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GE Rear Projection TV set with "3D" colors

The dang thing was fine until we watched a 3D movie, and now evey movie appears as if it should be 3D.. I have toggled through the menu options, but can't find anything that might control this. PLEASE HELP and THANK YOU in advance!

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    blueextc3221 May 11, 2010

    your Convergence needs to be adjusted. Look in your manual for the instructions to do it manually. Each TV is different.

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This is a common problem that was NOT caused by watching the 3D movie! Bad solder connections on the high voltage transformer have caused a solder in fuse to blow. The transformer will have to be resoldered and the fuse replaced.

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How do I view movies in 3D on the Mitsubishi WD-Y65?


WD-Y65 is NOT a 3D ready TV. You either have to change the TV to see the movie in 3D, or just watch it in 2D in you current TV.

I have the same TV as yours. Current I connect a desktop PC to the TV via DVI port, and I watch Avatar using colorcode 3D(Amber/Blue) with Stereoscopic Player from www.3dtv.at It might be a way for you to enjoy 3D without change the whole thing, but it's an entire different topic.

Jan 08, 2012 | Mitsubishi WD-Y65 65" HDTV

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Screen is scrambled. Working fine until I unpluged the TV one day. Is it a fuse?


If it looks 3d or warped its a convergence problem

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 images of convergence problems.


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69189a5.pngSOLUTION #1

For more more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Or goto the site www.TvRepairKits.com for the parts and instructions on how to fix it yourself

Apr 22, 2011 | Hitachi 51F500 51" Rear Projection...

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Hooked up PS3 to system and when watching DVD's the right side of the picture is blurry and appears doubled, like an old 3D movie without the red and blue glasses. When watching TV everything looks fine.


All projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video or dead set) 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. In some cases the TV will also not show any video. 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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e87380c.jpg

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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69189a5.pngSOLUTION

You can get the correct parts, step by step photo instruction guides, and support from www.TvRepairKits.com or click here

Jan 20, 2011 | Mitsubishi WS-65809 65" Rear Projection...

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I have a Mitsubishi projection television, It was given to me. It worked fine until two weeks after i brought it to my home. The colors of the picture seemed to divide into three lines, like looking at a...


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. Repair kits with instructions are also avail from www.TvRepairKits.com

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.


7859b01.jpg

e87380c.jpg
69189a5.pngSOLUTION #1

For more more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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.

578ba6c.jpg
TV set after fluid change

65af323.jpg

69189a5.pngSOLUTION

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

Dec 02, 2010 | Sony KP-51WS500 51" Rear Projection...

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My RCA appears to have a double thing going on.


i believe it could the light engine or the color wheel. the retail price of a color wheel for that model is around $230.00 and the light engine is around $750.00 Good Luck

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Lost picture all color lines are at top of screen


Thats what happened your convergence went out, those parts can be found online for as little as 12.50 a piece. If you are good with solder its an easy fix. I found a guy on craigslist in denver who fixed it for 150
good luck

Feb 11, 2009 | Samsung PCN5425R 54" Rear Projection...

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My TV looks like if i was watghing a 3D Movie.


Projection TV sets have several common problems listed below.

Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:

  • Screen Looks 3-D
  • Colors wont align
  • Screen may look distorted
  • No Audio/Video - makes a chirping sound.
Example Photo:
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Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over.

Symptoms


  • Dull Video, Washed out
  • White/Bright looking video
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking
Example Photo:
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You can see more examples and find a fix here...

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3D Looking Colors


yes its most likely the STK392-110 ICs change both at the same time. You can get replacements at the following link with free instalation instructions.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

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Looks like watching 3D movie(colors) and rounded


convergence IC.s replacement and realigment job for expert technician no to expensive job

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