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My ex77eb recorder keeps coming up u61 on the display and then tells you self check did not complete, it tells you to press ok, it then says the unit will open ang go onto stanby, it doesnt do this it switches off again an d then displays u61 again

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Do you have young kids. I have had the same problem, tried everything. Left it unplugged overnight - no difference. Tried forcing it to reset - no difference.
Unit is still under warranty but I have caught my kids putting discs in it before so I completely unplugged it the flipped it upside down a few times and could hear something rattle inside, then all of a sudden an earing fell out of the dvd drawer. Plugged back in, let it go through recovery and hey presto back to normal.
If the dvd drawer is not staying open as mine was you can force it opened by having the unit plugged in but switched off then hold down program up and the stop button on the unit simultaneously.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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How to reset sony tv KDS.60A2000 after replacing lamp so the warning doesn't keep coming on


With the set turned off:

RESETTING THE LAMP TIME
When replacing the lamp, use the following to reset the lamp time.
1. If the Self-Diagnostic screen is already displayed, proceed to step 4.
If not, Power off (Set to Standby mode).
2. Press DISPLAY Channel 5 Sound Volume -
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Just replaced the lamp and the tv still will not power on. The green standby light just blinks and double clicks. No red light


HI:
Make sure you replace the lamp door or the unit will not power on. Also make sure the lamp is seated properly, Most people when they replace the lamp they try to turn on the television with out replacing the cover and think there is a problem with the set, there is a safety switch on the lamp cover door that need to be closed in order for the unit to operate.

Also you can check the self diagnostic mode, to see if any faults exsists.
With power off, using the original remote press the display key followed by the number 5 key, followed by the volume down key then hit power. You have to do all four keys within 5 secs for the diagnostic screen to come up. If all goes well check the number recorded on the right, should indicated lamp cover has been removed and if you had a bad lamp it is will record the a number of times the unit tried to light the lamp but failed. To exit press the 8 key then enter to reset them numbers to zero and do process over again and try to turn on tv normally, if it shuts down then go back to diagnostics screen and see what the tv recorder as error.

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I TRY TO TURN ON THE TV. i GET A FLASHING GREEN,


This symptom seems unusal as there is, what I assume to be, a self check system that monitors conditions and progress of the start up cycle. If there is an abnormal condition recognized during start up, after a short amount of time there should be a malfunction indicated by the LEDs on the front of the set.

Perhaps the self check system is not able to function. If you haven't tried yet, unplug the TV for a few minutes and try it again to see if a reboot of the controls will help. Other than contacting Sony customer service or a local authorized service company, this is the extent of my knowledge about what to try.

There is a error code check that can be displayed, but only if the lamp will come on. To display the error codes, start with the TV off. Using the remote, in sequence press: DISPLAY, 5, VOLUME - (down), POWER. Codes will then be displayed on the screen when the display comes on. To clear the displayed malfunctions, press 8, then press ENTER. To exit the error check mode, turn the TV off by pressing POWER.

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Sony kp57ws500 no picture


Try the Self-Diagnostic Mode- Press Display,5 ,vol-, power TV should come up with codes which are trying to tell you whats wrong with set. Let me know what happens ?

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DId the technicians try to reset the HDMI.
The HDMI module will need to be reset after service
. Enter the service
menu and select “2”, the Self Check option. Power off the unit using the
Remote. Allow the unit to complete its Cool Down cycle, then unplug the AC
Power. Reconnect the AC Power and power on unit. Confirm HDMI input
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WARNING. Service mode can result in further damage to set. Care should be taken not to mess with settings unless you know what they are.
1) Set to "0 minutes" using the [SLEEP TIMER] key.
(2) Press the [VIDEO STATUS] key and [DISPLAY] key
simultaneously, then enter the SERVICE MODE.
(3) When the Main Menu is displayed, press [2] key to enter
the self check mode.
(4) Turn off the power by pressing the [POWER] key on the
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1. ENTERING TO SERVICE MODE
MUTE
S
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3) While pressing the MUTE button,
press MENU button on TV set.
2) Press MUTE button
again to keep pressing.
1) Press MUTE button twice
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2. DISPLAYING THE ADJUSTMENT MENU
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Press
Press
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Item
S Data
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Change of the data value : Volume s/t (on TV or Remote)
Adjustment menu mode ON/OFF : MENU button (on TV)
Initialization of the memory (QA02) : RECALL+Channel button on TV (s)
Initialization of the self diagnostic data: RECALL+Channel button on TV (t)
“RCUT” selection : 1 button
“GCUT” selection : 2 button
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My Panasonic DMR-EX77EB has problem with background on replay changing from normal colour to garish green, and there's no evident way of correcting problem. Any thoughts? Al Webb/Croughton, England...


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Sony Blinking Codes
Many of the later model Sony TV's have a built in Self- Diagnosis function. If the timer/standby indicator is blinking, this could be an indication of the problem with the unit. The diagnostic blinking will occur automatically with no action required by you to engage it.The timing of the blinking you see would be as follows: two to eight blinks (depending on the fault) about a third of a second apart, then pauses for 3 seconds, then the two to eight blinks about a third of a second apart again. Here is a list of the problems that might have occurred indicated by the number of blinks. The words in parentheses are those which you will see for
each of these faults on a diagnosis screen described later in this article. Unit is dead and there are no blinks---Problem in the standby power section. Might check fuse, R607, Q601, IC601, R612 and VDR601 (should show open)
Continuous Blink Once A Second, No Pausing As Discussed Above---

No reply from the jungle IC301 (data bus is busy, shorted to ground or held high), IK video path is defective.
ONE Blink--- not used for the self-diagnosis
TWO Blinks---B+ over current protection (OCP) , unit goes to the standby mode then displays the 2 blink fault. Could be a short in the power supply of any of the circuits.
THREE Blinks---B+ over voltage protection (OVP), unit goes to the standby mode then displays the 3 blink fault. This is also a problem in the power supply circuit, check T603 and R672.
FOUR Blinks---No Vert. Deflection (V STOP), Screen goes to a single horizontal line then the video signal muted. Check IC1509, Q1505
FIVE Blinks---AKB circuit (AKB), the timer/standby indicator blinks for about 30 seconds then goes to the self-diagnosis function. Something is wrong with the video. Check video out, Q705, 732, 761 and other components on the C board, also check Q218, 219, 220 on the A board. Also unit be in IK blanking, try turning up screen slightly.
SIX Blinks---No Horizontal (H STOP), no raster, goes to the blinking selfdiagnosis function immediately. Check C515 & 516 and the jungle IC, IC206.
SEVEN Blinks---High voltage shutdown. The high voltage has exceeded 33k and the unit goes immediately into safety shutdown. Check power supply regulation and horizontal circuits.
EIGHT Blinks---Problem with the audio (AUDIO), unit goes to standby and blinks the self-diagnosis code. Check IC406 audio amp, PS401 and 402.Intermittent problems ? This is a great feature. You can also bring up these fault codes ON-SCREEN to see a list of the problem numbers with the abbreviation of the problem and the number of times this problem has occurred. This is slightly different than entering the service mode. To see the diagnostic screen, Press the following buttons:
Display, Channel, 5, Vol Minus, ( Not plus ) then Power. This brings up a screen with a list of the problems and number of times they have occurred.
Each of the problem names is abbreviated as, "OCP", "OVP", "V STOP", ETC.
We have repeated them in parentheses in the text for the "Blinks" described above so you can correlate between the diagnostic screen and the blink codes.
So, now that you know about these self-diagnostics, how do you use them?
Say that you have a set with a black screen. You see that the LED is blinking 4 times....This would tell you that you have no vertical and that is why the video is muted. If it was blinking 6 times, you would know that you have a horizontal fault.It's not a sure cure, but it's a little better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick.
IMPORTANT: after you repair the unit, PLEASE clear the values on this diagnostic screen. These codes do not reset themselves after the fault is corrected, so if you don't clear them, you'll be seeing "old" fault codes the next time you enter this screen.
Clearing is done by going into the service mode ( display, channel, 5, volume plus, then power ) then press 8 and Enter, which of course returns everything to the factory preset condition.

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Sony Projection TV stand-by light keeps flashing


Many of the later model Sony TV’s have a built in self-diagnosis function. If the timer/standby indicator is blinking, this could be an indication of a problem with the unit. The diagnostic blinking will occur automatically with no action required by you to engage it.
The timing of the blinking you see would be as follows: two to nine blinks, (depending on the fault), about a third of a second apart, then a pause for 3 seconds, then the two to nine blinks about a third of a second apart again.
Here is a list of the problems that might have occurred indicated by the number of blinks. The words in parentheses are those, which you will see for each of these faults on a diagnosis screen described later in this article.
  • Unit is dead, No blinks - Problem in the standby power section. Might check fuse, R607, Q601, IC601, R612 and VDR601 (should show open).
  • Continuous blink once a second, no pausing - No reply from the jungle IC301 (data bus is busy, shorted to ground, or held high), IK video path is defective.
  • One blink - not used for the self-diagnosis
  • Two blinks - B+ over current protection (OCP), unit goes to the standby mode then displays the 2 blink fault. Could be a short in the power supply of any of the circuits.
  • Three blinks - B+ over voltage protection (OVP), unit goes to the standby mode then displays the 3 blink fault. This is also a problem in the power supply circuit, check T603 and R672.
  • Four blinks - No vertical Deflection (V STOP), Screen goes to a single horizontal line then the video signal muted. Check IC1509, Q1505
  • Five blinks - AKB circuit (automatic kine bias), the timer/standby indicator blinks for about 30 seconds then goes to the self-diagnosis function. Something is wrong with the video. Check video out, Q705, 732, 761 and other components on the C board, also check Q218, 219, 220 on the A board. In addition, unit could be in IK blanking, try turning up screen slightly.
  • Six blinks - No Horizontal (H STOP), no raster, goes to the blinking self-diagnosis function immediately. Check C515 & 516 and the jungle IC, IC206.
  • Seven blinks - High voltage shutdown. The high voltage has exceeded 33k and the unit goes immediately into safety shutdown. Check power supply regulation and horizontal circuits.
  • Eight GA_googleFillSlot("TL-IMU-Article"); blinks - Problem with the audio (AUDIO), unit goes to standby and blinks the self-diagnosis code. Check IC406 audio amp, PS401, and 402. On some projection models of Sony TV sets, this code means that T8005 (flyback transformer), or the associative components in the high voltage circuits are defective on the D board.

  • Nine blinks - Replace D 6116 and D 6301 on the "G" board, do not resolder as this will fix the problem temporary. Or Panel Module Error or Thermal Error. If it is intermittent 9 blinks, meaning sometimes the TV comes on and other times you get flashing, then change the switching regulator on the "G" board or check connections. Make sure the regulator is -12 or -13 (negitive).
  • Ten blinks - Check Q8014 and Q8013 for shorts, leakage, or bad solder connections on the " D" board. If the transistors are bad, check R8051 and IC8005, also on the "D" board.
Intermittent problems? This is a great feature. You can also bring up these fault codes on-screen to see a list of the problem numbers with the abbreviation of the problem and the number of times this problem has occurred. This is slightly different than entering the service mode. To see the diagnostic screen, press the following buttons: Display, Channel, 5, volume Minus, ( not plus ) then Power. This brings up a screen with a list of the problems and number of times they have occurred. Each of the problems named, are abbreviated as, "OCP", "OVP", "V STOP", ETC. We have repeated them in parentheses in the text for the "Blinks" described above so you can correlate between the diagnostic screen and the blink codes.
Now that you know about these self-diagnostics, how do you use them? Say that you have a set with a black screen. You see that the LED is blinking four times. This would tell you that you have no vertical sweep, which is why the video is muted. If it was blinking 6 times, you would know that you have a horizontal fault. It's not a sure cure..
IMPORTANT: After you repair the unit, you MUST clear the values on this diagnostic screen. These codes do not reset themselves after the fault is corrected, so if you don't clear them, you'll be seeing "old" fault codes the next time you enter this screen. Clearing is done by going into the service mode (display, channel, 5, volume plus, then power ). Press 8 and Enter, which returns everything to the factory preset condition.

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