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Screen lookes like colores separating

Picture is concave with red blue and green lines

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    Same Issue and just as the Gators were taken on the Vols

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    three lines on top of screen and colors are separated. lines are concave and cannot do convergence because front panel buttons are locked out and controller never worked strait out of the box. Is there a way to reset to default settings so i can try a convergence test?

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My daughter hit my tv and since then the screen is bowed and the picture shows three colors side by side. i need to know if this is fixable or not. i tried to do the convergence myself but can not get them to align what else can i do?

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This is what is known as convergence. a projection tube ussally has three picture tubes.. red green blue. they all have to align. the concave picture indicates complete loss of convergence or convegence power supply. First question on these sets Do you have the convergence option in the customer menu under setup. if you do not this is a indication of the common "FL231 fuse problem" and inexpensive simple repair. I have wrote and artilcle on this under my tips and trick section. If you do have the option then next does autoconvergence work. in you case i would not think it work. under blue and red manual convergence does the crosshairs move. if not then this is indication of convergence power supply board. if they move at all this may indicate a convergence amplifer problem.

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may be the convergence problem please check it out.

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Screen lookes like colores separating


Here's all I find regarding bad convergence from the techrepairCD:
RCA ~ITC222 D52W20~Convergence bad~~~ITC222~Replace leaky DL032 on
deflection board~~~~~~

RCA~D52W20Y ATC221~Convergence goes out/bowed after on for a few
minutes~~~ATC221~Problem may be on the deflection board. Was unable to
pinpoint where in this case.~~~~~~

RCA~D52W20BYX1 ITC222~Convergence way off after replacing small signal
board~EEPROMS were transferred over to new board~~~IK210 was
defective..transfer the new EEPROM back over.~Remember on these
sets*when replacing the SSB* if there is a small P on corner of
screen*hold volume on remote for 8 seconds after it reaches minimum.~~~~~

RCA~D52W20BYX1 ITC222~Can not align blue convergence* bottom really
bowed* possibly either color after replacing SSB.(Or no auto
convergence.~(Service menu: turn power off for 30 seconds* press vol dn
and ch dn* simultaneously for 8 seconds* set turns on with service menu
options)~~ITC222~In service menu* select convergence. If sensor
calibration was performed when convergence was too far off* it will not
alighn.~Get crosshatch with straight lines* perform sensor calibration*
then attempt convergence alignment again. Be sure to store settings*
then do sensor calibration again.~You must get a green flash of the
screen after sensor cal and a check in the box. RED flash indicated
convergence settings are too far off~~~~

RCA~D52W20BYX1 ITC222~no convergence correction~~~ITC222~LP650
(259271) DP670 (259246) & RP632 (259564) 4.7 3W on convergence power
supply board~~~~~~

Oct 28, 2008 | RCA R52WM24 52" HDTV Projection Television

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The picture projects the image with concave lines on the edges. I'll explain further: somehow the picture is distorted in a way that bends the four edges of the picture in a curved-concave manner so that...


Projection sets have two very common problems.

The first common problem is convergence


These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer, Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get more information and a DIY convergenece repair kit with instructions from the link below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2 - Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

bb0cf99.pngYou 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

Nov 26, 2009 | Mitsubishi VS-55705 55" Rear Projection...

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My Sony Projection TV middle of the screen curves down on top and curves up on bottom. Picture looks dubble like 3D, screen looks like concaved. Left side of the screen color is light green and blue, right...


This is a very common failure on Projection sets. Its called a convergence problem.
You may have one or more of the following symptoms.
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.
No Audio / No Video - Makes Chirping Sounds
You can see some examples and find a fix here...

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

Sep 26, 2009 | Sony KP-51WS510 51" Rear Projection...

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Red, Blue and Green Ribbon on Tv


converence power supply board is the most likely problem

Jul 18, 2009 | RCA D52W19 52" Rear Projection Television

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RCA 52 in HDTV red, green and blue colors not alligned - concave


That repair only repairs the issue of the convergence option missing from the on screen menu. If thats what your problem is then the ITC222A convergence option missing repair kit at the following link should repair the issue. The kit contains the fl231, DL231, CL230 and the CD with detailed instructions.
http://www.tvrepairworld.com/

Jul 17, 2009 | RCA D52W19 52" Rear Projection Television

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The colors are distorted and it seems like the only colors that really show are blue, green, and red. When you turn the TV on you can see blue, green, and red lines across the screen. The picture also...


Hi there, this is what we call in the industry convergence board failure. this board regulate the rgb and keeps everything in order so the picture looks nice and clean. when this board starts to malfunction, what you are witnessing is usually the result. I suggest repairing this convergence board. this will fix the 3-d effect.

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This is a convergence oroblem. First question is do you have the convergence option in under setup in the customer main menu?... if you dont you may have the very common fl231 fuse problem; i have wrote a article on this under the tips and tricks section. this is a very simple inexpesive repair. If you do have the "convergence option" then you may have to replace one of three cuircit boards

Oct 25, 2008 | RCA R56WH76 Projection Television

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Red and blue colors go across the screen. picture looks concave.


Greetings joanne7,

The issue you are having could be caused by your television needing the convergence adjusted. During production your televison has the three picture tubes that are converged to form a single image on the screen. Over time these can come out of adjustment.
If you go to this link http://download.jazel.net/misc/filecache/b8/b89bca4c8b740315d378e8ed030461c5_1227-517SeriesOwnersGuide.pdf and check pages 57 and 58, it gives you a very detailed guide on adjusting your convergence. I am aware this model number is slightly different than yours, but I own a 47" Mitsubishi and this is the exact procedure we use to do our convergence so I am confident it is fairly universal.

I hope this helps!

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Jun 25, 2008 | Mitsubishi WS-65907 65" Rear Projection...

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Red Blue and Green colors are not aligned and looks concave


replace fuse looks like cap next to flyback transfomer FL231 it will be the one in the middle.there are 3 of them next to FBT.

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