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I have a ghosting problem with my Sony XBR800 TV?

I have a sony 60XBR800 TV that is having a bad ghosting problem, and it had been getting worse the past 2 - 3 weeks. can you please e-mail me the proper instructions to fix this problem. I am a cisco and MS tech manager, and have a good understanding of electronics. Please e-mail mike@mdsny.com thanks you?

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  • bomerfrankie Dec 22, 2008

    I have two KF60XBR800 both with ghosting .Pease notify me me solution

  • boknows0305 Jan 17, 2009

    This is the same problem that I am having. I'm a Systems Engineer with Siemens and would also like to be made aware of the instructions to resolving this problem. I've owned this TV since July 2003. This is the first time this "Ghosting" problem has been seen. I would appreciate any help.
    Thanks - Ken,   Boknows0305@bellsouth.net

  • jamoncrieff Jan 30, 2009

    I haave a blue halo or ghosting problem on my sony 60" tv, I replaced the bulb but didn't help. It's getting worse over the past month, it now covers nearly 1/2 of my screen now. Any suggestions? Please email me jamoncrieff@gmail.com

  • tcmike64 Feb 02, 2009

    Do not waste any money on a new optical interface through sony, what you need to do is get into the system menu and make some changes to the vertical and/or horizontal line config. Do a search for this and if you can't find it let me know and i will try and find it on my system and e-mail it to you, AGAIN do not waste any money replacing anything, if you have some AVZ and IT experience then the system meny will not be hard to do, if not then you might have to get someone knowledgeable in these 2 areas to help you out. otherwise a change in the system menu's can cause your tv to stop completely working altogether.

  • sulliho Feb 28, 2009

    What do you mean "get into the system" menu? I'm guessing if I don't know it means that I shouldn't be trying it?

  • Anonymous May 05, 2009

    I have the ghosting problem that started a couple of weeks ago and is now getting worse. I see a pattern starting - 5 years and your screwed.

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Sony is saying I have to repair my ghosting problem with an optical engine for $1650 plus $395 installation. Guess life expectancy on this TV is only 5 years. I'll think twice about a Sony in the future. Our super bowl party will be great for Sony. When everyone asks "whats wrong with your TV", I'll have to say Sony said 5 years is just about right

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