[ale] OT: TV Brightness

Jeff Hubbs hbbs at comcast.net
Sun Feb 1 20:43:15 EST 2004

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
Jeff Hubbs <hbbs at comcast.net>

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