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Red tint on screen

I am getting a red-orange glow on screen . Had servicemen out twice they reset something and it was OK . well its back and the ext. service contract is over . can you please help. Thank you

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  • stumpy04 Jul 28, 2008

    do not think it is a convergence problem . service men just wentinto a menu and reset somthing

  • stumpy04 Jul 28, 2008

    do not think red tint is from bulb service men restet somthing in mthe menu of the tv

  • stumpy04 Jul 28, 2008

    the service men did not go into the tv the juct acsseced a menu on the screen and rest ??

  • stumpy04 Jul 28, 2008

    Iam not looking to go in and repair chips Iam just looking for the reset procedor in the menu

  • stumpy04 Jul 28, 2008

    why are you sending me referances to tink pad??
    Please read what my problem is and what I am looking for before you send me replies

  • stumpy04 Jul 28, 2008

    Wiz
    went to menu in monitor there is no factory default that I could find

  • stumpy04 Jul 30, 2008

    still looking for info on reseting

  • stumpy04 Jul 31, 2008

    temp.seting change made no diferance

  • stumpy04 Jul 31, 2008

    Votit My set is not 42 inch so my menu is not the same as the one you have give me in your reply ( Hitachi 50V500 50 inch. LCD )

  • stumpy04 Aug 11, 2008

    Still looking for how to reset my tv to get rid of the red tint ( Hitachi 50in lcd projection )

  • stumpy04 Aug 11, 2008

    Two service men have gone into menu and reset something. Iam looking for the how too and what too rest.

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Look at your menu. see if you can find a perfect focus option. if so press it.. also try to reset to factory settings. there should be a option on the menu to do this under the option where you change the brighteness,focus and such..

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Website for owner's manual
www.eserviceinfo.com/index.php?what=search2&searchstring=PowerBook+G4+(12-inch)

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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Some capacitors must have bulged in the mainboard and not supporting the board to give proper convergence so it is again and again coming after some days.so get it checked and repaired for permanent solution.it will not be too costly.

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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By reading your comments it sounds like they just either reset to factory defaults or they didnt want to fix the problem and they just adjusted the tint/colorlevels try adjusting via the color or the picture temp. setting (usually found under picture) if the problem has been getting worse then they were covering it up by adjusting the tv to look normal even though the problem was getting worse

Posted on Jul 31, 2008

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Whenin your on screen display Go to the Color Temperature- There are 3 different settings:
-Set to high for less intense colors with more blue.
-Set To medium For Natural Colors
-Set for Standard for more standard colors or black.white or a more reddish color.

Hopefully this helps you and it is not somethimg more severe.

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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You must replace the light engine.
• UE22331 for 50V500 the parts that you must order.
Sergio

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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Setting color and the on screen controls have a wide range for setting color balance. If adjusting them does not work there is something wrong with the controller functionl. Be sure and do a hard reset in case of some software corruption; merely remove the power cord from house power for 2 hours; then power up again. If color controls still don't work, try the service menu, but probably the contorller IC may need looked at.
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Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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    Yaz S Jul 28, 2008

    You can try getting into the service menu where you can get stronger control over the colors, but this model is quite new and it may need a service tech to connect to the service jack on the back panel to get control.

    http://www.fixyourowntv.com/servicemenu....

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Sir,

Go the menu in the monitor and check there is an options called "Factory Default Settings" U just click that option. It will be OK.

thanks
good luck

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Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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    Asfiya Ahamed Jul 30, 2008

    Dear Sir/madam,

    One possible, but tricky option is to remove the speaker grill and front access panel and turn back the red trimpot a very small amount (there are 6 pots - 3 for focus, 3 for each CRT). These trimpots are extremely
    sensitive and if you screw up by adjusting too much, you may never get
    proper greyscale again without a professional calibration...so be very
    careful with this coarse adjustment of the red CRT.


    Thanks
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    Asfiya Ahamed Jul 30, 2008

    sir,

    If it is not fixed. There is an option called degrauss. Go to the menu there will be the option called degrauss select the option it will be fixed. hope..

    thanks
    good luck

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Read what other members have posted and found the solution if this applies to you.
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Posted on Jul 28, 2008

  • Jaime Hernandez Jul 28, 2008

    If you need to get into service mode to reset to factory, you can download the service manual for your TV by clicking here, you will need to download all the 14 parts and use winrar to unzip them and have acrobat reader to open the pdf file. Once you open the pdf file go to page # 49.

    I would suggest to write down what you see there before making any adjustments.

    Use the info from the service manual at your own risk.

    Good Luck.

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This is the problem with convergence IC in the TV you may need service manual to guide ...
If you would like to attempt a DIY, you will need a service manual to guide you. You can find one here:
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

However, be aware that there are voltages inside your TV set that can kill, even if unplugged.

Good luck....

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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You must be having some convergence problem
have you checked the bulbs

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U shoud reset your setting try to on

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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    sandip panchal Jul 27, 2008

    or see the user guide

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