[ale] OT: TV Brightness

Adrin haswes at mindspring.com
Sun Feb 1 22:29:21 EST 2004

Unless, they both got sun glasses recently.  The real shame is going to come, when you
find it is cheaper to buy another one, than to get the old one fixed.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: ale-bounces at ale.org [mailto:ale-bounces at ale.org]On Behalf Of Jeff
> Hubbs
> Sent: Sunday, February 01, 2004 8:43 PM
> To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
> Subject: Re: [ale] OT: TV Brightness
> I believe this means that either your high voltage supply is going out
> or it's the picture tube.  My money'd be on the PS.
> Just to be sure - are all on-screen graphics generated by the TV
> (channel number display, etc) also going dark?
> - Jeff
> On Sun, 2004-02-01 at 17:43, Jason Day wrote:
> > A few weeks ago, my wife and I noticed the picture on our TV was very
> > dark, so much so that a dark scene was almost completely invisible.  We
> > adjusted the brightness on the TV and didn't think much about it.
> > Unfortunately, it looks like the picture just keeps getting darker.
> > Now, we have the brightness all the way up, and it's still too dark for
> > some scenes.  Is there anything we can do, or is the TV toast?  It's a
> > 32" (I think) Sylvania, picture-tube type TV.  It was a gift from my
> > wife's parents, and we don't have any of the paper work, but it's less
> > than a year old.  Any advice greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Jason
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> Jeff Hubbs <hbbs at comcast.net>
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