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Light alignment on my 5 yr old sony projection seems off and the alignment button isn't fixing the problem.

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This is a convergence problem that is either bad connections on the pins of the convergence ICs or defective ICs. If you can solder, you should be able to fix this yourself. First try resoldering the pins, if that fails to resolve the problem, replace the ICs. These are large black ICs attached to a heatsink and should be marked STKxxx.

Keep us posted.
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