Question about Sony KP-51WS500 51" Rear Projection Television

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The picture is out of foucus

The picture is out of focus, you can see three (3) separate pictures/ghost with blue/red/white. Ex, a person face has three faces overlap each other and the screen is concave toward the center.

Is this causes by the lamp?

Thanks,

john

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  • flip199006 Oct 15, 2008

    i have the same prob. its just that i have absolutely no clue how to go to convergence mode

    oh and i did the self-diagnostic thing and said this
    Low B ----- 1
    HV ----- 1

    plz help


  • Anonymous Oct 18, 2008

    I have the same problem, and my tv is the Sony 51W-S500.

  • kicker5v Oct 28, 2008

    My Sony Tv also have same problem: Picture is ghosting, all three color has shadows. Sounds and other function is operating but picture is curved inward. The center of the TV seem fine but not surrounding corner of TV. I notice this after I had wet vacuum my carpet and the problem still exist. Any ideas/help.

  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2008

    same as my tv, i have it diagnose by a tech and it would cost me $400 to fix it, is it worth it???

  • SPEEDRACER35 May 11, 2010

    MODEL # KP-51WS500 HOW TO WE FIX THE CONVERGENCE??

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If your tv is Sony KP-51WS500, then its rear projection tv and problem seems in convergence stage.
Please confirm model number to guide you further.

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