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Sony KP-51WS510 has a haze or back glow that cant be adjusted

The tv appeared darker than i remembered, tried to adjust brightness, etc. picture then looked okay (not great) but any lighter colors create a haze or glow that looks like lights in a fog, the picture is causing eye strain and headaches. settings too low and it is too dim to see, too high and its glowing...

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It seems U are having no screen voltage.
U need to get it repaired
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The picture is is now in pink


If Sony KP-51ws510 it is an common issue with the picture tubes but there may be a simple way to adjust something in the set to correct this--these had problems with the 3 picture tubes where it can go to excessive red, green or blue.

Confirm model and issue and I will assist.

It only requires a screwdriver and the back does not have to be removed in this case.

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The picture on my Sony kp57hw40 has bluish hue to it. It is more visible when what you are watching is darker in color or lower in light. I have tried to adjust everything (color, brightness, etc,etc)...


I have first some information for you and then a possible solution.

A lot of these sets had problems with the 3 picture tubes---blue seems to be the most common--if you go to a unused video input and see anything other than Input 1 etc like blue background or even blue curved faint lines do not despair.

There is a fairly easy way to adjust this (not with the remote) I can tell you the procedure and it requires no parts and only moderate skill.

May I assist you here?


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Sony KP-51WS510 problem- 1. Picture is not stabilizing while can heard Audio clearly and continuous vertical moving picture. 2. How to connect TATA SKY INDIA DTH TO TV and convert PAL signal to NTSC or...


In your problem #1. try to do a fine tuning of the channel or adjust the horizontal adjustments. For the problem#2. Access the system setup of your television, from there you can choose either PAL signal or NTSC signal to operate in your system.

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I have a Sony KP-53VP0 Rear Projection TV Kinda Cloudy Picture.


take off the back of the tv and clean the lenses and the foggy picture will go away

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My sony kp-51ws510 tv picture looks slanted and 3D blurry. How can I fix it on my own?


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

This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.

Common Symptoms include....
  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

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Here is a quick test....

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

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right. And you should be able to get the grid straight.

If you can't move them in all directions or cant move them far enough your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence your need to fix it. See below for a fix

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You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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Sony KP-51WS510 flickering&screen turning green????


Sounds like your focus block is going bad or out of adjustment. It could also be a bad picture tube.

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KP-51WS510



You have a convergence problem. Here are some of the most common symptoms.
 
Screen looks 3D
One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu. 
Screen is bowed in but stationary.

Here is a quick test....

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

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move them up, down, left, and right.

If you can't move them in all directions your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem. 

>>>Solution<<<< 

You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. 

Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kit for your exact model. The kit includes a photo instruction guide, original Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, etc. Everything you need to fix it yourself. 

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Sony KP-51WS510 51 in. Dark Picture


These sets have been known to have loose welds in the picture tubes. Most likely your tubes are showing this problem.

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While the root of the problem is likely the picture tubes aging, I'm sure it would benefit from a cleaning and adjusting. After the dust is cleaned from the lenses, the screen controls could likely be lowered to get the blacks you desire. An experienced tech would be able to do this for you.

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