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Loss of electricity due to the ice storm...

Well, I was out of electricity for 9 days and it dropped below 40 degrees in the house. Once the power was back on and the house was warm, I tuned on the TV and the color is horrable. I tried adjusting the color menu, but it didn't help at all.
I need to know if the power outage is the cause of the problem so I can claim it on my insurance. Also, what it will take to get this fixed (if anything).

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Re: Loss of electricity due to the ice storm...

If it worked before and not after i would claim it, also sometimes if you complain to the electric company they will foot the bill on there insurance. power surge can cause all sorts of problems . just my 2 cents.
now this set is also know to have bad convergance ic
check this site out for repairing it.

By manual convergence, if you mean electrostatic convergence, then I'm not sure this is included in the service manual. However, if you join the group, there is a file download called ws500tweaks.doc that documents this (with the usual caveats, like don't get yourself killed, when in doubt hire a pro, etc).

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