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Sony - Model No. KP-57WS500 - The picture on the screen is curvy and has a rainbow of colors. What does this mean?

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This is commonly called convergence. There are several problems wich cause this the first and main cause of this if falure of what is called the convergence amplfing chips.. generallly two large microchip that get hot and short out. This ussaly cause other components to fail too. the price of these chip gennerally run around 50 to 100 a peice. i repair of this type run around 150 to 200 depending on the shop you go too.

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