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Auto convergence issues

The auto convergence option is gone from the menu and all the colors are messed up.

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    The auto convergence menu is gone from the TV and the color is all messed up.

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This is an indication of fl231 fusable link has blown.. a brown recatangular special fuse that blows due to poor solder connections on flyback. IF you can get the fuse and can solder this is not a difficult repair... EXtreme caution should be taken with televisions. this set can hold 380 volts even when unpluged.. rember resolder flyback

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The screen has bowed lines and different colors no sound


If the model as indicate here (WS-55807) YOU may have two problems: Convergence and a audio problem.

In customer menu select convergence and with the Mitsubishi remote try to adjust the grid of lines so no red etc--if bowed it will not adjust.

This would mean the two stk-392-570 convergence chips this model uses need to be replaced(I have free start to finish instructions for that).

The no sound may and is likely a second issue: speakers in the menu may be switched off etc.

If both happened at the same instant this model has a hard reset(not from front of set but with a 4 digit code and done with the Mitsubishi remote) This sets everything except convergence adjustments back to factory original.

It is called the OPTION menu.

So, did both issues happen at exact same time or what?

Parts for the convergence repair are under 30 dollars total and I can tell you where.

Questions?

Mar 28, 2012 | Mitsubishi WS-55807 TV

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The writing is blured and color is messing up


That problem is on the convergence issue..

The problem is usually cause of bad convergence I.C the part # is usually start with letter STK####..and follow by numbers...

Hope it helps..

Dec 07, 2011 | Sony KP-53HS10 TV

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I thought i might need a lamp for my mitsubishi tv--model VS 60607 when my tv is fuzzy when turned on.should i simply replace the lamp or is there something else i should try? thank you!


This TV is a rear projection television and does not have a lamp. It has three CRT color guns (Red, Blue, and Green). You have a convergence issue (the red, blue and green color guns aren't aligned properly) and it doesn't sound like a very big one. You should be able to adjust this through the CONVERGENCE Menu in ADVANCED SETTINGS.
More details can be found in your manual, here. The model number isn't exactly the same but I'm sure the process is identical or really close. The other option would be a bad IC (integrated circuit) for the convergence control. This is unlikely unless your picture looks something like this: captainhawk1_15.jpg

May 29, 2011 | Mitsubishi VS-60607 TV

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I have a mitsubishi vs 45609 with what appears to be a convergence problem. Using the menu convergence settings everything is correct. So it appears that the color guns are out of allignment but I'm not...


Projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video) the other is CRT fluid ( Dull Video). Here are more details and solutions for both. Repair kits with instructions are also avail from www.TvRepairKits.com

Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out

Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.

Common Symptoms include....

  • 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.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some pics of convergence problems.


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For more more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Common Problem #2) CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

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TV set after fluid change

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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

Mar 27, 2011 | Mitsubishi VS-45609 TV

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Got a used sony 3v36fs16 36". color convergence needs adjustment. can i do this myself?


yes you may need the maual unless the remote has an auto convergence, if you have no manual but can access the convergence menu your goal is to line all the colors up with the diagram

May 16, 2010 | Sony KV-36FS16 36" TV

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Tv out of foucs


These procedures are from the owners manual, go into menu and then picture quality and then: Convergence The Convergence feature lets you adjust the TV’s three tubes. When the TV tubes’ images are precisely aligned, they create the color images you see on the screen. Over time, the picture can drift out of alignment (this is normal). If your picture seems fuzzy or has a yellow tint, using Convergence could correct this misalignment. Only one convergence is needed for all inputs, regardless of the signal format. Note: Make sure the TV has been on for at least 30 minutes (TV needs to warm up for best results) before starting Auto Converge or Red/Blue Centering. When you select the Convergence feature, a submenu appears with three options: Auto Converge Automatically aligns the projection lenses to self-correct color images. You’ll see flashing squares of color dance across the screen (this is normal). Note: After performing auto convergence, use the Blue Centering and Red Centering menus to fine tune convergence in the center of the screen, if necessary. Blue Centering Aligns the blue and green images to fine-tune the picture. Red Centering Aligns the red and green images to fine-tune the picture. Note: The ability to change channels is disabled when adjusting the convergence options. The TV must be tuned to a usable signal to converge the picture.

Apr 23, 2010 | RCA HD52W58 52" TV

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Do you have the service codes for the JVC I'art AV-27F802? I have a set that has convergence & color calibration issues and I can't find the codes anywhere... Thanks


There is no much convergence adjustment inside service menu. Yes color it has RGB drive adj. but if not touch it will not change. Convergence mostly adjusted mechanically (check your purity magnet and yoke mounting). Hope it helps

Feb 10, 2010 | JVC AV-27F802 27" TV

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Auto convergence


this point to the special fuse fl231 a small rectangular fusable link. .4 amps if you can get this fuse and you can solder repairs is not to difficult.. you have to resolder connections that cause this fuse to blow

Jun 20, 2008 | RCA HD52W58 52" TV

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Auto convergence


this is an indication of a special fusable link fl231 has blown it is a small brown rectangular fuse that blows due to poor lead free solder connections on what is known as a flyback.. if you can solder and can get the part i find this repair to be a simple one... Caution. televs\isions can hold leathal voltages even when unpluged... EXTREME caution should be taken

May 26, 2008 | RCA HD52W58 52" TV

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Rca r52wh74 projection 52" tv


Convergence in this unit can be one of 3 possible boards. can you adjust any ...do the crosshairs move in customer setup convergence menu

Jan 04, 2008 | RCA HD52W58 52" TV

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