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PY-53WX42 53inch Widescreen

Blue convergance will not center. Blue is off alot to the left and I cannot center it???? Any ideas????

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  • Anonymous Feb 15, 2008

    My TV projector a Panasonic PT53WX42F has the same blue convergence problem. A technitian wants to charge 500 usd to install some ICs but I refuse to beleive the IC s burned.



    Again fixing the lense rings seems like the appropriate alternative.



    Any help?


  • Anonymous Feb 27, 2008

    Same thing happened to our blue convergence and getting the same price quotes.

    I posted the question in AVS forums and one technician says it could possibly be the solder joints at the IC opened up between the leg and the pad.

    Hoping there is an "easy" fix or at least some detailed help.

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This will require you to open the tv and work on it while it is hot.
if you touch the wires they will hurt you bad. maybe fatal
suggest practice while it is off and use a long plastic tool.

locate the blue tube and the adjustment rings.
these rings move a bit stiff but will adjust the up/down left/right
they get out of adjustment do to moving the tv and its high voltage wiring that effects the magnetics effecting these.

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if you fumble things a lot its best to have a tech do it for you.

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    Karl Whisenand Jan 29, 2008

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Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem


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  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
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Here are some photos of convergence problems.

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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the tv settings then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

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Your TV most likely has one or more possible problems.

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Here is a quick test....

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You should be able to move them up, down, left, and right.

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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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 www.TvRepairKits.com that includes replacement coolant, photos. instructions, etc.

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