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Picture is yellow and green

My picture is yellow and green. Whites are yellow, blues are green. I don't think its the set. I think it could be the lens. It has gotten worse over the last year. Adjustments don't help. Magic focus shows blue, red and green fine. Convergance seems good. Wife has been cleaning set with windex, which I think is bad. Plus set is located next to a fire place. How can I remove lens and check it to see if it's clear? Or do you think I have a differnet issue? Thanks

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Have a big screen 50" Ultravision Hitachi Digdal DTV, the color red shows and doubles letters eveything.... pictures double in red also.

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Your missing the red drive on the set. Its most likly the picture tube. Its a possibility that the red drive circuit could be not working so the best thing to do is take off the gree picture tube socket and put the green board on the red tube. Of course do all this when the set is unplugged. if you have no tv experience. its not a good idea to be messing around inside of these sets.

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Picture Menu
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*Contrast: 83
*Brightness: 53
Sharpness: 50
*Color: 55
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  • Gamma: Medium
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  • TruMotion: Low
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      • **Blue: -4
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      • **Green: 0
      • **Blue: -4
    • 50 IRE
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      • **Red: -6
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  • Magenta Color: 0
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Aspect Ratio: Set By Program (Personal Preference)
Picture Mode: Expert 1
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Sharpness: 40 (Personal Preference)
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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.



Backlight: 65
Contrast: 55
Brightness: 45
Sharpness: 50
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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

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