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Philips 60PW9363 60 in. Rear Projection Television, red sideways hourglass

Hi - can you give me any more info on your fix for the sideways hourglass and part #'s for the IC's with URL's where to buy them?

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You can get the Kit at the following link which contains both ICs and the 12 Convergence resistors plus free instructions on how to do the repair. Its listed under their Convergence repair kit category and its called the DPTV305 - DPTV345 convergence repair kit. Here is the link.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

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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.


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Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

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TV set after fluid change

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