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Hour glass as picture

I have the samsung PCL5415R HDTV. Recently my screen has become an hour glass. Picture is still good just shows impressions on the both sides of the screen like an hour glass. Does it need a new bulb?????

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Re: Hour glass as picture

It is possible that your television needs to be degaussed. Gaussing occurs in televisions that have magnets, (usually speakers) placed to close to the unit. A degaussing coil can be purchased at a good electronic supply store. Simply follow the instructions that come with it. If this does not fix the problem, the television will require repair by a qualified service center.

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