Question about Sony KP-57WS500 57" Rear Projection Television

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57 inch sony kp57wv700

Okay, I just got my tv from my ex after 3 years and it seems i have a problem. When I turn the set on it has 2 blue lines one on top coming down in a wave fashion and one on the bottom going up with the same wave fashion. After about 10 seconds the screen goes blank. Does anyone know what my exsisting problem may be and how can i correct this problem? Is the cost going to be worth more than the tv?

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  • ZZPOTS Feb 13, 2008

    I HAVE 4 BLUE LINES IN A WAVE PATTERN ON MY SCREEN WITCH SHOUD UP FIRST. THEN THE TV WOULD SOMETIMES JUST TURN OFF. NOW THE TV STAYS ON FOR ABOUT 5 TO 6 SECONDS AND TURNS OFF.I MISS MY BIG TV WHAT CAN I DO.

  • robertico Apr 15, 2008

    my tv is 4 year old when i turn on picture is ok and then 5 second later go blue for 3 to 4 minutes and picture star to work properly olso when i change to video mode go blue with archade line plz help me

  • klkelley44 Sep 23, 2008

    My Sony KP57WV700 Rear Projection had blue lines in a wave across for over a year then one day just went completely blank and will not turn on at all. What is the solution to the problem?

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2009

    Blue wavy lines in the picture

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I had the same problem and just listed the dang TV on craigslist cuz I didn't want to spend $$$ to fix. I searched the internet to see if I could somehow fix it (not mechanically inclined whatsoever) but low and behold, I did it!!! It's so easy, the worst thing about it is unscrewing the screws! Just be careful when you finally get done unscrewing everything, be cautious when removing the bottom front away because if you yank too hard, there are wires connected to the power buttons in the front. Here it is: http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/06/sony-projection-tv-red-line-repair.html

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Sounds like bad CRT's

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It looks like a $1500.00 job to get fixed, better off getting a new TV. If they even make the CRTs anymore, they are about $300.00 a piece, and you need three!

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KP57WV700 - Blue Lines Across The Screen


Problem #1) Convergence

Symptoms:
  • Screen Looks 3D
  • Colors wont align
  • Video may look distorted
Problem #2 CRT Fluid has clouded over. Symtoms
  • Dull looking video
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  • Halos around objects
  • Red/Orange looking video

You can see some examples and find a fix here...

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Screen fades to blue.


The Blue SCREEN setting is too high. These adjustments are located inside the TV behind the front panel. There are two screws behind covers and then a wooden panel to remove to access the adjustments. The leftmost set are for BLUE, the middle are GREEN, and the right are RED. The top row are FOCUS and the bottom are SCREEN. Focus will focus/unfocus the tube and Screen will adjust the power of that tube (there are 3 tubes, one for each color). If Screen is adjusted too high, horizontal lines will appear (my TV had red lines, but I played around with the knobs and saw that it could happen on any of the colors). Additionally, if SCREEN is set even higher than that, the tube could go so high that it turns the whole screen that color (in your case, blue). If this happens the TV will shut down, probably due to either overheating or overvolting. To fix this issue, turn the appropriate SCREEN dial down until the lines go away. In your case, you want to turn the lower left dial down. Don't turn it too far down, if you turn it more than necessary the TV can give you an AKB error (noted by the STANDBY light flashing a sequence of 5 blinks).

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The Guns?


You will need a new CRT ( Blue Gun) they are fairly exspensive unless you can find one used. let me know if you need more assistance.

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Sony Rear Projection TV - Red tube too strong


remove the front speaker assembly and the small access panel behind it and you will see a small square control assembly with 6 dials on it 3 control the color guns and 3 control the 3 gun focus. Try turning down the red control slightly they will be set up just like the CRTs red green and blue.

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Overheating problem??????


· http://esupport.sony.com/perl/news-item.pl?news_id=24
· Which models are affected with the "flicker" problem?
A1: There are 12 models in total: KDP57XBR2, KDP65XBR2, KP46WT500, KP51HW40, KP51WS500, KP57HW40, KP57WS500, KP57WV600, KP57WV700, KP65WS500, KP65WV600 and KP65WV700.

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Blue tint screen in video mode


· http://esupport.sony.com/perl/news-item.pl?news_id=24
· Which models are affected with the "flicker" problem?
A1: There are 12 models in total: KDP57XBR2, KDP65XBR2, KP46WT500, KP51HW40, KP51WS500, KP57HW40, KP57WS500, KP57WV600, KP57WV700, KP65WS500, KP65WV600 and KP65WV700.

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Black Screen with vertical lines down the side?


· http://esupport.sony.com/perl/news-item.pl?news_id=24
· Which models are affected with the "flicker" problem?
A1: There are 12 models in total: KDP57XBR2, KDP65XBR2, KP46WT500, KP51HW40, KP51WS500, KP57HW40, KP57WS500, KP57WV600, KP57WV700, KP65WS500, KP65WV600 and KP65WV700.

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Sony KP-57WS500 57 inch TV


Probable convergence IC failure = replace both for reliability..T.

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