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Yellow tint on my 60V500A Hitachi

The picture hasa yellow tint looks like you're looking thru a glass of mountain dew

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Please help me solve this problem

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Probably light engine

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Panasonic rear projection tv has a yellow tint, and it just turned off by itself while the indicator light flashed yellow. What's wrong with it.


The yellow tint can be caused by a faulty lens where the filters are burnt out. Normally this happens when the blue filter burns you get a yellow picture on the screen.

Unfortunately, this can be expensive to repair.

Oct 23, 2012 | Flat Panel Televisions

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My Hitachi Ultravision LCD rear projection 62


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The only way to repair this is to replace the optics engine assembly, Light engines are rather cheap these days, try looking on www.tristatemodule.com for a new or refurbished one.

Apr 09, 2010 | Hitachi 50V500 50 in. HD-Ready LCD...

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Yellow tint no color red.


you can adjust in color mode. please balance the tint, color,brightness, contrast, & sharpness.

Aug 30, 2009 | Sharp Aquos LC-46D62U 46 in. LCD HDTV

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How do I clean the mirror on the hitachi 50V500 TV?I smoke and the screen has a yellow tint to it.


It's not your nicotine. It's your light engine; it is failing. Eventually, the screen will be so yellow, it will look surreal.


Replace the optic/light engine in order to correct the issue. Average cost for your model is around $800.00 for the part, so you may want to weigh your options. If you can live with it, great; but if you can't, look to put that money into a new set, as you're probably not comfortable with installing a whole light engine.

Now, if it is just your tobacco (which I doubt, since I smoke like a chimney), you will need to remove the screen by removing the screws along the top and back of the set. Screen comes off from the front, and the mirror is installed in the back.

But 99.9% sure it's your engine.

Aug 01, 2009 | Hitachi 50V500 50 in. HD-Ready LCD...

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Have a green tint over 90% ot the center of the screen


I had the same problem with my 60V500A about a year ago. The screen got a red tint in the center and the image was fuzzy in that area. A new lamp didn't solve the problem. I did some checking and found out that the original light engine used in this model had a cooling issue that could cause the light engine to overheat and distort the LCD panels. My warranty had run out more than a year before this happened so I figured I was screwed since the light engine was so expensive. I decided to call Hitachi tech support and see if I could get a discount on the cost of a new light engine since the cooling problem was a known issue for this model TV. I calmly explained to them that I was aware of the cooling issue in the light engine and that I felt like a $4000 TV should last more than two or three years. Tech support gave me the phone number for my local authorized Hitachi service center and I gave them a call. Once the technician confirmed that it was the light engine that was the problem Hitachi sent him a replacement light engine at no cost to me. I was WAY past my warranty period so I still had to pay for the labor to replace the light engine. $300 for labor was a lot cheaper than buying a new light engine or tossing the TV and buying a new one. I have to say that Hitachi earned my respect for admitting there was a problem and doing what was needed to correct the problem more than a year after my warranty had expired.

Feb 20, 2009 | Hitachi 50V500 50 in. HD-Ready LCD...

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Picture settings



Colorimetre HCFR software
AVC HD 709 calibration disk
Spyder2 colorimeter (I know most prefer the Eye-One meters, but the Spyder2 was available from my job at no cost)

Here are the settings:

PS3 Blu-Ray player

Output Format (HDMI): Y Pb/Cb Pr/Cr (important!!! NOT RGB output)
BD 1080p 24hz Output (HDMI): On (this TV can reproduce video at 48hz for accurate 2:2 pulldown)
Y Pb/Cb Pr/Cr Super White (HDMI): On (not sure if this matters)

42LG50 Settings

Aspect Ratio: Set By Program (Personal Preference)
Picture Mode: Expert 1
Backlight: 50 (Personal Preference)
Contrast: 54
Brightness: 54
Sharpness: 40 (Personal Preference)
Color: 50
Tint: 0

Fresh Contrast: Off
Noise Reduction: Off
Gamma: Medium
Black Level: Low
Real Cinema: On

White Balance: Warm
Method: 10 Point IRE

10 (-3,8,-16)
20 (15,24,-21)
30 (20,36,-22)
40 (3,19,-40)
50 (8,34,-41)
60 (10,50,-20)
70 (-5,50,-8)
80 (-16,50,18
90 (-14,50,30)
100 (-22,38,21)

Red Color: -3
Red Tint: 0
Green Color: 10
Green Tint: 0
Blue Color: 14
Blue Tint: 0
Yellow Color: 0
Yellow Tint: 1
Cyan Color: -11
Cyan Tint: 0
Magenta Color: 0
Magenta Tint: -2

Take time to get used to the settings, you may think the screen looks dull at first. The truth is most people have way too much contrast on their TVs.
These settings will also work for Cable or Dish hookups, in which case you may change the Noise Reduction option to Medium to reduce signal noise.

OR....

2POINT IRE

Backlight: 65
Contrast: 55
Brightness: 45
Sharpness: 50
Color: 45
Tint: 0

Fresh Contrast: Off
Noise Reduction: Off
Gamma: Medium
Black Level: Low
Real Cinema: On

White Balance: Warm
Method: 2 Point

Red Color: 3
Red Tint: 0
Green Color: 9
Green Tint: 2
Blue Color: -1
Blue Tint: 0
Yellow Color: 6
Yellow Tint: 5
Cyan Color: -1
Cyan Tint: 1
Magenta Color: 2
Magenta Tint: -1

Sep 15, 2008 | LG 42LG50 42 in. LCD HDTV

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Hitachi 60V500A


Good Day, artisticpool;
Suspect loose cable see picture:

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If okay suspect light engine.
Good Luck, big IRISH.

Aug 17, 2008 | Hitachi 50V500 50 in. HD-Ready LCD...

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Blue and Yellow Tint accross the screen ILO - 32HD


if you have speakers or a magnet or maybe an arial too close to your screen move them away. now try it. they can all interfere.

Jun 05, 2008 | iLO 3200 32 in. LCD Television

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