Question about Samsung HCM5525W 55" Rear Projection Television

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Ghosts our HCM5525W started producing blue and yellow ghosts but the main picture appears to be alright at least color wise. What could be wrong? Also is it costly to repair?

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Have you tried adjusting the blue convergence in the TVs menu? It's on page 3.4 of the manual here: http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/200306/20030618174051718_AA68-01509D.pdf

If you did try to adjust and it's doesn't move or you cannot get it to converge then it's probably the convergence board that is malfunctioning. The updated part number for the board is: AA95-01799G. Google it, you can buy it from many different locations for under $100.

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    Dean Joly Apr 14, 2008

    The proper part # for the convergence board is: AA95-01799G



    The part Jaime867 pointed to is the power board.

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    Dean Joly Apr 22, 2008

    Thank you! Glad to be of service.

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In Image Quality check Adjustable Color Temp it, please change the settings.

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It looks like you have a convergence problem with your TV if you are not able to align the colors correctly.
You will need to replace the convergence assembly found in this link.

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    Thanks for the correction machine. Is the board number you mention the sub-conversion board or the one that also controls the magic focus?

    The reason I ask is because i do not see the SKT ICs on it.

  • Jaime Hernandez Apr 14, 2008

    I meant the the sub-convergence board (Flash focus).

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Your TV needs to have the convergence adjusted. There will be an option for this in your setup menu and will take about 30minutes to an hour to complete (and a few stiff drinks won't hurt either)

Inside the set are 3 tubes, Red, Green and Blue. They all have to point at the exact same spot or you end yup with the ghosts as you have.

Hope it helps

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How old is ur tv...? Cos the wear & tear is the cause for this ghost appearance. The repair for this is only temporarily. It can not be eliminated completely.

Generally the blue ad yellow colour can be removed by a tool which is available with a tv technician. It is not very expensive to do this. Hoping to hear from you.

Thankyou

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