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The image is gone and is now only three lines green red and blue. How to fix it?

Have a 46in RCA pt# P46921 and the image is gone all that is left is three lines red green blue. How to fix the problem?

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  • carcrazy Dec 21, 2007

    I have the same problem. I took the back panel off and the projection lights look ok so I am not sure where to go from there.

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Hi, Your problem is what you call vertical defflection circuit section, it is very rare that you would see the three line in the midle of the screen because they have protection narmaly to shut down the set's.
How to fix this, well you must locate the vertical ship, to see what it is, it narmaly say's on it LA7830 or LA7833 or LA7838 and Bla Bla Bla look for LAxxxx , ( a small ic flat standing upward, about 11/2" and 3/4" in hight and about 1/8" in thinkness) if it look's burt when you know what to do, I would also check to see if other parts that supply's the voltage to this ic's is burt, narmaly 12 to 30 volt dc., It may be also be located on a seperat board with the convergence, these or two big ic's starting with the part # STK, not to shure on you unit, don't have the schematic, but may be a board with lot's of Transistors , narmaly now these day's no one repair board, they just replace them, this is why it cost so mutch to fix.

I hope this help's

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My convergence is not good how i can adjusting it


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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). Below are more details for both items. Also, complete repair kits with instructions and repair support are avail from site such as www.TvRepairKits.com

Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out

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 pics of convergence problems.


7859b01.jpg

e87380c.jpg
69189a5.pngSOLUTION #1

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

Common Problem #2) CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

578ba6c.jpg
TV set after fluid change

65af323.jpg

69189a5.pngSOLUTION

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

May 22, 2011 | RCA P46921 46" Rear Projection Television

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Rca hd52w59 tv has red, blue and green lines at the top and the images are doubled. What is wrong?


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.

Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out

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 pics of convergence problems.


7859b01.jpg

e87380c.jpg

Common Problem #2) CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

578ba6c.jpg
TV set after fluid change

65af323.jpg

69189a5.pngSOLUTION

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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Where are the convergence ic's located on a Panasonic pt-56hx40?


On the board on the left...

All 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.

Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out

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 pics of convergence problems.


7859b01.jpg

e87380c.jpg

Common Problem #2) CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

578ba6c.jpg
TV set after fluid change

65af323.jpg

69189a5.pngSOLUTION

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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Blue line trouble


Hi Kracka,

Are you able to post a picture of the problem?

It sounds from your description that it might be a 'convergence' problem which is when the red, green and blue parts of the image aren't alligned properly.

Check in your menu to see if there is a convergence setting.

Hope this helps

Andy

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Screen is blue no channels


if you can get pic using an external input you've got a tuning failure, if not video processing.

May 06, 2008 | RCA P46921 46" Rear Projection Television

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RCA P46921. Just changed flyback.


First, this assumes nothing else is going on to cause it. Here's what I did. Go to the 'green grid' via the v76 menu and go through the alignment there. Notice that there are red letters, blue letters, and a green grid. While you are in this screen, adjust the red, green, and blue focus watching the individual color's item until they are in focus. If they won't focus here, they won't focus and you have something else wrong (what I do not know). Then, return to normal programming, then select menu on the remote, then screen, then adjust projection tv convergence both horizontal and vertical crosshare. That ought to get it.

Mar 16, 2008 | RCA P46921 46" Rear Projection Television

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Small picture with lines


check these two resister also R19702= 750k, R19703= 750k

Dec 20, 2007 | RCA P46921 46" Rear Projection Television

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Images: three colors appears separates in the screen: red, green, blue


do they look like these:
· http://home.earthlink.net/~oleg.filippov/ConvergenceFix.htm
· http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html

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Uh oh... the colors are curved and wacky


replace the amplifier IC chips for the convergence.  part # stk392-???  could be from 040 to 120..  90% chance that'll fix it.

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Blue, green, and red colors all off


I would suggest having a repair person come out to your place to fix this problem. I believe the convergence IC are going or have gone bad. I would estimate a $300 - $400 dollar repair bill.

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