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Red and Blue convergence

I have a Mitsubishi VS-50VA2 big screen tv. I have red and blue shadows on my tv screen. I have tried aligning the blue and red in the color adjustment option in my tv menu, but I still have the shadows. Could you tell me if there is a trick to the alignment, or if there is a part that I need to replace.

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    the images on my big screen (mitsubishi vs-50va2) have red and blue shadows mostly on the left and right side.

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You may need a new convergence board only a tv shop can tell you for sure

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Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.

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You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses.
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