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Convergence I also replaced both my IC's and still have no left and right on my blue. I am starting to think maybe the IC's were not the problem, where do I go from here, Everyone mentions resistors, but how do I read them, I am not an electronic kind of guy, but I know enough to replace parts. the blue will move up and down, just not left and right, does this mean something other then the IC/resister repair. I am looking to make this repair myself, so anything more than what I have read on this board, would be helpful HI. A GOOD FRIEND JUST GAVE ME HIS PANASONIC MODEL PT-53TW53G. I HAVE A CONVERGENCE PROBLEM ON THE BLUE GUN. IT MOVES UP AND DOWN BUT NOT LEFT AND RIGHT. IVE READ THAT IT IS A RESISTOR. IF I AM LOOKING AT THE TV FROM THE BACK WITCH BOARD IS IT AND WHERE ON THE BOARD IS IT LOCATED??? PLEASE EMAIL ME AT tkspalace@netzero.com.THANKS.

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    Just replaced both IC's and have the same problem, all the resistors seem good, I did notice that the front IC ( the one on the angle) did not get nearly as warm as the one in back. My original problem was a red wave on the bottom of the screen, that is cleared up but the blue won't move left or right.

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Sorry about that Boxerman My Computer picked the wrong time to hang. No the reason why I tell peoplle to get the Hitachi Kit X480295 is becuse this forces them to get good parts, not only are there some spare resistors but the Ic's are a higher wattage and will last longer. When people seee that the orginal Ic's the STK392-110 go from anywhere from 5.95 to 37.00 for what they belive is the same Ic they almost always get the 5.95 cheep'Os. Then in one week or less the Ic craps out and they don't know why
So the Kit that has The higher wattage STK392-150 in it and for a good price is a bargan. , Now you said you have a Hitachi giving you trouble till it warms up, that is a whole differant problem and is most likly in what is called the 3DY comb filter and a few caps on that board have or are failing

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I would take the board out and have ptscorp.com test it.

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