Question about Sony KP-57WS510 57" Rear Projection HDTV

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Double Image It is like looking at 3-D but without the glasses. I looked in the manual and I went to the flash focus screen and pressed to start. Then went to the Convergence screen and the crosses were either white, red and white, red, or blue and red beside each other. I tried using the joystick to change them but nothing happened. We do not have any TV repair people in our town and the logistics of moving the "Big" TV to a repairman 45 miles away are diffucult. We are wondering what is involved with the repair and what the approx. cost of repairs should be. Thank you for your help.

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  • boricua55 Sep 13, 2008

    Double image, like seeing 3d without glasses, any ideals

  • Rich Harman Oct 06, 2008

    As well as the convergence being off, the picture is in a convex shape.

  • scdworrell Oct 14, 2008

    On Saturday, our TV started its own 3D programing!! We have tried to adjust the convergence, but the little + won't even move. We tried everything, but nothing is helping. We watched a show, and the longer the show the worse the picture got! We had purchased the extended warranty...and now we are getting snaked by the store/ service center. Any suggestions for fixing..other than target practice!!!

  • dorseydad Dec 02, 2008

    sony 57' kp57ws510 57 in rear

  • derekdp Dec 22, 2008

    how do you change the convergence ICs?

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You have a convergence problem. Here are some of the most common symptoms.
 
Screen looks 3D
One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu. 
Screen is bowed in but stationary.

Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the tv settings then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move them up, down, left, and right.

If you can't move them in all directions your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem. 

>>>Solution<<<< 

You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. 

Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kit for your exact model. The kit includes a photo instruction guide, original Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, etc. Everything you need to fix it yourself. 

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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    Edward Feb 05, 2009

    You may have a convergence problem. Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos.




    • Screen looks 3D

    • Colors don't line up

    • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.

    • Screen is bowed or warped.












    Here is a quick test....



    Using your original remote go-to the tv settings then goto the convergence section.



    Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.







    You should be able to move them up, down, left, and right.



    If you can't move them in all directions your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.





    Solution





    You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kits for most models. If you don't see a kit for your set send them a quick email and they will put one together for you. Their kits includes photo instruction guides, original Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.

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Need to change convergence ICs

If you need more info., let me know and I can go over the details
mahi@pacbell.net

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