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Convergence out of addjustment

My tv started to show little line`s shooting across it and the picture is bowed from the top and bottom it`s arched and the picture is out of adjustment is this something i can fix or do i need a tv repairman ,and what could this cost to fix,the tv is about 5 years old,thanks jerry

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    same convergence problem! Called the local service center and the cost to fix it is $972! Not sure if this is worth it and if this high cost is fair to fix this problem

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You need to get a service tech for that problem,it might need new amps for the convergence and then adjustments that only can be done from the service menu.

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My rear projection television is showing a double picture with the blue out of allignment. It also shows a bow on the top and a bow on the bottom.


The tv have a problems known as a convergence problems,tv convergence board it is dead.Tv have R,G,B colors lines mis alignments,have colors pictures shadows or 3D pictures look alike?Yes.The tv convergence board it is dead.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 picture convergence problems.The tv shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

Apr 24, 2011 | Zenith IQC50H95W 50" Rear Projection...

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Screen is bowed on top and bottom.


Projection sets have two very common problems outlined below.

The first common problem is convergence

These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. The TV can also shut down when the convergence starts to fail.

Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer, Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith, RCA and others.


You can more info and a DIY convergenece repair kit with instructions from TV Repair Kits using the link at the end of this article.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped or bowed
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2 - Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

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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

Jul 13, 2009 | Samsung PCL5415R TV

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Picture arches down at the top and arhes up at the bottom


Your TV most likely has one or more possible problems.

Problem #1: Convergence Chip Failure ( common problem )

Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem
  • 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.
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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.

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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 note and they will put one together for you. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.


Problem #2 CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

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TV set after fluid change

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What you will need to do is replace the coolant and clean the crt. You can get a repair kit from www.TvRepairKits.com that includes replacement coolant, photos. instructions, etc.

Apr 08, 2009 | Philips Magnavox 9P6034C 60" Rear...

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RCA P60752EBLG1 Convergence Problem


If you wish to get some details; visit the site linked here. Pull up older posts.
http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
Convergence adjustment to projection TVs are given.

Apr 24, 2017 | Televison & Video

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Goofy intermitent picture (bows with wiggly fibers across screen)


Convergence amps are going bad replace these and you will fix your intermittent problem.

josh

Mar 02, 2008 | Mitsubishi WT-46809 46" Rear Projection...

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Problem with convergence


bad convergence ic's
http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html

Jan 03, 2008 | Philips Magnavox 9P6034C 60" Rear...

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Arch on top and bottom of screen


I read that these sets have a problem with the yokes on tubes sliding down some- there for causing this problem make sure yokes are all the way up on neck of picture tubes,this may fix your problem!

Dec 27, 2007 | Philips 55PW9363 55" Rear Projection...

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No picture have sound


sounds like your IC's took a dive again. Did you change them or a shop? You have to also make sure that when you change the IC's that you put plenty of heat sink compound on the back of the IC's and do not use the cheapy IC's that you can get for 20 bucks or less as I have found they do not last. This convergence board should be available as a complete board. Good Luck

Mar 29, 2007 | Zenith IQZ60Z97D 60 in. Rear Projection...

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Sony kp-46s25


It sounds like you are going to need to have the convergence IC's replaced. Not really a hard job, but the job requires the proper tools, soldering skills, and a service manual to get the proper part numbers and to perform convergence alighnment in the service menu after the IC's are replaced. Good Luck

Mar 28, 2007 | Sony KP-46S25 TV

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