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I have two problems. One I cannot access changing the time etc. That screen will not show when I go through SETUP. How do I change? Secondly, I have a DVD player hooked up to my Olivia TV. How do I get it to play? Do I access a particular channel or what? No mention of how in the Olivia or DVD manuals. I have a Model 232T HDTV

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From the dvd should be yellow red and white ,,,yellow video other 2 audio from dvd player out to tv input then press av
That screen will not show when I go through setup that might be fault with the tv

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What is the exact model maker of your DVD...? are you using a universal remote or not..?

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You can access the set up mode menu if you have the TV mode.
The DVD should be hook up to the TV using A/V inputs using yellow, red and white cables and select A/V 1 or any other input where the cables are connected to.

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  • Jaime Hernandez Sep 12, 2008

    If you are unable to get video when connecting the DVD player using the Yellow, Red and white cables then is more likely that your LCD might be defective. I would suggest to call the manufacturers for additional technical support and if your LCD is less then a year old ask them to fix it under warranty.

  • Jaime Hernandez Sep 12, 2008

    The instructions to set the time and date should be there. Click here to download the user's guide for a 237T HDTV and see if page # 57 will help you. The model number is different, the set up options are the same.

    You can also do a factory default and start with the initial set up again. See Page # 59.

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I have a philips 60pp9202 model tv . it about .9yrs old the letters shows doubled on the screen.i have changed the convergence ics, it still doing the same. the screen also shows blur. can you help...


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. Repair kits with instructions are also avail from www.TvRepairKits.com

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

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

Jan 26, 2011 | Zenith R60V26 60" Rear Projection...

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Multi-point convergence -- Lower left quadrant of screen distorted. Red ok. Blue arched up and then done to normal in Lower right quadrant; left-right adj moves vertical gridline but is s-shaped. Blue...


Look in users manual or internet you should find how to access service mode, this is different from regular setup CONVERGENCE, this involves getting into changing parameters to tweek convergence, even after amps are changed. These projection tv's are known for loosing convergence if bumped, moved and amps go bad in time.

Jan 03, 2010 | Pioneer PRO-520HD 53" Rear Projection...

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Black box in middle of tv screen


This is a background for text, even though you aren't seeing any text at the time. Since it covers most of the screen, it sounds more like a demo mode screen than closed captioning. Go into your setup menu and make sure that neither of those is selected. If necessary, restore the factory settings. I'm assuming that this is coming from the tv itself, and that you don't have a VCR, Tivo, etc. Good luck!

Jun 15, 2009 | Hitachi 50UX57B 50" Rear Projection...

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TV is stuck in expanded picture mode & won't return to normal


seems to me as a Sony TV. The sony tv has this feature ready in the menu. you can do zoom out ,standard etc,
But the real problem comes when the tv is turn off and then you get back to turn on the tv (lets say next day)and you find the same big heads.
what you have to do is going to the menu same thing but this time look for an option is called picture size default. This option make learn the memory what size you want custom when tv is turn on.This function is in the same page as the picture size page (refer to the user's manual) but has to be the default mode where you want the change.
The problem with sizes now days is some shows fit perfect some others not. and besides that the cable box has those features too(change size of the screen)

What i do in this sony tv to start first is keeping it in the standard size in the tv menu and i defaulted too.

when some size adjustment is needed i do it in the cable box remote control .Once again this example i do it in SONY tv, Maybe you have to post the problem again if the tv is different brand.

Apr 15, 2009 | Hitachi 51F59 51" HDTV Projection...

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Picture and sound problem at 21" sony waga color tv


This is not a simple question to answer without looking at it, my recommendation is to call a service center in your area. That's my professional opinion.

Feb 04, 2009 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-42WE655 42" Rear...

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HDMI interface issues


If you swapped directv receivers and the problem followed to a different tv then there is something wrong with the directv receiver. Need to run satellite setup again on this receiver to fix. repeat satellite setup is accessible through the setup submenu by pressing menu from the directv remote. look under satellite submenu once in setup

Dec 23, 2008 | JVC HD-52Z575 52" Rear Projection...

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Fixed blinking green LED but, NO signal comes in...


hi hook up a dvd see if it's working with it ,if is you have a problem with direct tv

Sep 10, 2008 | Mitsubishi WS-73713 73" Rear Projection...

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How do I fix picture size so it fills up the Tv sreen for a Toshiba 42" RV530U LCD HDTV?


hi,
Enter setup on remote then go to screen settings then change the vienig screen it might be on auto but this changes depending on what your watching you can do it that way or their should be a button on the remote you can press that changes from auto to 16/9 and 4/3 the button might say exp or have a square with arrows pointing out its usually near the source button where you can choose what av channel your using like for dvd and video etc.

You have a look and then ill look for the right way to do it and post back in few minutes let me know how you get on and if your still stuck ill tell you when i find out but give me few minutes ok

The button you need is in the top row of buttons its not the first button its the one just to the right of this ok

So its top row on control top row second button in press this a few times wii change the viewing screen to fit the whole screen ok.
this should now of solved your problem.

Let me know if you need further assistance ok

Apr 23, 2008 | Projection Televisions

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No one seems to have an answer


Problem with the vertical linearity..some electronic component in vertical circuit gone bad..probably, a dried up electrolytic capacitor..usually 100uf/50v.u need a serviceman to fix that.thanks,hope this help u

Feb 07, 2008 | Projection Televisions

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Convergence Problem - PT-61HX41


Your TV most likely has one or more possible problems.

Problem #1: Convergence Chip Failure ( common problem )

Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem
  • 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.
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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the tv settings then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.



You should be able to move them up, down, left, and right.

If you can't move them in all directions your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

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You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kits for most models. If you don't see a kit for your set send them a quick note and they will put one together for you. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.


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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What you will need to do is replace the coolant and clean the crt. You can get a repair kit from www.TvRepairKits.com that includes replacement coolant, photos. instructions, etc.

Jan 11, 2008 | Panasonic PT-61HX41 61" Rear Projection...

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