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Picture on AKAI 54 inch HD ready tv is not square.

I have an HD ready tv and the picture and colors are fine but the picture seems to bend.  The horizontal lines are fine at the top of the picture but the vertical lines bend and are never really straight. I try the auto focus function but it doesn't seem to work.  Can anyone tell me what I can do?

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Akai is not a good brand of tv to start with they seem to have alot of problems and finding parts is impossible to do

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My akia 54 inch tv has a halo around images


These sets have several common problems which are listed below.

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms
  • Screen Looks 3-D
  • Colors wont align
  • Screen may look distorted or warped
  • No Audio/Video - makes a chirping sound.
Problem #2

Another common problem is dull or washed out video.
Your TV may have one or more of the following symptoms....
  • Dull looking picture
  • White looking picture
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking picture

You can see some more examples and find the fix here...

bb0cf99.pnghttp://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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Akai 54 inch PT5492S projection tv


try to degauss the screen....
here is a a little guide on how to do it if your tv doesnt have the option
http://www.wikihow.com/Degauss-a-Computer-Monitor

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Akai 54' projection tv picture no sound


U obviously don't have all ur sund cables connected right or if ur running it through ur sound system put it on phono

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Picture is bending at the top and bottom and looks 3d


These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony,Samsung, JVC, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Akai, Pioneer, Hitachi, Zenith, and others. You can get a convergenece repair kit wiith instructions from the links below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms
  • Screen Looks 3-D
  • Colors wont align
  • Screen may look distorted or warped
  • No Audio/Video - makes a chirping sound.
Problem #2

Another common problem is dull or washed out video.
Your TV may have one or more of the following symptoms....
  • Dull looking picture
  • White looking picture
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking picture

You can see some more examples and find a fix here
bb0cf99.pnghttp://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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I have a red and blue shadow in my picture


i think you need a new convergence board they rin from about 88.00 to about 140.00

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AKAI 1080i HDTV 42"


· http://home.earthlink.net/~oleg.filippov/ConvergenceFix.htm
· http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html

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Hd ready?


On any High Def TV, the reciever you need for this set, which does not have a HD receiver in it, is half the equation. Most HD channels have some HD content mixed with SD content on the same channel. SD content on HD signal from cable or satellite tends to be slightly blocky due to the native signal resolution and the resolution of HD (1080i/p or 720i/p).

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NO Picture in Color except for PIP


have a tech check your tv the color circuit needs to be looked upon.good luck

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