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I have a Sony Rear projection tv, about 7 yrs. The screen is now showing double ghost images in color and curving at the sides. I read advice on "calibrating" using the owners manual (which I lost). Is this something I can do myself? If so can you walk me thru it, without the manual? I appreciate any advice. Adam

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The picture has gone out of alignment, possible causes are the convergence ic need replacement, or the three picture tubes have become weaker, and in some cases if the unit were moved it can throw out the picture. But from your description it is a convergence issues and will involve two ic's that need replacement along with an alignment set up. I suggest a professional for this job.

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Hi,
u didn't mentioned any thing about u r tv. is it a dlp type one or crt type.if t is crt type then change the crt base of all the three guns. may be ur problem will be solved
ok

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