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Red and orange screen

Hi,
Someone gave us a 60 inch rear projection TV. The picture comes in, but the color is off quite badly. Everything appears red or orange, and there is very little blue or green definition. I have tried to adjust all of the settings for the picture via the remote, but obviously that is not the problem. I have read several postings with similar problems, but all have different answers.

Could someone tell me what may be causing this issue, and an approximate cost for repairs?

Thanks much!

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  • tahiti petey Mar 13, 2008

    orange red screen with horizontal lines?

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    first I had fine red lines, now I have a orange screen.

  • Rhonda Ford Apr 18, 2008

    My husband bought this tv second hand and every channel the picture is red or yellow or orange. We have tried to adjust it manuelly but nothing has work.



    Please let us know what the problem is and how much to fix?



    Thanks Rhonda

  • mwstock Mar 02, 2009

    what are the STK's?

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Picture on my Samsung would flash especially bright colors - now those colors have vanished and there are only dull greens, browns and blacks

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It is the STK's in the rear that need replaced usually about 300 to do the job, call a jvc familiar reapair center, They say they always have them in stock

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