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Had convergence problem; replaced 2 stk392;

Panasonic pt56wxf95a : had convergence problem; replaced 2 stk392; resulted in bowed image; now tv shuts itself off after high beeping sound, no front blinking.

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100% Ur 2 STK convergence ICS are still dead.Ur ICS soldering some how,u got the ICS shorted.Or ur ICS not right kind of STK ICS,u replacing in ur convergence board.

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How to install a hitachi tt-stk392-l20 convergence ic need installtion instructions and drawings


This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.

Common Symptoms include....


  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some images of convergence problems.


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For more more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Or goto the site www.TvRepairKits.com for the parts and instructions on how to fix it yourself.

Jan 21, 2011 | Hitachi 43FDX01B TV

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Panasonic pt56wxf95a turns itself off


Did you replace the bulb? clean dust out of fans?

Apr 17, 2010 | Panasonic PT-56WXF95 56" Rear Projection...

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P58a red convergance is bowed down on top and bottom


Projection sets have two very common problems outlined below.

The first common problem is convergence

These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. The TV can also shut down when the convergence starts to fail.

Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer, Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith, RCA and others.


You can more info and a DIY convergenece repair kit with instructions from TV Repair Kits using the link at the end of this article.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped or bowed
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2 - Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

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You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya

http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Oct 12, 2009 | Akai PT5598HD 55" Rear Projection...

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Poor colour balance


Your TV most likely has one or more possible problems.

Problem #1: Convergence Chip Failure ( common problem )

Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem
  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
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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.



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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You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kits for most models. If you don't see a kit for your set send them a quick note and they will put one together for you. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.


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.

Mar 17, 2009 | Hitachi 46F500 46" Rear Projection...

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Red convergence bowing


Replace both of your STKs if they are STK392-110s upgrade to STK392-180s these are the convergence ic big black ics 2 of them. Electronix Parts 1-800-223-3205

Dec 15, 2008 | Pioneer SD-533HD5 53" Rear Projection HDTV

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Magnavox 55'' Projection - Sides come in and out


sounds like Convergence issue.... I have some pictures of the bowing picture TV on the link below...

I'll post you my general message which is for a similar Philips Magnavox 51 inch TV, you'll need to check the manual verify the correct IC convergence chips and resistors, the manual link is below as well... usally the IC's are STK392-120's or 150's and the resistors are 6.8 ohm 12 of then...

anyway read the general post below it will get you headed in the right direction.

51MP392H/17

Actually I have this TV and you need 2 Convergence IC's STK392-120's (120's and 150's will work) of course order 2 of the same type I'm using replacement 150's they allow for a little higher heat and were cheaper ALSO you need to replace the 12 resistors with 6.8 ohm metal film resistors, make sure they are metal film! don’t skimp out here I did and then they blew and fried my IC's and I had to replace everything again!

Great reference link that I posted
pictures on, check out page 3
http://www.techlore.com/forum/thread/16736/Magnavox-51MP392H-17-51-quot--TV-has-double-vision/

Where I got my parts that worked:
Suburban Electronics
http://www.suburban-elect.com/
Manual Library you should find all you need here:
http://www.techlore.com/group/2/list_downloads



What you need:
(2) STK392-120 OR STK392-150 IC
chips
(12) 6.8 Ohm Metal Film resistors
set of star screw drivers
15 watt pencil solder pencil, DO NOT use a high watt iron you will fry the surface mounted item.
good leaded solder, and flux

Nov 11, 2008 | Philips Magnavox 51MP392H Rear Projection...

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Panasonic 47wx53 covergence issues


Is the power indicator flashing three times? If so the Ics have shorted shutting the set down. You will need two STK392-110 convergence ICs. You can get replacement ICs at the following link with free installation instructions.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

Aug 18, 2008 | Panasonic PT-47WX53 47" Rear Projection...

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Problem with TV screen?


Good Day, deon453;
Sounds like a convergence problem.
Corrective Action: Replace the defective Convergence Output IC Part Number 23905094 (STK392-110) using the revised “T” version IC Part Number 23135090 (STK392-110T). When Convergence Output failure is
detected, it’s recommended that both IC’s be changed to the “T” type IC
version.
Good Luck, Big Irish.

Jul 02, 2008 | Toshiba 42H81 42" Rear Projection...

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Bow like picture on the screen


Needs the convergence amps replaced. This unit takes two STK392-120 Sanyo amps and no matter what others may say do not try and upgrade these to a larger amp like the 150's or you'll have color purity problems. Stay with the 120's..
A good certified shop can have this one back and running in short order.. When calling around ask what they charge to replace the convergence amps and take the unit to them rather than them pick it up and save the pu/del charge.
Good Luck!
Bill

Nov 19, 2007 | Philips 51PW9363 51" Rear Projection...

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Convergence problem


Part # STK392-040 X 2 Do not use generic-they won't hold up.
I use Panasonic brand with no recalls------wholesale cost about
30.00 each. Always replace both at same time = more efficient.
After replacement, alignment may be needed = let me know.

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