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J-rock Braa Posted on Jul 07, 2007
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Dark Picture to no picture

My Mitsubishi VS-5059 will turn on and power up correctly and displays a darkened image, but after about 20 minutes, it will fade to black (no image), although the audio will still work fine. I have tried adjusting the settings (brightness/contrast/etc.) but they all have little to no effect on the quality of the picture. I am looking for a way to fix this problem as well as an estimated cost of repair. I was told that if my set is over 10 years old it isn't worth repairing, but I received this 50" TV for free, and I am not about to just throw it away! Any advice or sugestions?

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Probably has some bad solder connections in the deflection/ power supply area, if you dont know about electronics, might call a repairman and put a few hundred $ into it or junk it, also it is not HD, just FYI

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