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post #8281 of 8286 Old 06-24-2015, 09:33 AM
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Geomagnetic correction circuitry built-in... My Panny has a user sub-menu for this too, maybe a fine tune, and it degausses the set when exiting this function.
Back in '93 I bought an RCA and it had a polarity switch on the back for this; the manual days.

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Geomagnetic correction circuitry built-in... My Panny has a user sub-menu for this too, maybe a fine tune, and it degausses the set when exiting this function.
Back in '93 I bought an RCA and it had a polarity switch on the back for this; the manual days.
Yes, and TV's as supposedly calibrated prior to leaving the factory. But just as anyone who has had one of these professionally calibrated (and had a professional like ChadB move the magnets as the manual adjustments can only do so much on a CRT), it might correct some of the problem, but does not fine tune it.
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It's always worked for me as far as the compass position part of your discussion. Now overall geometry, yeah that's always a problem with CRT TVs, especially the bigger and/or wider ones.

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Help for scratches

Unfortunately, as happy as I am to have this set in near mint condition. There was an accident in moving it and 1/3rd of the front glass has suffered deep scratches to the glass. The reason I was interested in this tv was the technology, but knowing Sony, they thought of everything so I am looking for the most cost effective way to repair the scratches if I can or whether there are other methods that will not cost a fortune. I am upset but still very happy to own the set. I was told that it takes a little longer now to warm up and I tested it briefly, perhaps I saw a tiny left hand corner distortion of the signal but it was on for only a short time. Please help.

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If the scratches are deep there is not much you can do without risk of making the situation worse. That said if the set has the anti glare coating and you are willing to remove if things don't work out you can try some polishing compound that you get in headlight restoration kits at an auto store. You could also try a super fine grit sandpaper. With either method you may wind up with splotches,
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If you're lucky it's just the film. There's plenty of posts and maybe even a thread devoted to removing the film.
I recall reading something on trying to repair glass scratches long ago, seems the consensus was better to leave it alone as it did more damage than good (a thin line is better than a splotch). Maybe a filler.

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