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Sony KDL46V2500 LCD lost it's mind!

TV went into Demo Mode (whatever that is) and would not respond to remote. Also would not respond to onboard controls. Would change from one input to another when it decided to do so and would power on when it decided it wanted. Called Sony support and got some guy that spoke english so poorly that I had to have him repeat everything. Finally got supervisor to send out a technician. Will keep you updated.

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  • Thomas Mason Jul 27, 2007

    After 3-4 days of the problem the tv slowly corrected itself??? It stayed in demo mode but then would respond to onboard controls. The next day or so it came out of demo mode but had poor picture quality. The next morning the remote started working and later that day the set was back to normal (except I had to re-tweak the picture settings. I swear, I have witnesses!

  • Thomas Mason Jul 27, 2007

    Thanks whitesox, I will try your solution if it happens again.

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Unplug the TV for a few minutes. Then start over again. Also, if there is a code try the first/last 4 digits of serial and model#, then 111, 2222, 3333 etc and 1234 and 7890 let me know! hope this helps!

Posted on Jul 26, 2007

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    Leo Bas Jul 27, 2007

    So why hurt my rating if the problem fixed itself? That affects my standing on the site. Please change to solved?

  • Leo Bas
    Leo Bas Jul 27, 2007

    So why hurt my rating if the problem fixed itself? That affects my standing on the site. Please change to solved?

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