Question about RCA D52W20 52" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready Television

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Screen looks like it was magnetized

Today are screen suddenly went from perfect to a blurred double screen and the top has three scoop lines of red, blue and green. How do we fix this or do we have to get a new tv?

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  • trac_81 Aug 16, 2008

    I can not find the reset in the menu, Do you know if there is any other place to reset it?

  • trac_81 Aug 16, 2008

    I didn't find the picture reset the expert is talking about in the pull down menu.

  • trac_81 Aug 16, 2008

    I'm going to try that because I couldn't find the reset option in the menu. About how much does that tube cost?

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Try and clean around the lamp. Sometimes if there is dust around the lamp, youll get picture abnormalities like what ur talking about.

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1/ try another outlet or see if there any magnetic thing near to the tv or any bizzare thin!!
2/look if someone miss with pal ntsc secam video format
3/ restore ur settings strating by the menu
4/try to activate automatic adjust
5/if the whole of this not working u should change a convegence tube its in the inside of ur tv

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From what you are describing it sounds like either the convergance board is trying to go out. you may be able to fix this by going into your menu and into your t.v. settings. and look usually under the picture settings. you should be able to set the t.v. to defaults and or if your t.v. has it you may be able to do a perfect picture reset. whitch if you have will also be under the same option.

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