We turned our Samsung DLP 50" tv on the other night and the picture showed the hues of green and blue, but it seems to of lost the red hues. Black, white and grey are visible, but all other areas have just green and blue. Is it the color wheel, lamp, bulb? I checked all connections in the back of the tv and cable box and they were secure. I do not have my user's manual because we just moved and I put the user's guide in storage. If you think you know the problem can you tell me what the average price is for the part or parts you think it could be?
Quick simple solution that might fix it. Completely unplug the tv from the electricity for about 30 seconds. Some times especially during brown outs or black outs, the processor gets scrambled and needs to be reset. This 30 seconds of no electricity usually allows the system to reset it self correctly.
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If you turn all of the color out of the TV, the picture should be black and white. If that picture is not a true black and white picture, the TV will produce a color picture that has that behind it. It takes the proper mixture of red, green and blue light to produce white. This is something that is done inside the glass picture tube.
In your case, one color (blue is stronger) and the others are weaker.
It probably had not been used for a while. SOMETIMES, the weaker colors will get stronger with use. Adjust the brightness and picture controls to get the closest you can to a black and white picture, and then add the amount of color that seems right to you. Use the TV and hope for the best. It will improve, but 2%, 10%, or 50%; I do not know. The proper repair is to replace the glass picture tube, which is not an option at this time. So, turn it on, play games, and HOPE for the best.
Check ur owner manual or call Philip support Tech. ask it this tv model have a colors wheel design into it tv.Not sure for a Philip model tv 50" DLP tv,but the Samsung model 50" DLP tv this problems alway causes by a dying colors wheel that design into it tv.Which the colors wheel it is warp worn out and spinning off of it motor mount axis to cause grinding noises and tv colors to mess up and flashes or have flashes Black & White within it picture.
Strange colors and flickering picture symptom shows problem with color wheel and/or dmd board. Lamp is only light source in dlp tv and it has nothing with colors or picture flicker. TV goes to protection mode because of some internal problem as mentioned above. If you wish to repair tv by yourself then you should have service manual copy in hand and that can be downloaded from HERE for small fee. Hope these info will help you. Thanks.
This sounds Like the the coolant for your piture tube has become cloudy and needs replacement (usually blue or green tube - thats why the image seems ovrely red).It's a big job (labour wise) since completee dissassembly is required ($200-300). It can be done youreself - check out TVrepairkits.com to get the coolant and instructions.
You can confirm that this is the problem by dissassembling the unit to the point where you can view the face of the CRT's (red green and blue) directly.
Sounds like you've lost your red video signal (chroma) somewhere along the line. This tv has a 3 board video path. Analog main pcb --->Digital main pcb --->DMD pcb. The analog has all your inputs on it, except DVI and RGB which go straight into the digital board. The digital scales (upconverts) the signal to HD (1080 or native) and sends it to the DMD or light engine. See which inputs are distorted. If only DVI is clean then you problem is the analog board. If you menu and everything is distorted then suspect the DMD board. If you run component or DVI through the resolutions (480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i) you can get an idea between the digital board and dmd. The menu is generated on the digital board. Somewhere red is getting lost.
Yes you have a problem in the red crt driver board. Most likely the driver transistor is failing. This is a component level repair, so if you have no experience with TV repair, play it safe and call in a trained tech to assist you in this matter. Good Luck