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KP-51HW40 - Picture not Clear

I've had my sony KP-51HW40 now TV for 6 years without a problem. It recently went grossly out of allignment (of so it seems). The image looks like a 3D immage (without the glasses on). It does appear that all of the CRTs are working. The flash allignment function does not help. Any suggestions how to re-align ? ? If I call min a pro. any thoughts on what this repair should cast ? ? Thanks in advance

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  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2007

    Sounds like a solution.

    I don't have much TV experience but can usually fix just about anything else. What would be the first step in fixing it myself ? ? If you think its too much for a novice what should a repair list this run me ? ?

    Thanks for you reponse. I really appreciate it.

  • Anonymous May 15, 2007

    I purchased two new STK IC to replace the existing one. Other than swaping the conv. amp IC's is there anything else needed to resole the convergence issue (e.g. other component replacements, re-allignment on guns, etc,)

    I what to make sure I address the entrie issue.

    Thanks

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Your problem is a typical convergence problem that happens on almost every tube type projection TV set ever built. There are two Convergence amp IC's that need to be replaced. If you have no TV repair experience, play it safe and call in a pro to assist you in this. Good Luck

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