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Hitachi 50v500 - the white part of the picture has a yellowish tint

We just changed the lamp and now the white in the screen has a yellow tint. I tried to adjust the video settings and reseated the lamp, but nothing has fixed the problem.

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  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2008

    I have the 60V500 (60" version) and just started noticing a yellow tint across the bottom of the screen when watching hockey. Any ideas?

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2008

    Same issue here. Whites are either yellow or a light shade of green. Pictures of bodies of water or of the sky are green.

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2008

    Same issue here. Whites are yellow or have a greenish tint. Skies or bodies of water are green.

  • Anonymous May 02, 2008

    Just changed lamp and my warranty expired one month ago. I have a yellow tint now.

  • stew3003 Nov 30, 2008

    I purchased the 50v500 in late 2003. It has had a GREAT picture. However, about three weeks ago Inoticed a yellowish tint over most of the picture . Any ideas. New bulb of light engine?

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    12 in by 20 inch yellow/green oval in middle of screen

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Bad light engine

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Hi , it seems you are experimenting a light engine problem.Here's how your tv works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLLHnQ4y-wo Basically there's 3 LCD chips that create the colors and image by blending together.When these chips start to melt you will get those blue spots, yellowish tint,pixilation even vertical lines.You will need to replace the light engine. Have a blessed one!

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The Lamp would cause the picture to be dimmer but not discolored. I would suspect the Optical Engine is causing the yellowish tint. Due to the cost of replacing, call Hitachi at
1800-448-2244 and see if they would be willing to help with the repair.
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If you have RED color that starts from Center of the Screen,(no red color on sides ) 100 % your light engine is deffective..
In order to solve this issue Replace Light Engine Control Board (also called Driver Board ) attached to light engine.

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Tv discoloration


I had whole redish/pinkish screen on my 50v500 starting a few days ago, then I read through each of the threads on this site for the samilar problems on my model. I found TVtechmaniac's solution (pasted below) solved my problem. Thank you TVtechmaniac!

Enter the I2C Service Menu, be sure the power is OFF.
1. On the front control panel, press and hold the INPUT button.
2. Then press the POWER button for two seconds.
3. You may keep the INPUT button depressed until you see the OSD with the Service Menu displayed.
4. If you don't see the service menu, please repeat Process making sure you wait until the Power blinking LED stops.
5. Execute the Memory Initialize operation after the adjustment values have been written on a sheet of paper. Highlight “MEMORY INTI”, arrow to the right and hold the button to the right (approx 5 sec.) until a check mark appears in the box. This activates the Memory Initialization.
6. After the Memory initialize operation has finished (10~15 sec, the channel will revert to CH 3.) the pink image symptom should be fixed.
7. Write back the adjustment values from your notes to their respective adjustment parameters in the adjustment mode. (In other words, set the Data Values back to the the Data values written down before the Memory Initialization procedure). NOTE: Make sure the SELECT Button is pressed on remote after every change to the values. Failure to do so will result in the data values not being changed.
8. Exit I2C menu. Press exit repeatedly until you go back to the normal picture.
9. Turn the set off-on and Confirm the picture remains in a good condition.
BE SURE TO COPY DOWN DATA SETTINGS BEFORE INITIALIZING I2C SETTINGS

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Yellowish tint on all channels


Hi, bad news guys, from your brief description you have a bad light engine, you both need to have a tech verify this but thats most likely what is causing your symptom. This is NOT a layperson repair, you`ll need a tech, BMW Rider

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