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I see double images and shadows and the shadows are outlined in red and green. Is this a "do-it-yourself" fix or does it require a skilled technician?

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Sounds like a convergence failure, here is a tutorial I made:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5001731-convergence_diagnosing_convergence
Let me know if I can be of further assistance.

Posted on Sep 09, 2010

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The picture has colored shadows and doubled images. People are doubled shadows are red green purple. I would like to know if it worth fixing the tv is about Ten years old. Thank You


In a nutshell, the convergence ICs have failed. The cost to fix by a service company is likely about $300. You may find someone who does it on the side for around $150.

If you are happy with the picture, you like the tv, then $150 might be worth it.

It is possible to do this repair yourself if you have an electronics background.

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your color engine is failing its also known as the optic block and they are very expensive to replace good luck google the optic block failure in these sets to better educate yourself with what your dealing with ok it most often blue that shows the failure but green and blue to and red

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convergence chips need to be replaced. if you are handy with a soldering iron, you can fix them yourself with parts from partsstore.com or you can have a technician replace them which is expensive. its cheaper to do yourself

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Unit will require the 2 STK392-110 convergence amps to be replaced along with a couple of low ohm resistors.

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This is likely your convergence ICs(chips). If you can bump it then the ICs (chips) are still ok, it just needs resoldering.
my company charges $300-400 for the full repair (replacing ICs, full realignment plus cleaning)
if you can find a company that will resolder for you, it could cost $100-200 maybe. if you are a handy person with soldering skills, you could repair yourself. i can instruct if needed, but convergence IC soldering requires decent soldering skills. you will find the ICs on the largest heatsink in the tv. the part number starts with STK. if you replace them, check the resistors in front of them and replace accordingly. most toshiba will blow up to 3 fuses (f850, f851, f852)

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Your tv requires replacement of STK393-110 as it creates convergence problem and its available Parts Store here. If you want to do the job at your own, you need to know good soldering skills or get service of nearest TV repair shop.

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you need to replace both convergence ICs they are STK392-110 you can get replacment ICs at the following link with free instalation intructions with pictures. Here is the link.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

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Repair will require technical and mechanical skills.The red convergence IC will need replacement,which will require the chassis to be removed.After IC change,alignment in the servicer menu may be needed.Go slow--Remember, above all else,do no harm.You have a great tv,so my suggestion is get a senior tech on this one.

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The Samsung has bad convergence IC's most likly. This should be repair ONLY by a trained technician as a TV set is not a place to experiment or tinker with because of the extremly high voltage inside. This repair should cost you in the range of 250 to 400 bucks . Good Luck

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