Question about Sony KP-51WS510 51" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready Television
When turned on my television has color distortion where the three colors separate and the picture on the screen is arched. please help! COLOR DISTORTED PICTURE ARCHED. I have the same problem but in a KP-51WS510 51 inch.Sony Rear Projection TV HDTV-Ready. Separate colors and image to the sides and arched picture problem
Your TV most likely has one of two possible problems.
Problem #1: Convergence Chip Failure ( common problem )
Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem
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 color distortion and arched picture - 2c07611.png should be replaced. This is a common problem.
You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kits for most models. If you don't see a kit for your set send them a quick note and they will put one together for you. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.
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 color distortion and arched picture - 65af323.jpghanged.
TV set after fluid change
What you will need to do is replace the coolant and clean the crt. You can get a repair kit from www.TvRepairKits.com that includes replacement coolant, photos. instructions, etc.
Posted on Feb 22, 2009
You have a bad or maybe 2 bad stk392-560 ic's..
and or a bad pico fuse on your g board.. (there are two of them and 6 of them under your ic's
You can check with a vom meter. (resistors) Not ic's need special meter for that
Posted on Nov 05, 2008
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