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Playstation zapped tv

My son zapped the tv when he plugged in the Playstation.  Now we get no picture, just green, blue, red, with some lines across the screen.  Tried to align the lights in the menu, but that did not work.  Tried to adjust manually, but the tv just shut down.  Now it won't stay on for more than two minutes.  Guess I shounld not have done that.  Please help!

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Re: Playstation zapped tv

KIT10 $29.50
Repair Kit for Hitachi convergence Chassis DP-14G
KIT10 Includes 2 pcs STK392-150 , 1 each of the following 1W axial lead fusible resistors:

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