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New Tube, What should I check for?

Discussion in 'TVs' started by bazzae123, May 7, 2003.

  1. bazzae123

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    Having my Toshiba 32ZD08B returned to me on Friday after having a new tube fitted (2 years Old). Is there anything I should check as soon I recieve it?

    Bazza
     
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    I would check to following :

    No Marks or Damage to the case etc
    Make sure it all Works Ok
    But make sure The Picture looks good and check the Setting's are all OK :smashin:

    Just make sure you are Happy with whats been done

    :D
     
  3. nathan_silly

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    Geometry- use grids, convergence, blooming, dirty patches, colour purity (use R, G & B test screens)

    Use Avia or similar
     
  4. bazzae123

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    What is Avia and how do I use it?

    Bazza
     
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    Can I asume this software is OK for PAL set-up?

    Bazza
     
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    No, just NTSC. I'm don't know of any PAL test disc that is available.
     
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    If the TV can re-produce NTSC will this be OK and have the same effect when viewing PAL?

    Sorry for the innocence but this is all new to me

    Bazza
     
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    Just received the TV back today and guess what, the geometry looks all over the place. There is now a very large bend to the left of the screen and one horizontally from left to right. The guy who delivered it back to me said this was normal for this kind of TV. Why do they bother? The TV is obviously not right. Anyway, I phoned the repairers up and they are sending an engineer next week.

    Quick question, should I purchase a copy of AVIA and do it my self. Is it straight forward. The problem I have with somebody else doing it is whether they can be bothered to get it spot on.

    Bazza
     
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    My brothers Toshiba bends to the right on the top inch. It cannot be sorted within the service menu. It's awful, for example Shrek- when the castle is in view- it's like the top of the castle is leaning about at 70 degrees.

    I will never buy another direct view set. :(
     
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    My old tube used to bend bottom left for about a inch. This new tube starts bending about half way up the screen. Funny, but it makes your neck ache after a while as the brain tries to compensate.
     

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