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Clear picture is gone looks like watching a 3-d movie without glasses

When watching TV, the picture changes to 3-d like colour only green and red in separate layers. Turn off for 5 mins and is ok again. Becoming more frequent each day. Don't have instruction book. Could it be alignment or one of the lamps burning out?

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  • mrs12 Mar 10, 2009

    red and green not lining up, looks 3D

  • mrs12 Mar 10, 2009

    When watching TV, the picture changes to 3-d like colour only green and red in separate layers. Don't have instruction book. Could it be alignment or one of the lamps burning out?

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Sorry i am new at this but have had the same problem with a toshiba and it was the IC chips which control the converigence which is lining the colors back up

or it just may be as simple as converiging the colors in your case if you have not trided to yet

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