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The picture is blurred, words are blurred . . overlaid with red. Tried Magic Focus after 20 minutes and it was no better

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This is a very common failure on Projection sets. Its called a convergence 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.
  • No Audio / No Video - TV Makes Chirping Sounds
You can see some examples and find a solution here...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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You need to change the convergence chips that are attached to a heat sink, they are the two black chips with a lot of legs on them.

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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If you solved your problem could you please get back to me.
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Randy
gardner7768@msn.com

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