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Color guns out of alignment

Have a 53" Panasonic HDTV 1080i projection set. Model number is PT-53WX53-G. Unit manufactured in 2003. Colors are out of alignment. No luck resetting to default settings. I have tried to adjust color guns using my remote (as per the owner's manual). I have been able to realign the blue color to the target, but cannot get the red color aligned. I can move the red color "alignment cross" up and down, but have only limited movement laterally. The red "alignment cross" is left of center at all stations. I can get the red "alignment cross" to move further left, but cannot get it to move back to the right. Any obvious maintenance a layperson can try inside the console? Willing to get inside and tinker, but am by no means a qualified electronics tech. I do have a service call scheduled, but wanted to see if there might be solutions I could try in the interim. Thanks, Tim

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    My red and Blue align using the remote , but green is way out

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    pt-61hx40b chassis #bp819 2 years ago this month i had my 2 convergences ic's 392110 replaced but the blue is still out,in 1080 i when used w/xbox 360 it is really out.did the eprom need to to be adjusted? when convergence ics put in person/friend had no service manual to let them know possible eprom reset unlike magic focus w/ hitachi brands.4-5 months later person thought that eprom needed to be adjusted after working on a few more 61 s and some 51 s from panasonics.when using cable its only slightly noticeable.when in hi-def really bad compared to standard.

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    am adding a R.C.A digital antennae to try & pickup some stations & can't select "signal meter" as per t.v. instructions. it has a gray color which i can only assume that this model won't allow, though it doesn't state that anywhere in owner manual.

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It sounds to me like the convergence amps themselves have failed. Ic7001 and Ic7002, both are STK392-110 Sanyo built Ic's and not an expensive job for a qualified shop. When shopping around for a shop to repair it ask what they charge for replacement of the convergence amps in this unit. And take the unit to them to save pickup and delivery charges...
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I have a panasonic 1080i projection tv.i cannot align my color i went to convergence to align and thay will not align

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