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Panasoic PT-47WX49E Trying to align the convergence 1 with the green line horizontal and vertical. The horizontal line has a wavy motion and when i can get it to stop it is about 1/4 inch out of horizontal level from the left and right sides. The lines are not crisp either.

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Http://home.earthlink.net/~oleg.filippov/ConvergenceFix.htm
http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html

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The color goes out on my panasonic PT-47WX49E TV.


Projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video) the other is CRT fluid ( Dull Video). Below are more details for both items. Also, complete repair kits with instructions and repair support are avail from site such as www.TvRepairKits.com

Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out

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 projection 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. The power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some pics of convergence problems.


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What you will need to do is convergence. You can get a repair kit from TvRepairKits.com . It includes replacement parts,step by step instructions, support, etc.

Common 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 TvRepairKits.com . It includes replacement coolant,step by step instructions, support, etc.

May 11, 2012 | Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection...

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Red and blue ghosting,


The most likely cause is shorted convergence chips and possibly a few pico fuses.

These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony,Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer2_bing.gif Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get a convergenece repair kit with instructions from the links below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2
Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

You can see some more examples and find a fix herebb0cf99.png http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Jul 12, 2009 | LG RU-52SZ51D 52" Rear Projection...

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Cannot reset vertical convergance


The most likely cause is shorted convergence chips and possibly a few pico fuses.

These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony,Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer2_bing.gif Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get a convergenece repair kit with instructions from the links below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2
Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

You can see some more examples and find a fix herebb0cf99.png http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Mar 16, 2009 | Mitsubishi WT-42311 42" Rear Projection...

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PT-47WX49E just shut off


maybe the convergence resistors? sometimes when the ics blow a resistor or a few blow

Jan 04, 2009 | Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection...

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Red horizontal convergence PT-47WX49E


converge outputs getting tired or limiting resistors opening up. adjusting this incorrectly will make the situation worse keep in mind that overdriving these chips will cause a fold over of your image when you see this carefully adjust in the opisite direction as you may be overheating the outputs

Oct 08, 2008 | Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection...

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Green rainbow streak on bottom of TV PT-47Wx49E


If Convergence on setup dosen't work, And you think its not STK Convergence chips!, Then "Yes" It more then likely will have a few open Resistors!... (Near STK chips)

Jun 24, 2008 | Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection...

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Can't correct green convergence


need to replace both Convergence ICs number STK392-110 you can het replacements here and they provide free instalation instructions and free on line tech support so you can do the repair yourself. heres the link.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

Apr 16, 2008 | Panasonic PT-53WX42 53" Rear Projection...

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Green horizontal deflection


Change both STK convergence IC's for reliability. They amplify/control both horiz and vertical. re-align after replacement.Locate them on the largest heat sink in your set!

Sep 26, 2007 | Panasonic PT-53WX42 53" Rear Projection...

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Green Convergence


Hello, I have the same problem and was told that I needed a new convergance chip. They told me who deals in the problems where I live, (TV Repairman) It will cost me 300 for a six year chip and 350 for a life time chip! I was told by the repairman that these chip only last up to 6 years if they are not lifetime. I see alot of this same problem going on right now. These tv were manufactured in 2001, but no one was ever told that these chip would need to be replaced in so few years after spending all that money on the TV. Pasonic would not tell me the price of the chip nor how to get one,were very unwilling to help with the problem other than telling me who do go to locally, so you would have to go thru a tv service where you are.

Jul 23, 2007 | Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection...

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PT 47 convergence IC's? box? both?


Always suspect the IC's first, digital convergence prblems are actually pretty rare IC's go everyday. I'd check partsore .com Generics usually work fine, they are probably STK392-110's but check to make sure.

Apr 16, 2007 | Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection...

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