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Half the screen has ghost image (not focused)

The picture on my screen is aligned and focused on the right side. As you move right to left from center, the image becomes ghosted (not aligned). What could be the issue and fix? Thanks

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Re: Half the screen has ghost image (not focused)

Replace the convergence ICs. They are located on a large aluminum heat sink with STK numbers stamped on them. They cost about 10.00 each. They have to be soldered in. Let me know if you need anything further.

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