Question about Philips 46PP9302 46" Rear Projection Television
I have a Phillips TV Model No. 46PP93 0217. The TV works fine exect that the picture is very ''fuzzy'', and everything haze a hazy look to it. My Father gave me the TV. He was is a very heavy smoker. I was wondering if maybe it just needs a good cleaning?
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
You 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
Posted on May 30, 2010
Testimonial: "after looking at the pics on the link at the bottom I think this maybe my problem (convergence) I will give it a try. How do I install the convegence kit will probaly be my next question. And by the way, thanks"
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