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Top half of picture visible on Toshiba 35A44

I have a Toshiba 35A44 set that had some damage due to a nearby lightning strike. The set powers up and volume is fine, but only the top third of the picture is visible. It is not a compressed picture, just the top third is visible. I took it in to a repair shop, and they thought it most likely needed a new vertical circuit board. They said the board is no longer available, but I'm not sure if that is true. Anyone have any ideas?????

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Re: Top half of picture visible on Toshiba 35A44

Hello cjc07 The bad news is they are correct the vertical board is bad, the good news is the board can be repaired. Now it's what you have to do to repair the board is the problem. first you need a schematic and multimeter to show you what the voltages are on the board then using those voltages you can tell which components on the board are bad. Now here is even better news, the board might not have suffered all that much damage, maybe just enough to take out one component in the power supply which could cause this problem to. The fact is this set can be repaired, here are your options. 1) replace board 2) repair board and associative circuitry (this includes possible power supply damage.) There you go. If the board is no longer available, then option two becomes the only option on the table. Is the shop willing to repair the board and associative circuitry? If so take it back to them and have it done if you wish to have it repaired. Thank you, Shuttle83

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