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Color ghosting I have a convergence problem .I brought the set in to have it repaired and the tech could not fix it . In the begining I was unable to do a manual convergence with the remote from the TV. The Tech told me it was in the IC on the guns. He was able to get the colors to converge but was unable to get a clear picture without the ghosting . I'm in the process to take it to a liscened "Hitachi repairman ". I had taken the back off to check the guns to see if they were dirty and saw the rubber bulb on the side each gun . Is this filled with a type of liquid ? If so the bulbs had indentions in them as if they were not full. Also the guns have a slotted track with a wing nut to hold them and I assume that this is a focus adjustment . If so could the guns be out of focus ?

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Yes each gun is filled with liquid that acts as a coolant. yes u have a convergence problem and a much more complicated one . much better if u will bring it to hitachi service center. there, they have special test equipments like the pattern generator to adjust the convergence. Good luck!

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