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SONY TV PROBLEM

SONY KP46WT500 PICTURE TURN DIFFERENT COLORS BRIGHT THEN SHUTS DOWN

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  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2009

    tv turns on fine for about 10 seconds then picture turns to red and shuts off



  • citikitchen Apr 27, 2009

    picture turns red then shuts off?



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Do not adjust any knobs as instucted in the previous thread if you TV have a convergence problem. Doing so will only make things worse. The blog does however show you how to fix other common problems with these sets.

Here are some of the most common symptoms and example photos of a convergence problem

  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the tv settings then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.



You should be able to move them up, down, left, and right.

If you can't move them in all directions your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

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You need to replace the convergence chips and convergence resistors. Check the site www.TvRepairKits.com. They have put together a kits for most models. If you don't see a kit for your set send them a quick note and they will put one together for you. Their kits include a photo instruction guide, original OEM Sanyo STK chips, convergence resistors, pico fuses, etc.

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Does the light flash 8 times after it shuts down? Take a look at the site Jean posted, it sounds like the problem that this site will help you fix.

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Http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/06/sony-projection-tv-red-line-repair.html





Go to this Blog. It "should " solve the problem.
Really, Really simple, do it your self solution !!
Instructions and pictures included :D

This blog covers many makes and models with many issues solved, just with that one solution
Give it a try, it's free and simple :D
Had a similar problem , fallowed the directions in that
blog....and it was fixed in 10 min :D
The Guy Ken, who posted it is a GOD !!!!!


Hope the blog helps you and anyone with this or similar
problems !

Jean

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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