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Sony KDS 50A 2000 rear proj set, 17 months old, green tint over entire

This tv is 17 months old, last week the replace bulb message popped up on the screen after about one weeks of excessive green tint on all channels which cannot be adjusted out including a complete reset of the picture qualities. Under a private warranty, circuit city sent out a man who put in a new projector bulb, and reset the replace bulb message. Result: No change in the picture, still a very pronounced green tint on everything over the entire screen. Serviceman says now this may require a new light engine, also known as optical block which I gather runs over $1,000. This is my third Sony tv, I have had two CRTs and now this projector model SXRD and every one of them has gone down the tubes within 2 years of purchase. Time to give up on Sony who at one time had a great reputation. I see they have quit making this particular set and there is a class action suit against sony for a similar model with similar problems.

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I have the same problem with my unit. I've been removing the bulb and just replace it back and unit will work again. I probably need to vacuum or check the fan out too.

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