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Turn Tv off by power point unplug even for 30 or 45 minutes then turn back on. that way the tv has time to reset back to normal

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My big screen magnavox tv shows double lines red and blue


Model number listed here unlikely to have this issue which sounds like a convergence problem.

Oct 21, 2012 | Philips Magnavox 50ML8105D 50" HDTV DLP TV

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THE PICTURE ON MY TV IS SHOWING A YELLOW SHADOW ON ON SIDE MORE & A BLUE SHADOW ON THE OTHER. IS THIS A BULB PROBLEM?


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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I turned my tv on this morning and the colors were all out of wack. the tv was producing an image similer to what an old 3d movie with the red and blue images. i tried reseting the tv to factory default...


All projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video or dead set) 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. In some cases the TV will also not show any video. 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, wavy, or has a shadow or shadows
  • 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.


7859b01.jpg

e87380c.jpg
69189a5.pngSOLUTION

You can get the correct parts, step by step photo instruction guides, and support from www.TvRepairKits.com or click here

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.

578ba6c.jpg
TV set after fluid change

65af323.jpg

69189a5.pngSOLUTION

You can get the correct parts, step by step photo instruction guides, and support from www.TvRepairKits.com or click here

Jan 22, 2011 | Philips Magnavox 51MP392H Rear Projection...

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Blue and red shadows on the TV picture


open up the TV then clean up the silver screen and the 3 light bulbs inside its probably just dirty.

Oct 05, 2009 | Philips Magnavox 51MP392H Rear Projection...

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Picture has red and blue shadow images


thats a fairly easy fix. You need the DPTV305-DPTV345 convergence repair kit available at the following link.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/
The kit contains the parts and the CD with instructions

Sep 29, 2009 | Philips Magnavox 51MP392H Rear Projection...

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MY TV NOW SHOW BLUE AND YELLOW AT THE TOP AND


i have a 52 in rca tv and i turned it on and now there is a blue and yellow stripe at the top and bottom of the tv. and the people have a blue shaddow around them ? how can i fix this?????

Aug 25, 2009 | Hitachi Televison & Video

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Blue and yellow shadows appearing on my rear projevtion tv


The convergence IC's are definitely bad. This is not something you can fix yourself unless you know how to solder and are technically inclined.

Mar 29, 2009 | Philips Magnavox 51MP392H Rear Projection...

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Blue shadows appear to be behind white objects


TV shows large red spot in middle of tv when dark show are on, you can see it more.  Now blue spots on upper right side too.  Spend way to much on this tv to have these kinds of problems only after 3 yrs.

Nov 16, 2008 | Hitachi UltraVision CineForm 55VG825 55"...

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Blue and yellow shadows on TV


dear friend,
the problem of your tv is a burnt image!
solution: replace blue crt

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