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We have three separate images in red green and blue on our RCA projection TV. How do I fix this???

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  • shawn rogge May 11, 2010

    what kind of projection? the old ones where ther is no bulb to change or new ones with the bulb to change

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WHEN YOU GO TO MENU IS CONVERGENCE ON MENU IF NOT YOU HAVE OPEN FUSE FL231 IT IS LOCATED ON RIGHT SIDE OF FBT-FLYBACK TRANSFOMER ON DEFLECTION BOARD ,there is 3 of them they are small brown rectranigle it will be the one in the middle fl231.

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Re: Toshiba 65 in Cinema Series - 12 years old. Color Separation. Green bow at top center of screen, red and blue double images tilting upwards toward sides. Sometimes clears unassisted after set has...


projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video) 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. 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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You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Jan 20, 2011 | Toshiba 65H82 65" Rear Projection...

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Rca hd52w59 tv has red, blue and green lines at the top and the images are doubled. What is wrong?


projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video) 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. 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.


7859b01.jpg

e87380c.jpg

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.

578ba6c.jpg
TV set after fluid change

65af323.jpg

69189a5.pngSOLUTION

You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Jan 18, 2011 | RCA HD52W59 HDTV Projection Television

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Replace a projection bulb on a RCA D52W23?


Hi,
I have this tv.
pull it out and start undoing the screws towards the bottom half of the tv around the back, get the speaker grille off and then in there is your access cover for your bulbs. theres three of them red blue green. the bulb assemblies and circuit boards are integrated 3 bulbs -three separate assemblies. you will probably have to turn the tv back on when its disassembled to see which bulb went.
jm


Nov 12, 2010 | RCA D52W23 52" HDTV CRT TV

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Blue, red and green are separated and i cannot find convergence from main menu


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 projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.
You can get a repair kit with parts and instructions from www.TvRepairKits.com

Sep 22, 2010 | RCA P52939 52" Rear Projection Television

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I turned my kp57ws510 on and I had three images-red, blue, and green. If I put it on ESPN the ticker at the bottom is curved.


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 projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.
You can get a repair kit with parts and instructions from www.TvRepairKits.com

Sep 20, 2010 | Sony KP-57WS510 57" Rear Projection HDTV

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Rca 52" projection image problem


Try this with TV off Press and Hold at same time ch- and vol - until TV comes on It should either let you into service mode or start convergence Automatically

Sep 25, 2009 | RCA P52929 52" Rear Projection Television

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3 screen colors have separated and screen is bowed in the middle.


I take it this is a projection TV. so they use three lensed CRTs red green and blue. you should have a setup screen that projects a grid pattern. red green and blue. there is SOMEWHERE a adjustment that overlaps the three projected grid patterns. Making a WHITE single grid pattern. red green and blue make white light. Pin cushioning is the bowing. you may find a POT to adjust on the back of the set. I have no idea what set you have.
Lastly.. Pin cushioning can also be caused by faulty flyback transformers.
Hope I could help.. new here LOL
Happy Fixing =)

Jul 12, 2009 | Televison & Video

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What is Convergence IC's?


Tube-type projection TVs have separate picture tubes (CRT) for red, green and blue. Convergence is the process of getting the images from the three CRTs to line up properly so you see the correct colors on the screen. The convergence output integrated circuits (ICs) are the electronic devices which make this happen.

Mar 23, 2009 | RCA P52920BL 52" Rear Projection...

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Images: three colors appears separates in the screen: red, green, blue


do they look like these:
· http://home.earthlink.net/~oleg.filippov/ConvergenceFix.htm
· http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html

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