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Hit 53UWX10BA All of a sudden, the picture is diplaying a blue ghost and yellow shadows. I noticed that some of the text is displaying a second image of blue for the same text. Somewhat like a ghost image. I apprecriate any help. John i also starting have the same problem.but my set is a 57swx20b. on the upper left third of the screen the picture is diplaying a blue ghost and yellow shadows. I noticed that some of the text is displaying a second image of blue for the same text. Somewhat like a ghost image. when magic focus stops, it displays a 5.

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  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2008

    I have the same problem, the green tube is off and creating the shadows, tied the magic focus, it stopped with the number 5 displayed, and the problem still exists. It sounds like this can't be fixed without replacing parts.

  • DJatNJ Jan 14, 2008

    I also have the same problem that started yesterday (blue ghost) - tried Magic Focus, and it ends with a # 4.



    Mine is also the Hitachi 57SWX20B model - any known solutions - how have you solved this problem (if oyu you have).



    DJ (tubai4@hotmail.com)

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Convergance ic bad
http://home.earthlink.net/~oleg.filippov/ConvergenceFix.htm

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TRY THIS, IT WILL CORRECT CONCERN:

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03b_ghost_image01.gif Figure 1
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03b_ghost_image02.gif Figure 2
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