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Powers up, but does not illuminate.

Had it in storage for about a year. When I activated it, the left side illuminated ok, but the right side stayed dark. After a while, the right side also went dark. The IR illumination worked, and all the LED indicators are normal. The batteries are fresh. The storage environment ranged from near freezing to perhaps 100 degrees F.

The device has less than 20 hours useage, and is in like new condition cosmetically. Anything I can do to resolve this, or do I need to get professional repair? Also, would you estimate whether major repair costs would be exorbiant (approach the cost of the device)?

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Re: Powers up, but does not illuminate.

Tube is most likley degassed remove lens and look at front coating on tube it should be evenely bronze tinted if it is grey and blotchy tube is degassed and has to be replaced

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