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Uh oh... the colors are curved and wacky

It looks like the three color guns (if that's what they are) have gone haywire. It was working okay, then suddenly the green, red and blue are curving in different directions. I tried the alignment setup but it doesn't work, because the problem isn't uniform throughout the screen; I've got a bulge in the lower left where the green curves upward, with the red and blue curving less so. They're also curving across the top. The only place the picture is fine is in the middle. Bottom left two-thirds have a big red swath, with graphics appearing double and triple. Is there any hope for fixing this, or should I just figure it's been a good 9 years and scrap it?

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  • djkr Nov 05, 2007

    My TV is starting to show double letters and rainbow colors at the bottom of the screen. Can I fix this with the remote or will I have to have it worked on?

  • jkropog Nov 23, 2007

    Yes I have the same curvy lines. Something happened. I saw the suggestion for a new amplifier IC chip. Has anyone tried this and did it work??

  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2007

    Having the same problem, the blue gun has shifted to the left. Is there any hope.

  • ozzyal Nov 28, 2007

    Yeah, I got the same problem, the red is making the picture look double, I tried to alling them, but only one didn't allign (#4). What can I do.

  • jamfish7 Aug 27, 2008

    I have read many needing help with this and only one 'possible' solution... has anyone fixed this problem successfully?



  • biglife Sep 28, 2008

    How much will it cost for me to get this fixed and who should I contact? My tv just started doing this the other day. It is 5 years old and the Mgr. @ Circuit City told me it would cost $150 just to have someone come here and look at it. Help!

  • Anonymous Sep 29, 2008

    I have the exact same concern with a pt-47wx52. Anyone have a fix?



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Replace the amplifier IC chips for the convergence.  part # stk392-???  could be from 040 to 120..  90% chance that'll fix it.

Posted on Oct 20, 2007


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