Question about Mitsubishi WS-65857 65" Rear Projection Television

2 Answers

The picture is curved in at the top and bottom of the sides.

I bought this set used. At first it worked fine, but recently is has started having distortion problems on all resolutions. The picture is curved in at the top and bottom of the sides. Sometimes it will be ok for a few minutes, then go distorted again. When it is working the picture is great and I can't afford to replace this thing right now. Any help is appreciated. I can use a volt-ohm meter and can solder / desolder well. Thanks.

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Mitsubishi Master
  • 69,102 Answers

This issue is caused by the micro capacitors and the convergence module, the capacitors are part of the main circuit board, the job will cost around $600 to repair, better option is a new TV.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

  • yadayada
    yadayada Nov 30, 2008


    lancer721 you did read that this was a rear projection TV?? Your fix does not apply.

×

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 229 Answers

The picture tube is starting to go out but there are a couple of tricks you can use that may lengthen the life of the tube.First be sure that you have no other devices sitting on or around the TV. DVD s etc sitting on or around TVs are just not good for them Second Get a fairly strong magnet and work it along the poor reception areas and sometimes you can "stetch" the picture back in place. We carry these magnets with us and you would be surprised at how well this works it takes a little finesse but It works! Good Luck

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a Samsung HL-T5676S DLP TV and the picture just recently started to look curved. In the middle of the screen it's straight but on the sides it starts to curve up. Any idea of what could be causing...


make sure you do not have anything sitting on the top of this tv. I have seen this on my tv by just gently putting pressure with my finger on top the screen starts to curve up at the edges.

Jan 14, 2010 | Samsung HL-T5676S Television

2 Answers

Projection HDTV Pansonic 47" Curving blue and green colors on top and bottom of screen.


You will need to replace your two convergence I.C.s.They are two large IC mounted on a large aluminum heat sink.Replace both,look for any burned resistors near them,replace those if needed,and readjust your convergence. Good Luck

Let me know if you need any further help

Mar 29, 2008 | Panasonic PT-47WX42 47" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

RCA HDTV D52W23- words in 3D - picture at top and bottom black


are you still having this prob? i am having a similar prob with the same brand of tv. if you had yours fixed please help me with mine.
i think it is the convergence ic. i need three ic but the distributer will nit sell no less than ten of them. if you or anyone need any of those ic i could let you some for the same unit price i bought them. posted 09/02/2009

Jun 28, 2009 | RCA D52W23 52" HDTV CRT TV

1 Answer

Picture curves in @ top and bottom and color convergence is off. was fine yesterday.


There are bad solder connections on the flyback transformer and there is a small fuse open. Pretty hard to do yourself but a professional can do this easily.

Apr 15, 2009 | RCA HD56W66 56" HDTV

1 Answer

Curved picture at top and bottom


if it is bowing from top and bottom your looking at a convergance problem if you keep using your tv soon there will be no picture at all when the board crashes... convergance board needs to be replaced... hope this helps..

Apr 11, 2009 | Samsung HCN4727W 47" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Blue curved line at top of screen and yellow curved line at botto


Do you by chance have any speakers sitting on top of the tv or right beside it. Speakers are unshielded and will cause this effect.

Feb 03, 2009 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Sony kp53hs30 screen is curved at top/bottom when in widescreen


on the sony we have to make the convergence alignments on all the modes, only a qualify tech can do that

Dec 17, 2008 | Sony KP-51HW40 51" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Mitsubishi VS-4561 picture curved inward


Its Your Convergence Chips!. And Maybe a few Resisters!. Common Problem with this kind Of Set!.....

Jun 30, 2008 | Mitsubishi VS-45607 45" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Horizontal/Vertical Adjustment


Your XBox's User Manual should have details on this Settings & if you can't find it, you'll have to contact Customer Care.

May 12, 2008 | RCA 35V432T 35" TV

1 Answer

Convergence issue resolved but concave picture remains


Set will need new convergence IC's.Requires chassis pull===technical & mechanical skill mandatory.After repair,re-aligment necessary.

Sep 26, 2007 | Philips 55PW9363 55" Rear Projection...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Mitsubishi WS-65857 65" Rear Projection Television Logo

84 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mitsubishi Televison & Video Experts

matt martin
matt martin

Level 3 Expert

1207 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

72230 Answers

Jaime Hernandez

Level 3 Expert

2296 Answers

Are you a Mitsubishi Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...