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Sony FD Trinitron WEGA kv32fs120 32" picture too big/vertical arch...

I've had the TV for nearly 3 years with no problems, until today when the image got big(display or picture will run off screen and cannot be seen)and from top to bottom the image seems to arch, kind of "stretching". It seems a bit dim and the sound seems lower than usual. I do have surround sound speakers at its side and on top of TV. I have no idea what the problem is!!! Can you please help? Thank you and God Bless.

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  • MikeBreslin Aug 23, 2008

    I have the same problem with mine.  One day the picture expanded past the edges of the screen.  Now I cannot see the edges of the picture that I used to be able to see.  Is this "Blooming" too? What can be done?

  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2009

    I have the same problem.  We have a sony 72' and had to watch the super bowl with no score or time clock! can you imagine? 
    How do we fix this??

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Sounds like you have a problem with the high voltage regulation or the power supply. This condition is called "blooming" Stargazer

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CHANGING THE SCREEN ASPECT RATIO: ( From Manual )
The TV can display images in four different modes: Wide, Zoom, Panoramic, and Normal. Each mode displays the picture differently. To change the screen aspect ratio:
1. Press the MENU button on the remote.
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If you are watching widescreen (1.85:1 or 2.35:1) content, black bars will still appear on the top and bottom of the display image. This option is only available when the TV is displaying a 480i/480p source.

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Vertical bands of faint black are generally caused by filtering capacitors and can be found in the power supply or the 5 volt supply or even the Video processing circuit...it is not an easy task to identify the source of Video hum bars.....we also call them Jailbars.

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Hello
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