Question about Hitachi 43GX01B 43" Rear Projection Television

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Akai pth5488 54 inch rear projection television

The picture has red and green ghosts. The tv is almost 5 years old and off warranty. I checked the manual that came with the tv and tried to adjust the convergence but I have no idea what I am doing and it is not working. Someone suggested I clean the rear projection lenses and I have no idea what or where they are. Please help me.

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  • jrdad Dec 12, 2008

    it sounds like my 43" is doing the same thing, except it smelled like something was burning and the screen would do a fizzle effect. any ideas?

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Ghosting of the image


The most likely cause is shorted convergence chips and possibly a few pico fuses.

These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony,Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer2_bing.gif Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get a convergenece repair kit with instructions from the links below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2
Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

You can see some more examples and find a fix herebb0cf99.png http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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Sony KP-43HT20 Projection TV


5 times blinks is error code for No Good White Balance and you said that picture is very green.
As you know TV is approx 7 years old so it needs RGB gain adjustments.
If you are TV tech person or know about TV repair, let me know to guide you further. Or contact local TV repair shop to fix it.

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Ghosting in red ,blue & green


Sounds like an allinment problem with the color projection you can allin yourself via small screws on color tubes in rear. but be careful as tv needs to be on to do it.

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Red ghosting on images that are not closeup


1. Power off -- let bulb cool.
2. Display - 5 - VOL+ - Power (in quick sequence) to display service menu.
3. Go into the user menu and set auto revision back to auto.
4. Put an image on the screen that shows the problem. I always found the edges of a 4:3 aspect ratio signal displayed the ghosting very well on my set.
5. Use 2 to scroll through the categories to find D GM TG
6. Use 1 to scroll through items in D GM TG to find V POS D
7. Write down current value.
9. Use 3 and 6 to change the value to minimize the ghosting. You should only need to move it up or down a value or two.
10. Press Mute - Enter to save the changes.
11. Power off and let the bulb cool.

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Blue shadows/ghosts


how old is the tv ??
if this tv is older than 5 years it may need to refill the liquid on the proyection bulbs and/or could have contaminats in the fluid causing the ghost and to fix that you will need a professional person to do it

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Red tint on the entire picture


Always try your extended warranty!.....Probable cause = bad
red tube. One adjustment may help---turn down red screen
control, located behind technician access panel in front of set.

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Blue, red and green ghosting, curves in picture


convergance amp ic bad
http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html

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Sony KP-43T70 green ghost problem


The cause of the problem can be that the CRT-s are getting weak. Life span of CRT is around 30000 hours of working time. Please calculate. If you need more info please advice.

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