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Clear picture i have a magnavox 50" model# rk8550 ak02 and the picture warks and it looks like the red plue and green bulbs work i just cant get them adjustment. on the bulbs i have what looks like a wing nut with a phillips head screw in the center of it. any help would be appreaciated

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Do not adjust any knobs as instucted in the previous thread if you TV have a convergence problem. Doing so will only make things worse. The blog does however show you how to fix other common problems with these sets.

Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem

  • 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.
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Here is a quick test....

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

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.



You should be able to move them up, down, left, and right.

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

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You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kits for most models. If you don't see a kit for your set send them a quick note and they will put one together for you. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.

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HAVE YOU CHANGED THE COOLANT IN THE CRT'S? IF YOU ARE GOING TO DO IT PLEASE DO YOUR HOMEWORK AS YOU CAN RUIN YOUR TV

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