Question about Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection Television

1 Answer

Smoking Replacement IC'S!

I have the panasonic ptv47 projection set and ordered the sanyo stk394-160 replacement ic's. After soldering both new ic's to board and turning set on, i see smoke and the set turns itself off. Checked solder joints to ic's to make sure their not touching and as far as i can see they are not. Is there anything else that could cause the smoke? The lamps do not turn at all by the way. Could I have fried something on the board when I desoldered the original ic's? Help!

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Panasonic Master
  • 5,138 Answers

You used the wrong ICs STK392-110s upgrade to 392-180s.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

No picture in panasonic rear projection tv


Your symptom sounds like a damaged convergence IC.


If this is the case the power LED should be blinking 3 times when trying to power the set up.

You should be able to get a local service center to repair this at
your house for between $350.00 - $450.00, If you want to repair this set yourself, I have some instructions below that will be a help to you.
While it is not a very hard repair, this repair can be a bit tricky. If you have a 45W soldering iron, solder, solder wick, and
heat sink compound you can repair it yourself.

When you remove the old IC's, please be sure to remove all of the old
heat sink compound, as it can act as an insulation for the new IC's and cause them to overheat. I usually clean the heat sinks with alcohol and a small rag.

There are two and large IC’s that control the convergence in a big screen set. Some of the newer sets only have one. If you only have one, it is right in the middle of the set on the center
circuit board. They are secured to a very large aluminum heat sink. They will have a part number stamped on them that will start with an STKXXX-XXX, like STK392-110.

Along with the convergence IC’s there will also be some associated components that will need to be replaced as well. There are some resistors that are part of the convergence circuit that will be open and need to be replaced. Most likely these will appear charred in the center. If you have an Ohm Meter or a DVM, check all the resistors that are close to the IC’s and you should be looking for either ones that have opened or have changed values.

If one of the convergence IC’s are found to be bad, I would replace them both, if one has gone bad the other may go soon. I usually order my parts from Andrews
Electronics in California, they will have the OEM components that you will need.
Their site is
http://www.andrewselectronics.com/welcome.aspx
And their
phone number is a 24-Hour Order Desk: (800) 274-4666
I recommend the
phone order so you can talk to the person about the different types of IC’s that are available.

I would also advise that the convergence IC’s be OEM or better, just because they are cheap does not mean that they are a
good deal. I have seen the cheap IC’s fail after a short time, even though they look exactly like the OEM IC’s. I think that the bottom line is that you will get what you pay for when it comes to the parts.

You can also try
http://www.tvrepairkits.com/ , I have not tried them yet, but they do carry OEM or better parts.

I hope this
information allows you to resolve this issue.
If you need further assistance please comment to this post and I will try to help you further.

Thanks for using FixYa
asnowman

Jul 26, 2010 | Panasonic PT-47WX53 47" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Panasonic (PT-56HX41PF) rear-projection tv with no picture


The three blinks indicates a convergence IC fault. The convergence ICs must be replaced with the manufacturer replacement part. Use only the original replacement part. Your set uses STK392-110 convergence ICs.
These ICs are mounted on a large heat sink. Yes, you can replace it yourself and save few hundred bucks. But you must be knowledgeable enough on how to solder, resolder and use a multimeter.
You will need:
  1. Convergence ICs
  2. Heat sink grease or thermal compound
  3. Soldering iron
  4. Solder lead.
  5. Digital multimeter
  6. Solder pump
  7. Small side cutter
Feel free to inform me if you decide to replace the ICs yourself

Dec 03, 2009 | Panasonic PT-56HX41 56" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

How do you replace ic chips on Panasonic 52 inch hdtv projection?


Most IC's on circuit boards these days are of the surface mount variety. You will need special Desoldering Equipment to remove these chips, especially the one wth 100 or more pins, the type of equipment used in this process heats all sides of the chip at once while a small suction that grabs the chip for removal. Now the SIP chips (Single inline package). chips which usually consists of less then 20pins can be removed with a desoldering gun such as the HAko 880 desoldering gun. Or you can use a standard soldering iron and solder Wick, that can be found at Radio Shack under Soldering Braide).. These procedures are common for all IC replacement. I am asuming you are trying to remove the Convergence IC on this model, The two large Black one labeled STK-392-110, the correct and easy way to remove these is to remove the entire board from the unit and remove the two screws holdinf each one in place, Unsolder the pins of each one and remove the IC, reverse this process to reinstall them. Good soldering technique is critical here as you don't want to bridge pins together causing yourself more problems. Double check your soldering and Double check it again.

Thanks :
Delhielectronics@live.com

Sep 28, 2009 | Panasonic PT-53WX53 53" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Red ,Blue and Yellow lines off,curving inword from top and bottom


Its failure of 2 convergence out ICs and requires replacement.
You can replace these ICs if you have basic electronics knowledge and good soldering experience. let me know to provide you more info about parts.

Feb 20, 2009 | Panasonic PT-53TW53 53" Rear Projection...

5 Answers

Stk394-160 Convergence IC, number on top right of chip


I have read both of the above posts.
On the first post, the 'codes' are the date codes. Both parts were manufactured in 2007, and will have no bearing on performance, should both lots not be the same as they were manufactured on different weeks.

On the second post:
There is allot of misinformation on the web pertaining to the applications of STK394-160(E)'s.
This special device was manufactured by Sanyo exclusively for Hitachi PTV's. They will not work in any other projection TV's except for Hitachi. Let me say this again, "They will not work in any other projection TV's except for Hitachi." The 'E' suffix is the nomenclature for PB Free or lead free. All STK394-160's were manufactured as 'lead free'. The 'E' will not appear on the part. Here's more information:

For Hitachi PTV's ( Projection TV's ), STK392-150 replaces STK392-110. STK392-120 should be replaced with STK392-120 or STK394-160's in matched pairs. The -120's are 4 amp devices while both the -110's and -150's are 3 amp. We market replacement kits for -110's that contain two original Sanyo STK392-150's and the associated resistors along with solder and resistor designations for all models. We also have an STK394-160 Kit, along with solder and resistor designations for all models.

Prelco electronics is a direct purchaser of STK's IC's directly from Sanyo Semiconductor Distribution. If you would like the real parts, your search has ended. Parts can be ordered on line, or toll free: 888-773-5268, ( 908-429-9999 local ) Sales X 2, http://www.prelcoparts.com
Feel free to contact us via email: sales@prelcoparts.com

Nov 29, 2008 | Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Toshiba 42h81


STK392-110 's = replace with Toshiba or Sanyo quality only..
What was the location & value of the resistor ?
An IC, if shorted internally,can prevent the tv from powering up..
Re-check soldered in 5 amp micro fuses F850,851,852,etc
Fix it ! ..............................T.

Aug 28, 2008 | Toshiba 42H81 42" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Re:hello again


resistor replacement is very easy compared to IC replacement. You have to unsolder one side of the resitor and lift that side out of circuit in order to test it properly and if it doesnt measure its open and will need to be replaced or if it reads more thatn 5% of the rated resistance it will also have to be removed as the resistors are all 5% tolerance or less in convergence circuits

Jun 07, 2008 | Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

IC replacement Question


Check this site for more info on a rebuilt board becuase I do no think Panasonic will have new boards.

Apr 07, 2008 | Panasonic PT-47WX53 47" Rear Projection...

3 Answers

Samsung hcm4215w Convergence board problem


Use PANASONIC STK's.They are expensive,but they hold up!Safe,durable repairs require OEM or BETTER quality replacement parts.

Sep 27, 2007 | Samsung HCM4215W 42" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Convergence adjustments


did you use the proper STK IC's Do the replacement IC's have SANYO on the face of them? If they do not, this could be your problem. You must use the IC that the manufacturer recommends. All IC's are not alike. Go to MCM electronics and enter your IC number and they sell original SANYO IC's. Good Luck

Jul 18, 2007 | Panasonic PT-51HX41 51" Rear Projection...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection Television Logo

Related Topics:

39 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Panasonic Projection Televisions Experts

Jaime Hernandez

Level 3 Expert

2267 Answers

Josh Whitehead
Josh Whitehead

Level 3 Expert

1146 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

68157 Answers

Are you a Panasonic Projection Television Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...