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Horizontally Outstretched So my RCA F27650 27" TV thinks it's a wide screen. It annoys me very much, because when playing the Playstation 2 on it everytime, it's frustrating to know what I'm doing and where I'm going. I've gotten as far as into it's Service Mode and was very disappointed to see that it did not have any adjustments on how to shrink it. I've corrected all of it's Vertical problems, but it just seems that there is absolutely no way to adjust the Horizontal view. I'd be sad to throw it away because of this one problem. I've picked it up from a yard sale, for free, and the sellers told me that it was just fine until somehow it went like this. The original remote to the TV is long-lost, the manual too, it was just the TV itself. I hope there is someway to correct this, there must be a way. Is there something I'm missing? I cannot afford a repairman to come over and fix it, I'd just like to gather more information and get this fixed myself.

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Hello Toasty07,

This problem is called blooming it is caused by poor high voltage regulation. To fix this problem I would suggest that you take the TV to a TV repair shop because the section requiring the work contains very dangerous voltages and a great shock hazard exists. Just tell the TV repair person that you believe the Tv has a HV regulation problem and to concentrate on the HV section of the TV.

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Shuttle83

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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