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fish bowl effect picture distortion

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by GalacticaActual, Jun 30, 2004.

  1. GalacticaActual

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    Does any one know any thing about how to fix a fishbowl type effect on a loewe television. In widescreen mode the piture seems to distort on the far left and right of the screen and in the middle like a house of mirrors or fish bowll effect. It is most noticable if you are stetching a 4;3 piture to fill the screen which is fair enough as you are stretching the picture. But, it is also apparent on 16:9 images as well. surely this is not right.
    Any body out there with any idears?? :lease:
     
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    Ahhhhh........the joys of CRT screens.

    This is a service menu tweak on most makes - if it's under warranty, get an engineer out (it's safer than DIY).
     
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    What would the service menu tweek be?

    I have already used it to correct the geomaty and over scan.

    any idear what heading it would be under. H-amp v-amp s-corr ect. or would it be under something else? anyone had this problem and sorted it out???

    OH and thanks for the reply nigel :thumbsup:
     
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    Probably Pincushion (or PIN) - possibly others too to fine tune it.
     
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    Thanks nigel :smashin:

    The problem is, on the standard geomaty setings in the loewe sevice menu it does not give you that many options. As far as I can find there is no pincushion adjustment. When I had my sony kvs6fs76u there seemed to be alot more adjustments in its service menu than on the loewe. There is only about a dozen or so settings on the loewe service menu for geomatry where as on the old sony there was about 50!!! :confused:
     
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    It can sometines be called E-W or east-west correction.
     
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    I have tried the ew settings. there are 3 or 4 cant remeber at the mo as I am at work. Ewamp upper and lower curve the picture in the corners of the screen and you can also move them altogether giving the efect of rounding the actuall picture corners.

    I have used this to help straighten out the top to bottom lines but it has not helped with the picture distortion. especialy in the middel of the screen. I think it is going to be some thing I am gonna have to put up with. I have dealt with a number of my local engineers before with other tvs and most of the time they donot even know how to get in to ther service menu let alone make any adjustments :laugh:

    The problem is only really noticable on say a camera pan against a wall or some thing that fills most of the screen. it will compress then stretch the picture then raise it slightly in the midle then strectch and compress it again on the other side!!

    Both of the loewe nemos tv I have had have done this. :suicide:
     

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