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Sound , picture problem

....after set warms up the sound will drop down, the pix gets dark , picture flops over horizontally, color drops out....not a convergence problem....thanks for any help on this,,, jim

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Re: sound , picture problem

I think you may have a couple of problems cooking there. First, the audio board in that unit is commonly a lemon. Several Ic's on that board need to be checked, possibly replaced and there are even several modifications to do if something NLA is not working.. Your best bet is sending it into PTS for rebuild.
The second problem horz tear and dark pic could be a result of the spark gap, crt pins and/or crt board. A few simple tests for a shop can confirm that...
My advice is take this in... With the multiple of problems it would be quite difficult to determine what looks bad and what actually is on the audio board without a highly trained eye and technical experience. The other should be a breeze for a shop.

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