Question about Panasonic PT-56HX41 56" Rear Projection Television

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First Timer on forum needs help. My projection tv just devloped a problem that makes the picture seem 3-d and the colors overlapping. The red will not converge when trying to do a manual converge. I read through several forums that the convergence IC could be bad. Any idea where to buy a convergence IC, and what the actual part name is? See the attached pic. I welcome any and all feedback to get the problem fixed. Figures the extended warranty I bought expired last year. The TV is only 5 years old. Any idea how much it would cost to fix it myself? And what is the exact name of the part? Is IC short for something? I have a picture if that will help diagnose the problem.

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You will need to replace the convergence output IC's and check the resistors in that circuit.

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When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the 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,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
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