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Picture problem When I turned on the TV the whole picture went fuzzy exactly like a 3D movie. The next morning I turned on the TV and no picture came on at all.There is power going to the set and it does not matter what video setting I am on. There is no picture just as though the set is turned off. I can also hear a faint clicking noise when I am at the back of the TV.

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  • cktros250 Feb 11, 2009

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    Hitachi 53SWX01W 53 in. has a 3d effect when i turn, it on the colors are red blue green, the scape is a anvil shape.


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Do not adjust any knobs as instucted in the previous thread if you TV have a convergence problem. Doing so will only make things worse. The blog does however show you how to fix other common problems with these sets.

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.

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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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KIT10 $29.50
Repair Kit for Hitachi convergence Chassis DP-14G
KIT10 Includes 2 pcs STK392-150 , 1 each of the following 1W axial lead fusible resistors:


http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showpost.php?p=564268&postcount=220
http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html

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