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Getting a 3d image picture and a bow at the top and bottom of screen what is it?

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Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.
This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same 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.
•TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.

Here are some photos of convergence problems


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You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya - CLICK HERE

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Picture is bowed inward and looks like a 3d image without the glasses. I also have a green, red, and blue line curving across the top of the picture.


Looks like the focusing lens may have moved a bit or the projector lamp has gone weak. Get a technician to check up the projector.

There's very little you can do here.

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Picture looks like it is warped at the bottom and top of the picture. Have picture, no problem there, just not a centered picture anymore. Looks like the top of a half moon on the top and botom.


This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same 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.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some images of convergence problems.


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For more more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Or goto the site www.TvRepairKits.com for the parts and instructions on how to fix it yourself.

Dec 28, 2010 | RCA HD52W59 HDTV Projection Television

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Center bow on picture top and bottom with 1" black showing


Projection TV2_bing.gif sets have several common problems listed below.

Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:

  • Screen Looks 3D
  • Colors wont align
  • Screen may look distorted
  • No Audio/Video - TV2_bing.gif makes a chirping sound.
Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over. Symtoms
  • Dull looking video
  • White looking video
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking video

You can see some examples and find a fix here...

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The picture is showing a double image and is distored.


The problem you are refering to is more than likely a convergence problem. The convergence circuit in your tv is controlled by an IC (integrated circuit) stk392-110 and it makes the 3 colors (red, blue, green) line up/converge together to create a clear picture. You'll know when this part needs to be replaced because the picture you see is 3d looking and possibly bowed on the top or bottom or on the sides in any or all 3 colors.

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My R56WH76 hdtv is bowed on top and bottom. it also has triple images like 3D picture. can i fix it myself and where can i get the parts to fix it


Yes the repair kit called the ITC222 and ITC222A convergence option missing repair kit from www.tvrepairworld.com should solve that issue. The kit contains the components and the CD with instructions.

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GE 52 " rearprojection flat screen picture bowing 3d effect


Thats usually a very easy repair by replacing FL231, DL231 and CL230 total parts are about 11.00 at the following link and they provide free instructions. The components are all listed under RCA parts category.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

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Picture problem


3d pitures are a indication of convergence problem. is the picutre bowed in at top and bottom. DO you have the convergence option under the setup menu.

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3d picture


multicolored 3d effect is a problem with what is known as convegence... ussally there are two large chips (ic) that blow. gennerally they have to be replaced mabe some fuses and resistors..

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My Zenith rear projection tv. is displaying a 3d image.


Is picture bowed at top and bottom? sounds like convergance problem. Usually the IC's IC2701 and IC2702 along with 1 ohm resistor R2095 and check C2702

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