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Color adjust when i moved my tv big screen (philips model# 46pp930217) ta another room , when i turned it back on it showed double piture, i took theback off and tried to adjust color bulbs, i got the picture back to normal except now i have alot of red on the screen.I tried forever to get the color right but i cant seem to get the red to go away. Kinda like a red shadow around images

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Greetings!

Adjusting the picture tubes is a scary proposition, but since you have already done it...
The easiest way to balance the gray scale is to turn the color all the way down on the set. The next part is easier with two people if the screen controls are on the back of the set. This is the part you saw that has six small knobs on it. There are control for the focus of the red, gree and blue and for the screen level of the red, green and blue. You will want to adjust the screen controls in an effort to get the picture black and white (this is why you turn the color down), hence the term "gray scale". Just make slight adjustments, take your and be patient. It will take some time, but you will get your picture balanced back out in time.

Hope this helps!
Rob

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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