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SONY KP-46S55 GREEN RETRACE LINES ON SCREEN

The green screen control will adjust slightly. The adjustment doesn't last anymore. The green retrace lines keep appearing. I measured the voltage on the screen controls. Red & Blue are 400 vdc and can be adjusted, the Green is over 800 vdc and will not adjust down to 400 vdc. I reversed the green & red leads to confirm the green control was bad and the red retrace lines appear.

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SOURCE: 28PW9527 Retrace lines (?)

These adjustment controls are on the HT transformer. (Large plastic block on one corner of the main board - looks similat to a distributor cap on a car.) They are usually a plastic pot with a cross in the end to fit a flat blade screw driver. (This is the large blocks Philips TVs usually have three adjustments on the transformer:

  • Voltage
  • Screen high voltage
  • Focus
If you can locate these controls on the transformer, make a slight adjustment to each in turn, noting where the control position is before adjustment, so you can put it back.
When you have found the right control it will go brighter or darker.

Before adjustment, set the TV brightness control to about mid way. Ideally the screen should have a completely black image to show up the scanlines.

Adjust the control until the scanlines disappear. Do not over-adjust or the screen will appear too dark.

TAKE GREAT CARE not to touch anything other than the control. HIGH VOLTAGES

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

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SOURCE: retrace lines in top of tv...

These lines are cause by defective capacitors in the vertical section of the TV. No adjustment will work unless the capacitors are replace. The values of the capacitors are between 1uF, 10uF or possibly a 47uF.
I do not have the service manual at this moment but you can google it by the model number of your TV.
Let me know if you need further assistance.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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SOURCE: SONY TV PICTURE TURN GREEN WITHOUT RETRACE

Picture goes to high green with retrace lines that shows picture tube is defective and requires replacement.
Usually in above symptom, TV goes to standby mode and standby light blinks when green raster problem occurred.
New TV is better option because picture tube of KV-34XBR960 would not be available any more.
Thanks.

Posted on Aug 14, 2009

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SOURCE: TELEVISION CHASIS HAVING TDA 9370 SINGLE IC

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I have green arched =lines r=going through my screen How do I fix this?


If the lines are slanted up from left to right and spaced several inches apart, you are seeing the vertical retrace line. In that case, you may want to turn down the screen voltage on the green CRT. The instructions for making this adjustment are given in the service manual.

It should take just a small tweak to hide the retrace line. If adjusting the screen voltage won't do the job, check for a leaky or improperly biased CRT driver transistor, then compare the video waveforms with one of the other CRTs to make sure the voltage at the vertical blanking interval is correct.

In the worst case, there is a problem with the CRT. This is generally accompanied by occasional arcing (bright green flash or the set shuts down with an error code flashing on the power light).

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Too much yellow does not adjust with normal drop screen adjustments. can i adjust the light beams.on my philips 50"


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Until the point where you can see the retrace line disappears, just before cutoff.
2. Turn the red screen control on the Focus Block until retrace lines appear and gradually turn it back
Until the point where you can see the retrace line disappears, just before cutoff.
3. Turn the blue screen control on the Focus Block until retrace lines appear and gradually turn it back
until the point where you can see the retrace line disappears, just before cutoff.
4. If the screen still appears too bright after proper G-2 adjustment, you need to adjust the sub-bright adjustment in the service menu
control down until screen cut-off. (Service data Range is usually 21 to 25 in the Service menu, for Sony sets you first go to category "MCP2", & then adjustment item 01( "SBRT")= subright.
For electrical the focus, put on the screen a clear picture of your choice thru an input of the TV set from a DVD, then pause the playback of the DVD Look into each color and rock that color focus control back and forth (turn the control one way then the other way slowing down as the picture goes into the best focus. till the picture looks sharp do each color till they all look in focus. NOTE: it is best to look into each color tube to achieve the best electrical focus. For optical focus please follow the manual lens adjustment in the sets service manual
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Aug 27, 2009 | Philips 50P8341 50" Rear Projection...

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Have 46 samsung dlp that has green lines all over the screen . menu still works but doesnt go away on the menu mode. the green is so thick that you cant see any picture in the background.


Red, green, or blue retrace lines ( a quote from "Notes on the Troubleshooting and Repair of Television Sets", found at http://www.repairfaq.org/sam/tvfaq.htm#tvrgbrlin )

Where only one color is showing, suspect an incorrectly adjusted individual background/bias control or bad part on the CRT neck board for that color.
  • Individual brightness/background/bias control(s) - mark setting of pot for the problem color and then see if a slight adjustment removes the retrace lines. See the chapter: "TV Adjustments". Of course, if this happened suddenly, the problem is not due to a misadjusted control though a dirty pot is possible - turn it back and forth - this might clean it and restore normal operation.
  • Component or connection on CRT neck board - insufficient voltage to or incorrect biasing of the video driver for this color can result in the CRT never totally blanking. Compare voltages and signals, and swap components between good and bad channels to confirm.
  • Blanking circuit - this may be a part of the video/chroma chip or separate. Check and compare waveforms of good and bad colors to determine if the blanking pulses are making it to the video output.
There is a slight possibility that a bad CRT may result in visible retrace lines. To eliminate this possibility:
  • Disconnect the filament - all evidence of a picture, raster, and retrace lines should disappear once the filaments/cathodes have cooled (15 seconds or so. If there are still visible retrace lines, the CRT is suffering from cold or field emission from someplace (may not even be the cathode).
  • Turn down the screen (G2) control on the flyback (usually). If one color remains no matter how you set the control, again there is some kind of weird emission from the CRT. However, if white/gray retrace lines remain, the problem may be in the screen supply.
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You will be greatly helped if you have a schematic for your TV set, and you may need to change some parts, clean some connector contacts and/or tweak settings inside the set, so remember the original settings before you tweak them...

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Jul 23, 2009 | Televison & Video

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Color lines out of focus


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You have a completely different problem. The screen voltage for the blue picture tube is slightly too high on your set. This will put fine lines in the background of the picture, called retrace lines. This is very common and easy to correct. Remove the front speaker cover and the access panel behind it. Look inside and you will see a black box with six controls, each control having a little white glue on it. This is the Focus/Screen block. Three controls are labeled Focus and three are labeled Screen. The screen control in the center is for green but I am not sure if the screen control on the left or right is for blue for your model. With the TV on, set it to VIDEO 1 but do not connect anything to the VIDEO 1 jacks. This will produce a pure dark picture, showing any faint lines in the background. Choose one of the screen controls and increase (turn clockwise) it slightly. If the blue lines do not get brighter it means you are turning the red screen control, so put it back where it was and choose the other screen control. When you find the blue screen control, decrease (turn counter-clockwise) it until just when the blue lines are gone. If you want you can check that the red and green screen controls are set to just below the point where their faint lines are visible. When done, replace the panels and your picture will be back to perfect.
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MikeNJ1964 was exactly right! I have a Sony KP-65WV600 that had horizontal green lines that showed when the picture was darker. I had to remove 3 screws on the right and left side of the tv holding in the speakers...carefully pop out the middle panel from the clips holding it in....remove 4 screws from the cardboard in the middle and remove the cardboard. I then saw the six screws. The adjustment screws were the three below. I turned the middle screw until the lines dissapeared. I tried the left screw and blue lines appeared which I then adjusted away.
THANKS a bunch. SAVED me money!!!

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Lines on the screen


Are they thin, white lines running east to west? If so, they are called retrace lines and indicate that the screen settings for the picture tubes is set too high or there may be a mal-function of the CRT driver circuitry. Try adjusting the screen controls which are located behind the front grill of the TV behind an access panel. Once you remove the grill and access panel, you'll see a small control assembly the has two sets of controls. Three for adjusting the red, green, and blue focus, the other, the red, blue, and green screen controls. To adjust correctly, put the TV on an unused input(dark, blank picture) and adjust until there are no visable retrace lines or color in the image.

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Your convergence board is going out. this will have to be replaced. i would take a look at the main logic board as well. it could have minor point breakage.

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I have a Sony KP-57WS500 and there are arched, thin, and horizontal lines that appear.  Where could I find agreen picture tube or can I adjust the voltage myself?


Remove the front speaker grill and you will find an access panel (2 screws are hidden behind 2 little plastic caps at very bottom of speaker grill,just pop uot to access screws) .Remove the panel and you will see the picture tubes.In the middle you will see a little black control pack with 6 little knobs.The 2 in the middle are the green controls.They will be labled screen and focus.You will have to look hard for which is which.There may be glue over the controls if so just remove it.Slightly rock the screen control back and forth to adjust retrace lines out.If the unit shuts down during this process back it off a little and turn the set back on and proceed.

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Sony KP65WS500 5 blinks


Hi,
1st set Brightness and Contrast settings to 50% at tv menu.
You need to cover 2 CRTs with any thing like thick paper while adjusting 3rd CRT.
For example, lets adjust Red CRT G2 volts, Select audio-video input 1 and cover green and blue lens with paper note-book and rotate Screen control up to level where you see retrace lines on projection screen, now decrease screen volts (G2) so retrace lines disappear and projection screen should be blank.
Now do same process with green and blue adjustment while other lenses should be covered.
Im not sure I conveyed it to you properly or not because English is not my 1st language.
Thank you.

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KP-51HW40 Sony 51" Fades to blue screen


The service manual on page 8 shows how to adjust the Red/Blue/Green screen voltages. To get to the adjustment board, take the front speaker grill off (two screws at the bottom left and right) and set it aside. No need to disconnect any wires. Then remove the plywood board with 4 screws that exposes the screen/focus adjustments. The top 3 adjustments are for focus, and you need not mess with these. The bottom 3 adjustments are for Red/Blue/Green screen voltage rough adjustments. My screen showed red lines, so I had to turn the bottom right adjustment with a philips head screwdriver just slightly until the red gun retrace lines where no longer visible.

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Set screen voltages. To get to the adjustment board, take the front speaker grill off (two screws at the bottom left and right) and set it aside. No need to disconnect any wires. Then remove the plywood board with 4 screws that exposes the screen/focus adjustments. The top 3 adjustments are for focus, and you need not mess with these. The bottom 3 adjustments are for Red/Blue/Green screen voltage rough adjustments. My screen showed red lines, so I had to turn the bottom right adjustment with a philips head screwdriver just slightly until the red gun retrace lines where no longer visible.
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