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I am having a convergence issue with my Panasonic Rear Projection Television. Is this something I can repair myself? If I did hire someone to fix this for me, about how much would this cost?

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I am the right person to talk to.

If convergence problem total parts cost on EBAY would be under 25 dollars AND I HAVE START TO FINISH, STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE DO IT YOURSELF PERSON TO DO THIS REPAIR.

THE instructions tell everything you will need and the best way to get at the two STK-392-110 CHIPS THAT NEED TO BE REPLACED.

Repair involves getting at and replacing both chips, it does involve being able to solder--not hard on this set.

If you want the instructions here or provide a email I will if you rate this solution very helpful give them to you for free, they are based on my actual experience doing hundreds of these sets with this problem.

See attached photos of what the chips look like and what a typical convergence problem looks like.


I am having a convergence issue with my Panasonic - 3590cf2.jpg The black parts are the chips, this is Hitachi but EXACT SAME TWO CHIPS ARE USED.

Typical convergence problem; no two will look exactly the same.

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  • Anthony Natale Aug 22, 2010

    How can I get the instructions to do this myself? My email is

  • EggNog8 Nov 11, 2010

    I would like the instructions as well, Thanks

  • danniessf Feb 24, 2011

    Can you please email me the instructions on how to do this procedure. I have a panasonic pt-47wx42f and the picture looks like the one above, except with some lines going though the screen. Not solid lines though. My email address is thank you

  • chromium6 Jul 23, 2011

    yeah bro I would totally appreciate the instructions also! tryin to get one going for a friend, thanks in advance!

  • chromium6 Jul 23, 2011

    yeah bro I would totally appreciate the instructions as well. tryin to fix one for a friend, thanks in advance!!


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SD Tech,
Please send me the instructions to repair myself.
Looking at the repairkits, they are a bit expensive for an older rear projection, I would like to just buy a few parts and try to get it going for a few more years, than invest $$$ on a kit.
I have two TV's with the same problem :(
Panasonic PT-53WX42F
Panasonic PT-47WX42F
Can I buy the parts at Radio Shack? or have to order online?


Posted on Oct 23, 2010

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  • woryshyn Nov 07, 2010

    Please email me the repair instructions,
    panasonic pt-53wx42 convergence circuit bad

  • Patrick Smith Dec 26, 2010

    Please email me the repair instructions, panasonic pt-53wx42 convergence circuit bad.

  • cquickrn Mar 02, 2011

    Would you email me the repair instructions as well. I have the PT-53WX42F too. My email:


  • tm5rto1 Aug 05, 2011

    Hi! Can you please email me the instructions for fixing this same problem on my PT-53WX42F? My email is Thanks a bunch!

  • sam michaels
    sam michaels Apr 14, 2014

    ruthsam1 could you send me the instructions to repair my set.

  • sam michaels
    sam michaels Apr 14, 2014

    ruthsam could you send me the instructions to repair my convergence problems. Add a Comment


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