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Hitachi 51f510 Color problem

Hello my Hitachi 51f10 has absolutly no red. When I push the magic color button to display the color options nothing happens. I have the the other colors just no red. How should I go about fixing this issue. Is there anywhere I can purchase a manual to try to fix this myself?

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Faces are too red


Welcome to FixYa.

The color setting is probably too high. Access the color setting and lower it.
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  • Select VIDEO
  • Then select COLOR
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Thank you for using FixYa.

Have a great day. Jas247

Aug 25, 2011 | Hitachi 51F510 51" Rear Projection...

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My Hitachi 51f510 projection tv just started to have a problem with the color. It appears that the tint is red/pink and I have no control over it.


For me to help you (I think I know what is wrong and it is fairly simple to correct) I need to ASK you something.

If you turn the color all the way to zero and go to a channel that is in black and white, what color is the screen?

If it is red or redish a simple adjustment will correct this problem.

Is the picture with color down to zero on a black and white channel (old movies) red looking?

Before you rate this information, let me know what you find. I am in California and will be available for a while.

SD TECH

Jul 15, 2011 | Hitachi 51F510 51" Rear Projection...

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Picture is starting to get greenish, yellowish colored


hitachi model 51f510 projection tv has horizontal lines & has greenish tint,do i need to chang the bulbs??i alredy tryd the magic focus button & manual focus,but unsuccesfl,any ideas????

Nov 27, 2009 | Hitachi 51F510 51" Rear Projection...

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I have 46ux13k hitachi tv and i need to know if there is atrick to adjusting the convergence.


Manual Convergence for the Hitachi. YOU WILL NEED ORIGINAL HITACHI REMOTE. NONE ELSE WILL DO
1. Receive an NTSC signal.
2. Press Magic Focus to begin magic focus
3. Press magic focus again during the magic focus process to get the “stop” screen.
4. While stop screen is up, press STATUS or INFO on the remote control (R/C) to bring you to DCAM mode and the service grid (64 point grid).
5. When you first get in here? I believe red is the selected color by default (it is flashing).
6. To choose other colors to converge, use the following buttons on the R/C:
· “STATUS” - Green
· “0” - Red
· “ANT” – Blue

ONE COLOR WILL NOT MOVE. YOU WILL NEED TO MOVE OTHER COLORS TO ALIGN TO IT.
7. Start from the center of the screen and work your way out on one color at a time. I adjusted red across the whole screen to match green. Then I switched to blue, and adjusted that to green as well. After you adjust blue, you
may want to go back and adjust some red again? etc. until the convergence looks good.

· Use 4, 6, 2, and 5 on the R/C to move the cursor position (dotted lines).
· Use thumb stick to move the convergence point color.


Then going along the lines and adjusting, you may run into the problem of getting an ‘S’ curve on the line. You’ll know if you get there. Basically, no matter what you do to adjust the line to be converged, the middle of the line between the points will not straighten out (it bends between the points). To fix this, the manual recommends going to the (7x5) mode which gives you less points to adjust. I had this problem, and the solution worked. There is also another mode (3x3) which gives you even less points. Basically, if the set looks good, you only fine tune it in (13x9) mode (64 point). If you have serious problems, the grids work as:
3x3 – ‘coarse’
7x5 – ‘medium’
13x9 – ‘fine’
10) To get to each of these patterns use the following on the R/C: (only if you need to)
1. (3x3) Press “STATUS” 5 times (only works when DCU is in uncorrected state)
2. (7x5) Press “0” 5 times
3. (13x9) Press “ANT” 5 times
11) If you adjust the 3x3, then you should go to the 7x5, and then the 13x9. You get the point… depending on where you start, work your way up, and always finish on the 13x9
12) When finishing up the 13x9 mode, to get additional ‘grids’ on the edges of the screen, press the PIP CH button on the remote control while in the digital convergence adjustment mode (DCAM). Fine tune the edge convergence as necessary. To exit, press PIP CH again.
13) When convergence is acceptable, press PIP MODE to write data to ROM memory. ROM WRITE? is displayed to alarm system that ROM will be overwritten with new data. Press the PIP MODE button again to write displayed data to ROM.
14) DATA WRITE TO ROM will take approximately 4 seconds and no picture will be displayed.
15) Green dots will be displayed when operation is completed.
16) Press MUTE to return to convergence pattern, then confirm again convergence is acceptable.
17) Turn power OFF.
18) Wait a few seconds. Turn the TV on, and you should have your normal signal. Press Magic Focus button just to make sure the magic focus still works (and that you did the last few steps properly)


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Will not show red color in picture, magic focus shows red though


You have a projection light element out. I had the green element go on mine. I had a service agreement so a repair tech changed it.

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Hi Dennis!

Your HItachi has an automatic color convergence (color beam alignment) feature called "Magic Focus" which can be accessed from the set-up menu. When selected, you will be prompted to push the front panel "Magic Focus" button... do so only one time and do not hold the button in more than three seconds to enter this mode. The process takes about 90 seconds to complete, but a second push of the button will stop the process with no change.

If the convergence is still bad after the auto-correction process, then the guns are misaligned beyond its corrective capabilities, and would require manual convergence.

A service manual detailing how to do this is available for a nominal charge at http://www.how2files.com/bykey.php/hitachi.

If you don't have one, a free download of the user's manual is available at https://merchant.satisfusion.com/sf/WarrantyCenter/registration/secure/Hitachi/Manuals/ModelNumberManualLinks.jsp?masterModelOID=SF-990486114-595&random=1213688278588.

Hope this is helpful, let us know if you have any other questions, and good luck!

Thanks!
-WildBill

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convergence ic bad
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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