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PHILLIPS MAGNAVOX-IN CONVERGENCE MENU GRID- GREEN GEOMETRY- CANNOT MOVE LINES RUNNING TOP TO BOTTOM- CAN ONLY MOVE GRID LINES RUNNING SIDE TO SIDE-PICTURE HAS SIDE HOURGLASS- ANY HELP

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Corrupted convergence E-Prom. Full convergence will be needed after replacement.

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Ajusting didnt convergenced in the corner of mitsubihi tv


Have worked on a lot of these sets. A number of possible reasons:

1. Slightly damaged convergence IC.
2. Someone has in the Tech menu tampered with the green which affects corners and geometry of the picture---not easy to correct in most cases and usually is bottom corners but can be top.
3. A problem in the Digital convergence block which includes caps and or the 3 chips for memory.
4. If only a single color will not adjust there(look at green first to see if grid of lines are straight---red and blue are adjusted to green and if green off may not be able to line up with it.
5. If large sub woofer near it on side affected move it away---if its been there a while may be magnetized -=--rare.

What I would do is go into Tech menu or customer menu and call of the grid of lines (advanced in that menu) and carefully look at the area affected.

If one whole side will not adjust--chip bad most likely= if just a corner geometry off.

A lot (almost all) were adjusted for Geometry with a special unit at the factory and it can be nearly impossible to correct even in the Tech menu which can be accessed with a 4 number code and the original remote---advantage there is it SAVES adjustments to memory of the set for this.

Number code a specific one for each model group.

If need the numbers for yours confirm model number as I have a list of them available.

I finish by saying if need more help or have a better description let me know.

SD TECH

Oct 16, 2012 | Mitsubishi WS-65809 65" Rear Projection...

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What are the default geometry values for 480P and 1080i FULL modes?


If you have the model listed have fun----Geometry values are depicted in the Convergence section---the grid of GREEN lines determines geometry and red and blue are then adjusted to the Green.

Primitive: Set had at one time two overlays available--clear plastic you attached to screen to line the that Green grid up against---one for 480 and one for 1080.

Once the geometry is set (best possible) you must align convergence and save it in both the modes one at a time.

By current standards a Fred Flintstone system--but in its day a real pain as alignment can take many hours with the correct remote via the tech menu for convergence.

Apr 27, 2012 | Philips 60PW9363 60" Rear Projection...

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Red, green, and blue lines at bottom of screen, mirror looking effect, also looks like 3D. Got at a garage sale so no manual.


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 photos of convergence problems.

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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right. And you should be able to get the grid straight.

If you can't move them in all directions or cant move them far enough your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence your need to fix it. See below for a fix

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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 03, 2010 | Hitachi 43F300 43" Rear Projection...

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Distorted Picture and High Pitch Squeal


You may have a convergence problem. Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos.

  • 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 email and they will put one together for you. Their kits includes photo instruction guides, original Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.

Jan 31, 2009 | Philips Magnavox 51MP392H Rear Projection...

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Mitsubishi ws-65809 Convergence will not align correctly


You may also have a resistor burnt out for the convergence ICs.. They are all right in front of the ICs and will usually show browninsh if burnt up. If bad, replace the pair and maybe the ICs as well if they've failed again. If your new ICs fixed the lines so they'll move, then you may have problems with the centering magnets on the yokes of the crts. Dont move the yokes or magnets if you can help it, but look to see if some of the manufacturers glue broke free and let the magnet spin around the neck of the tube. If so, try to put it back where it was and then re-converge.

Dec 04, 2008 | Mitsubishi WS-65809 65" Rear Projection...

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No color adjustment


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Problem with Hitachi 51F500 51 in. Rear Projection HDTV-Ready Television
i want to learn how to do convergence on my tv its a hitachi rear projection i have problums with colors not aligning,could you lead me in the right direction ps: i don't have the remote so i

can't magic focus

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Your convergence has failed and needs to be repaired. Once quick test is to goto your convergence menu and see if you can adjust red and blue. If not its has failed and needs to be fixed. You can call in a repair shop or you can get the parts and instructions from www.TvRepairKits.com and do the repair yourself. Its a fairly easy DIY fix.
Here is an example photo.... louis66_0.jpg

Jul 04, 2008 | Philips Magnavox 9P6034C 60" Rear...

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Pioneer sd-643hd5 rear projection 64" tv has green geometry grid problems


http://home.earthlink.net/~oleg.filippov/ConvergenceFix.htm
http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html
Sony Convergence
http://www.techlore.com/blog/entry/19694/Sony-Convergence-Repair-My-Sony-TV-has-a-distorted-picture-/
http://www.techlore.com/article/19631/Sony-Convergence-Procedure/

Jan 25, 2008 | Pioneer SD-643HD5 64" Rear Projection...

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Converging green?


jaymz, you can`t move the green, the green tube is always mounted in the middle and is not adjustable from the convergence menu. red & blue should be converged one at a time on top of the green, once you have accomplished this the crosshatch grid will be white and that means your done :)

Nov 30, 2007 | Philips 43PP9202 43" Rear Projection...

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Convergence


Touch-up Convergence adjustments Enter the Digital Convergence Mode (DCM) by entering 0-6-2-5-9-7-(Status or Index) on the Remote control. The following menu will appear: Select an active channel or Aux Input. A signal must be applied to the set when performing convergence. If any Customer Adjustments need to be made, the Menu button can be used to toggle between the Customer Menu and DCM. The MPOSD ADJUST is used to center the Customer Convergence grid. A highlighted cross will appear along with the Convergence alignment grid. The highlighted cross should be centered onto the center of the Convergence grid. To perform a Touch Up Convergence, highlight SELECTION and press the right cursor button on the remote. The following menu will appear: Selections STORE, RESTORE FACTORY, and RESTORE DEFAULT are not shown after selecting SELECTION. Press the cursor down button on the Remote for these selections to appear. RESTORE FACTORY loads Convergence defaults from the Factory Loaded section of the Convergence Memory IC. RESTORE DEFAULT loads Convergence defaults from the sets software. To perform a Touch-up Convergence: 1. Enter the Convergence Mode and select RED TO GREEN or BLUE TO GREEN. Do not select GREEN (Green Geometry) without placing a Template over the screen. To perform Green Geometry, refer to the Complete in-depth Convergence. 2. Use the Cursor buttons on the Remote to Navigate from one adjustment point to another. Press the Status or Index button on the Remote to select ADJUST. Use the cursor buttons on the Remote to adjust the Red to Green or Blue to Green. Press the Status or Index button again to navigate to the next adjustment location. 3. After Convergence alignments are complete, press the Menu button on the Remote to return to the SELECTION menu. 4. Highlight the STORE selection and press the right cursor key on the Remote to save changes. 5. Use the GREEN TO RED or GREEN TO BLUE selections to perform convergence when the Green CRT has been replaced.

Aug 18, 2007 | Philips 60P8342 60" Rear Projection...

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