Originally Posted by vertigo777
Thats the weird thing about it. It converges in the middle, but both sides of the screen wont budge laterally when i manually try to converge them. Ive tried the A-CON and manual and neither will allow it. Every other adjustment is workable for sizing and adjustment, as well as both green and blue lens convergences, but not the red.
So the manual zone convergence works just fine for blue, but not for red?
If you move to a zone and try to adjust it on the Red, you're saying nothing happens?
That sounds like a problem in the projector, I can't really help with that one, I suggest you talk to Curt Palme. If you move to a zone and try to adjust it on the Red, you're saying nothing happens?
Ive also had a hard time focusing the red lens, but was told that it doesnt have to be as sharp as the rest. Is that true?
Red should be optically fairly sharp. Blue will never really appear as sharp simply because our eyes can't focus on blue ever well. But focus issues at the screen may not be because of lens focus, but because of beam setup issues and beam focus, which is entirely different.
If you follow the 3x5 card technique by using the phosphor grain to optically focus the tubes as described in the Guy Kuo setup guide I linked to, you can rest assured that's as tightly optically focused as you're gonna get. If the image is still blurry, then the problem is no optical focus but beam focus/setup so then move on and deal with that.
But if convergence isn't working on red and you're having focus issues, it almost sounds like something is messed up with the convergence circuitry, possible it could also be causing issues with the red focus?