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Samsung Projection TV - Yellow White Level and Auto Focus Failure

I have a Samsung PCN5425R projection TV. The picture is not terrible but the auto convergence (Perfect Focus) stops at 27% complete for each color. When I adjust the convergence manually, I still get a very slight green edge to the images. Can I adjust this or does it require repair? If repair is required ,would it be expensive?

I also noticed that the "white level" on this set is substantilly more yellow than my new Hi Res LCD TV. Is there a problem with the Samsung projection TV with its yellow color or are my expectations just too high relative to an LCD?

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Perfect focus is based on service mode convergence. FActory setting as it were. the set needs to converged in service mode then these values stored then it should work

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