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I replaced the convergence chip which fixed my main problem, but now am wondering if a faulty pico/resistor can cause poor color? Thank you,

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Pico resistors serves as circuit breaker like a fuse.an open resistor cause your circuit to malfunction..poor color can be corrected by cleaning the three cathode lamps.wipe it with a soft cloth same with the projection mirror clean it with a soft cloth be carefull not to break the mirror.Ajust the color intensity of each cathode through it screen adjustment adjustment are place at the front pannel of your tv they are labeled screen RGB..GOOD LUCK!

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The three colors have split


Hi,

If the picture on the screen looks like or almost the same as the photos below, then this is an indication of faulty convergence circuitry.


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Yes, this is fixable and the most common caused of this symptoms is a faulty convergence chips(IC). Most of the projection TV used STK-*** (X means number) series as convergence chips and they are mounted on the large aluminum heat sink. Replacing these chips resolve the issue. It is necessary also to check the resistance of the resistors and pico fuses because in some cases they gone bad also when short circuits happened to the chips. Please watch the video below to give you an idea how to replaced the convergence chips.



Hope I helped you.
Have a nice day!

Jdvillanueva

Dec 16, 2011 | Toshiba Televison & Video

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I replaced my convergence chips and I still have a convergence problem. Its not as bad but I still cant line up the blue convergence cross exactly


Sounds like your over half way there lol..
You now need to check the resistors positioned near the convergence ic's. They are your likely problem and go bad often when the ic's fail.

They are normally about 2watt and the values will vary but normally are like .10 ohms to 1 ohm.
I cant find a schematic to give you the exact values and locations but if these resistors measure off value at all you need to replace them with the exact value of the originals.

Heres a link to resistor color code guides just in case the value numbers are not printed on the resistors
http://www.dannyg.com/examples/res2/resistor.htm

Good Luck!!!

Nov 24, 2010 | Panasonic PT-53WX42 53" Rear Projection...

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My RED Convergence is OFF and giving me a RED Blurr. When I try to adjust it manually with my remote, the RED doesnt respond, only the BLUE responds. Does anyone know how to fix this issue? Is it WORTH...


Your TV may have a convergence 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.
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.

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 will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses. Its a fairly easy DIY job or you can call in a pro. If you want to do the repair yourself check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, thermal paste, email/phone support, etc.

Jul 19, 2009 | Mitsubishi VS-60609 60" Rear Projection...

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My mitsubishi vs-60705 has very poor picture clarity. It can be described as hazy and the color is weak.


It may be a convergence problem...but not sure based on your description.

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.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

3dc9420.jpg
645fba6.jpg
0dcec37.jpg
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.

0667c5f.pngSOLUTION

You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses. Its a fairly easy DIY job or you can call in a pro. If you want to do the repair yourself check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, thermal paste, email/phone support, etc.

Jun 20, 2009 | Mitsubishi VS-60705 60" Rear Projection...

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Wavey line and double image


Your TV most likely has a problem in the convergence circuits. ( 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.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

3dc9420.jpg
645fba6.jpg
0dcec37.jpg
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.

0667c5f.pngSOLUTION

You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses. Its a fairly easy DIY job or you can call in a pro. If you want to do the repair yourself check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, thermal paste, email/phone support, etc.

May 19, 2009 | Mitsubishi WT-46809 46" Rear Projection...

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Colors dont line up and green is "dancing" all over screen


Your TV most likely has a 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.
701cb04.jpg
77ea520.jpg
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2c07611.pngSolution #1

You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together convergence repair kits for most models.

The kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, thermal paste, etc. Everything you will need to do the repair yourself.

May 15, 2009 | Sony KP-57WS500 57" Rear Projection...

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Sony KP -46WT510 Convergence Problem



Yes - If you are failry handy and take your time its a DIY project.
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.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

3dc9420.jpg
645fba6.jpg
0dcec37.jpg
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.

0667c5f.pngSOLUTION

You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses. Its a fairly easy DIY job or you can call in a pro. If you want to do the repair yourself check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, thermal paste, email/phone support, etc.

Apr 19, 2009 | Sony KP-46WT510 46" Rear Projection HDTV

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Tv doesnt work


You either have faulty convergence chips, faulty soldering, or you forgot a wire.


FYI - 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.
701cb04.jpg
77ea520.jpg
f0900cb.jpg

2c07611.pngSolution #1

You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together convergence repair kits for most models.

The kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, thermal paste, etc. Everything you will need to do the repair yourself.

Jan 20, 2009 | Panasonic PT-53WX52 53" Rear Projection...

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Sony kp 51ws510 convergence problem


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.
701cb04.jpg
77ea520.jpg
f0900cb.jpg
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.

2c07611.pngSolution #1

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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2c07611.pngSolution #2


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.

Dec 19, 2008 | Sony KP-51WS510 51" Rear Projection...

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Sony kp-57ws510 convergenece prblem


You didnt replace the STK's? You must replace the convergance IC's or you will continue to have this problem.

Sep 18, 2008 | Sony KP-57WS510 57" Rear Projection HDTV

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