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My blue convergence lines are not lined up horizontally. The adjust buttons will not allow me to move my lines up and down. It only allows me to move them left to right. At the top and bottom of the screen when the convergence grid is on the blue lines arc way up at the top and way down at the bottom. Any ideas?

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Your convergence ic is defective

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There will either be a button on the TV for convergence or you may need to use the TV remote to go into the menu under settings or advanced set up to find the convergence adjustments, they should allow you to move red and blue to try to align to green. If one of the colors won't move it's time for repair.

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It has tripple vision and looks like a bow tie.


hi, sounds like a convergence issue. try this...
  • Look through your manual. Your manual will always give you the most specific directions for your particular model. Look for an "adjusting convergence" or "set manual convergence" section.

  • Enter the menu on your TV. Use the remote control and bring up the menu.
  • Choose "Convergence." This may be under "Picture Settings," "Function" or "Advanced Options."
  • Select a color. You will have red, green and blue to choose from. Do each one, starting with red.
  • Press "Enter." A crosshair pattern will appear on your screen.
  • Adjust vertically. If there is a horizontal red line visible, press the up or down arrow keys (or channel up or down) to adjust the convergence until the line is superimposed on the horizontal-center line of the white crosshair.
  • Adjust horizontally. If there is a vertical red line visible, press left or right (or volume up or down) to adjust horizontally. Do this until the line is superimposed on the vertical line of the white crosshair.
  • Save settings. It is important to save your settings when you are done, instead of simply exiting the menu.
  • Repeat these steps for all colors.

  • good luck!

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    Need code to enter on remote to engage multipoint convergence adjustments.Need save proceedure after adjustments are made & exit proceedure for RCA Projection TV Model # HD52W59, ITC 222A


    Hello,

    To get the code to enter on your remote to engage multipoint convergence adjustments, you need to contact the rca customer care for that, you get them your model number and they will get your code for you.

    To process and save the adjustment made, follow the steps below;
    1. Look through your manual. Your manual will always give you the most specific directions for your particular model. Look for an "adjusting convergence" or "set manual convergence" section.
    2. Enter the menu on your TV. Use the remote control and bring up the menu.
    3. Choose "Convergence." This may be under "Picture Settings," "Function" or "Advanced Options."
    4. Select a color. You will have red, green and blue to choose from. Do each one, starting with red.
    5. Press "Enter." A crosshair pattern will appear on your screen.
    6. Adjust vertically. If there is a horizontal red line visible, press the up or down arrow keys (or channel up or down) to adjust the convergence until the line is superimposed on the horizontal-center line of the white crosshair.
    7. Adjust horizontally. If there is a vertical red line visible, press left or right (or volume up or down) to adjust horizontally. Do this until the line is superimposed on the vertical line of the white crosshair.
    8. Save settings. It is important to save your settings when you are done, instead of simply exiting the menu.
    9. Repeat these steps for all colors.
    Take care

    Jul 06, 2010 | Televison & Video

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    Sony kp-53xbr45 please let me know step by step how to enter convergence service thank you


    Hello,

    To enter into the convergence service of your sony, follow the steps below;
    1. Press "Menu" on the remote control. Use the up- or down-arrow button to move the cursor to "Setup" and then press "Return."
    2. Use the up or down arrow to move the cursor to "Convergence" and press "Return." This will bring up the convergence-adjustment screen.
    3. Press the up or down arrow to move the cursor to the line you want to adjust (either vertical or horizontal for red and blue) and press "Return."
    4. Press the up or down arrow again to move that line until it converges with the center green line and press "Return."
    5. Repeat to adjust the other lines until all three lines converge and are seen as a white cross.
    6. Press "Menu" to exit the convergence menu and return to the original screen.
    You can as well follow these steps;
    1. Press the "Power" button to turn your TV on.
    2. Wait at least 30 minutes before you adjust the convergence in your television. This allows your TV ample time to warm up before you make the adjustment.
    3. Turn your TV to a cable channel or to an antenna channel with a picture that you can see. A music channel with a static shot of music notes isn't the kind of picture you need. Instead, look for a picture like what you would see on a movie, sitcom or drama.
    4. Press the "Flash Focus" button located in the front panel on your TV. You may need to open a hidden compartment on the front of your TV to access this button. The convergence will repair itself automatically after you hit this button. It may take several minutes.
    Any of the two processes are detailed steps on how to enter your convergence service.

    Take care

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    When we try to adjust red cross, red adjustment will go side to side but not up and down. Red horizontal line is curved instead of a straight horizontal line. Blue can be adjusted up and down and don't...


    Thats the classic sign of failed convergence ICs and resistors. You can get the convergence repair kit for your model at www.tvrepairworld.com the kit contains the parts and the Cd with instructions.

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    Your TV most likely 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.

    0667c5f.pngSOLUTION

    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.

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    PICTURE HAS DISTORTED HORIZONTAL LINE IN CENTER OF SCREEN.


    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.

    Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung, JVC, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Akai, Pioneer, Hitachi, Zenith, and others. You can get a convergenece repair kit from the link below.

    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 - TV may also make a chirping noise.
    Here are some photos of convergence problems.

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    Here is a quick test....

    Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.

    Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

    You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right.

    If you can't move them in all directions or cant move them far enough your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

    Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence your need to fix it. See below for a solution

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    You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses.
    This is a a fairly easy DIY job if you know what you are doing. If you have never done this before we would advise calling a shop or if you want to do it yourself get a complete kit with instructions and support from www.TvRepairKits.com

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    Convergence Adjust


    It means probably one of the two convergence ICs has blown

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    To adjust manual convergence on your projection TV, follow theses steps:
    1. Turn your TV on.
    2. Let it warm up for 30 minutes.
    3. Press the Menu button on your remote. The Main menu appears.
    4. Use your remote to select Function, and then press the joystick.
    5. Select Convergence, and then press the joystick. The Manual Convergence screen appears.
    6. Select Red, and then press the joystick. A series of crosshairs appears on the screen.
    7. Select one of the outside crosshairs by moving the joystick up/down/right/left or by pressing the 2 (up), 4 (left), 6 (right), or 8 (down) buttons on your remote. The method you use depends on the model of remote you have. Note: You must do the outside crosshairs first.
    1. In the crosshair you selected, if you can see a horizontal red line, use the CH up or CH down buttons to move the line so that it is superimposed on the horizontal center line of the crosshair. Note: Make the single horizontal line as white as possible.
    1. In the crosshair you selected, if you can see a vertical red line, use the Vol + or Vol - buttons to move the line so that it is superimposed on the vertical center line of the crosshair. Note: Make the single vertical line as white as possible.
    1. Repeat for all outside crosshairs, and then for the inside crosshair.
    2. Return to the Manual Convergence Screen, and select Blue, and then press the joystick.
    3. Repeat Steps 7 through 10 for Blue.
    4. Press the Menu button on your remote to exit.
    Important: The directions above work for most Samsung Rear Projection TVs. Yours may be different. For exact directions to perform manual convergence, see your user's manual. If you don't have your user's manual on hand, click HERE to view your manual on line.
    If you cannot get your Projection TV to converge, it may need to be serviced. To arrange a service appointment, call Samsung Customer Care at 1-800-Samsung (1-800-726-7864). Have your TV's model number and serial number on hand when you call.

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