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Picture goes intermittent after a while; sound plays throughout.

I bought this TV used, and although I am unimpressed with the color reproduction, the video image going intermittent after a short (variable) time renders it unusable.
After the picture goes blank the first time, it soon starts cycling off and on pretty quickly.

Any suggestions?

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  • gourmand May 19, 2008

    That's what you have to contribute?

    "I would take it to a repair shop... This is what I do when TV's go out. "

    Why are you wasting your time and mine?



    Why are you even on a website which purports to offer "Technical Support, Instructions & Repair Service"?!

  • gourmand May 20, 2008

    I'm gonna throw this thing away.



    Local TV repairman says that's the picture tube going bad, and it's junk.

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I would take it to a repair shop, they charge around $50 to look it over, and then tell you want is wrong with it and they will give you the cost to fix it. This is what I do when TV's go out. It will save you time and money in the long run.

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