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Convergence issues my TV does not align when i go to the menu for convergence and when i use the channel and volume keys to fix it the buttons don't work.

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  • russelyak Jan 16, 2009

    I have a PT-53W53G and the same failure to respond to the action or volume/channel buttons when in 'set-up' and 'convergence'...the 3 color lines are centered at the center of the screen, but gradually start to misalign peripherally.

  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    what are cinvergence ICs STKs big blk ics?

  • BRNBELT Jan 21, 2009

    My TV is also showing signs of the same problems. My picture is marred with a "bowed" red & green color that I cannot get rid off. What does one do to fix the red & green "bowing". 

  • jclaxcoach Jan 23, 2009

    how do you replace the ICs ?? I too have the convergence problem and would like to replace the parts. If this is possible for the diy person please let me know what to get, how to put it in, and where to get it.

    thanks

  • jnkmail945 Jan 31, 2009

    Hi same problem on my tv..seems like a five year itch!...does anyone have a solution for how to fix it ?



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Have you replaced your convergence ICs STKs big black ics? If not what is # on your ICs?

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Need to adjust convergence but no longer have the Remote Control


you can always buy a cheap universal remote and fix it that way.On most tvs you can access any menu features by hitting the channel up and down buttons or volume up and down buttons at the same time on most tvs its you have to hit the channel up and down buttons at the same exact time and the tv menu should pop up on screen.Hope this helps GOOD LUCK!!!!

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The televion has started showing a blue and yellow douwble vision on the bottom of the screen?


Have you tried going to the service menu?
Do this by holding "MENU" on the TV set while it is on, then pressing "Menu" on the remote. You may have to do this a couple times for the menu to appear.

There should be a option on the appearing screen for Convergence, which has more options the the standard menu. To work this under the "9" setting for convergence, each of the + on the screen is the corresponding button the the TV remote (3 if top right, 5 is center). Use your volume or arrow keys then to move the selected + in the desired direction.

Use the [TV/Video] button to switch which color you are aligning, trying to align Red Green and Blue so they overlap, making white.

Good luck!

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I stumbled across a tutorial on fixing the convergence for my Sony KP-46WT510 a while ago, and now I can't find it again! Does anyone know where I can find that tutorial or one similar to it? We've been...


Here is a walk through on how to set your convergence.

A quick and easy way to try and let the TV realign the convergence try this...

1) Turn on the TV and tune to a channel and let it warm up for about a half an hour to let everything settle into its normal operating mode.

2) Press the Flash Focus button on the original TV remote. A cross pattern will show on the screen and the process is complete when the cross turns white and the TV returns to the program you were watching.

3) Do not press any other buttons until this process has completed.

If this does not adjust it enough you can adjust the convergence manually as follows:

1) Press the menu button on the original TV remote.

2) Use the arrow keys on the remote to highlight setup and press + button to select.

3) Use arrow keys to select convergence and press + button to select.

4) A pattern of white crosses appears, with a yellow [ ] around one of the
crosses. Aligned crosses (which do not need adjustment) look white and
have little or no red or blue showing. Crosses that are not aligned show
red or blue shades beyond their edges.

5) Use the arrow keys to move the [ ] to a cross that is not aligned. ***Note: start with crosses in the middle and work outward ****
*** TIP: Set the alignment while about 5 feet from TV for better results ****

6) Press the + button to select the cross and the [ ] will turn red indicating it is ready to adjust the Red convergence.

7) Use the arrow keys to move the red cross on top of the white one or at least as close as you can get it.

8) Once the Red is aligned press the + key again and the [ ] will turn blue. This indicates it is now ready to adjust the blue convergence.

9) Use the arrow keys to move the blue cross on top of the white one or at least as close as you can get it.

10) Once you have aligned the blue cross press the + button again and the [ ] should turn yellow.

11) Repeat steps 5 through 10 until all the crosses are aligned. To exit back to regular programming press the menu button on the remote.


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you have some resistor open off of the ics that you replace like 1.8 ohm 1watt or 2.2 ohm or 2.7ohm

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I have a 52 inch rca dlp hdtv. the color is out of allign and the tvs menu convergence adjustments isnt gooe enough, how do i enter the advanced convergence settings. my S/N is D52W23WX32F445C1002. thank...


Turn off your TV. Hold down the Channel Down and Volume Down buttons on the front of the TV. Hold for 8 seconds. The set will boot into the service menu.

I just fixed my convergence issue with this, no parts.

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Pioneer SD-641HD5 red convergence - not chip problem!


Replace Both of your STKs if they are STK392-110s do not go back with them use STK392-180s better ICs, The 110s fall apart and do not hold up.

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Toshiba 42h82


1. ENTERING TO SERVICE MODE
MUTE
S
(Service mode display)
3) While pressing the MUTE button,
press MENU button on TV set.
2) Press MUTE button
again to keep pressing.
1) Press MUTE button twice
on Remote Control.
2. DISPLAYING THE ADJUSTMENT MENU
1) Press MENU button on TV.
Adjustment mode
Press
Press
Service mode
Item
S Data
3. KEY FUNCTION IN THE SERVICE MODE
The following key entry during display of adjustment menu provides special functions.
Screen adjustment mode ON/OFF: TV (ANT)/VIDEO button (on TV)
Selection of the adjustment items : Channel s/t (on TV or Remote)
Change of the data value : Volume s/t (on TV or Remote)
Adjustment menu mode ON/OFF : MENU button (on TV)
Initialization of the memory (QA02) : RECALL+Channel button on TV (s)
Initialization of the self diagnostic data: RECALL+Channel button on TV (t)
“RCUT” selection : 1 button
“GCUT” selection : 2 button
“BCUT” selection : 3 button
“SCNT” selection : 4 button
“SCOL” selection : 5 button
“TNTC” selection : 6 button
Convergence adj : 7 button
Self diagnostic display : 9 button

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No color adjustment


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i want to learn how to do convergence on my tv its a hitachi rear projection i have problums with colors not aligning,could you lead me in the right direction ps: i don't have the remote so i

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Your convergence has failed and needs to be repaired. Once quick test is to goto your convergence menu and see if you can adjust red and blue. If not its has failed and needs to be fixed. You can call in a repair shop or you can get the parts and instructions from www.TvRepairKits.com and do the repair yourself. Its a fairly easy DIY fix.
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Convergence adjustment @ 52MH84


press mute on the remote then while pressing mute press menu on the set.then you navigate with the instructions below.
3. KEY FUNCTION IN THE SERVICE MODE
The following key entry during display of adjustment menu provides special functions.
Screen adjustment mode ON/OFF: TV (ANT)/VIDEO button (on TV)
Selection of the adjustment items : Channel s/t (on TV or Remote)
Change of the data value : Volume s/t (on TV or Remote)
Adjustment menu mode ON/OFF : MENU button (on TV)
Initialization of the memory (QA02) : RECALL+Channel button on TV (s)
Initialization of the self diagnostic data: RECALL+Channel button on TV (t)
“RCUT” selection : 1 button
“GCUT” selection : 2 button
“BCUT” selection : 3 button
“SCNT” selection : 4 button
“SCOL” selection : 5 button
“TNTC” selection : 6 button
Convergence adj : 7 button
Self diagnostic display : 9 button

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How to adjust picture on projection tv


i have a 52" rca projection , and the screen looks like this ") (" on the sides can i do something to straiten it back out?

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