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My screen is green and red, kinda like a 3d showing

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The problem with the unit is convergence.Remove convergence output board then replace IC2701 and IC2702 both of them are STK-392-120,After replacing ics you have to go into the menu of unit to adjust convergence.Align the red ontop the green then blue ontop the green.

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U must know how to solder,before can replace parts,ICs delicate soldering work.Tries buy a whole board, if u don't,cheaper less heaches later.Tries these websites for convergence kit,replace what parts in that kit.Tries Tv repair world.com,Ebay.com.

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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SOURCE: hitachi 60" sb red and green 3d looking screen at top and bottom

Hello justright197,

I posted this in an eariler solution and there are numerous references to this type of problem on fixya.com, however it fits in this case, so here it is:

This denotes a convergence problem. Believe it or not it would be cheaper for you to replace the two convergence amplifiers and the biasing resistors. You would not actually be replacing the convergence board since these devices are usually located on the deflection board in most cases. However in answer to your question, the boards are easily removed, depending on your level of patience (lots of cables to move around), I would also advise you to either mark down all of the connection you will remove, or take pictures of the board and its connectors. If you choose to just replace the Amplifiers and the biasing resistors there is a lot of information on this site on how to do so: This will get you started:

1) Unplug the TV and then get a schematic of the TV I use http://www.servicemanuals.net or http://www.manualsparadise.com
2) On the schematic locate the STK392-xxx series IC packs (usually attached to a large heat sink)
3) determine if the STK392s are 110, 120 or 150.
4) if the STK392-xxx's are 110s replace with 110s (forget that upgrade stuff it is a hit or miss game that I don't believe you want to get into), if they are 120s replace with 120s and so on.
5)Now to replace the STKs: remove the module from the TV and unsolder theold STKs along with the bias resistors, and replace them with the newones (be sure to apply heat sink paste to the STKs when attaching them to the heatsink)
6) make sure there are no short circuits form your soldering job.
7) Reinstall the module and then turn on the TV.
8) do manual adjustment and the auto-convergence test and then things should be back to normal.


I hope this helps

Shuttle83

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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SOURCE: red and green colors on screen. 3d like effect?

Your symptom sounds like a damaged convergence IC.

There are two and large IC’s that control the convergence in a big screen set. 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, and they are located on the signal board (on the left as you look into the back of the set).

I would recommend a low wattage soldering iron (45 watt) available at Radio Shack.

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.
There are also two resistors on the front of the board located in the middle that are fusible link resistors, these should be checked for opens and replaced if they are found so.

I would suggest that you contact a service center in your area for a complete diagnosis and repair, as this type of repair can get a little tricky. But if you want to repair the set yourself, just remember to be careful. The capacitors and CRT’s can hold a charge and may shock you.


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.
Here is the part number for the kit, TV-KIT-2014 Price: $76.95 + $6.95 Shipping


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Posted on Sep 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Red and green arcs, 3-D effect

Convergence is dead.Know how to solders?Replaced 2 Convergence ICS and all it resistors.Tries Tv repair World.com,Tvrepairkits.com for the convergence kit.The shop will cost u $300 for parts and labors.

Posted on Jan 22, 2010

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Replace your STK ICs they will PN# on them STK392-110s use 120s Mats has them 1-800-628-1118 You need to replace Both of them.

Posted on Oct 05, 2010

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SOURCE: tv looks 3D kinda dark

Projection TV sets are known to have two common problems. The first problem that is common to these sets is convergence failure. When this happens the TV will usually look 3D, Wavy/Distorted, etc. It may also shutdown and blink an error code.

The second common problem with Projection TV sets is dull video, halos around objects, white looking video, or red overpowers the screen. This is commonly caused by the fluid in the lens being clouded overs.


You can find more details and solutions here on Fixya at the following link below. Or click HERE


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