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Red Lines I've never had any problems with my TV and last night I turned the TV on and there were red lines running through the picture. The redlines would duplicate what was being projected on the screen but the red lettering was kind of skewed.

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Re: Red Lines

Red convergence IC defective===Replace Stk392-040 IC's.

Change both for reliability.I use Panasonic brand with no recalls.

let me know how it goes....T.

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

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