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I have a Vista III Media box coming through , after a storm I heard a crack out by the area outside my window , where I saw the guy hook something up . Now after that my T.V. has a straight line coming through the middle and then after a few seconds , I have a picture but , it jiggles with lines going across so much that you can hardly see it , a few times it came back to normal , I'm lost at what to do , and would it have anything to do with Vista or is it in my T.V. ? Thank you so much

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    Pattijo Aug 10, 2007

    Thank You so much MikeNJ1964 - I had come to the point where I thought a hammer and chisel would do wonders - lol - Thank You again Pattijo

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The problem has nothing to do with Vista. The solder joints have come loose on your vertical output IC. This is very common in those Panasonic TV's. If you have experience in working on TV's then you can disassemble the set and resolder the pins of the vertical output IC and your picture will be fine. Otherwise, allow a qualified tech to handle it for you. It is a quick and simple procedure and should not cost too much.

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