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Wont turn off, goes to magic focus

When you turn off tv it goes to magic focus. if you turn off again tv comes on. if you let magic focus run when it finishes the picture comes back on but with no sound,shut it off again and the sound starts working.shut it off again and the cycle starts all over with magic focus. tried unplugging for a while did nothing. this happened once before last year for 1 day and then started working right the next. any help would be appreciated.

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Re: wont turn off, goes to magic focus

Enter your menu set up and turn off auto focus and see what happens then,also check your other settings while your there.

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Vertical position does not work on remote. Magic focus on green goes half way stops then number five comes on screen. Hitachi 51inch rear projection tv

Magic focus on a Hitachi only adjusts at 16 points on the screen and needs to be done in a dimly lit room. Frankly its a sales gimmick, the number 5 means one of the sensors inside the screen for the Magic focus is not connected or bad.

Go into the tech mode for convergence with the original remote (that menu is called the Decam mode) and see if convergence will adjust there. There are close to 120 points that can be adjusted there as opposed to less than twenty in the magic focus mode.

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Hitachi 51S700 won't turn off

Some kind of a problem likely in the magic focus area--is the set showing a error on screen if you engage the magic focus?

One thing not to do is disconnect the sensors inside the screen as that could make things worse......

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U have pictures out of focus?Like pictures colors seperates in lines?Ur tv convergence are dead.U know how solders?Must replaced 2 STK convergnece ICS,and some or all it resistors.Tries websites Tv repair, to buy a convergence kit to repair it ur self.The shop will cost u $300-350 for parts and labors.

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I purchased a tv repair kit and replaced the convergence ic chips to fix my convergence problem. put everything back together and now, no picture. I tried magic focus and it works great, the colors are...

As per statement, "the magic focus works great, the colors are bright and aligned" it means the tubes are working need feed a signal to see the picture...the tv video goes muted without signal

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I'm no expert, but I think that you have a problem with the convergence of the 3 color guns. I've been working on a similar problem. As a first step, have you tried "Magic Focus?" The Magic Focus button for the Hitachi 53UDX10B is at the left of the small front panel controls that also include your RCA composite and SVideo connectors. Let the set warm up for about 20 minutes (as recommended by the user guide), and then press the Magic Focus button. When you press the Magic focus button, the set will auto align the 3 color guns. If this doesn't fix your problem, unplug the TV for at least 4 hours and try again.

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TV will not turn off with remote or manually

That means that you either need to buy a replacement remote (or use an universal remote) , or you need to replace the TV IR sensor, that is a small board located inside tv.

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Hitachi 53uwx10b Convergence

You must have the original remote to do complete convergence adjustments. Remote method: Press MAGIC FOCUS button on front panel to start the magic focus. When magic focus is running, press MAGIC FOCUS again. STOP should appear onscreen. Immediately press RECALL or STATUS on the remote (must be pressed before STOP vanishes). The set is now in DCAM (Digital Convergence Adjustment Mode). Manual method: Remove the front grill and access panel or reach around from the back and press the little pushbutton located in the front left corner of the PC board, next to the Digital Convergence Module.
Once in DCAM, the remote buttons STATUS selects green, 0 selects red and ANT selects blue. 2,4,5 and 6 move the cursor and the thumbstick makes the corrections.Make all necessary corrections and then press PIP MODE. The words ROM WRITE? appear onscreen. Press PIP MODE again to store settings. When green dots appear, press MUTE to return to convergence pattern. Press PIP MODE (ROM WRITE? appears again) and then press PIP CH. This will Initialize the internal sensor data positions. When INIT finishes, press POWER on the TV and convergence is complete.

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try the focus adjustment knob on the back of the flyback transformer....if that does not work...order a focus block

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run magic focus, If you get a error 4 during the magic focus, that is often an issue with the convergence

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Check to see if you have it set to do the Magic Focus on turn-off. It is in the menu under setup.

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