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Sony KP51Hw40 I have been reading the solutions to the same problem I am having. 8 blinks, blue screen, concave line..then shuts off. It seems like the flyback 8005 is or could be the source of this problem. (I realize that a professional tech is the way to go...but I have had cars smaller than this tv...so taking it for repair is not easy, not only that I am reading on this site that repairs "could" be enough to warrant just getting a new one) Anyway....I am going to try to replace this flyback transformer, but having a "heck" of a time getting the two wires out of the top. They look like they have boots like a spark plug wire. Is there a way to get them out. They I will unsolder the item. Thanks again. Bill

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In the sony service manual it says to turn the high voltage wires 90 degreese counter clockwise, then pull. I have the manuel for the 57 '' if you want it e-mail me...hofacker740@hotmail.com

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I have a Sony kp-51ws500 that shuts off and blinks 8 times, I'v read that some other people have had the same thing and it was the flyback transformer. Now my tv has just a green screen with no pi


No, the set is prone among other things to issues with the three picture tubes, go to unused video input----screen should be black with only the input label displayed-----in your case with Green screen and or slight diagonal trace lines (if there) the Green screen control itself needs to be adjusted slightly down.

I can tell you if you want how to do that---requires only a screwdriver and 10 minutes.

Dec 03, 2012 | Televison & Video

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Yesterday our RCA P61927 picture became concave and 3D-ish. Is it worth spending $250 to fix a conversion problem on a tv that is @ 12 years old?


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Projection TV sets have two very common problems. One is convergence ( 3D/Warped video) the other is CRT fluid ( Dull Video). Here are more details and solutions for both. Repair kits with instructions are also avail from www.TvRepairKits.com

Common Problem #1) Convergence has gone out

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
  • 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 pics of convergence problems.


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For more more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

Common Problem #2) CRT Fluid is Cloudy

Projection TV tubes have a liquid coolant that is used to keep them from overheating. After many years the coolant in the blue and green tubes will become cloudy and cause the screen to look dull, red/orange, etc. You may even see halos around images.

Picture of a set that needs the fluid changed.

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TV set after fluid change

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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

Please do us a favor and rate this solution after reading

Feb 07, 2011 | RCA P61927 61" Rear Projection Television

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My Sony KP-46WT500 screen shows the tv image in blue only for a few seconds, then it goes completely blank (as if it were off). Do I need to replace the bulbs?


It is rear projection TV that use 3 picture tubes of red-green-blue to show color picture on tv front screen.
Do you see standby red light blinking when TV shuts off after showing blue image for a while?
If red standby light is blinking, please count it how many times it blinks, there would be 3 seconds pause between blinks so count pause to pause and post it here to find out possible solution.
Thanks.


Dec 22, 2009 | Sony KP-46WT500 46" Rear Projection...

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Sony kp51hw40 projection tv screen turns blue


The blue CRT needs replacement. You can get a replacement CRT at the following link.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

Feb 02, 2009 | Sony KP-51HW40 51" Rear Projection...

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Blue Screen and TV shuts off


Here's a shortcut to what the blinking codes mean.
http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/08/sony-tv-led-blinking-codes-what-does-it.html
Strange how some people have 5 blinks. Most with this problem have 8 blinks (like myself)

I still have the blue-flash-then-shutting-off problem.. (8 blinks meaning voltage error) but I did fix the blue lines.. The lines across the screen can be very easily fixed whether they're blue green or red. . No, I mean REALLY easy. Took me longer to get the cover off. Once the front cover is off it takes 10 seconds. This link was also posted recently in one of the posts below as a solution..
http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/06/sony-projection-tv-red-line-repair.html
(My lines didn't look like the ones in the picture mine were several evenly spaced blue arcs)

After some research I believe the flash/shutting off problem means the CRT is going. I've also read that it might be the D-board and I'm not even sure that that is... But If it is indeed the CRT then I'll let you know it's very difficult to find a replacement blue CRT as this part has been discontinued.. but I did eventually find an alternate to an alternate part (yes that's the 3rd alternate !)) online for $256. Here: http://store.tv-repair-service-salinas.com/8-733-649-35.html

If you're bold enough to attempt that then good luck and please let us know if it worked.
Or another alternative is there's a whole lot of Boxing Day sales goin' on right now.

Jul 12, 2008 | Sony KP-51WS500 51" Rear Projection...

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KP-51HW40 - Auto shut down problem


I had the same problem. i was told by one of these so-called experts @ fixya that my flyback transformer needed to be replaced (the 8 blinks on the standby was the indicator). but i recently replaced it and im having the same problem. sorry. no advice. good luck.

Jun 18, 2008 | Sony KP-51HW40 51" Rear Projection...

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Sony projection television KP51HW40/ bought in 2002 .


the flyback is bad when you get 8 blinks on the diagnostic led error code. If you need more assistance let me know

May 13, 2008 | Sony KP-51WS510 51" Rear Projection...

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KP-57HW40 w/ 8 Blinks


8 times, Diagnosis: High voltage error. Possible cause: T8005 is faulty. (D board)

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Light blinks 8 times


Best Solution by Guest worked!!! Great job and Thank you!

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