Question about Pioneer PRO-510HD 53" Rear Projection Television

1 Answer

Pro 510 no color

I lost the flesh tone on faces, the background is almost black and white, and green.

Posted by on

  • sherylfaith Jul 29, 2008

    Thanks for getting back right away... I don't know what the video ic is. The color controls do work but as I said before no flesh tones. I get blue and/or green in the picture only.

  • sherylfaith Jul 29, 2008

    The color is normal on my DVD player

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,139 Answers

Hello sherylfaith,

You might be having problems with the Video IC, actually the section of the IC that controls color. I would first check to see if the color controls are working, I would also suggest checking the color presets and defaults. After trying these controls if the color can not be corrected then troubleshooting of the circuitry is needed for this I would suggest that you have a qualified TV technician look at the set and give you an estimate for repair.


I hope this helps,

Thank you,

Shuttle83

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Need to what panel to replace on my samsung hdtv


Please include the model# of the TV. This helps in dagnosing the problem.

Feb 19, 2016 | Samsung Televison & Video

1 Answer

After lamp change, why do flesh tones have red and green shadows?


Make sure the lamp is seated properly and also make sure the Lamp uses an Osram or Philips Bulb inside. If it is a knock off no name that may be the problem as they do not reproduce color properly

Sep 19, 2015 | Mitsubishi 73" DLP 1080p 120Hz 3D WD73640

1 Answer

After changing the color wheel in my samsung the screen is blue


If you are saying the sets works but the flesh tone on faces etc is wrong--blue----I can tell you what you missed.

If the whole screen is bright blue that may be a different issue--let me know if tint on the faces etc is wrong

SD TECHf8de47b.jpg

Jan 03, 2010 | Samsung HL-R4266W 42" HDTV-Ready...

1 Answer

My RCA 61" DLp has lost its red hue.


If its not the color wheel its the Light engine! Call Encompass Parts 1-800-638-3328

Dec 17, 2009 | RCA HD61LPW165 61" Projection HDTV

2 Answers

In the past few day i've noticed the picture is


BRIGHTNESS. Your owner's manual probably says that the brightness setting is used to control "brightness" or "picture intensity" or something other fuzzy non-descript term. The truth is that brightness is used to set the BLACK level in the picture.
On most TVs and projectors in use today, brightness is set too high. That's because people think "a bright picture is good, so I will set it as bright as I can get." Well, that's nice in theory, but entirely wrong in practice. Setting the brightness level too high makes a black tuxedo look gray rather than black. It muddies up the shadow areas, and reduces the overall snap and crispness that the picture would have if properly calibrated.
To find the right setting for brightness, go to the image in your movie that has textured blacks and hopefully some shadow/low light areas in which there is detail. Then freeze on that frame. As you move the brightness control down, the intensity of the blacks will increase, and shadows will get darker. As you move the control all the way to zero, you will (hopefully) see that the low light shadow areas will also go to solid black and lose their detail.
The optimum setting for brightness is achieved at just the point where true black objects appear as black as your system will make them while retaining as much visible detail in the shadow areas. Above this point the blacks appear to go grayer. Below this point you lose detail in the shadows. On many video systems, this optimum point is toward the lower end of the brightness scale. But find the point that looks correct to you regardless of where it is on the scale.
CONTRAST. The contrast control is similarly confusing. It is also often set too high on the theory that contrast is good, and therefore we might as well get the most we can out of our set by turning it all the way up. In fact, the contrast setting is used to control the intensity of the brightest highlights in the picture, so it is (oddly enough) the opposite of brightness control.
First, find your test scene in which you find textured whites in bright light, and freeze that frame. You are looking for the brightest elements in the picture in which you want to retain visible detail.
Let's assume you have a whitewashed fence in sunlight. If you start with the contrast set low, the fence will appear light gray rather than white. As you move the contrast control up, the fence will get whiter. Eventually details in the texture of the fence will begin to disappear.
If you continue to push contrast past the optimum point, the wood-grain texture of the fence will go solid white and all visible detail will be obliterated. Push contrast up even a little further, and our fenceposts might actually appear to expand very slightly due to a glow around the edges. This phenomenon, called "blooming" is a definite sign that your contrast setting is overcooking the image (and maybe your picture tube as well—don't ever leave the contrast control set this high!!!)
Find the point at which whites look white while retaining as much texture detail as possible. This is your optimum contrast setting. On most video systems, this setting is toward the higher end of the scale, but it can be anywhere. Find the point that looks correct to you. (By the way, unlike TV's, digital projectors will not bloom)
Now…note the following: brightness and contrast can be to some degree interactive. Your new contrast setting may have affected your brightness. So return to the brightness scene and verify that your blacks are still black, and you still have maximum detail in the shadows. Adjust it if necessary, then return and adjust the contrast setting once again if necessary. (You can see that this is much easier if the black and white elements you are testing all appear in the same image!)
COLOR. The color control on your set determines the level of color intensity in the image. One of the most common errors people make in calibrating their video systems is overdriving the color. That's what makes Larry King look reddish-orange on the TV at the gym. Overdriving color is common because once again, people naturally think, "I want to get as much color as I can out of this color TV, so I will crank it up some to make sure I get the most out of it!" No. Bad mistake.
If you move the color setting down to zero you will notice that your picture will turn into a black and white image. The optimum setting for color is achieved by increasing the setting just to the point where colors look natural and not a bit more! Flesh tones should look natural and without any hint of an unnatural glow. Grass should look naturally green rather than screaming spray-paint green.
When adjusting color, make sure that your test image has relatively unsaturated colors. Flesh tones or natural landscapes are ideal. It is impossible to set color properly if you are using a brilliant red Ferrari as your test subject.
On the large majority of video systems, the optimum setting for color is somewhere near the middle of the scale. However, trust your eyes for the optimum setting and think "what looks like the most natural, accurate reproduction of reality?" Any overdriving of color will make the image look artificial.
TINT or HUE. The tint control adjusts color balance rather than color intensity. It is an easy control to set properly, but for some reason many people don't get it right. When flesh tones look either too green or too magenta, a phenomenon you see with amazing frequency, it is because the tint control is not set properly.
Find a human face and freeze-frame it. (In choosing your test subject, note that lighter skin tones will show errors in tint more readily than darker skin tones). As you move the tint control to one end of the spectrum, the face turns green; as you move it to the other extreme, the face turns magenta (red+blue).
The correct setting for tint is the point near the middle of the scale at which you can detect no hint of either green or magenta. It is the most neutral point between the two extremes. The flesh tone looks the most natural at this point.
SHARPNESS or DETAIL. The final setting is sharpness or detail. Now, pray tell, who in their right mind wouldn't want the sharpest, most detailed picture they could get? And since there is a control that lets you turn it up, why not turn it up? That's what many folks do, and of course it's exactly the wrong thing to do.
The sharpness control adds processed information to the picture that is NOT part of the original video signal. It adds artificially highlighted edges, and makes the picture look less natural than it otherwise would. This is most evident along the continuous edge of a dark object against a middle-toned background. When sharpness is overdriven the dark edge will be outlined by a white ringing effect that increases contrast just along the edge of your dark object. That edge "highlighting" effect is created by the sharpness control. It is an artificial manipulation of the image. It wasn't in the original scene, and it shouldn't be on your screen either.
On most televisions, the optimum setting for sharpness is zero. On many digital projectors, the optimum setting is either in the low or middle part of the scale. Picture tube televisions and digital projectors behave differently in this regard; on a digital projector it is often possible to fuzz the image by setting sharpness too low.
Now look at your picture with the sharpness turned down or off depending on what works best on your system. You will see a smoother, more natural image. It might take some getting used to, since you may be accustomed to viewing video with all the artificial edge enhancements that create the illusion of added sharpness.
However, when the interference and noise from the artificial sharpness enhancer is removed, you are seeing the most genuine reproduction of the video signal that your projector or TV is capable of. And if you view it for a while, you will gain an appreciation for just how smooth, natural, and satisfying the picture can really look.

Dec 12, 2009 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-55XS955 55" Rear...

1 Answer

No color hues


Have you tried more than 1 source? If this only happens with 1 source- if you're using component cables (green, blue, red) then make sure there is nothing wrong with it. Another thing that can cause this, is a component (RGB) device being plugged into a composite a/v input (yellow white and red).
If this fails, or if the problem is with all sources, the TV is the problem and probably won't be easy to diagnose or repair yourself.. I'd call the manufacturer if this is the case.

Jun 21, 2009 | Philips 43P8341 43" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Sony KP-511HW40 fleshing with green color and shuts off


this is a common fault adjust the little black box in front behind the small wooden cover. you will see 6 controls don't adjust any of the top 3 only the bottom knobs 1 for each color. slowly back the control counterclockwise turn the set on and wait untill it shows a picture, slowly adjust the control for the color in question utill the color balance is correct- black and white with the color setting turned down all the way with the user menu when balance is ok you are all set.. turn the color back up with user control. rtepeat process if needed.

Dec 26, 2008 | Sony KP-51HW40 51" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Losing color


Hello sherylfaith,

I guess you posted twice, here is the same advice I gave you on the other post :)

You might be having problems with the Video IC, actually the section of the IC that controls color. I would first check to see if the color controls are working, I would also suggest checking the color presets and defaults. After trying these controls if the color can not be corrected then troubleshooting of the circuitry is needed for this I would suggest that you have a qualified TV technician look at the set and give you an estimate for repair.


I hope this helps,

Thank you,

Shuttle83

Jul 29, 2008 | Pioneer PRO-510HD 53" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Samsung LCD HDTV - Color Problems


voltage adjustment for y-sus board or power supply

Mar 17, 2008 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Color Problems 60PP9352 60" Rear Projection


Check to make sure the green is lit up! You will need to remove back and look inside to tell.

Jan 06, 2008 | Philips 60PP9352 60" Rear Projection...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Pioneer PRO-510HD 53" Rear Projection Television Logo

73 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pioneer Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

69736 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Electro Med Services...
Electro Med Services...

Level 3 Expert

6370 Answers

Are you a Pioneer Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...