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Mitsubishi WS-55809 This set is 6 years old - and lately the picture has been distorted (funny coloring, shadow images, almost a "rounded" appearance). What do you suggest?

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Can you post a picture of what the picture looks like? If so I should be able to diagnose the problem

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Tv is 10 years old, the red drifts to the right and some times reverts back to normal its a Mitsubishi 1080 55" Rear Projection WS-55809, I found this...


The Tvrepairkits.com to buy a convergence kit,will fix ur red color line or color shadow pictures drifts problems.But u must have tools like a soldering iron,a desoldering pump or a roll of desoldering braids,a roll of solders,also can u do basic soldering skills work,than u can fix this problems.Yes,the new tv design have Energy Star incorporated in it design and will save u energy and some money,but the power consuption of a big screen tv any century era,still will cost u alot of money to operate it.

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My Mitsubishi HD 1080 Model WS-55809 - the colors are distored. The picture is like double vision. For example the menu words all have yellow & red shadows.


Ur convergence it dead.U know how to solders?Buy a convergence kit.These websites have the kit.Tv repair World.com,Tv repair kits.

Dec 12, 2009 | Mitsubishi WS-55809 55" Rear Projection...

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Ws 55809 convergence


Projection TV sets have two very common problems listed below.

Problem #1) 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

May 01, 2009 | Mitsubishi WS-55809 55" Rear Projection...

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Shadows/ghosting is present on screen at all times


What kind of shadowing are you seeing? Doe the picture look like a 3D movire (colors separated)? What is the make and model?

Please update this with the above info and I'll provide possible solutions.

Thanks,
Dan

Mar 20, 2009 | Projection Televisions

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Mitsubishi WS-55809 Shadow


check the "close caption" option on the menu should be of

Oct 14, 2008 | Mitsubishi WS-55809 55" Rear Projection...

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Mitsubishi tv model WS-55809


that happened to me and i just gently hit it on the top and it fixed itself

Jun 28, 2008 | Mitsubishi WS-55809 55" Rear Projection...

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Mitsubishi WS-55809


1)Check for coolant leak from CRT onto signal board

2)Possible convergence problem ..................T.

Oct 26, 2007 | Mitsubishi WS-55809 55" Rear Projection...

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Distorted picture and multi-color words


ive got the same problem on mine ita a 2001 model and also mine when you turn it on it goes off by itself and wont stay on.also mine has multiple pictures one green and one red almost as if 3d im not sure what it cost to fix it but tvs have come down so much i might just buy a new one. good luck with yours

Aug 12, 2007 | Mitsubishi WS-55809 55" Rear Projection...

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WS-55809 - Video pinched in center, distorted, yellow/blue/red glow


This doesn't sound like a programming issue. I had a very similar problem about 6 months ago and I fixed problem. I had cold solder joint on the video power board. It was the board in the middle. The power supply was to the right. The video board had a driver with a bunch of legs. About 7 solder joint where cold or loose. I solder the board and my mitsu wide screen was fixed. Hope this helps.
Andy

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