Question about GE 27GT733 27" TV
Can't get the color adjustments to stay set. The picture is too dark and too much orange. Skin tones are too red. Have tried adjsuting the basic color settings and setting personal preferences but doesn't seem to help completely.
SOURCE: blurry screen GE 25GT511
hi There shouldnt be much in the focus system to go wrong as really there is nly the tube base and the flyback transformer. The usual for a TV is the tube faulty so its beyond repair. You could try the focus control, this will be on the flyback transformer. Back off TV, look for a heavy lead going to the dome of the tube at centre top and with eyes ONLY follow that back to the flyback transformer. On the side of that transformer is 2 screws, one near the top is the focus control. You will need a screwdriver to turn it and it usually has a seal to be broken. That will turn from say 8 o clock to 4 o clock no more, turn it up clockwise, try both ways. if it almost fixes but not quite it would be the tube. good luck
Posted on Mar 21, 2006
SOURCE: screen is too dark
with a flashlight at the back of the set often times there is an adjustment you can make WITHOUT having to open the set!!!
look for a little hole in the back of the plastic cabinet labeled SCREEN then with a flat screwdriver holding only the plastic handle, insert it into the hole and SLOWLY rotate until the screen brightens up until it is watchable.
This is compensating for age in the picture tube. you may get a few day or a few more years! of a much better picture.
If you start seeing some thin lines on the screen then back off you have gone too far. Do this adjustment with the brightness and contrast controls on the menu turned up all the way.
it is also safe to play with the focus adjustment right next to the screen if thing seem a little blurry. you will need two people one to watch from a distance for best picture.
Posted on Feb 12, 2009
I gotta love it when people make up answers. There is no such thing as a "contrass module". I'm assuming the poster meant "contrast". The trouble is your 12-year-old picture tube. It's gotten weak and isn't getting as bright or sharp as it used to. Picture tube manufacturers estimate the useful life of a tube at about 7 years today. There are adjustments inside that might help some, but you need a new picture tube. It's going to cost a lot more than $60 to $75 for that. You're better off replacing the TV.
Posted on Apr 23, 2009
SOURCE: I connected my GE TV
if this shows "vid" on screen turn it back to tuner input with input button on original remote.... could be marked who/input on some....go to mrremote.com if you haven't got it..............good success, meder's tv service
Posted on Aug 11, 2010
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Basic Picture Control- Displays the five slider controls for adjusting
the way the picture looks.
Contrast Adjusts the difference between the light and dark areas
of the picture.
Color Adjusts- the richness of the color
Tint Adjusts the balance between the red and green levels
Black Level Adjusts the brightness of the picture
. Sharpness Adjusts the crispness of edges in the picture.
Sharpness Adjusts the crispness of edges in the picture.
appear. You can choose either Yes or No. If you save the settings as a
Personal Picture Preset, the TV will store the settings so you can reselect
them easily if someone changes the settings.
Picture Presets Displays- a choice list that lets you select one of three
preset picture settings: Bright Lighting, Normal Lighting, Soft Lighting
or Personal Picture Preset. Choose the setting that is best for your
Auto Color Displays- a choice list that lets you turn on the feature that
automatically corrects the color of the picture. (This is especially useful
for tracking realistic flesh tone colors as you switch from channel to
channel.) Choose On or Off, depending on your preference.
Color Warmth Displays- a choice list that lets you set one of three
automatic color adjustments: Cool for a more blue palette of picture
colors; Normal; and Warm for a more red palette of picture colors. The
warm setting corresponds to the National Television Standards
Committee (NTSC) standard of 6500?K.
Video Noise Reduction Displays- a choice list that lets you turn on the
feature that automatically reduces noise from the picture. Audiovariable
enables the TV to automatically adjust noise reduction level;
off turns off noise reduction feature; on-fixed sets a fixed level of noise
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