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Is it worth fixing a 9 year old trinitron model that displays the two main colors of lime green and blood red?

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It may be worth doing some basic checks - look for a dry or fatigued solder joint on the blue video driver output circuit - look for a bad joint at any pcb plug or socket connection on the video amp board and the CRT connection PCB.
If nothing is obvious, toss it - put the repair shop cost towards a new one.

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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