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  1. New IC Chips, Convergence Still Whacked

    Samsung
    Hi- What else on Samsung RPTV's is likely to overnight ruin convergence other than the STX IC chips or resistors? Thanks, Gordon Last week I posted the below question...... Ten days ago I turned on my Samsung HVM5525 RPTV and the convergence was way out of whack. So I researched the issue...
  2. to upgrade the ic chips or not to??

    Panasonic / Technics
    primarily i have come here to see what some experienced techs think of this idea. i have a panasonic pt53wx42f and i'm 99% sure the ic chips are bad. i have very limited knowledge about tv repair so please bear with me. i've read that i should go stock in some places but i've also read in more...
  3. Sony KP-57WS510 Repair IC Chips (OEM VS Generic)

    Sony
    It seems my 57" Sony (KP-57WS510) is starting to have convergence problems on the initial power on. It will correct itself after 30 mins or so but I have decided to attempt a IC chip repair. After reading many posts and searching for replacement IC chips, It seems that the Sanyo original OEM IC...
  4. Philips RPTV converge chips question

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    Ive got a Philips RPTV that originally came with stk392 120 chips in it, and Ive had 2 tv repair places in town tell me that I can replace these with stk392 180s. I know that the 120s are 4 amp chips and the 180s are 3 amp, and according to the stickys the recommendation is to keep the 120s...
  5. New Convergence chips made it worse

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    I have a toshiba tz50v51. The colors were all wacked out so i tried the convergence alignment. That didnt work so i purchased some new chips STK392-160. The originals were STK392-110. I installed these and now my picture is even worse then when i had the other ones. What could cause this? bad...
  6. JVC AV56WP74 Chips replaced, still having CV Problems

    JVC
    I just replaced the convergence chips in my JVC AV56WP74 TV and am running into a problem. I replaced the stock chips with a pair of Sanyo STK394-160 chips and am pretty confident in my solder connections. But when I powered up the TV the convergence wasn't as bad as before, but still out of...
  7. Pioneer SD-643HD5 Convergence Chips and Chassis Number

    Pioneer
    lcaillo, THANK YOU for all the great and courteous information. Looking at many of the posts here, I believe my Pioneer SD-643HD5 needs new Convergence IC chips. I would like to purchase the Hitachi kits you mention in your "CRT based RPTV Convergence Repairs" thread. However, I cannot locate...
  8. Paint chips for Cream&Sugar, Scorpio, and other grays

    DIY Screens
    I'm thinking about painting one wall of a room in Cream&Sugar, Scorpio, or Black Widow. The room has two other colors (a greenish yellow and dark green) and I need to see how these grays will look with the walls. Where can I get paint chips that match these colors? Ideally I could just go to...
  9. I know I have bad convergance chips but...

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    I just picked up a Hitachi 61SWX12B, I dont know too much about the history of it. I got it cheap becuase it needs new STK392-110's and that's no big deal. But what I'm worried about is when I run the magic focus it starts with just red, it moves it around the screen like it should, and the...
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