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Picture problem Model Toshiba 61H71

Have a blue arc from the mid section down of screen and also have a yellow haze and shadow around objects. Attempted touch focus red and green were fine but blue line was broken.

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Re: Picture problem Model Toshiba 61H71

Hi, convergence circuit has failed, IC`s and probably 1 or 2 precision resistors will have to be changed, not really something you can fix if your not an electronics tech, BMW Rider

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