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My 51" rca flat screen tv is on all inputs make everything red, green, and blue. how do i fix this?

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  • Paul Bade Oct 13, 2010

    Is this is a CRT rear projection TV? If so, is the picture "bow-tie" shaped (bows in at the sides and top and bottom)? I assume you mean the three primary colors are not lined up together (properly converged).

    The bow-tie picture in a CRT RPTV usually means your convergence amplifiers are not working. A mechanical or electronic mis-alignment in the CRTs can cause color fringing in an otherwise normal picture.

    If you have an LCD or DLP rear projection set, the color wheel is not properly synced to the picture. This will produce some interesting rainbow effects or sideways color shifts, but I can imagine it's hard to watch for long.

    If you provide the model number and a more detailed description of the problem, we can give you better guidance.

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The sympton you describes points to a convergence issue. Is the picture 3-d looking? is the picture bowed in at top and bottom? Can you get the menu to display? I offer a suggestion ... read the article named fl231 fuse in the tips and tricks section of this website. http://www.fixya.com/support/r1062030-fl231_problem_convergence_not_in
then let me know if i can help you further. i have seen alot of rca in the shop.
ps. what is the model of this set?

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