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Hitachi 51inch Projection

The tv is almost 2 yrs old and all of the sudden it has red tint on most images and some channels are worse than others. Any help would be great.

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My Hitachi 51f510 projection tv just started to have a problem with the color. It appears that the tint is red/pink and I have no control over it.

For me to help you (I think I know what is wrong and it is fairly simple to correct) I need to ASK you something.

If you turn the color all the way to zero and go to a channel that is in black and white, what color is the screen?

If it is red or redish a simple adjustment will correct this problem.

Is the picture with color down to zero on a black and white channel (old movies) red looking?

Before you rate this information, let me know what you find. I am in California and will be available for a while.


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Pic suddenly went dark, very dark. Images seen are oversaturated. hitachi ultrascan hd is about 8 years old. Help!

I have the same problem. I took the back cover off of the TV and blew all of the dust out and the TV started working again. But this only lasted 2 days. Now the TV is dark again.

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Tv suddenly started being blurry with red double images real bad in top half of screen. its a hitachi ultrascan hd about 10 yrs old.

You need the convergence ICs replaced they are soldered in so its very technical , a repair shop will charge between $230 and $400 to replace them. you can try the autofocus or manual adjustments, but probably need the ICs and possibly a few resistors too.
(2)STK392-110 or kit # X480293 comes with 2 ICs and some resistors
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Rear projection HD Hitachi Ultravision always has greenish tint

This is what you're going to do, Turn on the Tv and go to the service manual, if the green tint is still there, you have a defective dmd board, but if it's no there, then you have an issue with your video board

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Red Alignment problem on a Hitachi 51inch rear projection tv

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,Pioneer2_bing.gif 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.png

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Solution for the Hitachi 50V715. I contacted Hitachi and they told me there is a problem with the color engine with this and other Hitachi models. They will replace the part for free, but first I need to take it to a repair shop to verify the problem and I have to pay labor. Not too bad considering the cost of the engine.

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Hitachi projection tv way too much red tried the color control and tint no luc 1and 1/2 yrs old

I would need the model number in order to help you out with the problem. Please respond to this post with your model number.

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we have hitachi 51 inc projection tv model 51f59a for 2 yrs. we got problem adjusting the colors the screen is reddish. pls solve this .

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HITACHI ultrascan hd tv....

toni, you`ll need a tv tech for this problem, spark gaps need to be cleaned, crt sockets need to be cleaned and crt pins on all 3 crt`s need to be sanded, this is a common issue with this model set, good luck, BMW Rider

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Red Tint on Hitachi 51F510

sounds like image burn,try it on normal viewing size and see if its still there and in the same area if so image burn on crt from the 4:3 aspect mode .

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