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My tv is showing 3d picturces, how do I fix it.

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Showing irregular colors are red green and yellow and doubles


Tv have a problems known as a picture convergence problems,it is dead.Tv have colors R,G,B lines are mis alignments in pictures,have colors shadows pictures or 3D picture look alike?Yes,than the tv convergence board it dead,tv must require replacement on the tv convergence board like 2 STK conconvergence ICS and some or all of it resistors too,to fixed the tv convergence board to solved tv convergence pictures problems.The tvs shops will cost u like $300-$350 for parts and labors.

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We have a RCA D52W23 rear projection TV. Now the color looks like it is in 3D. A friend has the same problem a few years ago and bought a part on line and fixed it themselves. What is the part and where...


projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video) 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. 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 see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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My rear projection TV looks like a 3d movie with the color seperated! what can i do to fix it?


Install the RCA repair kit called the ITC222 and ITC222A convergence option missing repair kit. Its available from www.tvrepairworld.com and contains the parts plus instructions on CD.

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How do you fix a 52" hdtv ready when its in 3D blurry format


This tv doesn't have 3D capabilities - the image appears blurry because both images are displayed on the same screen at the same time. Just don't use the 3D option from the BluRay player, view the movie normally - 2D.

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HDLP50W151 50 in. Rear Projection HDTV Television: have a 48 inch rca projection tv and the picture i...


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. 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 photos of convergence problems.

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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right. And you should be able to get the grid straight.

If you can't move them in all directions or cant move them far enough your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence your need to fix it. See below for a fix

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You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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My rca toshiba 50 inch projection tv is showing a 3d color curve


Need the model number to help as I am not sure of you have a RCA or a Toshiba

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3d effects


it will cost between $300-$700 to fix the convergence a new board was needed.... dumped the Zenith got a RCA LCD 40inch

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Bad picture


3d multicolor pitcture. is and indication of what is known as a convergence problem. First question. when you go into customer setup menu do you have the convergence option. if you do not then it is a common problem known as the fl231. This is a special type fuse that tells the tv that it is a three tube projection and not a one tube type tv. If you do have the option go into it and got to both blue and red convergence see if they move at all using the remote. if they do not move then you might have a convergence power board problem. if they do it might be a convegence amp or just s setup issue. i HOPE ITS just the fl231 there like 5 dollars and easy to replace if you know how to solder i fix this problem weekly on these sets at the shop. WARNING THESE SET GENERATE LEATHAL VOLTAGES EVEN UNPLUG THEY HOLD A CHARGE. if you are not experence with electronics be carefull. if you have any question let me know if i can help

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RCA PROJECTION TV


That is because the color guns aren't converged. A very common problem. 1st run the convergence utility in the on screen menu. If that doesn't help, the convergence amplifier modules are either coming unsoldered or actually failing. All shops that do projection TVs are well versed in this. $250 - $500. If you are good at soldering, I can go on with the details.
Hope Ya Fix It.

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