Question about Sony KP-57HW40 57" Rear Projection Television

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Television is seperating and distorting colors

Example: a line of text will appear normal but will be duplicated in blue curving partially below the original.
Most images on the screen will have yellow or blue "shadows."

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  • scottjustin Jan 13, 2009

    the station symbol ( cbs eye, nbc peacock) there are two of them one red and one blue...ine the middle isnt bad except you can see all colors around everything, and the top left and bottom right of the screen have no colors and lines through the picture the top right and bottom left have pefect picture and then from there it progressively gets worse (as in outlining in all colors)...before all of this happened i would turn on the set and it would slowly turn to a complete blue screen and i adjusted it with the knobs behind the speaker cover...could that have a had a affect on the screen doing what it has done now?

  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    I have the same situation.  Yesterday the KP-57HW40 worked fine and last night it appears as if the colors are slightly off center.  I have shadowed colors on the left hand side of the set where the items on the set are doubled up in two colors, slightly separated.  Not sure how to adjust or what to do about it.

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Heyitsbob

Sounds like you have a convergance problem You could go through the adjustment procedures in the owners manual. I can get one if you dont have a copy.
But if it just started out of the blue, something hase failed in the set and you will need to get a technician to have a look at it.

It is not a faulty tube... sheesshhh

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  • Graeme Ross
    Graeme Ross Jun 22, 2008

    You can make enquiries for support at Sony's website here

    Of course, if you are up to it, I could talk you through the repairs needed. I must warn you that there are dangerous voltages inside the set that can injure or kill you. Getting a tech to look at it is the best bet.


  • Graeme Ross
    Graeme Ross Jun 22, 2008

    You can download an electronic version of your user manual here

    On page 33 it has details of how to do a "flash Focus" which is an automatic procedure for setting up your convergance. Flip open the front panel and press the "flash focus" button. Let me know what happens


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Could someone send me a copy of the service manual at wsimpson@controlssupport.com

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There is some problem with your picture tube

Posted on Jun 22, 2008

  • gopinath pasupathy Jun 22, 2008

    if you dont have problem with your picture tube try this

    That looks like retrace lines. Anyway, you should try to adjust screen pot not focus pot. Make sure you are turning blue screen pot (there are 3 focus pots and 3 screen pots) and do it slowly. If you turn it too much, it will affect your grayscale

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It appears to be convergence issues. Red, green, and blue are very seperate. Yoke adjustments will not bring the RGB in. Is this possibly a convergence chip issue?


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. 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, Zenith, and others. You can get a convergenece repair kit wiith instructions from the links below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms
  • Screen Looks 3-D
  • Colors wont align
  • Screen may look distorted or warped
  • No Audio/Video - makes a chirping sound.
Problem #2

Another common problem is dull or washed out video.
Your TV may have one or more of the following symptoms....
  • Dull looking picture
  • White looking picture
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking picture

You can see some more examples and find a fix here
bb0cf99.pnghttp://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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Objects are doubled and colors are distorted


Projection sets have two very common problems.

The first common problem is 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

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Top of picture has distorted curve


Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV 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, Zenith, and others. You can get a convergenece repair kit from the link below.

Common Symptoms include....
  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on - TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right.

If you can't move them in all directions or cant move them far enough your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence your need to fix it. See below for a solution

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You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses.
This is a a fairly easy DIY job if you know what you are doing. If you have never done this before we would advise calling a shop or if you want to do it yourself get a complete kit with instructions and support from www.TvRepairKits.com

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Red and blue ghosting,


The most likely cause is shorted convergence chips and possibly a few pico fuses.

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,Pioneer2_bing.gif Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get a convergenece repair kit with instructions from the links below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms...

*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

You can see some more examples and find a fix herebb0cf99.png http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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