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Convergence Board The top of the tv has multi colors and is not align looks 3d I need to know where I can order a convergence board and how I can get schematics for it as well to replace the board

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You just need to change the two convergence IC's part# STK392-110 and look for any burnt/discolored resistors nearby.

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Picture looks 3d colors not lining up


The tv have a problems known as a convergence picture problems.That why ur tv colors lines R,G,B are mis alignments,have colors shadow pictures or have 3D pictures look alike?The tv convergence board it is dead.Tv Convergence board must have it parts like 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of resistors to be replace too.To fixed the tv convergence board to solved tv picture convergence problems.The tvs shops will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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The convergence board has a +20V & -20V input. The +20V is OK, but the -20V measures about 4.5V when the cable is disconnected from the convergence board. I could not find any blown fuses but R858...


Replace R858 and R859...They also go bad frequently when the STK chips fail.

For everyone else...

All projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video or dead set) the other is CRT fluid ( Dull Video). Here are more details and solutions for both.

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. In some cases the TV will also not show any video. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence 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....


  • 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.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some pics of convergence problems.


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Common 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.

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TV set after fluid change

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You can get the correct parts, step by step photo instruction guides, and support from www.TvRepairKits.com or click here

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The tv have a problems known as a convergence problems,it dead.Tv have colors lines R,G,B mis alignments,have colors shadows pictures or 3D pictures look alike?The tv convergence board is dead.The tv convergence board reqiured changes it 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors too.To fixed the tv convergence board problems to solved the tv picture convergence picture problems.The shop,will cost like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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Tv have a problems known as a convergence problems,it dead.The tv have colors lines R,G,B mis alignments,have colors shadows pictures or 3D pictures look alike?The tv convergence board have dead 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all it resistors too.The tv convergence board must be replace all these parts on the tv convergence board to solved the tv picture convergence problems.The shop,will cost like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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The tv 100% have convergence problems,it dead.Tv have colors lines R,G,B mis alignments,have colors shadows pictures or 3D pictures look alike?The tv have a dead convergence board,the 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors are dead too.These parts on the tv convergence board,must be change to fix the tv convergence board to solved the tv picture convergence problems.The shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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The tv have a problems known as a convergence problems,it dead.The tv colors lines R,G,B mis alignments anywhere in the pictures,have colors shadows pictures or 3D pictures look alike?The tv convergence board have dead 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors too.These parts on the tv convergence board,require replacing to fix the tv convergence board,to solved the tv convergence picture problems.The shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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This tv have a problems known as a convergence problems,it dead.The tv colors lines R,G,B mis alignments,have colors shadows pictures or 3D pictures look alike?The tv convergence board have dead 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors too.These parts on the tv convergence board,must be replaced to solved the tv picture convergence problems.The shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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Tv have a problems known as a convergence problems,it dead.The tv have colors lines R,G,B mis alignments,have colors shadows pictures or 3D pictures look alike?The tv convergnce board have dead 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors too.These parts on the tv convergence board,must be replaced to solved the tv picture convergence problems.The shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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The tv have a problems known as a convergence problems,it dead.The tv have colors lines R,G,B mis alignment,have colors shadows pictures or 3D pictures look alike.The tv convergence board have dead 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all it resistors are dead too.These parts on the tv convergence board,must be replaced to solved the tv picture convergence problems.The shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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My tv went multi colored take it as it looks like a 3d television


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 your convergence 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....
  • 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.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

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Here is a quick test....

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

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right. And you should be able to get the grid straight.

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

Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence your need to fix it. See below for a fix

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You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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