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Akai rear projection HDTV

I have had the Tv for 3 years. When I turn it on now, there appears to be a problem with the red color. It does not match up with the other colors. It appears as a shadow with a bend. One at the top and one at the bottom. The perfect focus gets stuck at 20% and does not fix the problem. It sounds like a similar problem to others on this site that dealt with the convergence board. Where can I get a new one and how difficult is the install? Thanks Steve

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2008

    I also have a problem with thw Convergence how can I get a Board and how to replace it.



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The convergence board is available from vancebaldwin.com. The part number is BP95-00142E. It came shipped to me for $78... It is simple to install. Take off the lower back of the TV. The board comes out with one screw. You have to plug in the three tubes, a connector to the main board, and a power supply. On mine the connector to the main board matched up with wires and pins, but the connector was slightly different. I had to shave off one thing to get it to fit into the slot. Very easy install. Please note that the board is for this particular TV only. If you have a similar TV it probably is the same problem, BUT, the part number is also probably different. Do some research... You'll find the part. Vance Baldwin is a Samsung parts dealer. They'll have it...

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