Question about Philips 55PP9401 55" Rear Projection Television

1 Answer

Double lettering on red when in 1080i good picture in 480p

Phillips 55PP9352 rear projection tv. Picture is great when cable receiver is in 480p and when its set to 1080i the picture gets blury with double lettering. The cable man pulled up a screen with red and green + that didn't line up and another screen with blue + that looked fine. Called tv repair shops and one told me I needed a convergence and it would cost about $300. Is this something I can fix myself without causing more damage or is worth the $300 to get it fixed?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Philips Master
  • 3,459 Answers

This is a common problem. Your convergence has gone out.

Common symptoms are...

1) 3D Video
2) Warped Video
3) Convergence menu does not adjust the red or blue correctly.

Go here for a solution...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861627-updated_convergence_problems_amp

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do i get 1080i, my tv shows im only in 480i. i think i might have it hooked up incorrect. my other tv of another brand is much newer so all i did was connect the hdmi cable from the tv to the cable box...


Hello

Your TV will display all High Definition signals as 1080i True HDTV™ and all standard definition signals will be displayed as 480p.

Component Inputs 1-2
YPbPr(480i/480p/1080i)
These inputs can be used for the connection of A/V equipment with component video outputs, such as a DVD player or external HDTV receiver. Please see Appendix B for signal compatibility.
Input DTV (480i/480p/1080i)
This input is used to connect an external DTV receiver, and can be configured for YPrPb and RGB plus H&V signal types.

As a special feature, you have the ability to adjust the red and blue light beams in reference to the fixed green light beam. This process is called convergence. There are two separate memories for convergence. One, for SD 480i/480p signals; the other for HD 1080i signals. SD convergence should be adjusted while watching an SD source and HD convergence should be adjusted while watching an HD source.

Wide Expand: Enlarges the picture, cropping some of the image on both sides. This Expand format is useful to remove or reduce black side bars on HD broadcasts of 4:3 images with black bars. Available for analog 1080i, digital SD 16:9 and digital HD signals.

InputDTV
This input is compatible with most standard DTV and satellite receivers with component video (YPbPr) outputs. Compatible DTV signals are SDTV 480i/480p, and HDTV 1080i. All other DTV signals, such as 720p, need to be converted by the DTV receiver to one of the compatible signal types. Please check the DTV receiver specifications before connecting.
This input is compatible with some DTV receivers using RGB with "separate H and V sync". Compatible DTV signals are SDTV 480i, 480p, and HDTV 1080i. All other DTV signals, such as 720p, need to be converted by the DTV receiver to one of the compatible signal types. Industry standards for DTV RGB signals (systems, synchronization, timing, and signal strengths) are not currently established. These inputs will not be compatible with all DTV receivers that offer RGB, HV outputs. RGB, HV signals with less than 5 cables are not compatible.
If your DTV receiver offers both DTV component video signals and DTV RGB, HV signals, we suggest you use the DTV component video signals. Check the DTV receiver specifications before connecting.
Ok.

Feb 05, 2011 | Mitsubishi WS-73909 73" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Mitsubishi VS-60805 Rear Projection won't operate in HD mode with Cable Box


Since this is an older first generation (1999) HD TV it may not be compatible with newer HDTV receivers because the standards back then were different - Make sure the HD cable box is plugged into the HD component inputs on the back of the TV (not the DVD inputs) and that the menu setting on the TV is set to DTV (not RGB) video. This TV will only accept 480i and 480p signals on the DVD input. Also the HDTV input will only accept 480i,480p and 1080i (it will not work with a 720p signal,make sure your cable box is not set to that mode)

Aug 17, 2007 | Mitsubishi VS-60805 60" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Keep losing picture on my hitachi hd channels only. when i put it on antenna mode, we have a picture. can u help???


You need to change the output format from 1080i to 720p or 480p in your cable box. this set may no support 1080i.

Dec 18, 2010 | Hitachi 51S500 51" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Connecting hd cable box to philips 60 rear projection


So, You have Five cable leads, The rgb get plugged into there corresponding colors and the other two are your Red and White Audio Input ------Correct? You do not use the in4, that is for a pc with horiz and vert sync. You use input 1 rgb and plug the red and white into the audio input.....your done!

Jun 06, 2009 | Philips 60PW9363 60" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Getting double picture in 1080i. checks okay in 480i


REPLACE THE 2 CONVERGENCE I.C.'S PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF FIXED. THANKS,

Mar 15, 2009 | Sony KP-61HS10 61" Rear Projection...

2 Answers

TV Picture is green


is your RGB cables are the same output from your tv...are you connecting from where dvd cable box sattelite box, if you are connecting from a box exs output of cable box is what colour are you using? for your your output to your tv and what input are you using of your tv set.[input 1is it video input 1,] or comp? let me know...

Jan 10, 2009 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Problem with HD feed from satellite receiver


I just had my HD DTV installed this weekend, you have to leave it on 480p. I too purchased my tv in 2002. Per DTV, its an older model and you have to stay with the 480p to get the best possible picture. I have to admit, don't know what the 1080i looks like, but 480p is showing me a very good picture. Best I have ever seen on my TV.

Jun 27, 2008 | Panasonic PT-53WX42 53" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

High Def.


If you are using the component inputs it will select 1080i automatically IF that is what it is being sent. Make sure your device (cable/satellite receiver) is set to 1080i. The TV recognizes 480i, 480p(progressive scan DVD player) and 1080i. It DOES NOT recognize 720p. Since it has no HDMI or DVI input it can't do HD DVD or "upconvert" DVD but it does very nicely with 480p/progressive scan.

Dec 24, 2007 | Mitsubishi WS-65311 65" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Grey Screen with 480p signals (or higher)


I've had a KP 53HS10 for close to 8 years I think. 4 years ago the picture started blinking after long use, then more and more often. I had a repairman come and replace the tuner card (that's all I know about what he did). Now that I finally have HD from cable, I've found that 720 doesn't work and 1080i works, but the picture blinks on and off apparently struggling with some inner problems. Everything looks great, for a second and then it blinks. The red light blinks 5 times repeatedly while this is going on. I called SONY 5 times means get a repair man. I searching forms like this for help as well.

Nov 18, 2007 | Sony KP-53HS30 53" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

8P6044


Try looking out doors, the picture will look that awsome remember that the differance between 480i and 1080i horizotal resolution is 600i lines. more lines better picture. the differance between interlacing and progressive scaning is also a factor. dvd players now have progresive (480p) output but you must set the player to output this to your tv and can only be YPbPr or RGB or HDMI to produce this type picture. S vid or composite vid can never produce this type picture. 480p equates to 960i so it is line doubled. just as 720p equates to 1440i even better than 1080i.

Sep 22, 2007 | Philips Magnavox 51MP392H Rear Projection...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Philips 55PP9401 55" Rear Projection Television Logo

183 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Philips Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

74211 Answers

matt martin
matt martin

Level 3 Expert

1210 Answers

Jaime Hernandez

Level 3 Expert

2318 Answers

Are you a Philips Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...