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My Philips 51PW9363 looks like someone is pinching the screen in the middle from the top and bottom. No color, sound or other problems that I've noticed.

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Your TV most likely has a Convergence Chip 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.
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2c07611.pngSolution #1

You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kits for most models. If you don't see a kit for your set send them a quick note and they will put one together for you. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.

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Seems like a line across the screen picture looks like it is smashed and sound is fine


These sets have several common problems listed below.

Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:

  • Screen Looks Distorted/3D
  • Colors wont align
  • Screen may look distorted
  • No Audio/Video - makes a chirping sound.
Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over. Symtoms
  • Dull looking screen
  • White looking sceen
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking

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

bb0cf99.pnghttp://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Feb 08, 2010 | Philips 51PW9363 51" Rear Projection...

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Picture is fading in color


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

Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:

  • Screen Looks 3D
  • Colors wont align
  • Video may look distorted
Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over. Symtoms
  • Dull looking video
  • White looking video
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking video

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

bb0cf99.pnghttp://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Jan 27, 2010 | Philips 51PW9363 51" Rear Projection...

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The picture looks hazy and anything that is white has a certain glow to it


There are two common problems with Projection TV sets. Problem #1) Convergence Symptoms:
  • Screen Looks 3D
  • Colors wont align
  • Video may look distorted
Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over. Symtoms
  • Dull looking video
  • White looking video
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking video

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

bb0cf99.pngSOLUTION http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Oct 04, 2009 | Philips 51PW9363 51" Rear Projection...

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Zenith R50V26 50" projection tv with a convergence problem can we fix this ourselves?


Yes - you can do it yourseld. There are two common problems with Projection TV sets. Problem #1) Convergence Symptoms:
  • Screen Looks 3D
  • Colors wont align
  • Video may look distorted
Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over. Symtoms
  • Dull looking video
  • White looking video
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking video

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

bb0cf99.pngSOLUTION http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Jul 13, 2009 | Philips 51PW9363 51" Rear Projection...

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3-d looking picture on top and bottom of screen


Your TV most likely has one or more possible problems.

Problem #1: Convergence Chip 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.
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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.

2c07611.pngSolution #1

You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kits for most models. If you don't see a kit for your set send them a quick note and they will put one together for you. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, 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.

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TV set after fluid change

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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.

Apr 25, 2009 | Philips 51PW9363 51" Rear Projection...

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My Philips 51PW9363 has pink and green colors only!!!!


Projection TV sets are known to have two common problems. The first problem that is common to these sets is convergence failure. When this happens the TV will usually look 3D, Wavy/Distorted, etc. It may also shutdown and blink an error code.

The second common problem with Projection TV sets is dull video, halos around objects, white looking video, or red overpowers the screen. This is commonly caused by the fluid in the lens being clouded overs.


You can find more details and solutions here on Fixya at the following link below. Or click HERE


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Warping picture and color separation



The convergence chips and resistors need to be replaced. You can get a repair kit and photo instruction guide from www.TvRepairKits.com. 

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Philips 51pw9363


jessecool,
The convergence amps need to be replaced.. Your set uses two STK392-120 Sanyo original Ics.. Also all the low ohm resistors in that circuit should be measured for change in value and replaced if not within tolerance..
Bill

Nov 28, 2007 | Philips 51PW9363 51" Rear Projection...

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Bow like picture on the screen


Needs the convergence amps replaced. This unit takes two STK392-120 Sanyo amps and no matter what others may say do not try and upgrade these to a larger amp like the 150's or you'll have color purity problems. Stay with the 120's..
A good certified shop can have this one back and running in short order.. When calling around ask what they charge to replace the convergence amps and take the unit to them rather than them pick it up and save the pu/del charge.
Good Luck!
Bill

Nov 19, 2007 | Philips 51PW9363 51" Rear Projection...

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Warped Picture, Separated colors


Each color (red,green & blue) has an amplifier IC (STK-).
When there is a convergence issue,the first step is change both
IC's for reliability. Then check for open fuses devices,usually
pico fuses.Then re-check convergence alignment.......T.

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