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Tv colors and bows

From top to bottom both sides are fuzzy, colors show up are yellow, red, seems to be a bit to much red, also if I bring up satelite menu it appears bowed

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Sounds like convergence ICs but I dont have any info available on the VS55601 model number.

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Picture seems sunk in and the color distorted with doubleing effe


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. 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 projeciton 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
  • 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 photos of convergence problems.

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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right. And you should be able to get the grid straight.

If you can't move them in all directions or cant move them far enough your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence your need to fix it. See below for a fix

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You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses.
This is a a fairly easy DIY job if you are handy and can follow directions. You can get complete repair kits from TvRepairKits.com or click here. They have put together DIY repair kits that include the OEM parts and step by step photo instructions for each repair. If you are not handy or can't follow directions we would suggest calling a shop.

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Center bow on picture top and bottom with 1" black showing


Projection TV2_bing.gif sets have several common problems listed below.

Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:

  • Screen Looks 3D
  • Colors wont align
  • Screen may look distorted
  • No Audio/Video - TV2_bing.gif makes a chirping sound.
Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over. Symtoms
  • Dull looking video
  • White looking video
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking video

You can see some examples and find a fix here...

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The picture is showing a double image and is distored.


The problem you are refering to is more than likely a convergence problem. The convergence circuit in your tv is controlled by an IC (integrated circuit) stk392-110 and it makes the 3 colors (red, blue, green) line up/converge together to create a clear picture. You'll know when this part needs to be replaced because the picture you see is 3d looking and possibly bowed on the top or bottom or on the sides in any or all 3 colors.

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My Sony Projection TV middle of the screen curves down on top and curves up on bottom. Picture looks dubble like 3D, screen looks like concaved. Left side of the screen color is light green and blue, right...


This is a very common failure on Projection sets. Its called a convergence problem.
You may have one or more of the following symptoms.
Screen looks 3D
Colors don't line up
One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
Screen is bowed or warped.
No Audio / No Video - Makes Chirping Sounds
You can see some examples and find a fix here...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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Bows on sides


Try degausing the set with the system software. if this doesnt fix it you will have to degause the set with a professional tool.

Jan 27, 2009 | Mitsubishi VS-55601 55" Rear Projection...

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HCM653W color convergence off


Ck low ohm resistors 3.9 omh and pico fuses they look like resistors but they are green or yellow 5amps, 6amps,sometimes after replacing STKs there is bad resistors or open pico fuses.

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Rca tv r52wh73 the picture is bowed at the top and bottom also the colors red green and blue wont match together as one picture


rca t v r52wh73 the picture is bowed at the top and bottom also the colors red green and blue wont match together as one picture

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RCA 52


ok go into setup menu.... go to convergence.. try to adjust convergence .. does the crosshair move up and down side to side... if not then you might hqve q poblem with convergence power supply if they move then u might have s setup issue

Mar 25, 2008 | RCA D52W20 52" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready...

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CONVERGE PROBLEM
hello,
60pp9202 About 2 days ago tv went blurry -all colors separated!
I first tried factory setting convergence - NO GOOD!
Then by hand one cross aligned at a time (red mostly, and green, the blue doesn't show misalignment) , tv won't save my efforts after I shut it off.
The crosses around perimeter are bend like bows , so when you try to bring yellow and red crosses together to align with "converge red"- they can't line up because red and yellow crosses are bowed-bent opposite, in center they are closer to straight be still all are a bit warped! images on screen are now also warped as well! If there are any of you in the Queens nyc area that can come and do a good repair- I would be glad to pay a decent fair price! (917)687-6290 CALL ME IF YOU CAN COME TO FIX IT (2PM-8PM) ANTIQUEBABIES@AOL.COM
I WOULD ALSO APPRECIATE ANY ADVICE! CAN I FIX THIS MYSELF BY CHANGING A "SNAP IN" NEW PART OR DO I NEED TO DO SOLDERING AND HAVE TESTING EQUIPMENT AND SPECIFIC TV REPAIR KNOWLEDGE???
THANK YOU! KURT

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Screen is bowed and colors are off, HELP!


You'll need to replace the convergence amps. This unit has two stk392-570 on a large heat sink. It requires removing the board to extract them. Not a difficult job for a qualified shop but a bit more difficult for the less than trained... If you're not a tech just call and get some estimates on replacing the convergence amps - should be a 2-3 hundred dollar job if you take the unit to them and pick it up when its ready...

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