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Won't do HD, red for majic focus does not shift.

Sudden proboem. Tv will not majic focus red or blue convergence is not moving the sides at all. Also, I can't get the HD to work. is there a connection? Majic focus auto starts out ok but then stops after a few sec. Is there any known problem that will effect all of these problems suddenly?

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You need to replace both STK392-120 Convergence Ics. You can get replacement Ics at the following link and they provide free installation instructions so you can do the repair your self. Heres the link
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

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The blue is blury


This tv have a problems call convergence,it dead.The tv convergence board must have the 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all it resistors are dead.These parts must change to solved covergence problems.The shop will cost u $300-350 for parts and labors.

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Ther is a red line on the left side of the tv the blue an green is alright but it looks like it is in 3D i have tried to line the conrv- but still nothing the red is shifted 2 inchs to the right


Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

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.

Common Symptoms include....
  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
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.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right. And you should be able to get the grid straight.

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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You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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My picture is suddenly distorted. It looks as though a bulb is suddenly out of alignment. It is nothing the convergence controls will fix. How do I open the TV without breaking something so see what is...


Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung, JVC, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Akai, Pioneer, Hitachi, Zenith, and others. You can get a convergenece repair kit from the link below.

Common Symptoms include....
  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on - TV may also make a chirping noise.
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.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right.

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 solution

93a1209.pngCONVERGENCE SOLUTION

You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses.
This is a a fairly easy DIY job if you know what you are doing. If you have never done this before we would advise calling a shop or if you want to do it yourself get a complete kit with instructions and support from www.TvRepairKits.com

Jan 02, 2010 | Toshiba 50H82 50" Rear Projection...

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When i plug in hd cable screen is distorted


Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung, JVC, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Akai, Pioneer, Hitachi, Zenith, and others. You can get a convergenece repair kit from the link below.

Common Symptoms include....
  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on - TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

49abec3.jpg
f0add3d.jpg


Here is a quick test....

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

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right.

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 solution

93a1209.pngCONVERGENCE SOLUTION

You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses.
This is a a fairly easy DIY job if you know what you are doing. If you have never done this before we would advise calling a shop or if you want to do it yourself get a complete kit with instructions and support from www.TvRepairKits.com

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Replaced IC'S and all resistors and focus problem still


Hello yorty,

You are the first person I have ever had to give this advice to. Let me explain, some folks "get lucky" and the replacement of the IC's and the simple alignment are usually enough, but in your case you have landed in the magical land of complete convergence adjustment.

You are going to have to perform a static and dynamic convergence alignment of your TV. in theory its very simple. here are the instructions:

First, you will have to adjust purity of the three CRTs (follow the instructions in your users guide or the schematic of your TV)

Second, you will need to set the static convergence of your TV (This will set the center of your tv and some of the side, top and bottom, lines)

Third, Once the static convergence is done you will need to set the dynamic convergence of your tv this will set the lines of the extreme top bottom and sides of your tv.

FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS IN YOUR OWNERS MANUAL OR THE SCHEMATIC FOR THIS TV!!

Now for the bad news,

These three actions are all intertwined, That means that once you adjust one, you will have to readjust the others to match. Now this means that on an average, you will spend the next 8 - 16 hours doing the adjustment (8-16 hours are the estimated times for a TV technician to perform this task).

Now, I would suggest getting a TV technician to do the alignment becuase the task is very very tedious, and even most TV technicians hate doing it. I wish you well.

I hope this helps,

Thank you,

Shuttle83

http://www.electron-age-technologies-llc.com

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Convergence -manual


Replace the convergence amps and test and replace any or all of the 2.2ohm resistors in the yoke return path out in front of the amps. This unit takes two STK392-110 Sanyo originals, DO NOT GET CHINESE KNOCK-OFFS... Buy them from Acme sales out of Florida and you can be assured they're originals.
Bill

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PO Box 442
Long Beach, WA. 98631
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convergence ic bad
http://home.earthlink.net/~oleg.filippov/ConvergenceFix.htm
http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html

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Hitachi 61swx10B digital rear project


Yes it certainly sounds like you have the old convergence outpuyt IC's that have gone bad in this TV set. If you have the soldering skills, and know how to work on printed circuit boards, you can repolace both of the STK convergence IC's. If you do not, you can get the complete convergence board at http://www.ptscorp.com, and the Hitachi board number is JT22056. Good Luck

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