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Progressive input suddenly is a green screen!!

by sup909 / July 21, 2007 12:22 PM PDT

Suddenly the progressive input on my Toshiba TV (non-HD) is showing a green screen. It does not appear to be from the video in as I have unplugged everything and it still appears green. The video image, besides being green appears fine.

Is there anything I can do here or anyone have a clue as to what may be the cause? Is the TV just shot somehow?

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Loose cable will do that. . .
by Coryphaeus / July 22, 2007 10:39 AM PDT

also not having the TV and/or player set to progressive will also. Recheck the connections and settings.

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Occurs when nothing is connected
by sup909 / July 22, 2007 11:13 AM PDT

Well I thought that at first as well, but it occurs when nothing is connected to that input.

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Ooops. . .
by Coryphaeus / July 22, 2007 11:20 AM PDT

Unless that symptom is listed in the owner's manual, it may be time for a repair appointment. Nothing in any modern TV is "user serviceable".

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by stewart norrie / July 23, 2007 9:26 AM PDT

You dont know what you are missing, man rite now you can buy an entry level hi-def t.v. starting about $500 and for about $1500 a top brand huge screen t.v. Once you hook up a hi-def cable or sattelite system and snap on discovery h.d. theater you will see it was worth every penny you paid for it steweee

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