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Red vertical convergence out. Where can I find DIY repair info for this older set? I found the part online. Is it a solder job or a board replacement?

My Toshiba 50HX70 Rear Projection TV's red vertical convergence just went out. I found the Toshiba 23135090 Television Convergence part at partstore.com. Is this a component soldering job or a replacement board? Where can I find tech info on the 50HX70's innards?

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Yes it a soldering job, replace the 2 ics, model no. tsk..., and check the resistors at the pins.

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Picture not in focus


Devices: All projection TV's (HD or analog), especially Samsung

If its a Samsung HCN653W (or similar model), the first thing to try is the menu option named "Magic Focus", which tunes the set's focus.

Otherwise, it sounds like a job for a convergence. Perform a convergence procedure on your TV, and if the problem recurs within a few days/weeks, then your TV's 'convergence amplifier' board (aka "convergence amp board") is starting to fail.
This board may fail completely, in which case, your convergence procedure will fail to improve the picture.
A "convergence procedure" can be performed entirely by just using the appropriate setup menu option and your remote control.
This board may partially fail, in which case your convergence procedure will properly converge the Red, Blue, Green colors on just part of the screen, whereas a properly functioning convergence amp board will allow complete convergence of the colors across the entire screen.
Your TV's convergence procedure instructions will be found in your TV's Owners Manual.
At least one Projection TV manufacturer recommends that the consumer perform a convergence procedure every 30 days, but most TV owners find that excessive, and might only do one when (a) there's an evident color convergence problem in any part of the picture, or (b) once every 3-6 months.

How-to video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=esk4nYZKFcg
how-to instructions: www.ehow.com/how_2034880_perform-convergence--tv.html


cost to you: $zero
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If the convergence amp board is bad, cost for a service call would be $300 (USD) plus $100 for a new board plus 50% markup on parts = about $450 (USD)
Cost to order a new board online: about $100 (USD) + shipping + sales tax.
Alternatively, if you can solder/desolder STK's (Power Amplifier Integrated Circuits), one can repair a convergence amp board for as little as $30 (USD) or so.

Dec 04, 2011 | Sony Televison & Video

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My Toshiba 65H80 has red convergence problem. It


You may have cooked your new IC's
I am working on the exact same problem with the same symptoms. Make sure the tv is unplugged for at least 5 minutes before poking around. The power cord can be unplugged from the power board and removed to keep anyone from plugging it in while you are working on it.
Check the output resistors that are beneath the heat sink on the left side of the board. There are also fusible resistors, like #7711, on that side.
Check fuse 853 on the Power board. This is the board on the left when viewed from the back of the TV. You can remove both boards in the carrier by carefully unplugging all connectors, noting their locations and routing.
To remove the high voltage wires from the splitter, mark them for position then grasp the boot and turn counter-clockwise about 10 degrees to unlock them and then pull up while holding the High voltage splitter. The small high voltage wire can be removed from the flyback transformer by pulling hard while holding the flyback.
STK392-110 can be replaced with STK392-120, STK392-180, STK394-160.
I have found most of the parts at newark.com. Also check out this site for some very good info: http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/diy-repair-maintenance/5600-crt-based-rptv-convergence-repairs.html
btw: I am not affiliated in any way.
Make sure that while you have the boards out you look for any bad solder connections. A lot of problems arise or return because of this.
I hope this helps, I have been doing a lot of searching to get this info and hope it helps you.

Too many people want to trickle the info and pretend they are giving you gold. A few hobbyists or people that can't afford to pay $300+ for repairs are not going to hurt their business.
Be safe and share knowlege freely!

Jan 31, 2010 | Toshiba 65H80 65" Rear Projection...

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Cannot adjust horizontal blue convergence on WS 55857


You still have bad grounds on the ICs. Or maybe the solder has fused another pin. If not bad grounds on the ICs you have missed them elsewhere...Really concentrate and look for these bad grounds and check your caps with a cap check. And power resistors too!!!!!

Sep 16, 2009 | Mitsubishi WS-55857 55" Rear Projection...

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When doing Magic Focus on Hitachi 51SWX20B I get Error 3, and the Process Stops. I have a Hitachi 60SDX88BA that also has a blue semi circle at the top of the screen. I have run magic focus and it stops...


Your TV most likely a convergence failure. ( 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.

Jun 02, 2009 | Hitachi 53UWX10B 53" Rear Projection...

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Sony KP -46WT510 Convergence Problem



Yes - If you are failry handy and take your time its a DIY project.
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.

3dc9420.jpg
645fba6.jpg
0dcec37.jpg
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.

0667c5f.pngSOLUTION

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.

Apr 19, 2009 | Sony KP-46WT510 46" Rear Projection HDTV

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Rear Projection TV convergence


dear friend if you have that type of skills you cerlainly can either resolder or replace the convergence stks. you we'll need to replace both if that's the case. they look like the audio outputs in the audio amplifiers. good luck


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Oct 12, 2008 | Televison & Video

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Kp-57ws500 sony projection tv convergence problem


Sony convergence problems
http://www.techlore.com/blog/entry/19694/Sony-Convergence-Repair-My-Sony-TV-has-a-distorted-picture-/

http://home.earthlink.net/~oleg.filippov/ConvergenceFix.htm
http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html
Sony Convergence
http://www.techlore.com/blog/entry/19694/Sony-Convergence-Repair-My-Sony-TV-has-a-distorted-picture-/
http://www.techlore.com/article/19631/Sony-Convergence-Procedure/
look for the board that has heavy heat sinks on them the ic will be stk392-XXX
no experience in soldering i would send the board into ptscorp.com and have them repair it.

Jan 22, 2008 | Sony KP-41T65 41" Rear Projection...

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Redness in picture


The Convergence amps in this TV set will need to be replaced. This is a typical repair that has to be repaired in almost every tube type projection TV set ever made. Not really a hard job, but a knowledge of printed circuit boards and soldering will be needed and if you do not have the soldering and unsoldering skills, leave the repair to a pro. A repair such as this will run anywhere from 225 up yp 400 bucks. Good Luck and let us know how this repair worked out for you.

Dec 08, 2007 | Mitsubishi WT-42313 42" Rear Projection...

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No picture, but red light on front comes on


If one your convergence IC's is bad then you will still see a picture but the colors will not line up, especially around the edges. I have never seen a Toshiba projection set completely lose the picture because of a defective convergence IC. If your vertical output IC has failed or cracked loose then that is exactly what you will see - no picture! The vertical output IC is usually on the same board as the convergence outputs which explains why it worked last time, even if the tech was not 100 percent accurate in knowing exactly what was wrong - he just changed everything. Resolder that vertical output IC and make sure it is getting power. If you still have no picture after that then have a qualified tech look at the set.

Jul 12, 2007 | Toshiba 46H84 46" Rear Projection...

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Phillips 60PP920217F Convergence Problems


replace ic chips pt# stk392-120 or stk392- 150 and there are 12 resistors located near ic clips pt# 6r8 ( color code blue - gray - gold - gold ) board location no#s 3149 thu 3160 if you look close you may find two resistors discolored as i found on my convergence circut board , also use heat sink compound on new ic chips , take your time to mark all wire connectors going to board from tv , also use .022 dia gage rosin -core solder and a 15- 25 watt soldering iron you may have to adjust the red - blue convergence afterwards my tv set is 3 yrs old also ( thanks holbert )

May 03, 2007 | Philips 60PP9202 60" Rear Projection...

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