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RCA Projection TV model #p61926

Pictuure is not focused, tv screen curves the picture with half upside moon at the bottom and half moon at the top. Each indvidual in the picture has shadows (you can see the layout of the picture behind each figure in the tv) and each text on the tv gets curved so is the tv menu and this is happening on all the connections. Please help

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  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2007

    The picture sags on the top bottom and sides.  it looks like to picture is being sucked into the middle of the screen.  

  • ken3071 Dec 04, 2007

    Have the same problem with my RCA bigscreen looks like I'm looking at tv through a fishbowl. the tv would be on and suddenly would cut out and then come back on it did this maybe 12 times or so and made a pop sound and came back on and the screen looked like it does now, still works just looks wierd, it hasn't cut out anymore since this happened. any help would be appreciated.

  • DougJ Dec 05, 2007

    Same problem - I'm seeing double! Also, with the hour glass problem. The repair place says it is a convergence problem and to go into the menu. However, there is nothing in the menu that will allow me to fix that.

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2008

    I have an RCA, model P61926, and my colors suddenly separated--red, green, blue. (Very much the classic hour-glass affect that others have described.) I have read a bit, and learned that the problem is likely my "color convergence." However, following the threads that I have found, pushing on the "STK" module doesn't seem to have any affect! What am I missing?

    There is a lot of dust inside the TV. Is this user fixable? I'm not afraid to try. Anyone know what the cost of this fix is? Or where to start?

  • Big Busy Apr 08, 2008

    i have a curved picture on my rca tv and it is sort of blurred

  • Anonymous May 23, 2008

    my tv the pictures have doubled and the picture curves in the center



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I have the same problem after replacing my High Voltage Splitter. Sometimes it works fine for hours, other times I get the pincushion effect on top and bottom and the convergence is way off. Our problem could be due to a capacitor going bad in the convergence circuit. When I track down the culprit I'll let you know where to look.

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Get an estimate to fix your convergence problem

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SOURCE: RCA Projection TV model #p61926

The convergence circuit is your problem and most times with this model the convergence power supply bd. is the problem.

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If the entire screen is curved, and it is not taking the whole screen, then you have a vertical deflection problem.

If the colors are double and do not match, with lines of different colors around pictures , then you have a convergence problem, often caused by a faulty convergence board.

The curving effect can be a side effect of bad convergence, or you may have both problems at once.

Unless you are a TV repairer yourself, better calling technical support. Usually you can ring the number listed on the owner manual.

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