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Wide black area top of the screen.

My magnivox 27 inch about 3years old has a 3 inch wide black band at the top and seems to be getting wider by the day.Is it the picture tube?I'm going to replace it somrthing without a picture tube. Thank you for your answer and time, Cliff cedar

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  • alcea Nov 18, 2008

    About 2inch off the top of my screen is black what can I do.

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More than likely it's not the crt. If the picture has "foldover" at the top of where the picture is currently, then more than likely there are bad caps. in the vertical scan circuit. If not, the vertical sizing probably just needs to be adjusted. You will have to get in to the service menu to do that.

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