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Picture Slant The picture slants downward to the right a little bit on my Panasonic. I've messed with the convergence many times and this fixed it a little but cannot get it perfect. What can I do? Thanks!

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  • jwade Apr 26, 2008

    How exactly do you make this adjustment, I am having the same problem. Details are good.

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You will have to adjust the yoke transformers on the necks of the color guns. this should clear up the slanted picture.

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Have a Panasonic PT-47WX53 47. It's probably as old as when it came out. I've messed around with the convergence before but it was never un-fixable. Then a couple a days ago I came into the ro


yes and also possibly the low ohm resistors. You can get the PT53WX53 convergence kit which fits your model from www.tvrepairworld.com which has the 2 ICs and associated resistors plus the CD with repair instructions.

Jun 09, 2012 | Panasonic PT-47WX53 47" Rear Projection...

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The picture slants from left to right the top has a down slant and the bottom has a up slant not bad but enough to see it


All projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video) 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. 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 see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Jan 08, 2011 | Philips 60PP9363 60" Rear Projection...

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I HAVE A TOSHIBA 43H70 I BOUGHT IN 2001 AND THE RED AND BLUE ARE OFF ON THE RIGHT SIDE. I HAVE TRIED TO USE THE CONVERGENCE BOARD TO STRAIGHTEN BUT MY RED WILLNOT MOVE TOWARD THE BLUE OR GREEN. ON NUMBER...


This tv the convergence board are dead.Any colors R,G,B mis alignment,don't matches any colors lines.The tv convergence board the 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all it resistors are dead.These parts are dead,must be replaced to solved convergence problems.The Shop will cost u $300-350 for parts and labors.

Jul 08, 2010 | Toshiba 43H70 43" Rear Projection...

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FPD1975W 19" gateway monitor


The stand is fix,but you can move up/dn little bit..

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Convergence lines are SLANTED. Red line is above


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.

Apr 26, 2009 | Hitachi 53FDX01B 53" Rear Projection...

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Convergence issue


try fixing the convergence 2 after your've aligned the convergence 1 - the second (accessed via the set up control) let's you adjust on 9 different axis to align the red and blue tubes to the green. you select which + sign you want to adust by pressing the corresponding number for the + ie 1 for the top left, and 9 for the lower right corner.

good luck (note - you cant change the green only the red and blue, if the whole edge is a mess try moving the image (you need to be in zoom mode, and then access the position adjustment via the pitcure set up screen.

Nov 05, 2008 | Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection...

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PT-53WX54 53 in. Rear Projection HDTV Television


Hello jwade,

This looks like it could be a problem in the Convergence/Deflection section. If possible could you send me pictures of the actual problem. Because they will let me know if this is a convergence or a deflection issue. The problem is these two sections are dependent on each other, but follow certain troubleshooting methodologies. Again post or send me pictures of the actual screen, and from that I should be able to help you.

Thank you,

Shuttle83

Apr 26, 2008 | Panasonic PT-53WX54 53" Rear Projection...

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My convergence is offline


the convergence needs to be adjusted for 480i then also enter into the 1080i and adjusted for that format. You would need the service manual for the parameters or you could severely mess your set up. You can purchase the full service manual for your set and get it emailed to you instantly by going to this link, they also offer free tech assistance if you have any difficulty when you purchase a manual. Here is the link.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

Mar 29, 2008 | Panasonic PT-47WX53 47" Rear Projection...

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Picture crooked. skewed torwards bottom right corner.


replace convergance IC
http://home.earthlink.net/~oleg.filippov/ConvergenceFix.htm

Dec 11, 2007 | Philips 60PP9352 60" Rear Projection...

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Slanted picture


Your deflection yoke (a coil around the neck of the picture tube) must have gotten turned. Your can turn the picture upside down by rotating this coil. If your set is in warranty, you should return it. When this "yoke" is adjusted the color is affected too. If you try this yourself you'd void the warranty and mess up your color. Stargazer

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