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Wavey Picture I have had my Toshiba for about 5 years, when I turn it on the screen is all wavey and it takes about 15 minutes to get a clear picture. I am just wondering if anyone has had this problem, is it worth trying to get it repaired and is it a costly repair?

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  • dleviticus Jan 01, 2008

    My tv showed wavy tight lines til it warmed up, then became more and more clear. Over 3 mos. it took longer and longer. Today after 2 hours, It is still jumpy, w/ small sharp waves. Any ideas? If it will cost 3-400. I feel like getting a flat plasma.???

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Was told that these parts are no longer available from Toahiba.

Posted on Jun 07, 2007

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The hyper or scan converter module is bad in this set. You can certainly have this set repaired and will run about 275 to 350 depending on where and who does the repair. Good Luck

Posted on Apr 08, 2007

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