Question about Sony KP-46WT510 46" Rear Projection HDTV

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Picture is concaved and all the colors are off.

Tv is 3 years old. Turned it on today and the top and bottom of the picture is concaved and the red green and blue colors of off.

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    I have the same model KP-46WT510 tv with the same issue. I feel comfortable repairing myself. Of course the extended warrenty expired 6 months ago. Your assistance is appreciated.

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I have the same problem. If I take this to a repair shop how much $$$ am I looking at?

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If you can solder and feel comfortable working inside the set, you should be able to fix this yourself. Please confirm the model number and I can provide the required parts and further instructions.

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Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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You will need to get a convergence done and the resistors on the conversion IC's checked and bad ones replaced

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