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Toshiba 32ZP46 - slanted picture

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by steford, Jul 21, 2005.

  1. steford

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    MAstercare engineer came round and agreed the picture was not up to it - at least a 1cm difference in height between left and right hand side of the screen - looks awful with Tivo menus, widescreen DVDs, subtitles etc. Arranged a replacement and it's exactly the same. A different engineer came round this time stating it was "perfect" - even my wife who can't be bothered with all of this argued with him it was "OK but not perfect".

    What can I do here? I'm sure Mastercare will arrange for another or a refund but I got a good price and like the set. Is this a batch issue or do I go with the 2nd engineer and accept that "all widescreens are like this"? Can I get a Toshiba engineer on site? Do I contact Toshiba directly?

    Thanks.
     
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    Do a search, using the button above, for the Toshiba 32zd26p there is a huge thread about curing problems. I'm sure that listed the tolerance allowed for a sloping picture on tosh tv's.

    Have you any strong unshielded magnetic sources near the screen, this can cause a shift in the picture.

    Yes as far as I know, all w/s tv's suffer to a certain degree (no pun intened)

    Mylo
     
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    Hi
    Problems can be difficult to sort out online, bet if it is 1cm out that sounds like it is faulty. If you look at soom of the other theads you will see it is not uncommon for 4-5mm, if you yours is double that I would keep complaining.
    Nigel
     
  4. steford

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    Yes - looking at some of the other Tosh threads is teems this isn't uncommon although I see nothing specifically for this model. I also can't believe that there are that many people with this fault that are living with it.

    Will call them again for a 3rd set.
     
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    Believe it ! :eek:

    When you get as old and cynical as TG, you'll realise that the majority couldn't care less about picture quality.

    Just look at the success of VHS! :lesson:

    Good luck. :smashin:
     
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    ...and Freeview, and Satellite, and MP3 for Audio.

    Quantity over quality every time, unfortunately.

    Roll on HDTV.
     
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    ...which won't, of course, solve CRT's inherent geometry weakness. The only assured route to perfect geometry is direct view LCD or Plasma.
     
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    True enough but as we'll all be using LCD & Plasma soon that won't be an issue.

    Of course LCDs & Plasmas have their own problems but that's another thread.
     

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