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My screen is showing double vision with the second picture in red. What should I do?

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This is called a convergence problem and you have 2 choices: get a estimate from a shop (250 is typical) or if you are handy do it yourself; I have available start to finish, step by step instructions for this repair in the set you have. They tell you everything you will need and exactly how to do the repair. SD TECH

Posted on Sep 07, 2010

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the problem on my sony projection tv is double vision,what equipment i need and how much it is. also is it easy to fix on my own?

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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.

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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SOURCE: blurry screen double vision picture

The convergence circuit has failed. It is not a easy fix due to the tear down needed to get to the circuit area. I would call Mitsubishi at 18003322119 to get a Authorized Service Facility to check it out and give you a estimate of repair cost.

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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SOURCE: double vision w/ red & green tint

This is a comon problem
There are two large convergance chip's
the are failing .Replaceing them will
corect the problem . The chip range
in cost from 16,00-30.00 .There cheap,
so dont let the shop over charge you
for parts when and if you decide to
repair it.

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

ladywinn
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SOURCE: how to I fix the picture that is red and greenish

Replace Both of your convergence ICs STK392-110 use 150s they are big black ICs will have part number on hem Call Mats 1-800-628-1118

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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