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My flatscreen tv is distorted

JVC LT-42E478 color is off and picture is destorted.. Can external speakers too close to tv screen cause this? If so is it fixable.. Noticed my vizio has same symptoms but was not "exposed" to as many speakers for as long. I never really noticed my vizio until watching a movie off my computer and the dark scenes were faded then my parents gave me there old tv (the jvc) because it had problems.. I read somewhere the external speakers magnets can effect some t.v.'s if set to close.. My vizio had 2 speakers 1 off each corner and the jvc had all surround speakers resting below tv frame (hence the jvc is much worse) is this a true possibility on why my tv is messed up? If so is it fixable and at what posible cost? Thanks- A.J.

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  • chubba87_69 Feb 06, 2010

    The picture is not clear. Still readable but fuzzy. And video game (wii) Is blotchey and colors seem to fade together... There are "pinstripe" black lines (horizontal) the color is way off almost has a hologram look to it. When watching normal tv all the above and white appears hollow and kind of glowing (as if contrass is high or something) Can't really explain that great but basicly the picture is wacko!!!



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Speakers can cause problems with the correct display of video on TVs but usuall it only concerns direct view tv. Projectors should not have any problems or flat screens. I think you have a different problem Explain better what you mean by distortion in the JVC. Let me know and I will try to help you.


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    Kim Yearick Feb 11, 2010

    It sounds like your control board could be bad. Check or for the part. The swap is straight forward. Take back off. Locate the board. Remove all screws and cables. Remove and install the new unit. Let me know how you make out or if you need more help


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