Is there a way to fix the color on a television?
"Fixing" the color of TV is a bit vague. What's wrong with the color? There are some things that can be done, and some that can't. If the color is "off" and things are wack, there could be a handful of things that might contribute to the set's performance. Let's look at some. The (color) picture tube (the cathode ray tube, or CRT) has three electron guns in the back. They're all sealed inside the tube, and they stay there for the life of that tube. The cathode of the gun "wears out" after a while and it cannot support demands for "electron production" and high beam current. The cathodes of the guns are the same, but they can age a bit differently, and the supporting electronics may need to be adjusted to restore what is called the color balance. Certainly the beams should be adjusted so they run pretty much equally. But there are limits to how far up one can turn the "drives" without the color in the picture "bleeding" outside the edges of images. If the emission of one of the guns is "too low" and it can't be driven hard enough to create the nice, bright picture one wants, it might be possible to "restore" the cathode. In this process, a technician with what is called a CRT rejuvenator can "overdrive" the cathodes a bit in an attempt to get a bit more life out of the cathode, and, thereby, the CRT. But most shops don't like to do this because the process can damage the CRT and make it unusable. Plus, it may not work. It's not cost effective for them to burn time on this, even if they have the piece of gear it takes to perform the task. Let's look at some other stuff. It may be that the set has lost some of its convergence. What that means is that the beams aren't all "tracking" the same pixels at the same time. Convergence is something that a technician adjusts by connecting a piece of equipment (a "pattern generator") to the set that generates several different test pictures that can be used to line things up. The convergence magnets are tweaked to make things right. (In a few sets, the technician might have to actually go a bit farther to try to get the convergence back.) By the way, anyone who starts adjusting the convergence magnets without the equipment or the knowledge to competently set the CRT up usually makes things worse and can't get them back to the place where the adjustments were begun. A combination of these factors (and perhaps one or two other things) may be behind the need to "fix the color" of a TV. In this day and age, the set is probably at the end of its life. CRT's can be rebuilt, but almost no one does it any more. It's not cost effective to do that like is used to be. And it's not cost effective to buy a new CRT, either. New sets are dirt cheap. And that's the CRT TV's. How about a new flat screen? Or a good used set from a TV shop or thrift store? They're available to those on a budget. If you're stuck with a TV that isn't performing well and you're on a budget, start looking at the thrift stores, and the second hand stores. Check with some TV shops to see if they have some unclaimed repairs they're selling. If you're flush, treat yourself to a new set. Make it a fun adventure. Hang out in the stores for a bit and get an education. (Do not buy the first thing you see or are shown.) And donate your old set to a non-profit. Please don't toss it in the dumpster. The land fills don't need the extra junk. Good luck resolving your difficulties.
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Depending on what is wrong with. I would start by plugging in the AC power cord, and take it from there.
Televisions are complex devices and modern ones use automated production to ensure the quality of the components that deal with the high data throughput found inside them. Fix…ing a television now requires information and tools only available to commercial repair centers. Older CRT televisions are somewhat simpler but anyone asking this question should be warned that they contain lethal voltages which can remain present for days or weeks after the television has been switched off. If you are not qualified and experienced, avoid remove the case of any television. A TV repair is best left to the professionals.
Hit it with a wrench.
Why? Because people wanted to see the moving pictures in colour, the same as they see things in real life. It was very difficult to create the impression of moving colour i…mages by transmitted electronic signals in the early days of television, but eventually 'colour tv' was invented. There are different ways that colour is made to appear on tv screens, but all involve the transmission of electronic signals to the tv set. The tv interprets those signals and rapidly makes a flickering coloured display. The flicker is too fast for the human eye to detect, it all looks like normal motion and the colours all look like true (or almost true) colours. This is an 'optical trick', so that you see, not a lot of different coloured dots, but the resulting blended shade or tone. To illustrate: In painting we know that the colour green can be made by mixing blue and yellow paints. This basic idea is behind the creation of coloured tv pictures, but a different set of physical characteristics of light are used. For more information, see Related links below this box.
well its pretty easy, first you need to check and see if its power suply is charged. But it can cost up to 300$ expensive but worth it, if that is not the case you are not pay…ing the bill, or your televisions color system is out and you need to replace it, but this future can cost 100$-200$ and all together it would be very expensive if these tips do not work then something beyond my capability is happening.
Yes. First, the problem may be a matter of simple adjustments in the settings menu. Sadly, many manufacturers ship their TV's with the brightness turned way up which affects t…he life of the bulbs. If playing with the settings does not help, the next step may be to clean off the bulbs inside the casing. This should be done by a technician. If cleaning the dust off does not solve the problem then bulb replacement is next on the list.
John Logie Baird publicly announced a color TV. in 1928
I figured out my tv has black spots because of Windex it went all the way down into the tv because I forgot to wipe it how do you fix it?
Sorry. You can't fix this problem.
1959 in Australia.
As for the sound, folks have complained that it's prone to getting really loud, then really quiet, without warning and seemingly without reason. This is caused by the auto vol…ume leveling software in the TV. It's really quite terribly implemented. Turn off AVL/AVS, and this problem should go away".
On the television, you will see two buttons. One is facing right, one is facing left. The left one will turn the volume down, and the right one will turn the volume up. It's s…imple!
Ya im having the same problem i don't really understand the concept. thers not enough instructions.. tell me if you figure it out!
im having the same problame... i dont know where to start haha
In which way? This depends on what you need fixing. The easiest way though is to buy a new one. It also depends on brand and product. or try switching the white wire ,take the… bendy bit out swap it around and put it back in again
Throw out the tv. An area in the back stores electricity and you can get shocked if you mess with it. When tv's had tubes, they were repairable. Electronic circuit boards aren…'t worth the effort or cost in most cases.