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Red gun suddenly went wacko

Watching tv then all of a sudden noticed a red reflection. then realized the reflection was the red gun broadcast but warped. gun appears solid like it has not moved. when i checked the convergence, the lines looked like they were warped by a big magnet.
any suggestions on what i might do? thanks

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Re: red gun suddenly went wacko

Red Convergence IC bad.....small circuit board by itself up
above main boards..........replace both IC's for reliability...
STK392-040.........DO NOT USE GENERIC IC'S ! I use only
PANASONIC brand = no re-calls !!
Re-align when repair complete............T.

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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