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Image burned into screen

Image from TV station where the TV is from is burnt into screen (station logo). Can the screen be replaced cheaply?

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The image you see is burned in the CRT's,nothing wrong with

screens.As you might expect, red,green and blue CRT's are

very expensive,about 400.00 each.

Posted on Oct 23, 2007


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