|NotTaR of Television Sets :
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CAUTION: To prevent damage to the CRT phosphors, immediately turn down the
brightness so the line is just barely visible. If the user controls do not
have enough range, you will have to locate and adjust the master brightness or
Since you have high voltage, the horizontal deflection circuits are almost
certainly working (unless there is a separate high voltage power supply -
almost unheard of in modern TVs and very uncommon in all but the most
Check for bad solder connections between the main board and the deflection
yoke. Could also be a bad horizontal coil in the yoke, linearity coil, etc.
There is not that much to go bad based on these symptoms assuming the high
voltage and the horizontal deflection use the same flyback. It is almost
certainly not an IC or transistor that is bad.