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I have an Emerson TV. There is no picture . Just a straight

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I have an Emerson TV. There is no picture . Just a straight line across the middle of the TV. I have called the cable TV company and the cable is box is responding properly. Can you help?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  ProTV and Audio replied 7 years ago.

Dear JA customer,


Thank you for your question.


So that I may further assist you, could you please supply the full model number of your TV?


Thank you for your Just Answer question and I look forward to your response.



Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Expert:  ProTV and Audio replied 7 years ago.

Thank you for the additional information.



The straight line across the middle of the TV indicates the absence of vertical deflection.


There are a couple of possibilities including the deflection yoke and the vertical drive circuit. The most common fault is the vertical drive circuit consisting of an Integrated Circuit and filter components.


An experienced technician can repair the circuit board for approximately $85.00-$105.00 on a walk-in basis.


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