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Convergence won't align on the bottom half of the screen.

The banner at the bottom of the screen goes in a wave motion and that half of the convergence will not stay aligned.

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You will need to replace the IC amps according to what that tv needs. If you do the research and replace them yourself u will save 200-500 dollars. Again only attempt replacing yourself if you are capable of understands electronics repair.

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The picture all of a sudden became blurred , color convergence is not aligned and there is a pink wave at the top left of the screen and a green wave at the bottom of the screen. When the color is adjusted...


Tv have convergence problems,it dead.Colors lines R,G,B don't aligned.The tv convergence board is dead.The 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all it resistors are dead,these parts must be replaced to solved the tv pictures covergence problems.The shop,will cost u $300-350 for parts and labors.

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I have a 7 year old Panasonic HDTV. Picture quality has been great until today. As an example, the banner at the bottom of the picture is visible but it is also displaying in an arch mode above the...


Tv any colors mis alignment.The tv convergence board parts are dead.The convergence board require changing the 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all it resistors,this parts must change to solved convergence problems.The shop will cost u $300-350 for parts and labors.

Jul 27, 2010 | Panasonic PT-53WX53 53" Rear Projection...

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Convergence on bottom half of screen only


Hi, this is convergence board failure. this is the reason for the failed alignment procedure and you will need to replace this failed board in order to restore full functions within the convergence options. i will Post a link to the actual part that you will need to purchase. this is a replacement board board and it can be delivered to your door via UPS.

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May 20, 2009 | Pioneer SD-533HD5 53" Rear Projection HDTV

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Shadow images and scrolling banner curves upward and back down.


Your TV most likely has one or more possible problems.

Problem #1: Convergence Chip Failure ( common problem )

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.


Problem #2 CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

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TV set after fluid change

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What you will need to do is replace the coolant and clean the crt. You can get a repair kit from www.TvRepairKits.com that includes replacement coolant, photos. instructions, etc.

Mar 15, 2009 | Panasonic PT-53TW53 53" Rear Projection...

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When tring to use the red convergence it seems to be twisting.


http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/06/sony-projection-tv-red-line-repair.html



Go to this Blog. It "should " solve the problem.
Really, Really simple, do it your self solution !!
Instructions and pictures included :D

Ken , the poster of that Blog writes........

"The problem is with the convergence via the voltage on the
color ray gun tubes that get out of adjustment.
They are also known as retrace lines."............


This blog covers many makes and models with many
issues solved, just with that one solution

Give it a try, it's FREE and SIMPLE :D


Hope the blog helps you also :)

Jean

Mar 07, 2009 | Sony KP-61XBR48 61" Rear Projection...

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PT-47WX53G green convergence and wave on bottom of screen


Had same problem with Red. Could not adjust. Funny broken lines. Found this link:

http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html

Replaced the ICs. Was disappointed at first 'cause it was still all bowed out, but then realized that the Convergence 2 "target" can be changed with the number keys. Working thru 1-9 and going back to readjust as necessary adjusted each one into perfect alignment.

Problem solved. TV works great.

I should add that while I am reasonable technically adept, I am a software geek and never soldered before... hardest part was getting up the courage to dive in and do it myself. Glad I did.

Sep 24, 2008 | Panasonic PT-47WX53 47" Rear Projection...

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Wave at bottom of screen with green and pink shadows


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 projeciton 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 will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses.
This is a a fairly easy DIY job if you are handy and can follow directions. You can get complete repair kits from TvRepairKits.com or click here. They have put together DIY repair kits that include the OEM parts and step by step photo instructions for each repair. If you are not handy or can't follow directions we would suggest calling a shop.

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Hitachi 50ux26b/27k with AP63 chassie convergence problem


It looks like the STK chips need to be replace for fix the distorted colors.
You can download the service manual from here: http://www.eserviceinfo.com/downloadsm/11792/Hitachi_60SX12B.html

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JVC AV-48WP74 48 in.


The convergence circuit needs repaired. I did the same job yesterday on this model. I not only replaced the convergence ICs, but, I had to replace a couple of resistors and a coil. The convergence alignment was minor after that.

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