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F31672et rca tv

Picture has a red tint all over and can not adjust color

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  • bigdogfranci Oct 03, 2008

    thank you can it be repaired

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If this is an older big screen you probably have one of the light bulbs out this happens overtime

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Sir,

You did not say what type of TV you have. A flat screen plasma, LCD or a CRT (older picture tube type)? The fact that you can get a black and white picture just about rules out a problem with the plasma, LCD or picture tube display. The fact that a color picture is only displayed in shades of blue and green points to a lack of red. This can be as simple as adjusting the tint, or can be caused by a defective red video stage, usually the output stage, or a dead color oscillator. In the latter two cases it is a circuit problem and would require repairs. Service on TV sets as you may know is no longer inexpensive. Find the tint adjustment first, the kids may have gotten it way off. Put the bar in the middle, or if you have a reset option which returns all picture settings to the levels set at the factory try that. Good luck

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Is this a projection/plasma/CRT?

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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    Swilin Sampson Oct 03, 2008

    You switched something from PAL/NTSC --> RGB or the other way around?

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    Swilin Sampson Oct 03, 2008

    Try a hard reset first..Unplug the TV from the wall socket for about 2 hours and try again. See if you can adjust the tint/color through the menu options as well. If you have tried to correct the color in the menu and had no luck then the problem can be as simple as adjusting the video
    amplifier or the amp could be failing. The only way to know for sure of
    what the problem is will be to have the circuitry checked to find what
    is out of specs. A small shop will often charge less than a large
    repair facility.

    Should you require further clarification,
    never hesitate to ask. It would be my pleasure to clarify my answer to
    your question. If after reviewing the above information, you have
    additional questions, I will be glad to answer them.

    Cheers!
    IrishDruid


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