Question about Hitachi 51G500 51" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready Television

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Hitachi 51G500 big screen rear projection tv

Can not focus evan with magic focus . I have same problem...Magic Focus stops, then shows 'code' 5 in bottom right corner.

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  • michael mcc Oct 08, 2008

    Blue lines. Run magic focus and get code 5 when it gets to the blue color

  • Anonymous Nov 07, 2008

    out of focus

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Is this a new television? Under warranty? You need a service call.

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Goes through magic focus than in the middle stops and displays #5


This is a common problem. Its called a convergence failure.

Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:

  • Screen Looks 3D
  • Colors wont align
  • Video may look distorted
Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over. Symtoms
  • Dull looking video
  • White looking video
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking video

You can see some examples and find a fix here...

bb0cf99.pnghttp://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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Colors are not aligned Magic focus ?


The magic focus will stop if there is a bad sensor and or a problem in the convergence circuit.

This set uses two STK-392-110 convergence chips--both along with any of the resistors that protect them need to be replaced and the set adjusted--I have repaired hundreds of these sets----


Confirm model number----and if you go into the customer menu and either red or blue will not move in any or some direction--the chips have to be replaced---LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU FIND AND I CAN GIVE YOU FAIRLY DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS ON WHERE TO GET THE PARTS AND WHAT IS INVOLVED IN THIS REPAIR.

I am here to help people--

REGARDS, SD TECH

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Convergence problem, I think


i think you need a tech .because all the users adjustment were tried.

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Your problem is the convergence circuit. This is very common in CRT projection sets like yours. There are a couple of IC's that need to be changed and possibly some resistors. A good repair shop will run you $400-$500 to do the repair.

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http://home.earthlink.net/~oleg.filippov/ConvergenceFix.htm
· http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html

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Out of focus


Rach, if it doesn`t move from green to red to blue in Magic Focus then there is a problem with the convergence IC`s and probably one or more support resisters. These components will have to be replaced, questions? ask away, BMW Rider

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