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RCA 46 inch convergence problem

I have a 46" RCA rear projection tv,I can line up the red and blue cross hairs with the remote, but there green which actually looks yellow, is off. The tv has not been used for a long time but worked great last time it was used. Model # 4677OCK PS the geen which looks yellow to me is smaller than the red and blue lights. Thanks Mike

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  • MRouleau73 Jul 17, 2008

    RCA ctc 169 ptv Series, green convergence lines are off. I can line up the red and blue, but the green lines can only be lined up to show all white on one line. Looks like one green horizontal line is about 1/4 inch to the left of red and blue lines. Green convergence can not be adjusted with the remote control so I need help. thanks mike

  • MRouleau73 Jul 31, 2008

    the rca tv is a 46 inch 169 series. I would like help to find out where the convergence ic's are located.

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AM sorry, but can you provide your model number TV and chassis please?. I will tell you location parts. Thank you

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How do you access the convergence calibration menu on a RCA P52926 Rear Projection TV


Hello
To access the convergence calibration:

Press the MENU button on the remote.

2. Press 3 to select the Screen option.

3. Press 4 to select the Adjust Projection TV option.

4. Press 4 to select the Advanced Convergence option (the
Advanced Convergence screen appears).

The green pattern is fixed. The red and blue patterns are adjusted to

the green pattern. The Red Convergence appears first by default.

5. Colored cross-hairs show the current adjustment position on the

grid. To move the cross-hairs to a different position, use the

CH+/- buttons on the remote to move the cross-hair highlight up

and down, and the VOL+/- buttons to move it right and left.

6. Use the arrow buttons to adjust the red pattern. Each press of

the arrow button makes a slight adjustment from the center of

the cross-hairs - you can press and hold the desired arrow

button to make a faster adjustment, and then make fine

adjustments with single presses of the arrow button.

7. Press the INFO button to switch to Blue convergence and follow

the steps above to adjust the blue pattern.

8. Press OK to exit. You will be asked if you want to save the
adjustments

Yes Saves adjustments.

No Returns to the Advanced Convergence screen allowing

further adjustments.
Clear Exits screen without making any changes

Note: Before you use the advanced convergence feature, you must
complete the previous steps to align the tubes

May 19, 2011 | RCA P52926 52" Rear Projection Television

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How do I adjust the convergence properties on an RCA rear projection tv?


Normally on the RCA rear projection TV's you would bring up your menu and choose the Setup menu, then press OK on the remote. That menu would then have Convergence as a choice. Once that was chosen the next menu would give you the choice of either letting the TV run it's own Autoconvergence program, or you would select either Red or Blue convergence.

Choosing Red Convergence would bring up a Yellow cross-hair in the middle of the screen. If the Convergence was not correct you would see separate Green and Red cross-hairs. Once they were perfectly aligned you would again see one Yellow cross-hair.

Choosing Blue Convergence would bring up a Blue cross-hair in the center of the screen. If the alignment was out you would see 2 Blue cross-hairs. Using the Up and Down and Left and Right cursor keys you would adjust the alignment until a single solid Blue cross-hair was in the center of the screen.

May 15, 2011 | RCA Televison & Video

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Blueish hue throughout picture, like a blue ghost a couple of inches to the right of objects on the screen


Your TV's Convergence may be out of line. To adjust this do the following.

1) Press the Menu button on your TV/Remote
2) Scroll through and select the "Advanced Features" Menu.
3) Select Blue Convergence
4) Use the V keys on your remote till the cross hairs are all lined up in the middle of the screen and the center one is white.
4a) You can use the "Video" button to switch between the red & blue cross hairs.

Dec 28, 2010 | Mitsubishi WS-55809 55" Rear Projection...

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Unable to align cross hairs on the blue lense. Dose the lense need to be replaced?


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.
This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.

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. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.

Here are some photos of convergence problems


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You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya - CLICK HERE

May 08, 2010 | Hitachi 50UX57B 50" Rear Projection...

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Cross hairs


Hello, You need 2 convergence ICs if you cannot converge the red and blue lines on top of the green "cross hair". You should be able to use the front panel controls to move the red and blue around. If you can move them around and they just won't move completely on top of the green then the ICs are bad. The ICs are mounted to large,finned heatsinks and have numbers that start with "STK-" and have numbers following. These parts are available from http:\\www.tritronicsinc.com.

Dec 01, 2008 | Toshiba 42H83 42" Rear Projection...

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CONVERGENCE


http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=21847

convergence ic bad

Dec 03, 2007 | RCA P46812BL 46" Rear Projection...

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Color problem


Did you try alignment of color convergence in setting up. Try this
1 Press MENU
2 Select SET UP
3 Select CONVERGENCE
4 Select screen mode ZOOM this accesses the center convergence adjustment.Press set/enter
5 Use arrow keys to aline the red cross to the white cross.Press set/enter
6 Use arrow keys to alingn the blue line in the same manner. Once adjustment is complete press MENU to turn the menu off.
I hope this helps if you cant move the red or blue lines you face the same problem I face. I still havent gotton any solutions to my post about being unable to adjust the red line.You could also call Pioneer's help line 800-421-1404.

Oct 04, 2007 | Pioneer SD-P50A5-K 50" Rear Projection...

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Blue, green, and red colors all off


I would suggest having a repair person come out to your place to fix this problem. I believe the convergence IC are going or have gone bad. I would estimate a $300 - $400 dollar repair bill.

Sep 22, 2007 | RCA P46921 46" Rear Projection Television

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Convergence


you have bad convergence ics

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