Question about Philips Magnavox 51MP392H Rear Projection Television
Your TV most likely has one of two possible problems.
Problem #1: Convergence Chip Failure ( common problem )
Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem
Here is a quick test....
Using your original remote go-to the tv settings then goto the convergence section.
Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.
You should be able to move them up, down, left, and right.
If you can't move them in all directions your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.
You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kits for most models. If you don't see a kit for your set send them a quick note and they will put one together for you. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.
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.
TV set after fluid change
What you will need to do is replace the coolant and clean the crt. You can get a repair kit from www.TvRepairKits.com that includes replacement coolant, photos. instructions, etc.
Posted on Mar 22, 2009
Ok I have philips hd tv monitor 51pp9303h/17 the picture red I tried to adjust the color nothing happen it stay red I had someone look at it they said the bulb needed change can I do it myself
Posted on Jan 16, 2012
It sounds like your red hue is be off.
It is not the lamp, your tv is a DLP tv. DLP's use a color wheel for the color and a white light for the light. The problem may lie with the color wheel itself, you say you have tried adjusting it, did you try a factory reset? this should be in your manual.
Posted on Oct 26, 2007
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