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Blue and Yellow doubles

Hi: Just turned on my Samsung 42in HCM4216W TV (5 years old). Everything was good for a few minutes, then the blue and yellow got separated into double images. Turned it on and off a few times. Everything, it was good the first 5 seconds it's on, then the double image shows up. Could someone please advise if this is something simple / inexpensive that one could fix (just have very basic electronic skills) and, if so, some guidance on how to do so would be appreciated!

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Well, fortunately the television that you purchased has an auto-convergence feature. What is happenning is that your color lamps are misaligned, did it get moved at all recently? Anyway, in your menu you should see a "Convergence" menu, and inside that menu, a section called "Perfect Focus". Run Perfect Focus in this sequence: Green --> Red --> Blue After that your picture should look great, if not try tinkering with the manual adjustments on the "Convergence" menu. Here are some URLs that you might find helpful: (just copy+paste into your browser) Your Television On Samsung's Webstire: http://www.samsung.com/Products/TV/ArchivedTelevisions_2002/HCM4216WXXAA.asp Your Television's User Manual (Download And Open With Adobe PDF Reader) (The "Convergence" Menu Is Section 3.3) http://www.usersmanualguide.com/samsung/tv__projection/hcm4216w

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