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Distorted picture on RCA LCD TV

The picture is curved and distorted with the pictures appearing double

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  • Anonymous Nov 04, 2007

    i have the same problem curved picture and double vison

  • sims0417 Nov 07, 2007

    its like its 3 d kinda. its in 3 colors and everything is way out of wack. the colors are green red and blue.

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2008

    I have the same problem after hooking a video game to the TV. Perfect focus seemed to fix until last time. Can't get it to reset??

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    R Brown Jan 02, 2008

    I have the exact same problem on my unit. The distortion is also left to right. The only time I have a problem with left/right is on the DVI input. When I run the same cable box into the component input, the picture is centered. The top/bottom cutting off problem is present no matter which input is used.

  • dhighlander May 22, 2008

    curved picture with red blue green colors

  • gtamayo Jun 17, 2008

    I heard a snap and a flicker everyday this week on the bottom part of my sceen and it did it today again but then the picture came back and is only clear in the middle, and it is curved and you do see the 3d thing people are talking about

  • saclements85 Jun 21, 2008

    There is 3D shadowing in the 3 colors.. Practically a new tv too

  • unctexan Jul 21, 2008

    picture curved and distorted

  • tammysnicely Aug 05, 2008

    nothing dont know

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If that's a dlp unit they are garbage ive had two and both died in same manner in less than a year one the bulb blew on in three months after purchase then went blank and started making a high pitched squealing sound had to argue with rcadistorted picture on RCA LCD TV - 2.gif cust support after repair shop said they could not fix it rca finally sent me a new one but with less features after i argued with them for another three that one did the same thing after three months now rca wont even talk to me and ive got a 100lbs paperweight that does nothing i was told it was the light engine at a cost of around a grand for part so don't waste your money on a repair shop mine is still sitting there blank and i understand this is a common problem from checking the web just roll it in the back yard spend you money on one that will work im going lcd this time and i do houseld appliances not tvs so dont worry about rating me i like to pass this info on every chance i get just to help my friends at rca

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I have the same tv. Had repair man come to my home in late april. Said it is the power convergence board. $225 for parts and labor I was told. Bad thing is part was supposed to arrive mid-may,then mid-june and now mid-july. He say's part is on back order. I'm actually going to contact RCA soon to find out if this is true. This seems to be a common problem with this particular T.V

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Objects are doubled and colors are distorted


Projection sets have two very common problems.

The first common problem is convergence


These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer, Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get more information and a DIY convergenece repair kit with instructions from the link below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2 - Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

bb0cf99.pngYou 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

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it can be replaced with a t0220 stile case dioded 220k ohm go to nte look up and do a search on the rca part #moz-screenshot.jpg 259638 search the web for the part.

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Distorted picture on RCA LCD TV


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Distorted picture on RCA LCD TV


your set has convergence problems i dont have the answer yet ,i do know that convergence broad is not what is causing this! I have one in my shop now with same problem as soon as i find out problem i will post it !!!!!

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Screen is curved inward on all 4 sides and there is a red, and a blue line that is curved at the top of the screen


This is a convergence problem.. possible deflection problem... you might need a tech to look at it...

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This indicates a convergence problem..convergence power supply probally.. however ive seen 2 other cuicits cause this ..

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