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This set uses two STK--392-110 ( you can also replace them with STK-392-150 which is a upgrade for the original type convergence chips)----You can buy both on Ebay for less than 13 dollars plus shipping.

Both chips need to be replaced and any damaged resistors around them located and replaced also--most of the time the set just needs both chips replaced and then adjusted.

If you cannot do this repair yourself--look in your area--most shops TRY to charge 300-400 for this kind of repair----I do lots of them here--did two HitachiHitachi 53UWX10BA has double image - 2.gif sets with this problem yesterday for 200-250 total.

MAKE SURE WHOEVER you get to do this changes BOTH CHIPS--SOME techs will come out and just replace one--in a short time the set will have the same kind of trouble again---Now is the slow time of year for TV repair shops---shop around for someone who will do this repair IN YOUR HOME--almost any good tech can do it in about 1 hour---if they say it "has to go to the shop" keep looking.

The chips are black(2 1/2 inches wide and about 1 1/2 inches tall with 18 pins) and will have the STK number printed on them in white--they are located on either one large metal heat sink2.gif with fins or two smaller heatsinks that are side by side.

If you have ANY questions or need help reply to this post here.



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Electronix Online - Electronic Parts & Accessories for Technicians and Hobbyists
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Order Number: 35987
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Your TV has a convergence problem. Here are some of the most common symptoms.

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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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