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Tv picture shaped like hour glass

For some reason my tv picture is shaped like an hour glass i cant for the life of me figure out why it worked perfectly fine a few hours ago and i turned it on now and i get this http://www.flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne?id=... there arn't any options in the menu to change image demensions what is possibly wrong?

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Big cap in the regulation ckt is bad. Depending on model could be various values, a shop could use their ESR meter to find and replace it.

Posted on Jul 03, 2007

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