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50v500 started with red tint in center of screen, then appeared a blue cloud in lower rt.corner, now going up toward top...what needs to be fixed or should it, it is no older that 5yr.

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Contact a licensed, qualified tech, and go from there... Hitachi, based on the test parameters will likely replace the LE free of charge (PARTS & SHIPPING ONLY)... You'll have to pay the tech - but you're basically getting a brand new Tv inside..
Bill

Posted on Aug 13, 2008

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Images on screen are very red. Tried adjusting everything in the menu but still every thing is like glowing red.


Color balance is labeled "Tint"
Color amount is labeled "Color"

Both are in the "picture" adjustments menu.

Either your tint is swung too far to red, or the color setting is wide open making normally pink faces look sunburned...likely it's a combination of the two; Too much red, and a bit too much color.

Going back to the "default factory setting" in "setup" will also drop all settings to center.

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The red cloud from the center of the screen is caused by a bad light engine. Original light engines for this model had insufficient ventillation. Replacements will last much longer.

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TRY VIDEO CONVERSION OPTION IN THE MENU,,IF NOT TRY NEW CONNECTERS

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Yellow/green tint moving toward the center of the screen


Bad news the blue uv cut filter is discoloring its in the optical engine.
You are one of the many sony tvs that have this problem.
GOOD NEWS - sony will pay for yours
http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?news_id=115&mdl=KDFE42A10
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Me too! Is this a related light engine problem that people are experiencing with the "red cloud" in the middle of the screen? I just replaced the lamp, which I thought was the problem, but nope, the blue is still there. So definitely not the lamp. I don't know what to do?



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Hitachi 50v500


Email me privately and I'll send you the asc data sheet directly from Hitachi... Make sure to give me enough information about this to jog my elderly memory - I get between 3-5 thousand emails a day...
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Blue area near center of screen


Uh Oh! blue screen of death. Your light engine has warped a little from overheating and is distorting the picture.

My suggestion to you is to get on the phone with hitachi and start complaining, then keep complaining until they agree to pay for it. You may have to get the problem diagnosed by a pro before they agree to pay for it though.

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If the pink spot appears as mostly a circle in the middle if the screen then a light engine is needed. If it is an even coverage than possibly just a memory initilization needed by a technician.

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