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Red and green shadows on picture looks like 3D

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  • RhondaRay Feb 04, 2009

    I turned it on this morning and every channel has red and green shadows on them like you were watching a 3d movie without the 3d glasses.

  • ilidzs Mar 29, 2009

    I was watching the T.V.and the next minute the screen turned into a 3D freak show. I removed the backing after I turned it off and un pluged the unit from the wall and cleaned all the dust from the inside, windexed the mirror from the upper bacl of the T.V. wiped clean the three color light projectors but the problem still is happening.

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Blue and green like rainbows across the TV

Posted on Dec 24, 2008

  • pickup216 Dec 24, 2008

    thats not a solution thats a problem How can I solve it HELP
    Show me some picks on where the convergence chips are and how to fix them PLEASE


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My hitachi big screen has red shadows on picture how do i fix it


What you described sounds like a convergence problem. When convergence has failed the colors will commonly look 3D,warped, etc. This tips page here on Fixya has more details.

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My picture looks 3d or like looking in to a bubble and i can see shadows of the picture in red and green


Depends and a model number is needed to give a reasonable answer and suggestions.

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Screen resembles 3D look with predoment red and green to images - did the blue blub burn out and need to be replaced?


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The red in the picture is shadowing the rest of the picture giving it a 3d effect


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.


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

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I have red and green shadows. I tried using the Converge Red/Blue and Multipoint Red/Blue functions as described in the manual but neither worked


The tv 100% have convergence problems,it dead.Tv have colors lines R,G,B mis alignments,have colors shadows pictures or 3D pictures look alike?The tv have a dead convergence board,the 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors are dead too.These parts on the tv convergence board,must be change to fix the tv convergence board to solved the tv picture convergence problems.The shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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After a half hour of operation, the picture begins to shadow.


These sets have several common problems listed below.

Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:

  • Screen Looks Distorted/3D
  • Colors wont align
  • Screen may look distorted
  • No Audio/Video - makes a chirping sound.
Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over. Symtoms
  • Dull looking screen
  • White looking sceen
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking

You can see some examples and find a fix here...

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Our picture is very blurry with a red and green hue and shadowing. What can I do?


if it looks like 3d, you have a convergence problem---you may find it helpful to post the brand and model number

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Looks like 3D Picture


You probly have a convergence cicuit failure. Replacing the convergencr IC's will probly fix it.
I recommend a professional repairman to
do it though. Particularly if it needs further adjustments after the IC's are replaced.

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3D picture with bowing effects


model number is located on bottom rear cover, your convergence circuit has failed but without model nobody can give you further info, re-post and we`ll try to help, video-tek

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Looks like 3d picture


Sounds like the convergence amplifier ICs . What kind of TV and what model number and I will be better equiped to help you.

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