Question about Panasonic PT-53WX42 53" Rear Projection Television
You need new convergence amps, and if you dont know what you are doing in the tech menu you could ruing the set. Call a Repairman Delicate soldering is required.
Posted on Aug 01, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video) the other is CRT fluid ( Dull Video). Below are more details for both items. Also, complete repair kits with instructions and repair support are avail from site such as www.TvRepairKits.com
Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out
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 yourconvergence 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....
Dec 01, 2011 | Sony Televison & Video
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Jan 30, 2009 | RCA HD65W140 65" Rear Projection...
Oct 22, 2008 | Toshiba 50H81 50" Rear Projection...
Jan 26, 2008 | Pioneer SD-533HD5 53" Rear Projection HDTV
Feb 05, 2011 | Panasonic PT-53WX42 53" Rear Projection...
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