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Rca d61w20 dominate red & blue screen also very blurry picture

My screen is now a dominate red and blue color and also the screen is very blurry but the picture is still there any suggestions

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  • playershow Oct 30, 2007

    how do i adjust the screen and focus? I took the front casing off and all i can get to is the speakers

  • playershow Oct 31, 2007

    now my screen is really blurry and when changing channels screen use to be black now screen is red.......

  • playershow Oct 31, 2007

    thanks guys problem solved I removed the speaker panel ajusted the focus and waaala ya'll rock

  • mjc1909 Aug 05, 2008

    my picture is very blurry and kinda seems to be off balance.

  • viperblu Sep 18, 2008

    I have the same problem its a 52" RCA HDTV and there is a dominant blue and red color and its very blurry

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Red and blue present, but no green = bad green CRT is
best guess.Remove lower front panel = adjust screen and focus
controls for best pix..................T.

Posted on Oct 30, 2007

  • Vista Electronics Oct 31, 2007

    Sorry---then remove back panel---locate RGB screen and focus

    block--let me know what you see----T.

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