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Screen green then shuts off. picture ok if green gun unplugged.

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  • tomjohn Dec 10, 2007

    still shuts off with new crt



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Good diagnosis....bad green CRT ! ............................T.

Posted on Dec 04, 2007

  • Vista Electronics Dec 10, 2007

    But, does it still turn green ....?

    CRT has green driver circuit on board = check voltages....T.



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Have a Sony KP-65WV600, already replaced d board once, and replaced convergence ic's once also. Now as soon as I turn unit on, turns to red screen and shuts off, video that is, audio works ok, noticed...

Check High voltage Block.After replacing ic's (STK convergence ic's) you need to adjust Black&White scale.Turn ALL screen adjustments to min.Turn TV on and adjust screen slowly for each gun (I would start with Red first ) when you came to point that you see red background with white lines across, at that point G2 is too high (that will cause TV to shut down,don't worry just lowered adjustment and turn tv back on) so adjust to proper voltage and do the same for each gun.After that, adjust focus for each gun (again all controls are on High Voltage Block and HVB is mounted on front of your tv after you take speaker gril out) black box with 6 controls' screen RGB, focus RGB .
You should do that in dark room in order to get perfect Black&White scale,when all guns are adjusted properly you will see grey picture.Make sure 'Color" adjustment on your display is down to 0. Another step is convergence adjustment ,Flash Focus etc.If TV stil shuts off after all, your Red picture tube is short inside,take crt pcb from tube,make sure TV is unpluged from power before that, and turn Tv on .If stays On tube need replacment...good luck)

Aug 22, 2011 | Sony KP-65WV600 65" Rear Projection...



Sony Trinitron sets are of CRT [Caothde Ray Tube] types. The common fault seen in these type of TVs are any one colour predominant on screen wih sound OK. Either red, blue or green colour with some thin horizontal lines at about an inch apart will be seen on the entire screen. This is totally a display card problem, which can be seen pluged onto the picutre tube neck. There are three electron guns for every picture tube, which emits red, blue, and green beams, which in turn illuminates the phosphor on the screen to get that colour. If no emission from all guns, results in a blank screen, ie black screen without any disply at all. The three colour beams together produces proper coloured picture what we see on screen. These three gun's terminals are brought out by pins of the picture tube outside to which video signals are given in appropriate proportion to produce a TV picture. Normally, all these three pins are biased with a voltage of about 170 to160VDC+ve. Take one colour gun, as an example and and let me describe the problem.
Let it be a green gun. These guns are called cathodes of the picture tube. If it gets a voltage with respect to its grid, it will emit electrons according to the voltage applied to it. This is a negative process, that is, as the voltage at this pin drops, its emisson incresses and vice versa. If the emission increase, the colour with respect to that gun also will increase and gets predominant at the screen. So when we see a green predominant screen, there will be less voltage at the green cathode with resepect to the other two. If red colour is predominant, the voltage at red cathode will be less than the other two. If blue colour is predominat, the voltage at the blue cathode will be less than the other two.
We must find out the reason for this fault first. Assume that your Tv has a red predominant screen with some thin lines across it, at about one inch apart of the entire screen, it is clear that the the red cathode voltage is very lower than the other two. the main reason for this fault, normally seen in most of the Sony Trinitron, are loose soldering points either to the picture tube base socket or the resistor connected between the red drive transistor's collector point. Resoldering the most of these points on the base card by applying a little more solder will rectify this probelm. Other possibility is shorted video output transistor of that cathode. A direct short [collector to emitter] of these transistors will drop volatge to very low at that respective cathode of the picture tube, and that colour will be pridominant along with lines. Replacing the transistor will solve the problem. In some cases, the resistor connected to that transistor may have blown out. If so, it should alo be replaced. Whatever the case may be, voltage at the respective cathode that emits colour will be very low with respect to the other two. Find out the reason and rectify it. You can compare the voltages of the other two cathodes with respect to the faulty colur cathode. Cathode pins will be marked on the base card, and can be identified. It is best to pull out the base card from the picture tube neck and place it somewhere a safe place without shorting it with other parts of the TV. You can measure the voltages of these points very easly, without fearing the damge to the picture tube. After all are found Ok, replug the base card and switch on the TV. The set will be alright. In rare cases, chroma IC also can be a reason for this fault. if it is faulty, after a short period after switch on the TV, the IC will overheat and shutdown the entire system.

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Philips 30PW850H 30" TV screen is completely

normally color crt tvs have three guns such as red green and blue. when the voltage at the cathode any of these guns go to zero that color will lead in the screen.

in ur case the green cathode voltage is low. that's why the is green on all over the screen.
if it suddenly came then there is a possibility of dry soldering in the pcb behind the picture tubes neck. we called it as base board. which consist of three transistor or one ic for cotrolling cathode voltage of the guns .

if u have a soldering iron the open ur tv and try to re-solder components in the base board. mainly the component with three leg ( if transistor). if there is ic it will have more than 6 legs . if you can try to re-solder all the points. Be care-full that dot make short circuit when soldering. after care full soldering power on the tv and watch the scree. you problem Will solved.

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LG Projection TV Model# RT-49NA11T Green color gun shows bent arc on top & bottom.Red & blue guns are ok.How to adjust the green gun to remove the bent arc. This is causing picture shows mix...

This problems ur tv have can't not be fix by adjustment.The tv have a problems known as convergence problems,it dead.Tv have colors lines R,G,B mis alignments,have colors shadow pictures or 3D pictures look alike?The tv convergence board have dead 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors too.These parts on the tv convergence board,must be replaced to repair the tv convergence board to solved the tv convergence picture problems.The shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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Friend gave us a toshiba a3642 tv,the screen is green,is this worth fixing?


Your TV is has no green cathode voltage at the picture tube pin. There are three electron guns for every colur picture tubes, Red, Blue and Green. These three guns together mixes all colours we see on the screen. If any one of them happen to be not working properly, that colour must either be lack, of excess. Voltages at the above said three colour cathodes are somewhat equal to each other. if voltage goes down, the emission of that particular cathode will rise, and as a result that colour will be predominent on the screen.
These cathodes are fed voltages from the video output stage of your Tv. This stage can be located at the neck of the picture tube itself, as a card pluged onto it, called the base card. There will be either three trasistors to drive the each above said three cathodes, in some sets, there will be independent three ICs or only one IC capabale of driving these three catodes will be used.
You just open your TV, after unpluging it from the wall power socket. You can locate the above said base card, at the neck of the picture tube. Before doing anything, check very keenly for any loose solderings are there on the CRT base board. It is very difficult to locate the loose solderings, as they may be microscopic in size. So I advice you to resolder all the soldering points on that board, by applying a little more solder, without making any short circuit bridges in between.
In most cases. this will solve the problem. If not, check the voltages at the above said three cathode, wheere tey were marked on the PCB itsef as R ,G & B. You can see that the green cathode voltage of your set will be much lower than the other tow, in your TVs case. If so, check the resistor connected to the revalent Ic or transistor, whichever it may be, for open circuit. that is check whether it has burned or not. If that resistor is Ok, replace the transistor or IC, which drive the green cathode.
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I gotta a green screen

It is possible that you have a shorted green CRT, you can remove the front speaker cover, and you will fine a focus block, and if you turn down the green screen voltage, very slowly, the green should turn down. if not then the gun (CRT) will have to be replace, If it does turn down, then go into the menu and turn the color are the way down and that should give you a black and white picture. If it is not black and white. adjust the red, blue, and green screen voltages until you receive a good black and white picture. Turn slowly they are touchy, and if turn to high, you will get retrace lines and the TV will shut down.

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When I turn on the TV, I get a light green picture that fades to an even darker green and then the TV shuts off. Any ideas of what could be causing it? FD Trinitron WEGA KV-34XBR800

My thoughts is that your CRT - Tube is going out.
May be time to think of replacing it.
There is what is called an electrical Gun in the back of the tube. This is what will emit the Green, Blue and Red electron beams on the front of the screen. Sounds like something has been damaged in this gun area.
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Nov 22, 2009 | Sony FD Trinitron WEGA KV-34XBR800 34" TV

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Green picture only

The projection TV has 3 guns RED GREEN BLUE. In your case the red and the blue guns are gone. So you are getting the green color screen. You got to replace the picture tube.

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Hitachi 46510 blue screen-Shuts down

Good Day, 6slimshandy9;

Try and look this;

Shuts down at turn on, LEDs D955 & D956 come on & turn off asap, the rest of the LEDs on power supply will go off slowly.
Cause: Found QEA6 (2315381) and QEA7(2315391) shorted in Blue CRT PWB.

I hope this was helpful, big IRISH. Or try unplugging the blue crt socket and if it turns off. If it stays on suspect bad CRT.

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Convergence problem, lower left corner fixed green gun convergence bows upward

You have a componet out of tolerance in the green drive circuits, resistor or capacitor. If you have the service manual you should be able to take some raedings off the test points for the circuit and be able to track it down. I am enclosing a link where you can purchase the service manual for that set for 10.99. They will mail it to you unless you go back to the site and request that they email it to you by clicking on the contact us link. They also offer unlimited free support if you purchase your manual. I am one of their support techs. Hope this helps. Heres the link

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