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Hitachi 43fdx20b blurred Picture

I'm in Atlanta, Ga and I have a Hitachi 43fdx20b projecion tv about 4 years old with a blurred picture in the lower left hand corner, double images. The tech that came out tried to adjust the convergance on the set, but he stated that it wouldn't line up. He suggested that I get two ICs replaced. Is this a proper diagnosis? With parts and labor, what is the going rate for this type of service and how long should it take to perform?

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Re: Hitachi 43fdx20b blurred Picture

Yes this is a normal diagnoise. Just about every Tube type projection TV set ever made will one day need these IC's replaced. They are not really that hard to replace but you would need to know how to solder and unsolder on printed circuit boards, know the procedture, and then have a service manual handy to adjust the convergence after yoou replaced the IC's. If the tech works on alot of these types of TV sets's, most likely they could adjust them without having a service manua handy. This repair done by a pro should run you anywhere from 250 on up to 400 bucks depending on who does the repair and where. Good Luck

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