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Horrible picture after moving

After moving my tv across town with a few bumps here and there the picture quality is bad to say the least.

When I plug it it w/o any type of inout the screen has a black background with 2" wide diagonal lines going across. If I use some sort of input, playstation or dvd, the colors are horrible and the pictureis very shaky and it seems as thought it is shifting up and down. After a while 20-40 minutes the picture seems to stablize to where you can actully get a sense of the image. It will still shake and give some distortion at frequent random times and the colr seems to be off to almost like a very old tv.

Any ideas? Maybe I can go in and adjust the convergence or look for disconnects? Replace some type of board? Use a multimeter to determine if there is something wrong?

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Re: Horrible picture after moving

Sounds like your convergence chip has gone bad.

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