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Double picture when I watch tv, dvd, or anything it looks like it is showing 2 pictures. It is blue. I have done the convergence, but it does not help.

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Are you able to move the blue in the convergence menu in a 4 ways? If not you need to replace the convergence ICs very easy. Let me know I can opost a link where you can get the new ICs with free step by step instructions so you can do the repair yourself.

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Problem with the Samsung HC-P4363W 43 in. TV/DVD Combo TV shows partialy double vision in blue color.


The tv have a problems,known as a convergence problems,it is dead.Tv have colors lines R,G,B mis alignments,have colors shadow pictures or 3D picture look alike?Yes.The tv convergence board it is dead.The tv convergence board must require replacing 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors too.Fixed the tv convergence board to solved the tv convergence picture problems.The tvs shops will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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My rear projection television is showing a double picture with the blue out of allignment. It also shows a bow on the top and a bow on the bottom.


The tv have a problems known as a convergence problems,tv convergence board it is dead.Tv have R,G,B colors lines mis alignments,have colors pictures shadows or 3D pictures look alike?Yes.The tv convergence board it is dead.Must require replacing 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors too.To fixed the tv convergence board to solved the tv picture convergence problems.The tv shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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Hooked up PS3 to system and when watching DVD's the right side of the picture is blurry and appears doubled, like an old 3D movie without the red and blue glasses. When watching TV everything looks fine.


All projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video or dead set) the other is CRT fluid ( Dull Video). Here are more details and solutions for both.

Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out

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. In some cases the TV will also not show any video. 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 pics of convergence problems.


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Common Problem #2) CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

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TV set after fluid change

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You can get the correct parts, step by step photo instruction guides, and support from www.TvRepairKits.com or click here

Jan 20, 2011 | Mitsubishi WS-65809 65" Rear Projection...

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My sony kp57ws510 model tv has double vision and the double vision that shouldnt be there is in blue and red..whats wrong with my tv?


The tv have a problems known as a convergence problems,it dead.The tv colors lines R,G,B mis alignment,have shadows pictures or 3D pictures look alike.The tv convergence board have dead parts.The 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all it resistors on the tv convergence board are dead.These parts on the tv convergence board,must be replaced to solved the tv picture convergence problems.The shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

Oct 29, 2010 | Sony KP-46WT510 46" Rear Projection HDTV

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Double picture on start up


Hi,
It's a convergence issue. Go into the main TV menu under video settings and look for convergence. If it has an auto convergence select that and wait a minute the TV will adjust itself and give you a clear picture.
If the TV does not have an auto convergence and just regular convergence than select this. It will give you a grid pattern on your TV and you have to move the coursor (using TV remote) and adjust each "point" so that each line is perfectly white. If you notice red or blue anywhere on that "line" then you have to adjust using the up, down, left and right arrow keys to "line up the red and blue lines with the nearest white line. It takes time and patience to do, but when completed, all lines on the grid pattern should be pure white and you will have a great looking picture.
You have to do this will all TV inputs (Video1, Video2 and so on) the reason Zoom looks good, is because you never used that screen as much and so the lenses didn't have a chance to get out of syncs.
RPTV's are made of the three lenses (red, Blue and Green) and as you watch TV, these lenses slowly get out of alignment. So you should do a convergence about twice a year to make sure nothing is out of whack.
Good luck...

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My tv looks like it has double screen....for example a picture of a tree....right next to it would be another tree....double vision...


This is not a LCD tv,It a DLP tv.This tv have a problems known as Convergence problems.The tv convergence board the 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all it resistors are dead.These parts on the convergence board must be change to fixes 3D pictures,shadows colors pictures and Green,Blue,Red colors misaligns,don't matches up to form a good picture.The shop will u $300-350 for parts and labors.

May 24, 2010 | Hitachi 50V500 50 in. HD-Ready LCD...

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Mitsubishi WS-55511 convergence problem?


No,need to diagnose.It a 100% convergence problems.Convergence problems very easy diagnose.The picture look like 3D,colors lines don't lines up.Fuzzy,out of focus.Convergence controls don't work to lines up any colors cross.The tech is cheating u if he said cost $125 to diagnose.If u know how to solders u could fix this convergence problems about $100.U can buy a convergence kit at Websites Tv repair World.com,Tvrepairkits.com.The shop everythings fix parts and labors only $300.

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After moving tiv up some stairs the picture became double in one corner and three color strips overlapped each other. Anything on that side of the screen shows double with three strips of color, green, red...


Ur tv convergence is dead.Must know how to solders?Buy a convergence kit at Tv Repair World.com,Tvrepairkits.com to replaced the convergence ICS and all it resistors.The shop will cost u $300 parts and labors.

Nov 30, 2009 | Samsung HC-P4363W 43 in. TV/DVD Combo

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Blue at top of my screen and showing double


Projection sets have two very common problems.

The first common problem is convergence


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 Sony, Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer, Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get more information and a DIY convergenece repair kit with instructions from the link below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant 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

bb0cf99.pngYou can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Apr 24, 2009 | Hitachi 51F59 51" HDTV Projection...

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Picture flickers in and out rapidly,gets blurry for about 5sec then looks like new for about 5sec then back again


Did you replaced 2 IC convergence as well or just 2 resitors 3.9 ohms ? if you did replaced 2 IC then you might have probelm in convergence drive it is1 of the PCB mount vertical on the left side from the rear view under part BP95-00415C you need to readjust the convergence by using your remote control just follow in the servive manual

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