Question about Sony KP-41T65 41" Rear Projection Television

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I am having a shadow/double image problem only on the left side of the screen

The double image is most noticeable when i have text up on the screen(i'm using the internet function with my Wii). I have tried using the menu options to center the red and blue cross thing. The picture is great everywhere else except the left hand side(as great as a rear projection can be). Is there a "convergence" part i can buy to replace the one in the tv?? i looked on and i don't know the name of the part! please help! thanks,

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  • Ken99287 Jan 11, 2008

    Ok, do you have any idea how to adjust the convergence other than the red and blue cross?? i really don't see any problem with the picture watching tv, but when there is text, it almost makes me dizzy to watch!

  • Ken99287 Jan 11, 2008

    ok, so i'm in the menu, and there's like.... 500 different settings, i messed around with some and i think i'm on the right track - i just need to know what the abbreviations mean and what order to change them and to what settings... is there anywhere i can find that info??? i'm soooo close!! thanks sooo much though - you've definately got me on the right track!

  • Ken99287 Jan 11, 2008

    i actually shut the tv off and i guess my settings weren't saved - which is good, i had it all out of wack. now it's just the same as before where the top left side has a yellowish greenish shadow. i'm sure one of those settings will let me warp that color back in sync with the rest of the screen! where can i find a code chart thing? THANKS!!

  • Ken99287 Jan 12, 2008

    wow, that is extremely useful information! now i just need to understand it, haha. maybe i'll get lucky. are there any of those adjustments that seem like a good place to start?? thanks a million!

  • Ken99287 Jan 12, 2008

    oh yeah, one last thing - when i was messing with it yesterday, the settings all went back to the way they were when i shut the tv off. how do i get my changes to save??

  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2008

    double lines red and green



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Red has up and down, but no side to side

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Yes its called the Convergence ICs there are two of them they are mounted on a huge heat sink with the part number stamped on them they will have a STK number such as STK392-110. they have 16 pins on them there are two cost around 10 dollars each, you will also need some Heat sink Compound. Just look for the largest heat sink in your tv and thats where they will be. However if you can move both red and blue colors up,down right and left its probaly not your ICs. Do the colors move in all directions? If so you probaly just need to do a multipoint convergence adjustment.via of the service menu. Hope this helps. let me know if you need anything further.

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    Sonny Berry Jan 11, 2008

    You can enter the service mode by turning the set off. Then using the remote press Display, 5, Vol UP, then power. Write down anything that you change so you can change it back if you need too. Use #1 and #4 to select items to adjust and #3 and #4 to adjust.You will be looking for coarse convergence, fine convergence or Multipoint convergence your set should have at least two in the service menu. Hope this helps. Let me know if I can be of further assistance.

  • Sonny Berry
    Sonny Berry Jan 11, 2008

    Heres what I found you will need the convergence items. Write down anything you change. Good luck

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    AFC 0 0-3 AFC Loop Gain
    HFRE 42 0-127 Horizontal Frequency
    VFRE 11 0-31 Vertical Frequency
    VPOS 16 0-31 Vertical Picture Position
    VSIZ 18 0-63 Vertical Picture Size
    VLIN 6 0-15 Vertical Picture Linearity
    VSCO 10 0-15 Vertical Correction
    HPOS 6 0-15 Horizontal Picture Position
    HSIZ 11 0-31 Horizontal Picture Size
    PAMP 18 0-31 Pincushion Amp.
    CPIN 4 0-7 Corner Pincushion
    PPHA 7 0-15 Pincushion Phase
    UPIN 10 0-31 Pincushion upper ends, vertical lines
    LPIN 10 0-31 Pincushion lower ends, vertical lines
    PPHA 7 0-15 Keystone correction vertical lines
    HKEY 6 0-15 Keystone distortion, horizontal lines
    HTRP 8 0-15 Keystone correction, horizontal lines
    VCOM 2 0-7 Vertical Compensation
    VUSN 0 0,1 Shrinks Vertical Height to 16x9 Area
    VZOM 0 0,1 Places Bars on Picture to give 16x9 Area
    EHT 15 Adjust Height of VZOM
    ASP 47 Vertical Picture Size - Aspect
    SCRL 31 Vertical Picture Position
    HBLK 1 0,1 Horizontal Blanking (on/off)
    LBLK 15 Left Blanking
    RBLK 3 Right Blanking
    GAMP 18 0-31 Green Amp.
    BAMP 14 0-31 Blue Amp.
    GDRV 18 0-31 Green Driver
    BDRV 14 0-31 Blue Driver
    RCUT 15 Red Cutoff - (lower level)
    GCUT 4 0-15 Green Cutoff - (lower level)
    BCUT 1 0-15 Blue Cutoff - (lower level)
    RDRV 21 Red Amp. - (upper level)
    GDRV 18 Green Amp. - (upper level)
    BDRV 14 Blue Amp. - (upper level)
    DCOL 1 0,1 Color Temperature
    COFF 0 0,1 Color On/Off - B/W Picture
    Y-DC 0 0-15 BLACK background level retention
    R-YR 15 0-15 Sets the amount of RED
    R-YB 15 0-15 Sets the amount of RED
    G-YG 11 0-15 Sets the amount of GREEN
    G-YB 9 0-15 Sets the amount of GREEN
    AXIS 0 0-15 Cleans up the red & oranginess in yellow
    DPIX 0 0-3 Dynamic Picture
    CROM 28 0-63 Chroma Trap
    SPIX 30 0-63 Sub-Picture Contrast (Picture)
    SCON 30 0-63 Sub-Picture Contrast (Picture)
    SHUE 23 0-63 Sub-Picture Hue
    SCOL 26 0-63 Sub-Picture Color
    SBRT 22 0-63 Sub-Picture Brightness (Black Level)
    RGBP 10 0-63 RGB Picture
    SHAP 6 0-15 Sub-Picture Sharpness
    SHPF 3 0-15 This helps with the S-Video sharpness
    NRLV 0 0-3 Find the value that gives the best resolution
    VSMO 1 0,1 Vertical Pull In Range (1 allows PAL in B&W)
    REF 2 0-3 Reference Line
    ROFF 1 0,1 Red Gun ON(1)/OFF(0)
    GOFF 1 0,1 Green Gun ON(1)/OFF(0)
    BOFF 1 0,1 Blue Gun ON(1)/OFF(0)
    RON 1* 0,1 Red Gun ON(1)/OFF(0)
    GON 1* 0,1 Green Gun ON(1)/OFF(0)
    BON 1* 0,1 Blue Gun ON(1)/OFF(0)
    AXPL 0 0,1 Cleans up Reds/Yellows
    ABLM 0 0,1 Automatic Background or Brightness Limiter
    NOTC 1 0,1 Notch Filter ON(1)/OFF(0)
    VMLV 0 0,1 Scanning Velocity Modulation ON(1)/OFF(0)
    VAPI 0 0,1 Sets vert resolution for 3-d comb filter
    VAPG 0 0,1 Sets vert resolution for 3-d comb filter
    DRGB 0 0,1 On-Screen Display (OSD) Intensity
    DISP 35 0-63 On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu Placement (L/R)
    VTMS 0 0-3 On Screen Display (OSD) - On/Off
    DPDV 1 0-3 Lumipon
    MPIC 8 0-63 Lumipon (depth)
    SVOL 0 0-15 Sub-Volume (0=Max,15=Min.)
    SBAL 7 0-15 Sub-Balance (0=Left,15=Right)
    BASS 8 0-15 Sub-Bass (0=Min., 15=Max.)
    TRE 7 0-15 Sub-Treble (0=Mix., 15=Max.)
    MPX - 0-15 Audio ATT
    FILO - 0-15 Audio I1
    DEEM - 0-15 Audio I2
    STEV - 0-15 Audio OSC1
    SAPV - 0-15 Audio OSC2
    PILO - 0-15 Audio PILOT
    SEP - 0-15 Audio WIDE BAND
    VD - 0-15 Audio SPECTRAL
    LVOL - 0-15 Audio VOLUME-L
    RVOL - 0-15 Audio VOLUME-R
    PADJ 63 0-255 Hor/Vert Picture Adjustment (total picture)
    UYBO 32 0-63 Upper Y Bow (B/R Top)
    LYBO 27 0-63 Lower Y Bow (B/R Bottom)
    HAMP 34 0-63 Horizontal Amp. (B/R OuterLines)
    HTIL 32 0-63 Horizontal Tilt (R/R)
    UCBO 39 0-63 Upper C Bow (B/R Corners Only)
    UTIL 37 0-63 Upper Tilt (Top Corners)
    LCBO 41 0-63 Lower C Bow (B/R Corners Only)
    LTIL 40 0-63 Lower Tilt (Bottom Corners)
    DCSH 36 0-63 DC Shift (Static Convergence All Vertical)
    VBOW 30 0-63 Bow distortion correction vertical lines
    VANG 30 0-63 Skew correction, vertical lines
    RTCO - 0-63 Raster Rotation
    PHPO 79 0-127 Picture In Picture (PIP) Horizontal Position
    PHUE 0 0-31 Picture In Picture (PIP) Hue
    MSHU - 0-31 Main PIP hue
    MSCOL - 0-31 Main PIP color
    SSHU - 0-31 Small PIP Hue
    SSCO - 0-31 Small PIP Color
    GV SKEW - 0-63 convergence service item
    GH SKEW - 0-63 convergence service item
    GH BOW - 0-63 convergence service item
    RV SKEW - 0-63 convergence service item
    BV SKEW - 0-63 convergence service item
    GH PIN - 0-63 convergence service item
    GH CENT - 0-63 convergence service item
    GV CENT - 0-63 convergence service item
    RH CENT - 0-63 convergence service item
    RV CENT - 0-63 convergence service item
    BH CENT - 0-63 convergence service item
    BV CENT - 0-63 convergence service item
    ID0 88 0-127 Model ID
    ID1 127 0-127 Model ID
    ID2 104 0-127 Model ID
    ID3 64 0-127 Model ID
    ID4 19 0-127 Model ID
    ID5 1 0-127 Model ID


      1. Not all ITEMS appear on all televisions models.

      2. Provisions for convergence adjustments are not enabled on 27" or smaller Sony direct view television sets.

      3. Typical settings may not apply to your particular model and are shown only for reference purposes.

  • Sonny Berry
    Sonny Berry Jan 12, 2008

    I would start with the convergence items. If your red say is off i would concentrate on just the red conversion items. Just write down what the origional values were and how you changed them. If you do mess up just unplug the set and it will go back to the default settings. Just go slow and take notes.

  • Sonny Berry
    Sonny Berry Jan 12, 2008

    Heres how you navigate through the service menu and save changes. Once you save all default ones will be gone so remember to write down anything you change. Hope this helps.


      [1] = Moves to Previous Menu Item
      [4] = Moves to Next Menu Item
      [3] = Adjusts Value Up
      [6] = Adjusts Value Down
      [MTS] = Toggles Stereo/Mono Audio


      [MUTE] followed by [ENTER] = stores NEW service mode settings to NVRAM



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