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D52w19 - A thrill a minute

Ok guys.. here we go...

I have finally gotten my tv up and running, with a new convergence card and convergence power supply.. after the installation of those components, It began the "flash the LED 3 times and not turn on trick" so i replaced the flyback as well. after that, it fired up, I went into the srevice menu, manually converged all of the aspects and it looked good, however, the top corners "bow" down a bit, and the sides 'bow" in at the top and bottom...the type of shape you would expect from a old tube tv...i just ignored that..

Anyways, now i had a nice looking picture, and it was just BARELY bowed on top anymore. I let the TV play for about 5 hours in the garage, it worked GREAT! i turned it off for the night, came out in the morning, and got the 3 flashes from the LED AGAIN! -- I just un-plugged it and plugged it back in, after that it fired right up! ---- BUT---

Now the picture is freaky looking... the colors are wrong. it doesnt look good anymore, but the convergence is still there, still aligned, and still has that wierd "bowed" effect to it. - where to now? AAARGH!!

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    Josh Crager Jul 15, 2008

    ok,ok... I changed out the convergence board (AGAIN), and tinkered a bit...the picture is still sort of "bowed" but it looks good. Also...here is the super weird part... the longer the TV plays , (aka the warmer it gets) the sound "fades" out... it will eventually reach the point where you have to turn the tv to FULL volume to hear it normally. - If you let it sit all night, the sound is great - till it warms upp again. HOWEVER.... I have felt all of the heatsinks on the board and nothing is burning hot, or like its "irregular" -- So i am at a loss. Is the audio amp on the board with the tuner ?

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