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The TV has a double vision thing going on. Kinda like its in 3D. The focus or alinment is off.

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    I turned my TV on and it looks like I have 3D. I'm not sure what to do.

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This happened with my old tv (but it was liek a holographic picture behind the actualy program) it ended up being the normal tv channels, to solve this i just put my normal tv to like channel 6 (nothing waso n that channel) then usedm y cable as normal andi t was fine

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We recently moved the tv and now when we turn it on it has double vision. It kinda looks like a 3d movie. What could be the issue? Is it worth fixing?


Hi,
If tv picture was fine before moved then check dry/ cold solder joints/ connections on convergence output ICs and nearby circuit area.
Local tv repairman will resolder loose/ dry solder connections to solve double vision picture problem.
TV worth fixing if picture is good.
Thanks.

Feb 18, 2011 | Sony KP-57WV700 57" Rear Projection HDTV

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Everything looks like its in 3D vision. Im pretty sure somthing isnt alined right so i was wondering what i can do to fix it.


Replace convergence output ICs in your tv to fix this 3D look picture, it happens due to convergence output chips failure.
Local tv repairman will fix it for you if you have no prior experience of part replacement in tv circuit board with proper tools.

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My rca projection tv has blue and green images like a 3D picture would without your 3D glasses, a double vision image and no other colors


sounds like the sensors are out of focus and your red sensor isnt turning on. look in the back of the tv for a master reset button or in your menu screen some sort of "Flash focus" or "convergence". They will realign the 3 sensors.

Dec 27, 2009 | RCA HD52W56 52" Rear Projection HDTV

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Double vision in red and green


Its failure of convergence ICs and will be replaced.
Convergence ICs are mounted on silver heat-sink on D board of TV
Let me know exact model number to help you with more technical info.

Mar 21, 2009 | Sony KP-57WS500 57" Rear Projection...

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Double vision on my Mitsubishi 46 inch width screen--TV is 5 years old


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 projeciton 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 photos of convergence problems.

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Here is a quick test....

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

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right. And you should be able to get the grid straight.

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

Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence your need to fix it. See below for a fix

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You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses.
This is a a fairly easy DIY job if you are handy and can follow directions. You can get complete repair kits from TvRepairKits.com or click here. They have put together DIY repair kits that include the OEM parts and step by step photo instructions for each repair. If you are not handy or can't follow directions we would suggest calling a shop.

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Flash focus


http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/06/sony-projection-tv-red-line-repair.html



Go to this Blog. It "should " solve the problem.
Really, Really simple, do it your self solution !!
Instructions and pictures included :D

Ken , the poster of that Blog writes........

"The problem is with the convergence via the voltage on the
color ray gun tubes that get out of adjustment.
They are also known as retrace lines."............


This blog covers many makes and models with many
issues solved, just with that one solution

Give it a try, it's FREE and SIMPLE :D

Had very similar problem, that blog helped me save
my TV and hundred's of $$$$ in repair costs ! :D


Hope the blog helps you also :)

Jean

Feb 26, 2009 | Sony Televison & Video

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Convergence perfect focus not working and double vision


The problem you have is the 2 STK - 392 convergence integrated circuits need replacing the cost in the UK is about £150.
SUPER8

Nov 26, 2008 | Televison & Video

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Touch focus error will not correct


If the touch focus isnt working and the picture has a 3D look you will need to change the conversion ICs. This is a straight forward repair just unsolder the old and solder in the new. You will need to replace both. They are located on a large aluminum heatsink and they will have STK numbers stamped on them they are quite large easy to find. The numbers will be something like STK392-110 or simallar. Let me know if you need anymore info.

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53UDX10B 53 in. Rear Projection "3D vision"


the convergence IC`s and associated resistors have to be replaced, do not repeatedly push magic focus or the alignment after the parts change out will take longer which of course means higher repair bill, good luck

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