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Visio 42" Galeria Red lines accross the screen and red bleeding around corners

The display was great for a month then it started to display red wavy blotches accross the screen with red bleeding from a corner of the set. Any ideas on what's causing this?

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    i have a 37" Vizio and the same thing happened to me.

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    I have a 26" Samsung LCD TV with red lines bleeding across the screen. Most obvious in the white areas but it exists all over. I have HDTV with dish network antennas.

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Is the unit still under warranty? If it is i would go that route first if not, Maybe consider purchasing an extended warranty and then go from there. I hope this was helpful ... Sincerely Jay

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Projection TV sets have two very common problems listed below.

Problem #1) Convergence


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When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer, Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get more information and a DIY convergenece repair kit with instructions from the link below.

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Problem #2 - Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

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Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:
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  • Colors wont align
  • Video may look distorted
Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over. Symtoms
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  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking video

You can see some examples and find a fix here...

bb0cf99.pnghttp://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer, Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
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KIT10 $29.50
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http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showpost.php?p=564268&postcount=220
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