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I have a Toshiba LCD TV the picture flickers about every 20…

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I have a Toshiba LCD TV the picture flickers about every 20 seconds the sound is still there.Any ideas Thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: TV
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TV Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 2 years ago
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Hi,

What all input types have you tried? (e.g. Sky box, DVD player, digital TV, etc)

Are all input types affected in the same way?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
we have an antenna and dish network they are all affected the same
TV Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 2 years ago

Ok, then the flickering is likely caused by external interference, perhaps from a nearby wireless device (e.g. cordless phone or wireless router), or fluorescent lighting, or from a bad power supply.

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TV Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 2 years ago

Try moving the TV to a different location and use a different power socket. Check if it works ok there...

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