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Shows half screen only!

My 8 year old MV 540 recently started showing only the lower half of the screen. The upper half is crunched into a thin bright line in the center. I could not find solutions on google. Any ideas?

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If you can't expand your screen size from the pulldown menu or vertically or horizontally center the picture one or two of the centering coils could be partially burned out. the monitor uses electromagnets around the crt neck to center the picture. varying the center controls apply or take away voltage from the coils to center the image. may be time for a new monitor

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