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Blue fringe on cross

I just bought a used Magnavox. On the screen with the blue and white cross, there is always a blue fringe on the white cross. I know it needs something. I have a cousin that can fix electronics but, I would like to know what the problem is before I take it to him. Please help me.

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The problem with older Magnovoxs is the blue and green coolant for the crt's get contaminated and needs to be replaced

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I have some picture distortion - pink fuzzy color where white should be (like on hockey ice). I'm trying to determine if the t-con board is to blame and if I might fix it easily


Hi Bill.

I don't see a specific model for your TV, but have owned a rear projector system before. There is usually a sub-menu where you can do fine alignment of the Red, Green, and Blue projectors to get rid of the pink fringe. There is generally a white crosshair at center screen where you can fine align the three colors to get rid of the fringing, and sometimes an advanced menu where there are crosses all over the screen that you can individually select and fine tune, (tweaking the different optical distortions of the individual projectors to overlap).

If the fringe is a big swath instead of a fine edge, or if a color is totally gone, then you may be talking power amp issues. For fine fringes, the adjustments usually work fine.

Hoping that helps!
D

Dec 18, 2015 | Projection Televisions

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What is convergence IC problem


Convergence has to do with how different colors are displayed on a screen or monitor - typically the rear projection and some other types. When colors are overlapping to create unexpected combinations, or leave gaps between areas where overlapping is expected that results in a shifted red, green or blue image strip or edge - that is an indication of a convergence issue. They can look like this in severe cases:

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Colors will drift, so manufacturers often include a utility to help you nudge the colors back in the right place. Most times this utility is buried in the Set Up Menu and when activated, produces a screen like this:

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You will need to adjust the red, green and blue colors for each cross so that only a white cross is displayed. Keep red, green and blue fringing to a minimum. When you're done, the screen should look black and white, symmetrical and straight - like this:

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Problems arise when you are no longer able to coax the utility to give you these crisp, B&W results with no red, blue or green ghosting. This is often due to a failing convergence integrated circuit ("Convergence IC"). Many times, replacing it will solve the problem, but other times it can be the result of failing components either ahead or after this IC. If you're attempting to replace this IC, please make sure the TV or monitor has been *unplugged* for 24 hours or more to allow the dangerously high voltages to dissipate.

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The color is off and the figures are outlined in blue and yellow, plus the picture is cloudy looking.


Press menu on your set scroll down to where it says picture then press select. Now scroll down to convergence and press select. A white cross should appear on your screen. Your objective is to merge or converge all the crosses into the one white cross. If done right you should see only the white cross. You may see a little green and blue but don't be to picky. Make sure you read the on screen instructions on how to do this. After this you continue to the next step and you should see several white crosses across your screen. Do a convergence for each one of these crosses. Your picture should brighten up and your yellow and blue lines should go away. If it doesnt you have a bad convergence chip or some bad capacitors. If the first step doesn't fix it I would that you had a tech come and check it out.

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Does it take some type of gel under the lights, the colors are a little blurry


i also have this tv. i removed backcleaned mirrior, back of screen and lenses VERY GOOD. Then turned on tv go to convergence, sepaerate cross hairs then adjust focus on lenses. Then lenses rotate maybe about a 1/3 turn total by hand. Grab ring that houses lenses and turn until cross hairs are as clear as possible. This can be done with out help by watching inside of screen. red and green are adjustable, the blue is adjustablealso but i couldnt find blue cross hairs, maybe by covering red and green lenses the blue will show on screen. anyway when done and cross hairs are clear,lenses, mirror and screen are clean, you can adjust covergence and get a very clear screencleaning will also brighten pic. Pete

Mar 27, 2010 | Philips Magnavox 9P6034C 60" Rear...

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My big screen panasonic tv has a double fuzzy picture what am I supposse to doto fix it


Adjust the convergence or reset it to factory default. Use only the remote when adjusting convergence. The front controls have no effect.
  1. Press action button to enter MENU.
  2. Navigate to SETUP.
  3. Scroll down to CONVERGE.
  4. Press VOL > to select.
  5. Press CH buttons to navigate up or down.
  6. Choose CONVERGENCE ADJ or RESET TO DEFAULT.
  7. Press VOL > to select.
  8. If CONVERGENCE ADJ is selected the align Green to Center screen will be displayed.
  9. Use the navigation buttons on the remote control to align the horizontal and vertical green lines on screen, with the cabinet reference marks on top center and left
    center of cabinet.
  10. Press ACTION button to display red center correction screen.
  11. Use the navigation buttons on the remote control to align the red cross with the white cross pattern at the center of the screen. To prevent picture tube damage do not leave test pattern on for an extended period of time.
  12. Press “0” on the remote control keypad to display the BLUE center correction screen, repeat procedure for adjusting blue. If needed press “0” again to return to RED correction screen. An adjusted cross pattern appears white with a minimum of color protrusion.
NINE POINT CONVERGENCE CORRECTION
Remote Control must be in TV mode.
  1. Press ACTION button to display red correction screen.
  2. Press the 1 through 9 keypad buttons on the remote control to select the desired convergence position.
  3. Use the navigation buttons to align the RED cross with the white cross pattern.
  4. Press “0” on the remote control keypad to display the BLUE correction screen, then repeat procedure.
  5. To exit press ACTION button repeatedly, then press CH up.


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The colour is off and the conversion


You have a problem with the blue and green tubes having a fungus growing across the face of the tube, thus blocking the light/picture. This will cause the color to be way off and the focus as well. Need to have the fluid changed in blue and green tubes. The red never seems to be affected...must be the red wave lenght inhibits the growth of algee or something. Anyway....That's what you need, not the convergance chip STK's. Trust me on this. T.V. tech. for over 20 years...see this ALL the time. Good luck.

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Blue out of focus; casting blue "glow"


Try changing the coolant in the blue tube. Contaminated coolant will give a halo look to the affected tube and you will experience difficulty focusing that color.Phillips/magnavox's blue is the tube most often affected with the contaminated coolant issues.

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Magnavox Projection Picture Problem


Sounds like you may need the convergence amps changed and also resistors in that area and maybe fuses.

Jan 02, 2008 | Philips 9P5034C 50" Rear Projection...

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Blue out of focus; casting blue "glow"


Be very carefull replacing the fluid as leaks will short stuff out and are messy.

Jun 12, 2007 | Philips Magnavox 51MP392H Rear Projection...

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Replaced two IC's and still the same problem????


U say the set is bowed in from top, could this be a foldover? If so then the ic problem may not help. Check to see if any fluid leakage has dropped on your deflection board. If so then you probably will need to clean and replace some capacitors. This is kind of common with the philips projo's. Look around crt for fluid leakage and on board.

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