My tv is pink with wavy lines on it.....all areas that are white are now pink and i would like to know how to fix this on my own if anyone could help...and the wavy lines going at an angle across the screen. thank you, emersonpink
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Re: Emerson TV EWT2721 27"
Did the TV get pink with the wavy lines all at once, or did it start out gradual? If all of a sudden, then a defective part on the CRT control board or the picture tube itself could be going bad along with some components in the video section of the set. Probably not a cheap and easy fix I'm afraid.
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Solid white lines are usually caused by something being stuck near the developer roller (ie a scrap of paper). This will cause the developer along with the toner to get scraped off in that area. No toner or developer means no image and therefore white lines. A technician is usually needed in this situation to replace the developer. Some models can be replaced by the user but without knowing your copiers model number it is hard to say. PS one other possibility exists if the white lines are a bit wavy rather than solid and straight. White wavy lines are caused by a transfer corona or transfer roller once again depends on your model.
The problem is the computer in the TV is set to hold data for 2500 "On/Offs" Once you turn the TV on and off 2500 times, the dots start to appear as the computer cannot store anymore date. Call Panasonic, they will send a tech to your house for free and reset the computer and update it at the same time from 2500 to 1 million on/offs so it wont happen again. It takes maybe 10 mins to complete.
Check out this site. These TV's are known for the CRT's going bad. This site shows how to make adjustments that could help extend the life of your set. Take a look at the first picture, if the lines look like the ones in the picture this site "should" help. The picture shows a problem with the red but don't worry about the color, look at the lines. I hope this helps.
Projection TV sets are known to have two common problems. The first problem that is common to these sets is convergence failure. When this happens the TV will usually look 3D, Wavy/Distorted, etc. It may also shutdown and blink an error code.
The second common problem with Projection TV sets is dull video, halos around objects, white looking video, or red overpowers the screen. This is commonly caused by the fluid in the lens being clouded overs.
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Try doing a reset of the TV first. On Panasonics this is done with the TV on and then pressing on the POWER and ACTION (on the fron of the TV only) buttons at the same time until the screen blanks out or a diagnostic screen appears. Once you do this all custom functions (color,tint,channel memory) will be back to factory defaults.