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Blue colour failed to converge to green. Colour convergence adjustment horizontally failed to work. The set was purchased about 7 years ago, working perfectly. Before the malfunctioning, computer outputing of movies were shown (successfully). As the market value of the set is low, and I am wondering if the problem can be fixed without too much expenses. Regards Jianke Li

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  • Jianke Li May 10, 2010

    The set is 57vw9ua not posted as 55h70, but I guess the principle is the same. The manual should be useful.

    Thanks
    Jianke

  • Jianke Li May 12, 2010

    The service manual is helpful, but my TV set is Toshiba 57vw9ua. And so I would be grateful if I could have a service manual for this brand.

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I can offer you the service manual for your Toshiba 55H70 Rear Projection TV. This will walk you through the steps of using Service Mode to adjust the horizontal convergence of the guns, as well as HIT & WD data. If these steps fail, the trouble will require replacement of hardware. If you are handy, it may be possible to source the parts listed in the manual for self-replacement.

I hope that helps.
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