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I have a magnavox 51mp392h rear projection tv and im having problems with the convergance

The red is out of whack and i can only adjust left to right . it wont let me adjust up and down..and some of the cross's are slanted at a angle

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51MP392H/17

Actually I have this TV and you need 2 Convergence IC's STK392-120's (120's and 150's will work) of course order 2 of the same type I'm using replacement 150's they allow for a little higher heat and were cheaper ALSO you need to replace the 12 resistors with 6.8 ohm metal film resistors, make sure they are metal film! don’t skimp out here I did and then they blew and fried my IC's and I had to replace everything again!

Great reference link that I posted
pictures on, check out page 3
http://www.techlore.com/forum/thread/16736/Magnavox-51MP392H-17-51-quot--TV-has-double-vision/

Where I got my parts that worked:
Suburban Electronics
http://www.suburban-elect.com/
Manual Library you should find all you need here:
http://www.techlore.com/group/2/list_downloads



What you need:
(2) STK392-120 OR STK392-150 IC
chips
(12) 6.8 Ohm Metal Film resistors
set of star screw drivers
15 watt pencil solder pencil, DO NOT use a high watt iron you will fry the surface mounted item.
good leaded solder, and flux


BTW if you don’t plan on trying this and are going to throw out the TV, I still need a IC convergence board for a 51MP392H/17 TV I'm fixing, I'm willing to pay S/H and buy your IC board that’s not been tampered with.
Edwinkraus@hotmail.com

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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My tv is a magnavox and we bought it about 3 years ago and it is now showing like a double picture the color is hazy and pinkish looking the model is 51MP392H/17


The problem of your unit is the convergence. Try to adjust it using the original remote control in the setting menu, then goto the convergence section adjust the red and blue convergence, you should move red and blue UP, DOWN and LEFT or RIGHT, if you cannot move them far enough the convergence IC is defective, replacing this IC will restore the original setting of your tv. This convergence IC is attach to a large aluminum plate it is the heat sink this IC has a marking of STK-#### followed by numbers, remember be careful when replacing this IC you may accidentally tampered or damage the PCB and cause much damage to your unit. Or you can contact a technician to do it for you and save you from stress good day and best regards. Try to check this link for the convergence http://www.google.com.ph/search?q=convergence+ic&hl=tl&sa=X&tbm=isch&prmd=ivns&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&biw=798&bih=472&ech=1&psi=JZdtTvDCPIe4iAe72sTABA.1315804977740.3&emsg=NCSR&noj=1&ei=MpdtTpa4OKKSiQfBpcjGBA

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I cant line the red and green crosses up left and right but i can move them up and down. I have two pics in diferent colors


The tv have a convergence problems,it is dead.Tv have colors lines like R,G,B mis alignments,have colors pictures shadows or 3D pictures look alike?Yes,than the tv convergence board it is dead.The tv convergence board must require replacing 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors too.To fixed the tv convergence board to solved the tv convergence picture problems.The shop will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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The picture on my phillips rear projection tv is red and I can't change it by adjusting colors. What is wrong and how can I fix it?


Tv have colors lines R,G,B mis alignment any colors,shadows colors, 3D pictures,the tv have a problems known as a convergence problems.The tv convergence board is dead.The 2 STK Convergence ICS and some or all it resistors are dead too.Must replaced these parts to solved convergence problems.The shop will cost $300-350 for parts and labors.

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How do i reset the convergence on my rear projection tv


Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.

Common Symptoms include....
  • 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.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

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Here is a quick test....

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

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right. And you should be able to get the grid straight.

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

Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence your need to fix it. See below for a fix

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You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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My magnavox 51mp392h rear projection tv has a yellowish color on both the left and right side otherwise the picture looks fine. recently replaced the convergence chips, which fixed that problem


Its the CRT fluid.
This is a common problem. Its called a convergence failure.

Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:


  • Screen Looks 3D
  • Colors wont align
  • Video may look distorted
Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over. Symtoms

  • Dull looking video
  • White looking video
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking video

You can see some examples and find a fix here...

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My magnavox 51mp392h has a convergence issue. the


Convergence is dead.Know how to solders? Must replaced the 2 convergence ICS and all it resistors.Tries Tv repair World.com,Tvrepairkit.com to buy a convergence kit to repair it ur self.The shop will $300 for the parts and labors.

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I have a red and green rainbow double effect on my


No, Ur convergence is dead,require soldering change parts like convergence ICs and resistors.The shop well cost u $300 parts and labors.

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his is a very common failure on Projection TV sets.
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.
Also - Dull video problems...
You can see some example photos and find a solution here...
http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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Colors dont align


This is a common problem. Your convergence has gone out.

Common symptoms are...

1) 3D Video
2) Warped Video
3) Convergence menu does not adjust the red or blue correctly.

Go here for a solution...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861627-updated_convergence_problems_amp

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A sign that amps are going bad, right now you can check resistors in convergence board alongside the amps, check resistance to see if right.

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