Question about Sony KP-53S35 53" Rear Projection Television

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Sony kp-53s35 bowed picture on top and bottom

My sony has a bowed picture on top and bottom I can align colors fine but the problem is at top and bottom whats wrong

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Big Irish, you were right on. I brought the tv in to a shop and ha dit diagnosed, a convergence ic was bad, they ordered me one and I soldered it in and got it working. ready for this I spent a total of $272 for diagniosis and part. in my op[iniom that was not bad at all tv has been working for over a month.

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Good day, scotty1980;
Scotty, welcome to 2008. Hold onto your wallet, the has a convergence problem. Which means that the TV's convergence IC's are more than likely bad. The average cost to repair is about $450.00. Unless you are electronically friendly, I would call an authorized service dealer for repair.
Good luck, big IRISH. PS; Hope this was helpful.

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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I have a Sony KP-53S35 53 in. Rear Projection Television, the picture is very distorted from the top center of the sceen. the convergence lines will not completely line up. how do i correct this?


This model uses two convergence chips---likely one is bad but both would have to be replaced and the set adjusted.

It involves some soldering so if you are up to that let me know.

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My Sony KP-53S35 turns on, shows a blue screen, turns off


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I have a sony kp-41t65 tv acting like computer screen out of whac


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 get more information 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

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Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:
  • Screen Looks 3D
  • Colors wont align
  • Video may look distorted
Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over. Symtoms
  • Dull looking video
  • White looking video
  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking video

You can see some examples and find a fix here...

bb0cf99.pnghttp://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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Colors have separated. and top and bottom af pictures are bowed. i have a sony kp-46s55. its about nini years old and it was free. currently the colors are separated and the top and bottom of the pict


nbad convergence ic , this need to be done by a profecional tv tech , because need to check for the pico fuse and resistor around the area

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The picture looks blurred.


in the menu screen, there is an option where you can re align the colors, by adjusting cross hairs

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sounds like retrace lines. Need to trouble shoot your video circuit.

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look in hte convergence circuit for opened reistors.

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