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I have a Toshiba 50HX81 that has a bow in the bottom of the screen for the green convergence

Noticed that the colors were off tried to manually adjust them with no luck then tried to auto focused and noticed the bow in the green

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: convergence problem

Replace the Convergence amplifiers. Mine did the same. It was like watching a 3D movie without the glasses. It is not hard to do for someone who knows their way around a circuit board repair. Otherwise call a reputable service shop.

Posted on Jul 10, 2008

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SOURCE: toshiba 50H12 convergence

your convergence IC's are bad, it is 2 3 inch chips that have to be soldered onto a board in the back, after you unsolder the old ones,they cost about 40 $ for both

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

kklare

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SOURCE: Toshiba 57H82 convergence problems. TouchFocus

See my solution <http://www.fixya.com/support/t2795690-convergence_off_blue_line_only_vertical>.
You need to get to the service menu--it's been 4 years so go to AVSforum.com to turn off the different guns and get the better pattern.
At your risk: To get into Service mode:
1. Turn your TV on. 2. For X81 or earlier series: Press MUTE on your remote and release. 2. For H80/H81/HX81 series: Press MUTE on your remote and release two times ("Mute" on-screen) 3. Press down MUTE on your remote again and hold. While holding, press the MENU button on your TV set's front panel. 4. Release both buttons. 5. An "S" should appear on your screen. Press MENU again on your TV. 6. Now you're in service mode. Channel Up/Dn - Scrolls through Parameters and Volume Up/Dn - Changes Parameter Value
To get into convergence mode:
Get into Service mode, then Hit '7' to bring up the convergence grid. Buttons 100, 0, and ENT control which gun you want to turn off (if you want to align the red to the green without seeing the blue gun and other variations). 2=up, 8=down, 4=left, 6=right, 3=change gun to converge, 5=converge that point. To exit convergence mode you press 7 once and your screen should look like it's imploding then return to normal and then you press 7 to get back into regular service mode.
I have more info found on the board. -Ken

Posted on Aug 18, 2009

SD Tech

SD Tech

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SOURCE: the convergence is off. When I try to use touch

Ok, we go to solution of your problem===The pico fuses are green and on the main power board--have you removed the back and looked inside--most of these sets have the two STK-392-110 on the main board to the right-they are usually on the left edge of this board on two very large metal heat sinks--chips are about 2 1/2 inch wide X 1 1/2 inch tall--is this how your set looks inside? they will have the number printed on the black face of each chip in white--The fluke meter will allow you to check all the grey protect resistors--most are 1.8 ohm and the pico fuses will be near the edge of the board to the left----All I expect from you for help is a vote here--if you remove the back do you see the chips?

Posted on Sep 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Trying to manually fix color convergence on Toshiba 57H81

The convergence ICs and the six 1.8 ohm 1watt resistors need to be replaced. You can get the convergence repair kit for your model at www.tvrepairworld.com which has the Two Convergence ICs and the six resistors plus the CD with instructions on how to do the repair.

Posted on Dec 02, 2009

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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.
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•TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.

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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....
  • Screen looks 3D
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  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

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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

69189a5.pngCONVERGENCE SOLUTION

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

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In the customer menu select convergence with the Toshiba remote.

If it is skewed and or will not adjust you have a convergence circuit problem. If this is the case let me know and I will tell you what is involved to repair the set.

I have fixed hundreds of sets with this kind of trouble.

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This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projeciton 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....
  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

42d3683.jpg

7859b01.jpg

e87380c.jpg
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

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You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses.
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