and how much we could expect to have it repaired? Thank you!

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If your projection went down to a single dot in the center then you are most likely at the minimum replacing all three projection tubes due to that dot. It will leave a permanent mark in the center of each CRT and not repairable. The cost on that old set aren't worth it.

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