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Dim display on reciever. Sony STRK670P

The display after about 6 months has gotten almost unreadable. It keeps getting dimmer and dimmer. Its so dim that you have to be right on top of it before you can see it. I was wondering if any one out there has had the same problem and if so was it hard to fix? I repair electrical components where I work so I'm good at fine soldering. My only concern is weather or not it is fixable before I pull it apart?
Thanks in advance,
Dave H.

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If the problem was blown "output transistors" expect a cost of about $6-$8 per transistor (there are 4 total in the receiver) plus a few bucks for an emitter resistor and perhaps $2 each for the driver transistors (4 max per receiver). Also add in the local labor rate.
Please note that these are estimates and that additional parts may be required depending upon how smoked the output section actually is.
Dan

Posted on Mar 25, 2008

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SOURCE: The unit display is too dim.

Bad news so please don't rate me on this. The display itself needs to be replaced and the part is nla (no longer available)

Posted on Nov 10, 2009

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