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Blurry on left side of the screen. Shadowing in different colors.

The picture is blurry on the left side of the screen only. Green, Red and Blue shadows on subjects and text.

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Re: Blurry on left side of the screen. Shadowing in...

Try this website. It is the Hitachi support website. Hope this helps :)

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Does that set have whats called a color wheel, if so that maybe you problem, and replacement is how you fix it.

Apr 30, 2010 | Toshiba TP43H95 43" Rear Projection...

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The left side of screen is blurry.

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 Sony2_bing.gif,Samsung, JVC, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Akai, Pioneer2_bing.gif, Hitachi, Zenith, and others. You can get a convergenece repair kit wiith 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 - makes a 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 here

Apr 11, 2010 | Sony KP-51WS510 51" Rear Projection...

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I have a rear projection Hitachi Utlravision HDTV. Today, it started showing pink and green shadowing on the left and center area of the monitor, which makes words and shapes look pretty blurry. Everything...

It sounds like a Convergence problem--go into the customer menu with the Hitachi remote and select convergence---look to see if one of the colors will not move---you can only move red or blue-----if something will not move you have a convergence problem.

Let me know here what you find and I can tell you what is involved if it is a convergence problem.


Sep 30, 2009 | Projection Televisions

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Blurry and colors are seperated red green white

if you are viewing from a projection tv, chances are you have to go thru the menu of the tv to 'picture tuning'. here it gives you different things that could be fixed. one to look for is 'lamp alignment'. It should show all the colors and lines with directions to bring them into focus. This should fix the blurriness and 3-d red/green/white separations. hope this helps you!

Aug 16, 2009 | Philips Magnavox 51MP392H Rear Projection...

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Shadowing and blurriness

needs a convergence board repair, not too hard to fix if you are handy with a soldering iron.

get the 2 convergence chips for this model @

Mar 19, 2009 | Hitachi 50FX30B 50" Rear Projection...

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Blurry, Multi-Color, Multi-Line

covergence problems and its not adjustable you need work done on the convergence board or a new board and realignment which can be timely.

Nov 01, 2008 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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Blurry screen KP61hs10

Yes, Convergence settings should be tried first before any color adjustment or any fluid changes are done. Remember that there are 3 colors to notice. Red, Green, Blue. The Green is the only one that you can not move with an adjustment The Red and Blue is ligned up on green. Some cases it does matter how linear the Green color is across the board, just how close you get the blue and red on top of green is what matters.

Mar 25, 2008 | Sony KP-61HS10 61" Rear Projection...

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Blurry on one side of screen. Green and purple shadows

Convergence IC's should be replaced before any alignment is
attempted ....part # STK392-560....You need two......mount
to large heatsink...............T.

Oct 31, 2007 | Sony KP-46WT510 46" Rear Projection HDTV

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Rca d61w20 dominate red & blue screen also very blurry picture

Red and blue present, but no green = bad green CRT is
best guess.Remove lower front panel = adjust screen and focus
controls for best pix..................T.

Oct 30, 2007 | RCA P52926 52" Rear Projection Television

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KP-53s65 multipule problems, hoping for single solution?

sounds like 2 different problems here. first problem sounds tuner related. second sounds convergence related. third issue (cost effective to repair ?) at this point i would replace the set. i hope this helps

Mar 12, 2007 | Sony KP-53S65 53" Rear Projection...

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