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Distorted picture on RCA LCD TV

The picture is curved and distorted with the pictures appearing double

The screen is distorted and curved. Also the screen looks like 3-D and split into 3 different colors Red, Green , and Blue.

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  • prncsdi Jun 30, 2008

    I have the same EXACT problem........."the picture is curved and distorted with the pictures appearing double

    The screen is distorted and curved. Also the screen looks like 3-D and split into 3 different colors Red, Green , and Blue.



    I don't have the funds to get it fixed right now & would really like to ehar abck if you are in fact able to eventually repair it.

  • Anonymous Jul 27, 2008

    Exact same problem here too.

  • rgilmore15 Aug 31, 2008

    rca

  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008

    I have the same problem as well. Picture looks like 3 -d variety of color distortion and curved at top and bottom. How can this be fixed and what caused it?

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I have the same tv. Had repair man come to my home in late april. Said it is the power convergence board. $225 for parts and labor I was told. Bad thing is part was supposed to arrive mid-may,then mid-june and now mid-july. He say's part is on back order. I'm actually going to contact RCA soon to find out if this is true. This seems to be a common problem with this particular T.V

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