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KP43T90 convergence I have replaced the STK's. The colors are still separated. One of the STK's gets warm and the other does not. Fuses check ok. Any ideas?

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Check the resistors that are right next to the ICs one or two of the resistors will usually go open along with The convergence ICs.

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My Mitsubishi tv vs70707 convergence problems. I just replaced my 2 STK convergence chips, and double check my soldering. Still have 3d pictures and can't find pico fuses. Glass fuses are ok.


Need a better picture, but usually fuses are listed as F(number) and would be on the power input to the STK chips. The resistors should be checked as well.

Feb 28, 2015 | Mitsubishi Televison & Video

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I have a KDP51ws550 tv that has convergence problems. Flash focus would not work and neither would manual convergence. I replaced the both convergence ICs and checked the pico fuses, turned the unit back...


Check your soldering. Check the vertical power board on the far left when looking from the back. It has fuses on it as well.

Depending on quality of STK chips, they could have been bad or failed right away. Best things is to look at the schematic, verify what colors you can move and see which STK chip is not functioning.

If both chips are not function after replacement, likely a fuse. Be sure to verify the resistors next to the STK chips.

Mar 06, 2011 | Sony Grand WEGA KDP-51WS550 51" Rear...

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Sony model #kp51ws500. Common problems for screen appearing warped


Need more details about how the screen is appearing warped.

if you have color separation and distorted image (warped,bowed, etc), then your Convergence ICs have failed. It is very common on rear projections. The solution is to replace the STK chips, check fuses and the resistors next to the STK chips. Replace as necessary and re-align via the service menu. It is about a $300 repair at a tv service center. You will need the service manual if you decide to do this yourself.

Try This:
When you notice the symptons Use this simple test to verify.
Go to the users menu on the tv.
Look for the converge option probably under setup or video setting. Converge is short for convergence to align the red and blue colors to the green color.

If you cannot move the red either horizontal or vertical, then the STK chip has failed for red section.
If you cannot move the blue either horizontal or vertical, then the STK chip has failed for the blue section.

If you can move both in each direction then the problem is something else.


Note if one STK chip fails, you replace both regardless.


Note: The STK chips are black about 3 inches long and will be mounted against a large aluminum heat sink (metal fins). They have about 20 pins on them. I believe they are STK392-560s in that set.

Feb 25, 2011 | Sony KP-51WS500 51" Rear Projection...

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I have sony tv kp-65wv600. It has problems. color and video is blurry, double vision, letters are curved


You have a convergence failure.

Convergence IC failure is very common. The solution is to replace the STK chips, check fuses and the resistors next to the STK chips. Replace as necessary and re-align via the service menu. It is about a $300 repair at a tv service center. You will need the service manual if you decide to do this yourself.

Try This:
When you notice the symptons Use this simple test to verify.
Go to the users menu on the tv.
Look for the converge option probably under setup or video setting. Converge is short for convergence to align the red and blue colors to the green color.

If you cannot move the red either horizontal or vertical, then the STK chip has failed for red section.
If you cannot move the blue either horizontal or vertical, then the STK chip has failed for the blue section.

If you can move both in each direction then the problem is something else.


Note if one STK chip fails, you replace both regardless

Feb 24, 2011 | Televison & Video

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The colors are separated. Images are blurry and


Try adjusting the convergence. If it won't move see below- (or hitting Magic Focus for some Hitachi’s)
This sounds like convergence output IC problem. convergence board would have to be removed - remove and replace 2 STK IC's and check the surrounding resistors. Shops usually charge between $200-$400 Be sure to vote/rate me if this helped Thanks!
See link for more detail
http://www.ehow.com/how_4575598_yourself-projection-tv-repair-convergence.html

Oct 24, 2009 | Sony KP-51WS500 51" Rear Projection...

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I suddenly have color separation (blue, yellow,white). Flash focus won't work. Any suggestions.


This is a convergence output IC problem. convergence board would have to be removed - remove and replace 2 STK IC's and check the surrounding resistors. Shops usually charge between $200-$400 Be sure to vote/rate me if this helped Thanks!
See link for more detail
http://www.ehow.com/how_4575598_yourself-projection-tv-repair-convergence.html

Note: there are also pico fuses (on the same convergence board) that need to be checked/replaced

Oct 20, 2009 | Sony KP-51WS500 51" Rear Projection...

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I have a 42'' where the color in the top left corner seems to have separated, or shifted. The picture is ghosted in red and green in this area. It happened all of a sudden.


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.

Jun 19, 2009 | Akai PT4298HD Rear Projection Television

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Colors separated


You need change STK392-560(can use STK392-570)
I guess it happend when holding bolts weaken to radiator.(Check other STK on next radiator)
You have to change STK on right radiator.
Disconnect small connectors. You can l leave Hi Voltage two lines(RED). unscrew board.
Pool board out.
Unscrew STK. Set board verticaly. Just pool STK bu pincet and heatup solder. One by one...
Clean halles.
Set new STK with thermopasta on board in to hallsradiator. Screw up.
Wet contacts by liquid fluse. And sosler them.
Clean up by alcohol...Check for short by lense...
Set up board back...5515c27.gif

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Warped Picture, Separated colors


Each color (red,green & blue) has an amplifier IC (STK-).
When there is a convergence issue,the first step is change both
IC's for reliability. Then check for open fuses devices,usually
pico fuses.Then re-check convergence alignment.......T.

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