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Distored red picture

The red picture is distored like a pincushion on up left conner. The green and blue look ok so far. Auto adjust do not work. Tried to adjust convergence manually (I bought a service manual). Is it the ICs on convergence amp and how do I know? They are two stk392-010. where do I get them and what is the proper process to replace them?

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Re: distored red picture

Sometimes a nearby speaker or cassette recorder or an old telephone may affect it, because of its magnetism power ,take away any nearby stuff and try manual reconvergence after a short power off for a reset ,

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