Question about Televison & Video

1 Answer

Panasonic pt 53wx53g

Is it possible to adjust the convergence without the remote for the TV? I was given the tv by a friend and it came with no remote. the picture is blurry and the color alignment is slightly off. I am trying to adjust the convergence but all I have is my comcast remote and the buttons on the front of the TV. I get stuck at the phase of adjusting the red in the 9 different positions because I dont have a # button to swith positions.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 195 Answers

No--you will NOT get anywhere this way. You need a remote.

Posted on May 08, 2014

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 133 Answers

SOURCE: Panasonic Rear Projection TV - PT-47WXC43G Convergence Problem

The tube should be ok its the IC's regulating the convergence is your problem . A tv repairman should be able to repair it fro around $250.00 - $300.00 or less depending on who you call. Good luck

Posted on Mar 01, 2008

experttv
  • 203 Answers

SOURCE: Convergence On Panasonic PT-47WX54j

You dont need codes for the service menu you need to repair the convergence circuit. If the lines wont line up in the customer menu they wont line up in the service menu either. Do you know how to solder? If so we can fix this yourself with a little instruction. Otherwise you will need to call a repairman. A good repairman will run you $300-$500 depending on your area. Let me know what you want to do.

Tim Nolan

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

experttv
  • 203 Answers

SOURCE: Convergence On Panasonic PT-47WX54j

Though i answered this exact question tonight, but maby it didnt post, sorry...heres the instructions.

To enter the service menu follow the directions below:

1) Go into the menu and select cable mode
2) Set sleep timer to 30
3) Exit menu and change chanel to 124
4) press and hold volume down button ON THE FRONT OF THE TV
5) A red "chk" should appear in the top right coner

Once you have the red CHK i think you press action to get the menu up, then chose convergence.

RTUNE- changes colors
MUTE-makes the cursor blink and not blink (when its blinking you can move it from point to point, when it stops blinking you can adjust that point)
"7" - saves the changes you have made

When you are done to exit the service menu follow the directions below:

Press ACTION and POWER buttons together on the FRONT of the set

the tv should the reset itself and turn itself off and back on.


Also if you have a convergence problem and have not repaired the circuit then going into this menu and trying to do adjustments can cause major problems in the dcu so if you have not repaired the circuit DO NOT go into this mode. you must first fix the circuit, and if you dont know how to fix it then you should call a repair man. You can cause major problems in the menu that are not fixable once they have been done.
Let me know if you need more info!

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

SD Tech
  • 14553 Answers

SOURCE: Panasonic PT-53WX53G Sound okay,No picture. Light

ok, if you need more help let me know---you can if you like rate my help here.


SD TECH

Posted on Oct 14, 2009

Testimonial: "SD TECH, thanks for you expert advice! This is a great service and you saved me a bundle."

asnowman
  • 788 Answers

SOURCE: tv screen colors are separating. cannot align

What you might be experiencing based on your symptom sounds like a damaged convergence IC.

If you cannot move the colors with the convergence menu then you have a damaged convergence IC.

With any Projection Television that has a damaged convergence IC, you do not want to continue the use of the set. If the IC’s continue to fail they will cause a short in the power supply and cause your television to not power up, and possibly damage the CRT’s in the set.

With that aside I have some support suggestions that I have put together that may help you make an informed decision.

You should be able to get a local service center to repair this at your house for between $350.00 - $450.00.

If you want to repair this set yourself, I have some instructions below that will be a help to you.
While it is not a very hard repair, this repair can be a bit tricky. If you have a 45W soldering iron, solder, solder wick, and heat sink compound you can repair it yourself.

When you remove the old IC's, please be sure to remove all of the old heat sink compound, as it can act as an insulation for the new IC's and cause them to overheat. I usually clean the heat sinks with alcohol and a small rag.

There are two and large IC’s that control the convergence in a big screen set. Some of the newer sets only have one. If you only have one, it is right in the middle of the set on the center circuit board. They are secured to a very large aluminum heat sink. They will have a part number stamped on them that will start with an STKXXX-XXX, like STK392-110.

Along with the convergence IC’s there will also be some associated components that will need to be replaced as well. There are some resistors that are part of the convergence circuit that will be open and need to be replaced. Most likely these will appear charred in the center. If you have an Ohm Meter or a DVM, check all the resistors that are close to the IC’s and you should be looking for either ones that have opened or have changed values.

If one of the convergence IC’s are found to be bad, I would replace them both, if one has gone bad the other may go soon. I usually order my parts from Andrews Electronics in California, they will have the OEM components that you will need.
Their site is http://www.andrewselectronics.com/welcome.aspx
And their phone number is a 24-Hour Order Desk: (800) 274-4666
I recommend the phone order so you can talk to the person about the different types of IC’s that are available.

I would also advise that the convergence IC’s be OEM or better, just because they are cheap does not mean that they are a good deal. I have seen the cheap IC’s fail after a short time, even though they look exactly like the OEM IC’s. I think that the bottom line is that you will get what you pay for when it comes to the parts.

You can also try http://www.tvrepairkits.com/ , I have not tried them yet, but they do carry OEM or better parts.

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue.
If I have helped you, please help me, and rate this suggestion the highest FixYa rating. (Two Thumbs Up)
Please Note: If you cannot rate this post with the highest rating, then please do not leave any rating. I am doing this for free and I do not think that any rating other that the best is needed.
If you need further assistance please comment to this post and I will try to help you further.

Thanks for using FixYa
asnowman


I have attached some photos of really bad convergence problems, your picture may not be exactly as bad as these, but here is something to compare your set with.



7953bcf.jpg

6815cd1.jpg

Posted on Oct 26, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

MY PT-53WX53G turns off when powered on. The


Thats the error for convergence failure. Heres a link to the repair kit for your model which contains the parts and the CD with detailed instructions.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/product_info.php/pName/panasonic-projection-tv-convergence-repair-kit-1/cName/convergence-repair-kits

Jul 06, 2010 | Panasonic PT-53WX54 53" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

PT-47WXC43G green convergence no longer in alignment...


you can get the following repair kit at the following link. which contains the parts and the CD which has the instructions on how to do the repair. The kit you need is called the PT-53WX53G, PT-56WX53G, PT-
47WX53G, PT-47wx33G, PT-47WXC43G
and PT4743G. Convergence repair kit its at the following link.
http://www.tvrepairworld.com/

Jul 15, 2009 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

3D image on panasonic 53''


Sounds like the red and green images have shifted.

In your settings menu there should be an option for it to self adjust or manual adjust of the red and green images alignment.

Apr 02, 2009 | Panasonic PT-53WX53 53" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Ghosting in Red, Green and blue


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,Pioneer2_bing.gif 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

Problem #2
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 herebb0cf99.png http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Sep 24, 2008 | Panasonic PT-53WX53 53" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Panasonic PT-53WX53G screen got larger, corners are warped


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

Nov 13, 2007 | Panasonic PT-53TW53 53" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Red Covergence - No Remote


I believe you can hit the menu button located on the front of the tv, scroll to the screen option, then always choose green convergence first, then the others. To make it easy on yourself, you could always purchase an inexpensive universal remote, or even better, an RCA remote.

Sep 28, 2007 | Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Panasonic 53wx53g rear projection tv


The ONLY place I know might have one is PTS Electronics: http://www.ptscorp.com/
Good Luck!
Bill

Sep 12, 2007 | Panasonic PT-53WX53 53" Rear Projection...

2 Answers

Power comes on then goes back off.


More than likely, the two convergence IC's have to be replaced.

Jan 28, 2007 | Panasonic PT-53WX53 53" Rear Projection...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Televison & Video Logo

Related Topics:

43 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

74243 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

5127 Answers

Electro Med Services...
Electro Med Services...

Level 3 Expert

6694 Answers

Are you a Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...