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My Mitsubishi vs-5061 isn't working properly. The red crosshair wont line up with the white ones going horizontally. The red is bowing. Causing most writting to have a double vision look. HELP!

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Hi, this will occur when the convergence unit has failed . you will need to replace the convergence board in this unit in order to restore proper convergence functions. This is just below the optical assembly in the PCB main area next to the signal board and terminal block.

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My picture is doubled on my toshiba TN50V71 as if there is a shadow behind everything? Please help!


hi, sounds like a convergence issue. try this...
  • Look through your manual. Your manual will always give you the most specific directions for your particular model. Look for an "adjusting convergence" or "set manual convergence" section.

  • Enter the menu on your TV. Use the remote control and bring up the menu.
  • Choose "Convergence." This may be under "Picture Settings," "Function" or "Advanced Options."
  • Select a color. You will have red, green and blue to choose from. Do each one, starting with red.
  • Press "Enter." A crosshair pattern will appear on your screen.
  • Adjust vertically. If there is a horizontal red line visible, press the up or down arrow keys (or channel up or down) to adjust the convergence until the line is superimposed on the horizontal-center line of the white crosshair.
  • Adjust horizontally. If there is a vertical red line visible, press left or right (or volume up or down) to adjust horizontally. Do this until the line is superimposed on the vertical line of the white crosshair.
  • Save settings. It is important to save your settings when you are done, instead of simply exiting the menu.
  • Repeat these steps for all colors.
    good luck!
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    I have given an general explanation on most projection TV ' s

    1. Enter the menu on your TV. Use the remote control and bring up the menu.
    2. Choose "Convergence." This may be under "Picture Settings," "Function" or "Advanced Options."
    3. Select a color. You will have red, green and blue to choose from. Do each one, starting with red.
    4. Press "Enter." A crosshair pattern will appear on your screen.
    5. Adjust vertically. If there is a horizontal red line visible, press the up or down arrow keys (or channel up or down) to adjust the convergence until the line is superimposed on the horizontal-center line of the white crosshair.
    6. Adjust horizontally. If there is a vertical red line visible, press left or right (or volume up or down) to adjust horizontally. Do this until the line is superimposed on the vertical line of the white crosshair.
    7. Save settings. It is important to save your settings when you are done, instead of simply exiting the menu.
    8. Repeat these steps for all colors.

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    It has tripple vision and looks like a bow tie.


    hi, sounds like a convergence issue. try this...
  • Look through your manual. Your manual will always give you the most specific directions for your particular model. Look for an "adjusting convergence" or "set manual convergence" section.

  • Enter the menu on your TV. Use the remote control and bring up the menu.
  • Choose "Convergence." This may be under "Picture Settings," "Function" or "Advanced Options."
  • Select a color. You will have red, green and blue to choose from. Do each one, starting with red.
  • Press "Enter." A crosshair pattern will appear on your screen.
  • Adjust vertically. If there is a horizontal red line visible, press the up or down arrow keys (or channel up or down) to adjust the convergence until the line is superimposed on the horizontal-center line of the white crosshair.
  • Adjust horizontally. If there is a vertical red line visible, press left or right (or volume up or down) to adjust horizontally. Do this until the line is superimposed on the vertical line of the white crosshair.
  • Save settings. It is important to save your settings when you are done, instead of simply exiting the menu.
  • Repeat these steps for all colors.

  • good luck!

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    How do you set convergence


    What is your Make and Model number?

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    Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony,Samsung, JVC, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Akai, Pioneer, Hitachi, Zenith, and others. You can get a convergenece repair kit wiith instructions from the links below.

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    Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms
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    You can see some more examples and find a fix here
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    Mitsubishi VS-50501A convergence problem


    Projection TV sets have several common problems listed below.

    Problem #1) Convergence

    Symptoms:

    • Screen Looks 3-D
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    To adjust manual convergence on your projection TV, follow theses steps:
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    2. Let it warm up for 30 minutes.
    3. Press the Menu button on your remote. The Main menu appears.
    4. Use your remote to select Function, and then press the joystick.
    5. Select Convergence, and then press the joystick. The Manual Convergence screen appears.
    6. Select Red, and then press the joystick. A series of crosshairs appears on the screen.
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    1. In the crosshair you selected, if you can see a vertical red line, use the Vol + or Vol - buttons to move the line so that it is superimposed on the vertical center line of the crosshair. Note: Make the single vertical line as white as possible.
    1. Repeat for all outside crosshairs, and then for the inside crosshair.
    2. Return to the Manual Convergence Screen, and select Blue, and then press the joystick.
    3. Repeat Steps 7 through 10 for Blue.
    4. Press the Menu button on your remote to exit.
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    If you cannot get your Projection TV to converge, it may need to be serviced. To arrange a service appointment, call Samsung Customer Care at 1-800-Samsung (1-800-726-7864). Have your TV's model number and serial number on hand when you call.

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