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There are three colors on the screen all make it blurry

There are three colors on the screen all shadowed and images are blurry. the colors are blue, green and red or yellow? TV was manufactured in 2002

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The three colors in your screen are off alignment due to a color convergence failure. Usually due to damaged convergence power amplifiers(mounted on heavy looking metal heat dissipators)located in the D board. Replacing them usually takes care of the problem, sometimes there is further problems that arise from this failure some pico fuses located in the G board(power supply).

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Its a convergence problem. You may want to check the site www.tvrepairkits.com. Every thing they said every description was right on. The best money I ever spent and the confidence you get from doing it yourself, Its a great feeling of achievement not to forget the live messenger support is instantaneous, friendly and informative if you need to fix your tv go to tvrepairkits.com I fixed a philips 60 inch tv in 45 minutes, The convergecne chips were bad thanks a million. You guys saved me 250.00 bucks. I'll be recommending you to everyone I know!

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SOURCE: Sony KP-51WS500 Rear Projection TV colors are distorted.

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.

2c07611.pngSolution #1

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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Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem

  • Screen looks 3D
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  • Screen is bowed or warped.
701cb04.jpg
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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.

2c07611.pngSolution #1

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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