Recently the picture on this TV 'went out'. Kind of hard to describe but I can see red colors but nothing else. I tried using the 9-point convergance and all three of the colors came on and went through their routine. Occasionally the picture will work ok but most of the time it does not. One additional point, when I hit the menu button (at which point the picture shrinks and the menu pops up) the menu items appear to be 'washed out' but the picture looks ok.
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Re: Very Dark Picture
This sounds like a typical problem in the sweep power supply.. theres a filter capacitor for the CRT screen voltages that is most likly open or changed value. the first clue is that you get all your colors on the convergence. this is a high voltage circuit and should not be messed with by the user unless they have solid state repair exoperience and know all the high voltage saftey factors involved. Please call in a trained tech to assist you in this matter. Good Luck
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green sounds like a TV problem if persists with other games could be TV but im kinda thinking it is ingame settings occasionally updates can reset picture settings in the game i think for black ops it had some kind of adjust brightness until you can't see this object in background and sometimes it helps to go back and check that only other explanation would be you went to different resolution ex: 480, 720(hi def), 1080(highest high def)
I've had this problem with my projection TV recently. I would say your lens/lamp is to blame. It might be time to change it, depends on the last time it was changed, most of the time, the TV will tell you that it needs to be changed, but not always. I think your best bet is the TV lamp.
Normal color picture is composed with 3 colors R-G-B (Red-Green-Blue). Picture turns Red means: Missing Green and Blue colors (many reasons: bad contacts, projector tubes dead, and other...). Try to give some "tabs" to diagnose ... I don't know what is the type of your Projection TV, how long you owned it, to have more idea.
If this is a CRT-based TV and it's been played most of the time, you may have a bad picture tube, especially if strong red colors bleed to the right. CRT's dim with use, unlike LCD or plasma. But it could also be trouble in the video circuits - none of this falls into the DIY category, unfortunately. High voltage involved, unless you're comfortable around it and want to try turning up the screen controls inside the TV. If you do, let me know - but "no response at all" from the external adjustments points to a more serious problem.
Are you using component cables (red/green/blue)? Check your connections to see that they are all seated properly. When using component cables, if only the green is plugged in, it will give you a black and white picture. You will get color once you plug in the red and blue.
What kind of sources are you using? what kind of cables are you using? Need these kinds of specifics to ehlp you out.
sounds to me that your picture tube needs rejuvenated.
You will need to get it done by a tech.
mechanical doesn't mean a thing when it comes to electronics.
Mechanics when working on electronics, end up costing more damage when you end up taking it to a tech.