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Bad color, blurry, hour glass screen...

1st i have a samsung 53' big screen.. produced oct.2000 model # pcj52r.
t.v. worked great all these years ..no problems... till 1 day i turned t.v. on n noticed a hour glass pic. then it would go in n out.. then str8in out n was fine for a few weeks..then another day turned t.v. on n the pic got blurry, colors dont look right.."kinda weak in a way" took off back panel.. bulbs are all on n working.. just dusty on boards below...
i tryed allining the lines but.. it doesnt seem 2 stay on top of eachother.. jumps off.. n flickers ... what can i do??... i am pretty good with fixing stuff myself.. so if its possible can i order a part n fix it myself??.. help.. i want my t v back.. thanks..Dominick

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This is the most common problem with projection based sets, what you have is known as convergance failure. There are two Ic's and in a Samsung they are STK392-040's these will need to be replaced and possibly a small fuse and a few resistor. I am haveing trouble with the moidel number you gave and cant quite nail it down, but some Samsungs put these all on a easly replacable board. This board BP95-00142E is about $80.00 and avalible at www.vancebaldwin.com A easy way to tell is remove the back and see if these huge Ic's STK392-040 are mounted separly from everyother board and are mounted to the crt mount

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