I have a 32" Toshiba tv. It's about 10 years old. I have had no problems with it until recently. Now when it is on, there is a wide black bar across the bottom of the screen. All the images are crammed into a much smaller space on the tv, so everything is distorted. I looked for some time of vertical or horizontal adjustment on it, but I guess they don't have those on the tv's anymore! Just wondered if it is a problem worth trying to fix, or if I should just toss it. Thanks.
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Re: Wide black bar on bottom of screen
I you know how to repair electronics its not a hard fix. The worst case would be the vertical output IC but im thinking th its nothing more then a capacitor in the verticle sweep circuit The average cost to repair this should be around 75 to 125 bucks. Good Luck
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I have same problem, over 10 years old, only started when turned on, but does it @ anytime now . any solutions ? and this thing does weigh a ton. never had a problem ever, great tv, great picture, etc., anytime a function is initiated screen blinks on off at will, stays on for the most part, no other problem, but can this be repaired or is it time to buy a new tv ?
Unplug the tv wait a minute .Plug it in turn it on see if that fix the problem. these tv are computers and can go hay wire.just like a computer ,some times a reboot will fix things for a while.make sure you have a good clean source of power at the receptical and your not having power spikes or drops . Good Luck!
For Models: CC4352, CC4362, CC4393.
Your camcorder has a wide format recording mode that lets you make recordings compatible with the 16x9 format. When 16x9 is activated, the camcorder records black bars at the top and bottom of the picture to produce the wide-screen (movie) effect. This is also known as "letterbox" recording.
Do not use this mode unless you have a compatible 16x9 TV. When played on a regular TV, black bars appear on the screen.
If the 16x9 feature is activated on your camcorder and you want to turn it off, press REC/PAUSE to pause recording, and repeatedly press DIGITAL EFFECTS until no digital effects display appears.