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Screen on rca tv compressed into 2 inch line in middle

The screen on this tv has basically compressed into a two inch line across the middle of the screen with empty space below and above. Have tried to unplug and that is about it.

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Re: screen on rca tv compressed into 2 inch line in...

The 20F530T uses the relatively newer ITC008 chassis. If the picture collapses down and only a small bright line is visible, it means that your vertical output IC has stopped working correctly. This could be due to a defective IC, cracked solder joints on the IC or the power supply that feeds it. The IC should be replaced or resoldered and/or the vertical power supply restored by an experienced tech familiar with the new line of RCA TV's.

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