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Picture caves in.

The picture will curve in from the top and the bottom toward the center. It's doing this more and more. Does anyone know how to fix it?

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  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2008

    We are experiencing the same issue with the same model. Anyone have an answer. Skeaton

  • Jedarsena Apr 17, 2008

    Ok, i haven't been using the TV for 4 months, but now I want to fix it and put it in my family room. What are the "ic"? and do I need to completely remove the heat sinks to resolder them.

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This unit quite often develops bad solder connections on the pins of the convergence ic's. Carefully removing the chasis from the unit (marking the connectors you loosen to do so) and then resolder all pins of the large stk ic's mounted on the large heat sinks will fix this problem most times. Please note that continued use with this problem will cause those ic's to fail and then will need to be replaced.

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this is convergence failure, but on this model, its usually solder connections before the chips totally fail. here is my tutorial, let me know if you need help diving in and re-soldering
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5001731-convergence_diagnosing_convergence
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