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Picture and colour are distorted. There seems to be a wavy shadowing effect on the screen. Could it be the colour wheel?

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Hi.

If the colors do not match, then it is the convergence.

Let me know if you want more information on this.

Regards.

Ginko.

Posted on Mar 05, 2011

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