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Red and blues will not aligning on projection tv

My toshiba model tw40f80 projection tv shows pink and blue colors on the left side of tv. I have tried aligning with the convergence tool and had no luck. images are still distorted. The right side of picture looks fine.

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You will first off need to get the training manual on this TV set, so you will know what this set is all about. The problem you have with your set is the convergence IC's need to be replaced, then you will need to understand the service manual so you can go in without destroying the set, and make small convergence corrections. The training manual is available here http://www.tacpservice.toshiba.com/TACP/training/TV/pjtv05f.pdf You will need to know how to solder, as well as certain terms used in this training manual. If you have no electronic background, I highly advise that you call in a pro to assist you in the replacement of the IC, but have this manual available to the technician, as it might save you a few bucks. Good Luck with this repair.

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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
  • 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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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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69189a5.pngSOLUTION

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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I'm trying to align the colors and I can get the blue to move but not the red..how can I get the colors aligned?


i had this same problem. first i changed the stk392-110 chips on the board that the power cable goes into. this did not make any difference. on th same board there are six resistors that have 2 red lines and 2 gold lines. the lines on one of them was discolored so i canged it. this solved my problem. the value of the resistor is 2.2 ohms and 2 watts. it cost .55 cents plus tax at a local electronics store. i could not find it at radio shack. the store was a&k electronics in beckley west virginia.

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Have a projection tv...RCA model 61830BL. Had


Hi the green cross it cant move that the reference for red and blue adjustement ;just try to put the red and blue cross over the green pattern then quit/
if that doesnt work you probly have the stk-xxx ic
who control the color alignment ,are blow/
you will have to replaced and make the convergence
check if you have an auto adjustement for that most projection tv have one...
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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

69189a5.pngCONVERGENCE SOLUTION

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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