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Hi i have a Hitachi 43fdx15b and im only getting blue and yellow for colors there are no greens or reds and the images have a double shadow.Can it and is it worth fixing or am i better off purchasing a new tv.

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You can try replacing the convergence IC's ...should cost you about 350-400$..Its your choice at the end of the day,,It could also be that the lamp is blown and you will need it to be replaced. Best option..call a tech and get a quote and then decide..

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Why does my hitachi rear projection tv has double image?


Are the double images different colors, such as red or blue or green? If so, the projection unit is "out of convergence, meaning the images are not superimposed on one another. That requires a convergence generator, also known as a video alignment generator.

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The picture has colored shadows and doubled images. People are doubled shadows are red green purple. I would like to know if it worth fixing the tv is about Ten years old. Thank You


In a nutshell, the convergence ICs have failed. The cost to fix by a service company is likely about $300. You may find someone who does it on the side for around $150.

If you are happy with the picture, you like the tv, then $150 might be worth it.

It is possible to do this repair yourself if you have an electronics background.

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NO RED COLOR ON A 43FDX15B HITACHI 52


3 reasons for this.

1st reason the fluid is contaminated and thats why u dont get red.

2nd reason no red drive possibly due to a bad colour driver on the base of the tube neck.

3rd reason the tube is out.

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53 inch projection tv...seems like the color red and color blue have shifted giving me a picture with red and blue shadows


For CRT projection TV's, this indicates that the Green picture tube is burned (warn out). The less green that strikes the screen, the more redish the image will look. You will need to find an old school TV repair shop that knows how to replace picture tubes.
In the case of a DLP style TV, the color wheel needs replacing.

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Sounds like the convergence needs adjustment. You can do this through the menu-follow the on screen instructions. The idea is to line up the red, green, & blue.

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My picture has double image and red shadow top and bottom


Your TV most likely has one or more possible problems.

Problem #1: Convergence Chip Failure ( common problem )

Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem
  • 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.
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Here is a quick test....

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

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.



You should be able to move them up, down, left, and right.

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

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You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kits for most models. If you don't see a kit for your set send them a quick note and they will put one together for you. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.


Problem #2 CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

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TV set after fluid change

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What you will need to do is replace the coolant and clean the crt. You can get a repair kit from www.TvRepairKits.com that includes replacement coolant, photos. instructions, etc.

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you have lost the convergence IC`s in your set, this really isn`t a diy repair unless you are very proficient in un-soldering and re-soldering components, once replaced there will be an alignment procedure as well that will require the service manual also, if you have more questions feel free to ask away, video-tek

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First of all sorry for delay.
can you provide a image of yello shadow.I believe it seems to be technically say "ghost image"
If it is ghost image we can try by entering SERVICE Menu and adjust RGB level of the light engine.

Good luck
Dals123

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I have the same problem and now there is convergence problem with the entire screen, double images and ghosting ...i was told that some IC's are burned our ...etc..i'm waiting to see if they sell the entire board since the TV's are 10 years old... will let U know what i get as a response.

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