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KDSR50XBR1 won't stay on

Standby light blinks 18times then flashes on and off (screen) red light blinks 5 times. I unplugged and plugged back in and now I cannot get a picture at all. Any advice?

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  • skipcandy Feb 05, 2009

    I had online Sony Tech walk me thru some steps. They had me unplug the TV and replug it in. They had me turn it on with the remote then push the up arrow while pushing the power button on the tv to reset it to manufacture settings. It did not work and I cannot get a picture at all now.

  • skipcandy Feb 05, 2009

    This tv will be 3 years old in June. I have NOT replaced TV lamp

  • skipcandy Feb 05, 2009

    I took can of air and blew off fans in back of tv. I plugged it in and pushed the power on button on the front of the tv and I have visual! Still planning an inhome service just in case

  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics May 11, 2010

    how old is this TV?
    when you had replaced TV Lamp?


  • jim beckwith May 11, 2010

    did try sony web support and see if it they can help

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Thanks for update.
Replace TV lamp and every thing will be OK.
Avoid aftermarket lamps and buy original Sony Lamp under following part number from Sony Accessories Store.
F93087600 XL-5100 LAMP BLOCK

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  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics Feb 05, 2009

    I can't believe that. 5 times blinks shows that problem with lamp and blowing air in TV resulted picture? unbelievable.

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