Sony RPTV CRT Convergence Instructions works with most Sony
Warning: read all instructions prior to
Warning: multiple hours of convergence work will lead to crt burn in.
Put on a 480i or p
signal in full mode
Turn the set off
using the remote control
Hit display, 5,
vol up, power on to enter the service mode
2 and 5 keys cycle
through the menu items, the 1 and 4 keys cycle through the sub menu items. 3 and 6 keys
change the value of the selected item
Mute then enter
will save any changes you have made, if you have made an error, turn the set off and any
settings you have made will be lost and your set will be returned to its previous values.
Hit the 5 key to
the CXA2150P-1 menu
Hit the 2 key to
select the 2nd submenu item RGBS
RGBS, using the 4
and 6 keys will turn on and off various color guns, thus allowing you to better see
whatever colors you are adjusting
The green gun is
used for template, do not adjust this gun unless you want to adjust geometry. In most
cases you want to only adjust the red and the blue guns to be on top of the green. This is
called doing convergence.
Use the RGBS keys
to select the green and red on combination, the screen will look yellow.
Next, use the 5
key to cycle through the menu until PJE menu. Again ensure your display is in full mode.
Use the 9 key to
select fine convergence mode
use the 6 key to
select the internal convergence pattern of choice
use the 3 key to
change the color that you will be adjusting. First put red on to green to make yellow.
The 1 and 4 keys
will move the cursor position. When hit repeatedly, this will move the cursor in s spiral
pattern over the entire screen. The joystick will then move the convergence at the
using the 1 and 4 keys youcan use the enter
function on the joystick to change the joystick function to moving the cursor position on
the screen. Hit the enter on the joystick again to change the convergence at the newly
hit Mute then enter to save data. If not satisfied, simply turn the display off to return
to original settings.
Hit the 9 key to
exit fine convergence, then use the 2 key to return to the CXA2150P-1 menu. Next use the 4
button to select the RBGS control and then select the green / blue combination which will
show as cyan on the display.
Return to the PJE
screen, see Step 11.
onto green to create cyan, using the above instructions.
Mute and enter to
convergence by hitting the 9 key.
Select menu ALCP
using the 4 key.
Set data to 1
using the joystick
press mute andthen enter. This will copy the new convergence
settings to all other modes.
Return to the RGBS
menu and return the value to 7 which will turn all the guns back on.
Turn the set off.
Turn the set on
and then check other modes for convergence errors. Touch up any mode you wish to using the
above instructions. What ever mode you are in when you enter the service mode, will be the
mode you will be adjusting.
Do not use the
ALCP function on any mode other than the 480i / p full mode
If you would like
to reteach the Flash Focus, select the 480i / p mode and full and enter the service mode.
Go to the PJE menu
and press Flash Focus on the display. FF must be done in a darkened environment.
If you get an
error, turn the set off. Your FF has a problem and you will need to consult a service
manual. The error will not misalign your current convergence settings so dont worry
about the error.
It is always best
to not use the flash focus and do to manual convergence when ever possible.