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Tube TV - one thin horizontal line of bright light


I have a JVC 26" tube TV, about 10 years old. The only picture I get is one thin horizontal band of obnoxiously bright light about 1cm wide across the centre of the screen.

Is the set done? Tube shot? Repairable at a reasonable cost?


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Re: Tube TV - one thin horizontal line of bright light

Vertical defection failure. Common failure. Pretty easy to repair ($50-75?). However, my general rule of thumb is not to waste any more money on TVs over 10 years old. Too much other stuff in there ready to fail as well.

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