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Picture not lined up

I read the directions for adjusting the convergence. When you go to the 2nd covergence the white crosses on the bottom left hand corner should be lined up with the other crosses but they are arched up on the bottom. Is there a way to move the white crosses.

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How do find a service manual here to determine the right Convergence IC's for a PT56HX41P?

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You will need to replace the convergence ICs I'm afraid. Then do another alighnment. If you already replacxed the IC's, you most likely did not get the exact replacement ICs recommended by the service manual, but whats called after market type IC's, and they just wont do!.

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  2. Navigate to SETUP.
  3. Scroll down to CONVERGE.
  4. Press VOL > to select.
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