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Getting there... So the main problem with the picture was the bulbs needed to be manually adjusted and the convergence was way off. I now have a perfect brilliant picture when i am using my xbox360 in hi def (either 480p or 1080i), but when i try to display a low resolution image, such as turning my 360 to low def, watching tv, or hooking up a ps2, all i get are green and pink vertical lines. This is true for ALL inputs, even the DTV that i am using for 360. There seems to be no change in image when using a component or not, just a tiny added fuzz. I really want to be able to watch tv on this thing, and not just play games and watch movies. And since cable boxes cant be permanently set to 1080i, i need your help. i know how to solder and the basics of electronics. if i can possibly fix this myself, i will. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!

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  • Jared Marshall Feb 18, 2010

    I had the input board replaced, which cost me about $500. OUCH!

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You would need the service manual and actually trouble shoot the input circuits. If you would like a link where you can purchase the manual and have it emailed instantly to you let me know. The service manuals there are cheap and the quality is exceptional.

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