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The colors on my tv have separated, red, blue and green.

The picture looks as though someone is pulling it in the middle and causing the sides to come in, the sides of the picture curve in. Can I replace something myself and if so, what could this be? We recently moved the tv from out living room to the den in the basement.

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This a convergence problem. You maybe able to correct "electronically" by using the remote control and menu setup options. If you cant get where you need to go via remote control. A profession tweak may be needed inside the tv to phyiscally align the colors. good luck

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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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My Toshiba cinema series HD separates the red & blue color.


The most likely cause is shorted convergence chips and possibly a few pico fuses.

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 a convergenece repair kit with instructions from the links below.

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

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms...

*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

You can see some more examples and find a fix herebb0cf99.pnghttp://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Apr 18, 2010 | Toshiba 57H82 57" Rear Projection...

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Ok i have a 47in samsung hd tv today it started acting funny the picture and colors arent right like there a blue red and green colors its like the main picture is being copied 3x times once by each color...


this issue is caused by a failure in the convergence ic's and possibly a bad resistor and fuse in the circuit if you need instrution on how to change I may be able to help though it is kinda tech heavy

Jan 25, 2010 | Samsung HLP4663W 46" Rear Projection HDTV

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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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Green convergance wont adjust, bowed screen


Green really shouldn't be adjusted, you adjust red and blue to the green. When a color is bowed that indicates that a part or two are bad, probably the convergence output IC's and possibly a fuse or fusible resister. You may need a tech to come adjust it for you because after replacing IC's the adjustments should be done in the servicers menus not just in the consumers menus.

Mar 13, 2009 | RCA P52937 52" Rear Projection Television

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Screen hazzy and issue with blue convergence


bad convergence would cause show to look as if it was supposed to be a 3-d movie, if a bulb was going out then people would look purple blue -green,or some other off color, so likely the green bulb is going out from the color of the people you described.

Feb 06, 2009 | Philips 60PP9202 60" Rear Projection...

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Red Blue and Green colors are not aligned and looks concave


replace fuse looks like cap next to flyback transfomer FL231 it will be the one in the middle.there are 3 of them next to FBT.

May 28, 2008 | RCA D52W19 52" Rear Projection Television

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Red color on screen is warped on my LCD projector TV.


Normally the oily fluid coming from a picture tube, is the coolant from the tube. It's very combustible and have been known to start a fire. You have two problems in this set. A leaking blue picture tube. A convergence circuit that needs repaired. Call a local servicer and see if they will give you an estimate over the phone. It's time to start looking for a new digital set. Good Luck.

Jun 23, 2007 | Hitachi 50UX58B 50" Rear Projection...

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Convergence not lining up


Sounds like the green is out of focus. If the focus control for the green does not control it enough to make the width the same as the red, then, the lens on top of the green can be adjusted to focus that tube. On the lens, there is a wing nut on a screw to loosen it and move the lens left or right a bit to help with the focus. Hope this helps.

Apr 15, 2007 | Mitsubishi WS-65315 65" Rear Projection...

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Warped Picture, Separated colors


Each color (red,green & blue) has an amplifier IC (STK-).
When there is a convergence issue,the first step is change both
IC's for reliability. Then check for open fuses devices,usually
pico fuses.Then re-check convergence alignment.......T.

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