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I have a red and blue shadow in my picture

There is a red and blue shadow in my picture and have tried to fix the convergance, but it shows my blue is alligned and the red just won't allign. Some of the allignment lines are actually slanted. No matter what I try I can't seem to line them up, I can't even get them close! What do I do?

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  • maskedsob Jul 14, 2008

    Having the same problems on my RCA 52" (Mod. HD52W67) projection TV. Alligned up convergence cross hairs but picture is still off

  • cuznjune1 Aug 31, 2008

    the picture is perfect accept for the green, it is curved and lower that the rest of the picture. we cannot find the owners manuel. please help us.

  • chefjbeck Oct 23, 2008

    I am experiencing the red and blue shadowing too but my problem includes a concave warping of the overall picture. Tried to use red balance adjust but it did nothing. Its like watching a 3D Imax Panoramic movie without the glasses! Help!

  • brianchurch1 Nov 03, 2008

    This is the second time this has happened in the last 2 years to this tv. Had a repair man fix it the last time and cost my parents $260.00 to have it fixed. I would like to find out if i could fix it for them instead of a repair man. The red and blue shadowy lines look bad. Must of been something simple because it didn't take repair man very long to fix it. What do i need to replace for what ever is wrong?

  • allysuber Nov 14, 2008

    like wacthing 3d without glasses

  • cindyeden Nov 17, 2008

    it is like i am watching the tv in 3d. what is the problem

  • rcpeters007 Dec 07, 2008

    I have the red shadowing also.



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Well i think its an circuit prob if theres any circuit break on the pcb panel or panel connector would b loose

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