Question about Hitachi 53SDX01B 53" Rear Projection Television

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Shadow around objects in picture...shadow is bluish

I tried using the magic focus button for convergence. This did not solve the problem I am curious if there is another way to converge. If so how? also if not, what else can i do to solve my blue shadow problem in my television.

i have a Hitachi 53SDX01B rear projection television. Thank you.

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  • zteck Dec 25, 2007

    Picture is coming but has a curved line on the bottom of the screen and on top of the screen. the colors are also messed up. 

  • Anonymous Jul 09, 2008

    I have a blue shadow to the right of objects. The magic focus does well through the red and green, but stalls on the blue convergence.

  • Anonymous Jul 18, 2008

    My shadow is red, worse with words on screen

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Do not adjust any knobs as instucted in the previous thread if you TV have a convergence problem. Doing so will only make things worse. The blog does however show you how to fix other common problems with these sets.

Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem

  • 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.
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Here is a quick test....

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

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.



You should be able to move them up, down, left, and right.

If you can't move tshadow around objects in picture...shadow is bluis - 2c07611.pngdirections your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

2c07611.pngSolution #1

You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kits for most models. If you don't see a kit for your set send them a quick note and they will put one together for you. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.

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KIT10 $29.50
Repair Kit for Hitachi convergence Chassis DP-14G
KIT10 Includes 2 pcs STK392-150 , 1 each of the following 1W axial lead fusible resistors:


http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showpost.php?p=564268&postcount=220
http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html

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