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Rainbow effect, no picture. T.V. was turned off with no problems, but when it was turned back on there was bent lines , no picture.

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Bent lines?????????????

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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Discoloration of this sort is caused by magnetism. All CRT TVs (like yours) have a de-gaussing coil around the picture tube that de-magnetizes the screen (more specifically the shadow mask) every time you turn it on. It is likely that the circuit that controls this coil is at fault. There is probably a cold solder joint where it connects to the main circuit board.

The other scenario is that someone (small child generally) has run a magnetic object very near to the screen, magnetizing the shadow mask (inside the picture tube) and causing a rainbow effect. This is less likely if the rainbow effect is a nice even circular shape. Generally if it's been magnetized by a magnet as described the discolored areas will appear blotchy.

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Not sure if you fixed your problem already. But the answer is a color convergence problem. You can try adjusting manually via the remote and if that doesn't work it is most likely the two main IC chips that control the color convergeance. It is also possible that not only the IC chips have gone bad but also there are a couple of resistors that usually burn out with the ICs as well. They will need to be replaced. This isn't something that I would attempt on your own. Typically a TV technician will charge between 300 and 400 to fix at your house.

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it would intermittedly display a bowed rainbow effect and the picture would jump to that/black/back into focus. it was nothing but due to change of place due to decaussing ckt to take care of magnetic effect of earth. this morning i turned it on with a black screen. It has audio but no video. your problem it sounds me that it is due to loose contact or loose connector or due to video ckt. as you said that sudio is ok. if you are not tech person call skilled tech to fix it .it is not a major problem. hope this will help you please let me know what happened.

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