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Sides of my Vizio distorts images and makes them big. If a mans arm is there it will be 3 times larger than the other that is farther in the screen. I have a VP50 HDTV 20A

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Hello,

The problems most likely could be as a result of a bad lamp. Have that lamp replaced and the television will be in good condition again.

Another fault could be that there might be a component that is faulty on the main panel of the television like a cold joint which is that lead from a part might have melted on another part causing a bridge. This can be corrected by having a repairman use a soldering iron to melt off the bridged lead.

Take care and good luck.

Posted on Oct 11, 2010

  • Rob Donnelly Nov 09, 2010

    I have the same tv. Did you check to make sure it wasn't set on panoramic mode ? If it is, It distorts just the edges of your screen on the left and right. Leaving the middle without distortion. Just a thought.

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