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Sony Videoscope XBR 53

Hi, I saw someone else had a similar problem to mine and you tried to help them so I figured I ask you also. I have a Sony Videoscope XBR 53" XP53XBR45 TV. I'm also getting bowing. Mine bows on the top, bottom and right side. and I'm getting triple images. I hears it could be a convergence problem. If so, is this something that needs an adjustment or a new part? I heard that there isn't any parts available for this TV anymore. Thanks..

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    jndnaps Sep 18, 2008

    This is what it looks like








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    jndnaps Sep 18, 2008

    Thanks Abrsvcs. Got a call from Sound Advice and they're saying they can't get any parts for the TV and it can't be fixed, They won't even come out and look at it.

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    jndnaps Sep 19, 2008

    Dan, Thanks for the info. I called another repair place and told them what you said it needs and they said they'd fix it at my house for $350.00.. I can't solder to save my life. I guess I'm more like the Sound Advice guys.. LOL Is that a good price? I really hate to put money in this old TV. I bought it new in 97 and it's been repaired a million damn times. All under warranty though.. I have to pay for this one.. I never had luck with Sony TV's.. If I were to decide to get a new one, What's a good on to buy? I'd like to stay close to the 53" size.. I hear DLP isn't the way to go.. I hear the bulbs don't last long at all and cost a lot to replace.

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This is a convergence problem. Look in the back for a couple of large black ICs attached to a heatsnik. These should be marked STKxxx. These are the convergence ICs and either have bad connections or are defective. If you can solder, try resoldering the pins on these ICs. If that fails to resolve the problem, replace the ICs. There may be other parts that need to be replaced as well. I'll look up your model to find the other parts to check. The convergence board as an assembly, I believe, is no longer available. The parts that you require are available.

Dan

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

  • ABRsvcs Sep 19, 2008

    They are board swappers. Trey looking for the ICs and list the marking here. This can be fixed and shouldn't be too expensive either. More to follow...

    Dan

  • ABRsvcs Sep 19, 2008

    Look for the ICs I mentioned. They are STK392-010 and are available for about $20 each.



    Dan

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