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How do I view movies in 3D on the Mitsubishi WD-Y65?


WD-Y65 is NOT a 3D ready TV. You either have to change the TV to see the movie in 3D, or just watch it in 2D in you current TV.

I have the same TV as yours. Current I connect a desktop PC to the TV via DVI port, and I watch Avatar using colorcode 3D(Amber/Blue) with Stereoscopic Player from www.3dtv.at It might be a way for you to enjoy 3D without change the whole thing, but it's an entire different topic.

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View 3D on wd-y65


Ur tv does nt support 3D. U can still see 3D if connected to PC. With power DVD 11 u can able to watch anaglyph 3D.
Dnt get confused any standard screen (e.g. CRT (big boxes with curved screen)) can view anglyphic 3D content.

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I turned my tv on this morning and the colors were all out of wack. the tv was producing an image similer to what an old 3d movie with the red and blue images. i tried reseting the tv to factory default...


All projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video or dead set) the other is CRT fluid ( Dull Video). Here are more details and solutions for both.

Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out

Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. In some cases the TV will also not show any video. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.

Common Symptoms include....


  • Screen looks 3D, wavy, or has a shadow or shadows
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some pics of convergence problems.


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You can get the correct parts, step by step photo instruction guides, and support from www.TvRepairKits.com or click here

Common Problem #2) CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

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TV set after fluid change

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You can get the correct parts, step by step photo instruction guides, and support from www.TvRepairKits.com or click here

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Getting a 3d image


The tv have a problems known as a convergence problems,it dead.The tv convergence board require 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all it resistors to be replaced to solved the convergence problems.The shop will cost u $300-350 for parts and labors.

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How do you fix a 52" hdtv ready when its in 3D blurry format


This tv doesn't have 3D capabilities - the image appears blurry because both images are displayed on the same screen at the same time. Just don't use the 3D option from the BluRay player, view the movie normally - 2D.

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GE Rear Projection TV set with "3D" colors


This is a common problem that was NOT caused by watching the 3D movie! Bad solder connections on the high voltage transformer have caused a solder in fuse to blow. The transformer will have to be resoldered and the fuse replaced.

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Samsung HCM553W 55 in. Rear Projection Television - image duplicated


Hello, I am a Samsung TV repair man. What happened was one of your bulbs in your tv has burnt out. you have to contact your samsung repair phone line. how old is that tv? do you have a warranty? if you do, it might be repairable for free. I hope this info is useful!

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AKAI PT5598HD ghost image the red is offset


Replace STK392-040 IC's with name brand only. No generics.
I use Panasonic brand with no recalls.....Let me know if you
need more help.......................T.

Please rate this solution...........thanks.

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