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I sounds like you have a convergence IC issue. These parts are not expensive, the average repair for replacement of these and re-convergence is around $250-350 from most svc co's.

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When we turned on our set, the image has a shadow,


This is a common problem. Its called a convergence failure.

Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:

  • Screen Looks 3D
  • Colors wont align
  • Video may look distorted

You can see some examples and find a fix here...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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Hi, this is failed convergence and it is due to a faulty convergence board chip set. simply replacing the convergence board in this set Will fix your issues.

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Shadowing words and figures


Your TV most likely has one of two possible problems.

Problem #1 - Failure in the convergence circuits. ( common problem )

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.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

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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 will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses. Its a fairly easy DIY job or you can call in a pro. If you want to do the repair yourself check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, thermal paste, email/phone support, etc.

Problem #2 CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed. Notice how dull the colors are and how white the screen looks. The screen may also look red, orange, dull, etc.

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TV set after fluid change. Notice how bright the colors are now. Everthing looks crisp and sharp again.

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What you will need to do is replace the coolant and clean the crt. You can get a repair kit from www.TvRepairKits.com that includes replacement coolant, photos. instructions, etc.

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I have a glow or a shadow around everything I watch...I tried the converse blue but i dont know if i did it right bc it didnt work...how can I fix that?


CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed. Notice how dull the colors are and how white the screen looks. The screen may also look red, orange, dull, etc.

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TV set after fluid change. Notice how bright the colors are now. Everthing looks crisp and sharp again.

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2c07611.pngSolution #2


What you will need to do is replace the coolant and clean the crt. You can get a repair kit from www.TvRepairKits.com that includes replacement coolant, photos. instructions, etc.

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Blue convergence


DO you have 2 possible solutions

1.--Look under the CTR ( picture tubes) for leak coolant , all the times this set leaking, if is positive, use alcohol 90% with a bottle spray, clean the area, tied screws gasket ctr and let dry for 6 hours minimum.

2.--Loose connections on the left chassis ( convergence board), re solder ( look for possible resistor born)

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Sony KP-51WS500


the tv needs to have a convergence done on it to realign the picture..the colors have to be set a certain way or it will show shadows and it will only get worse

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