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HDTV convergence going bad

Is there a way I can just buy the convergence board. What does it look like? Where is it located at? Is it near the front or back of the tv?

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  • david6092 Jan 27, 2008

    I'm having the same problem except the picture is only messed up around the perimeter of the TV. about 6" on the left and right sides and 3-4" on the top and bottom. The picture in the middle of the TV is good. I have a pretty good knowledge of electronics and believe I could fit it my self if I knew what exactly to replace. Thank you

  • Soldermonkey May 11, 2010

    willtab, I have the same TV with no convergence symptoms. I have some skill and tools for electronics repair and want to repair it myself. Can you please share more info with me too about how to narrow down which board is bad and which fuse to test and their locations\part #s. Thanks sincerely for your help.



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Convergence is tricky.. there are three seprate boards that it is split with.. do you have NO convergece at all.. could be convergence power color... convergence amplifer board.. it it could be the signal board.. there's even a chance it could be a descrete fuse... shoot me some more info..

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5.) Most shops TRY to charge 300-400 for this kind of repair--I have done hundreds of them here for 200-250.

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