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Satellite menu image burnt in screen

Unit is 5 years old, Lots of on time. Problem: menu screen of local satellite provider has burned image on to screen. It has been like this for about a year. Can this be repaired at a reasonable cost? Will the problem get worse? How much damage has been done? Thank-you for reading.

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Re: Satellite menu image burnt in screen

Hi, no it cannot be repaired for a reasonable cost there are 3 tubes in your tv set, red,green & blue. Of course they are all fed the image so they all have the burn image on them, only recourse is to replace all 3 tubes, very expensive to do.
The problem will not get worse
The damage of course is permanent.
Hope this answers your questions, if not feel free to ask me more, Happy Holidays, .

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