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Double image? red and blueish/green outlines image on screen almost looks like 3d. looks like picture has slight curve. tried to (automatically set) the convergence didnt do any thing. HELP PLEASE what and how much are avg cost of repair? someone told me it is the projecters? thanks for any help

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  • bill mcgee Apr 15, 2007

    on the front of set I can only push button and it tries to automatically adjust conergence but doesnt do anything any way to manually adjust nothing in the manual?

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Your convegance amplifiers have failed there are two of them they must both be replaced. there may also be some resistors in the convergance amp circuit that have opened. average cost of this repair is $120.00 parts and $170.00-$300.00 labor. all depends on the tech you get.

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This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.

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Here are some photos of convergence problems.

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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.

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If you can't move them in all directions or cant move them far enough your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence your need to fix it. See below for a fix

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