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Blue curves up on the ends and red down

This is for model D52W15 RCA tv. I replaced to blue tube and when I powered it back on the picture looks 3d now. The picture was fine before I replaced the bulb would just blue out and the service man said that it was the blue tube bad. When I use the convergence the crosses line up perfectly. But on the outside edge the blue curves up and the red is curving down. When I take the lenses off the picture is fine. It just shows up as only purple. Any Ideas?

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Your going to need to hook up a cross hatch generator to adjust the internal convergence alighnments. Anytime, a tube is replaced, there is alot of alighnment involved with the convergence, and it cannot be alighned from the customers convergence controls. I suggest first you get a service manual, and follow the alighnment to the letter for the convergence. If you do not have a cross hatch generator, then your going to need a test disc(DVD) that has a cross hatch on it. If you do not have access to those two things(cross hatch generator or the test disc) you will need to call out a tech to do this alighnment to the set. They (service tech) don't tell you when you get an estimate for a picture tube that there is some alighnment involved that reguires special test equipment. Thats why they charge what they do. I wish I had better news for you, but without proper test equipment, this is going to be a tough battle. Good Luck Please do not forget to rate this thread.

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Projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video) the other is CRT fluid ( Dull Video). Here are more details and solutions for both. Repair kits with instructions are also avail from www.TvRepairKits.com

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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.

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