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I have a ge 42 inch rear projection tv. The colors are crossed and I was wondering if this is bnecause of the lenses out of alignment? if so, how can I adjust it? there is no setting for alignment.

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It is possible, that the type of connection you have to your TV are crossed.

With COMPONENT cables, you have 3 plugs, red green and blue.

If this is the case, correct the plugs location to the correct plug.

Lens alignment results in a fuzzy (diffused) picture.

outside of that I too am at a loss.

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