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Problem with Sony TV; rainbow picture/convergence

I am about to replace two IC's [Sanyo STK-392-560] to correct the convergence problems. I have read that I should also replace 3 transistors. How will I know which transistors are bad?

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No you should check the 4.7 ohm resistors located under the heat sink fins they usually will go open

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Distorted picture and color


This kind of problem occurs due to failure of convergence output ICs in Sony KP-51HW40 tv.
Replace convergence output ICs to solve tv problem.
This set uses two of the STK-392-570 IC chips for this (convergence problem)
Local tv repairman will do this job if you have no experience of electronics stuff repair.

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We turned the TV on and there was a rainbow curvy lines acroos half the screen


Ur tv have a problems known as a convergence problems,it dead.The tv have colors lines R,G,B mis alignments,have colors shadow pictures or 3D pictures look alike?The tv convergence board have dead 2 STK convergence ICS and some or all of it resistors too.These parts on the tv convergence board,must be replaced to fix the tv convergence board to solved the tv picture convergence problems.The shop,will cost u like $300-350 for parts and labors.

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Replace both of your STK ICs STK392-110s use 150s Mats has Them 1-800-628-1118

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No picture on tv.


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Sometimes I get a rainbow on the bottom of the screen.


Your TV most likely has 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.

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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.

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http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

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