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Picture is bending at the top and bottom and looks 3d

This is a samsung 54 inch hd projection tv, was working perfectly, then dad turned it on and I walk in the room and it looked 3d, like as if you where at a 3d movie and the top and bottom of the screen is bowing toward the middle.I'm a auto tech and repair every elec prob on cars but no tv experince. I did remove back panel and all three projectors are working and I did cover the red projector so dad could a least watch tv.
the bending of the picture is still there, please help

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  • danny_sadler Dec 25, 2008

    My Samsung pcn5425r rear projection tv recently stopped working properly. The red tube is projecting a curved image that is shorter on the left than on the right. The auto-convergence mode does not help. I replaced the convergence module, but still have the problem. I can cover the red lens and adjust the set so that I can at least watch it in what looks like black and white images. The red tube appears to be the only one affected.

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

Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony,Samsung, JVC, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Akai, Pioneer, Hitachi, Zenith, and others. You can get a convergenece repair kit wiith instructions from the links below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms

  • Screen Looks 3-D
  • Colors wont align
  • Screen may look distorted or warped
  • No Audio/Video - makes a chirping sound.
Problem #2

Another common problem is dull or washed out video.
Your TV may have one or more of the following symptoms....
  • Dull looking picture
  • White looking picture
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking picture

You can see some more examples and find a fix here
picture is bending at the top and bottom and looks - bb0cf99.pnghttp://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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