Question about Televison & Video
Need to replace the convergence ICs. You can get replacements at the following link and they provide free instalation instructions with pictures. Here is the link.
Posted on May 02, 2008
SOURCE: screen is showing a 3d effect
The convergence IC has gone out. The convergence IC is either on the Main bd or the power supply bd depending on the specfic model and must be replaced and a Full convergence must be performed. Only a Samsung trained tech can do this. It will not be cheap.
Posted on Jul 16, 2009
Yes - there is a repair kit. Goto www.TvRepairKits.com
Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.
This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projection sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.
Common Symptoms include....
Here is a quick test....
Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.
Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.
You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right. And you should be able to get the grid straight.
If you can't move them in all directions or cant move them far enough your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.
Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence your need to fix it. See below for a fix
You can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull
Posted on Aug 14, 2010
You have a convergence issue. If trying to set the convergence does not work I have a tip at http://www.fixya.com/support/r4220499-change_projection_tv_convergence_ics which explains the problem, where to get the parts and how to do the repair as well as links to additional information.
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Posted on Jan 27, 2011
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