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TV picture not straight

I have a 42-inch project TV model HC-P4241W and the picture seems to be slanting to the right. When there is a horizontal line on TV, the left side is about ½ inch higher than the right side and I was wondering if there are any manual adjustments inside? Also, color does not seem to be converging.

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Re: TV picture not straight

There are no manual adjustments inside. this problem happens to many sets of all different manufacturers and models of c.r.t proj. type tv's. What has happened to your tv is most likely that one of the ic's (large black modular looking things about 2" by 1" by 3/8" fastened to a large aluminum slab of metal called a heat sink) on one of the large circuit boards has SHORTED OUT. The number on these ic's is stk392-***. If the asterisks shown are 110 then there is an upgrade of 180. If say the last 3 numbers are 040 then there is no upgrade. Anyway both Ic's need to be replaced and any associated resistors in the circuit area that have burned open or got hot and changed value also must be addition a calibration of the convergence may need to be done either according to your operators manual or factory service manual by using your remote control and/or buttons on the front panel of the tv. Sometimes a samsung will have a small circuit board separate from all neighboring circuit boards that only has the convergence circuit on it. In that case the complete board should be replaced if possible. Do not attempt to do this repair yourself unless you are expert in electronics or guided by one. Above all do not attempt to make any repairs without being sure that the set is NOT plugged in.

Posted on Aug 23, 2007

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