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Picture color washed out

I have a Hitachi 60V500 LCD rear projection TV. The picture is clear and the blue color is perfect. The rest of the picture is orange except for the black areas. I have replaced the bulb and the problem still exisists. Anyone have any ideas????

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Have authorized servicer do a memory intialization this is ussually for a pinkish or reddish picture

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My tv has a blue ghost like liquid coming down from the top right side


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. 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, Pioneer, Hitachi, Zenith, and others. You can get a convergenece repair kit wiith 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
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Problem #2

Another common problem is dull or washed out video.
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This is a problem with the color weel wich is located in the light engine most of the time tiu need to check out the model numbers to check this out

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It looks like the red is not converging on my Hitachi 60V500A LCD Rear Projection Television. I'm thinking that I need a new Lamp Engine. Does that seem correct?


Good Luck with this. We have complained about a darkening screen we were told to replace the lamp. We did so for $100. After the problem was only getting worse, they said it was because I did not purchase a "Hitachi" bulb. They stated they knew their's were more expensive ($300) but should solve the problem. Well, we didn't bite. It became clear that we no longer could see blues, pinks, yellow, and most browns. A call back to customer service stating these problems ended with us learning we needed to replace a color engine to the tune of $850-$1200. We have only had the tv for about 4 years. Needless to say we bought a new Samsung Plasma for a little more than the replacement part. Hitachi products, never again.

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I have a HITACHI 60in. LCD rear projection tv (model 60v500). I'm getting 2 large oblong red areas in the center of the picture. Is this an adjustment?


Hi,it seems you are experimenting a light engine problem.This is how your tv works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLLHnQ4y-wo So basically the 3 Lcd chips that create the colors and image is going bad and thats why you get that color discoloration.Contact Hitachi or look for your light engine online.God bless you and your house!

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42 inch hitachi plasma


the more the tv remains on the picture gets out of focus mainly in the midle of screen. Sure sounds like tv needs some light engine repair or replacement.

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LIGHT ENGINE FOR THE HITACHI 60V500


Hitachi WILL replace the part... My tv is over 4 years old and the light engine went bad. They sent me a new light engine free of charge two weeks ago and now it is PERFECT! When you call them make sure to ask for their superior if you get denied by someone.

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Hitachi-picture goes out but can still have sound


If it is a Hitachi 60V500 LCD projection TV, then I would suspect the lamp being the problem.

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Blue Spot in top center of screen


same problem, guy said i need a COLOR DRIVE!! $1000, trying to find cheaper

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