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I have a Toshiba TP66H60 that has started to intermittently show red and blue double images like a 3D movie without the glasses especially if there is text on the screen. Is there a bulb or ICB that I can replace to fix this?

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  • daemon1957 Mar 20, 2011

    Are there instructions and a schematic available to assist in the replacement?

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This is a problem with the solder joints on the convergence ic's. ( stk392-110 ). These are mounted on a large heat sink. If you are handy with a pencil soldering iron then you will save about $200.00 from a service company. It's not a difficult job, just a little patience and time. They are noted to go bad quite often so if your going that far then it might be a good idea just to put two new ones in. The number I gave you is what you will order. (2).
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  • Jim Krause Mar 21, 2011

    No there isn't. It's a straight forward repair. If your not handy with a soldering iron then I would have a service company do the work. If your happy with the brightness, color and contrast of the set then I would say invest the $200 or so to have it repaired by a professional.

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Hooked up PS3 to system and when watching DVD's the right side of the picture is blurry and appears doubled, like an old 3D movie without the red and blue glasses. When watching TV everything looks fine.


All projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video or dead set) the other is CRT fluid ( Dull Video). Here are more details and solutions for both.

Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out

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. In some cases the TV will also not show any video. 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 pics of convergence problems.


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Common 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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You can get the correct parts, step by step photo instruction guides, and support from www.TvRepairKits.com or click here

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http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showpost.php?p=564268&postcount=220
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