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Hitachi 53SDX89BA Projection TV

My big screens picture is not focused.  Its like it has 2 pictures with excess of green a purple.  I tried the magic focus and it only does the M and then a 3 or 4 appears and the bottom of the screen with the picture still the same.  I also tried the center mode with the cross that is suppose to be white with no results.  The green or purple will not center.  At times when I turn the TV on its in focus and the picture is fine, the picture goes the double look. All cable connections are good. Cleaned the lens.  Any suggestions?  Thank You.

Cryatal M.

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CRT lenses need to be aligned. Would recommend having a profesional technician do it. Easy fix for a CRT profesional but quite technical for the homeowner. Before fixing it, unplug. open up back go in and look at the front of the tubes with a bright flash light. If you see a brown square under the lenses you might just want to upgrade instead of fix. Brown square is CRT burn.

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