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Can't set red convergence on 65" Hitachi

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I have a Hitachi model 65XW20B that I am unable to adjust the red convergence on the top and bottom. It is fine in the middle, but top and bottom have a big arch at the sides for the horizontal convergence that I can't manually adjust or use magic focus to correct problem.

Thank you for your advice/help,
Danny

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Projection TV sets have several common problems listed below.

Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:

  • Screen Looks 3-D
  • Colors wont align
  • Screen may look distorted
  • No Audio/Video - makes a chirping sound.
Example Photo:
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Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over.

Symptoms


  • Dull Video, Washed out
  • White/Bright looking video
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking
Example Photo:
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