Question about Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection Television
Panasonic hdtv 1080i projection tv the colors have separated what can I do?
If only minor convergence issues, the setup menu has user controls for 9-point convergence. If it's major misalignment in just one color, you may have a blown convergence amplifier chip. Big bucks repair, unfortunately. Chipsare about 30-40 dollars apiece but labor will kill you if they'll even fix it on-site. Most try to order $700+ board which is no longer available. Teh they send yours out for -10 weeks at similar prices.
Posted on Jun 04, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
you have a bad or maybe 2 bad stk392-560 ic's..
and or a bad pico fuse on your g board.. (there are two of them and 6 of them under your ic's
You can check with a vom meter. (resistors) Not ic's need special meter for that
Posted on Nov 05, 2008
SOURCE: Panasonic HDTV 1080i Lamp out
If the lamp is actually out - replace it - if the lamp is still working just reset the lamp hours - at 10,000 hours it automatically says that but it is just the lamp time needing a reset.
Posted on Jun 02, 2009
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This set uses two Stk-392-110 convergence IC chips; both need to be replaced along with any of the 2.2. ohm light blue resistors around them; a bad resistor will be white in the middle; You can buy both for less than 13 dollars plus shipping on Ebay.
The chips are located on metal heat sinks with fins and are side by side. They are black(about 2 inches wide by 1 1/2 tall) and should have the STK-392-110 number printed on them in white.
Depending on your level of skill at this kind of work you may be able to do it yourself---if you need step by step instructions contact me---I have them in Microsoft word---start to finish repair including what you will need to do it.
If you are not able to do the repair yourself now is the slow time of year for TV repair shops----It should be fixable right in your home and the repair takes about an hour--I have done hundreds of these sets--some shops charge 300-400 but I do lots of them for 200-250 total cost. Make sure whoever you get changes BOTH of the chips!
Shop around and if they say "needs to go to shop" keep looking; any good tech can do this right in your home.
I do this here for free so if this helps you give me a vote here. If you need direct help contact me.
Posted on Aug 27, 2009
The most likely cause is shorted convergence chips and possibly a few pico fuses.
These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.
When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony,Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get a convergenece repair kit with instructions from the links below.
Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...
Problem #1) Convergence
Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms...
*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound
Another common problem is dull or washed out video.
Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....
*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture
You can see some more examples and find a fix herehttp://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull
Posted on Apr 18, 2010
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