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I have an old Sony CRT TV. The Pictures are always redish in color.

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Let me know tv model number to suggest any help.

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I have a sony center of tv is clear but top left corner has a redish bow and very bottom is bowed


All projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video) the other is CRT fluid ( Dull Video). Here are more details and solutions for both.

Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out

Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.

Common Symptoms include....

  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some pics of convergence problems.


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Common Problem #2) CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

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TV set after fluid change

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You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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53 inch projection tv...seems like the color red and color blue have shifted giving me a picture with red and blue shadows


For CRT projection TV's, this indicates that the Green picture tube is burned (warn out). The less green that strikes the screen, the more redish the image will look. You will need to find an old school TV repair shop that knows how to replace picture tubes.
In the case of a DLP style TV, the color wheel needs replacing.

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I have a red ghost image on the screen


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  • Screen looks 3D
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  • Screen is bowed or warped.
The other common problem is cloudy CRT fluid in the lens.

Common Symptoms - you TV may have one or more of these...
  • Dull Video
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  • Halos around objects
You can see some example photos and find a solution here...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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For some reason the projection does not fill out the entire screen its bow tied in the middle how do i fix that im pretty handy


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  • Screen is bowed or warped.
The other common problem is cloudy CRT fluid in the lens.

Common Symptoms - you TV may have one or more of these...
  • Dull Video
  • Bright video - whiteish
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  • Halos around objects
You can see some example photos and find a solution here...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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I have a double screen on the top left and bottom right sides with a redish tint to it


Ur convergence it dead,know how to solders?Tries these websites for convergence kit.Tv repair World.com,Tv repair kits.

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Your green CRT socket may have a solder crack, or it could be the CRT developing a short. You can switch the green CRT socket with the one from the red RT and see if it still flashes green. If it does then its your CRT, But if it now flashes Red, Its a problem in the green drive circuitry.Thts the quickest way to locate exactly where your trouble is. If you need anything further let me know.

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After 5 minutes of good use screen goes redish color


It certainly sounds like the Red CRT (picture tube) has heater-cathode leakage and is not likely worth repairing, as all 3 tubes usually have to be replaced at the same time for best picture quality.

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