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My Daewoo TV just went to all purple and green

This TV has been performing well until the color just went crazy.  I contacted Dish Satellite and they said that it is not their problem.

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  • Grizzleet1 Dec 07, 2007

    The speakers are not on. They are a shelf above the TV. The TV is off. No way, am I going to remove the back of the TV. I do not have tools or the capacity to do that job by myself.

  • Grizzleet1 Dec 07, 2007

    furion187,
    I appreciate your advice. The speakers have been in the same position for more than a year. They are not large, but I was able to disconnect and remove them. They are now in a different room; The color is still green and purple.
    Do you think a tecnician would come to the house? Is that something they generally do? I am a 68 year old woman and can not think of taking it to a repair shop myself.
    Respectfully,
    grizzleet1

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Do you have speakers near the screen like stereo speakers ? if so move them away see if that helps , you will need to shut off tv for a while once speakers are moved , if that dosent fix it , u may need to adjust the 3 nobs which are behind the tv, you will need to remove the back of the tv cover , please remember safety , the should be 3 knobs which u can turn , one is for blue ,green , and red , adjust these until the screen is normal again, magnet's are the biggest cause of this problem , as a last resort for home fix it , u can sometimes use a magnet on the front of the screen to shift the colours around , i have used this method a few times and its worked ! , but its not reccomended and i suggest u do this after all else fails ,

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    Geoff Smith Dec 07, 2007

    Well then, switch of the computer go to a technical repair store , and have it looked at , you cant just wave a wond at it

  • Geoff Smith
    Geoff Smith Dec 07, 2007

    the speakers dont need to be on, its the magnets inside the speakers that do the damage , if they are large speakers it is possible that long term exspoure has caused this

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    Geoff Smith Dec 07, 2007

    i am sorry, if i knew of your age i would not have suggested what i told you to do , my sincire appoligies , yes if you look in your local directory book , look for mobile tv repairs , try to find one with a free quote, they will come out and look at it for you at your house, you could try ringing your loacal directory to make the job easier for you , if you would like help to find someone to come out to you , i will need some info on where you are from e.c.t , but i think the best bet is to ring your phone directory , over here in Australia we have a number we can call and they will search for the buisness type for you , and there are plenty of buisness places that come out to your home for this sort of job , depending on the age of the TV , it may be worth calling up a family member and going out to buy a another tv all together , new or seconhand , there are some good seconhand tv's around that will most likely be cheaper than the cost of fixing your old one, thats why i suggest make sure you call someone that can come around and give you a free quote on the cost to repair , that way you will know if its worth fixing or buying a another tv all together , hope iv helped you , good luck , anything else you need to know , just ask , i will reply right away .

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