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KDF-60XS955 digital anntenna connection

I have a Digital Antenna with electric booster. How do I get the channels on the TV?

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  • Jeff Apr 21, 2013

    Thank you for helping. Sorry I was vague in my explanation, I have a digital box that is currently hooked up and working. Will my TV work without the box? How would I do this?

  • jl rad Apr 22, 2013

    I looked online, and see for sure you have a digital tuner in that tv, no outboard box is needed to convert over the air digital tv channels for your unit. there are two coax 'cable type' connections on the back of your unit, one is marked 'uhf/vhf' that is the one you use, and you will need to go to the set-up menu of your tv, and scan for digital channels

  • Jeff May 01, 2013

    Thanks for the help! I eventually figured it out, I ended up disconnecting & reconnecting the antenna cable to each connection 3 to 4 times, trying UHF, then scan, back to cable connection then scan, back to UHF then scan again. It was a pain but I finally got it to work! Thank you for the help!!!

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Look for a coax cable connection on the back of your tv, connect antenna to booster, booster to tv, then in the set-up menu of tv, go to channel set-up, scan for channels

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SOURCE: sony kdf-60xs955, rear projection tv

There is a Thermal fuse under the lamp housing that opens up and Sony has a New style fuse to replace it with, it opens up one of the p/s lines to set code 6, replace with new thermal fuse and test. You will want a Skilled Professional to replace this fuse as it does require some dissassembly and removal of light engine to remove fuse from under lamp housing to put new one on side of lamp housing.

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Talk to Sony about the blue blob issue, they may still replace the optical block for free.

If not, fix the blinking light TV.

Blink Codes
3X - Lamp cover not installed correctly, usually after lamp change, or cover detect switch is bad.
4X - Check fans (one or more failed to pass RPM test during power on diagnostics)
5X - Lamp ballast (power supply)
6X - Usually the thermal fuse - usually from inadequate air flow (fans dusty)

All other codes usually require a trained technician to diagnose and repair.

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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SOURCE: thermal fuse on sony KDF-60XS955

check out link below for part. i have 55cs955 and just ordered one. I still do not know where to find in TV but as most post says its somewhere near lamp housing.

http://www.partstore.com/Part/Sony/Sony/191002393/New.aspx?ModelMfgName=Sony&ModelBrandName=Sony&ModelNumber=KDF55XS955

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SOURCE: My sony grand wega kdf-60XS955 dont turn on

Power suppply board is dead.Replaced the power supply board will solved this problems.Tries Shopjimmy.com,Ebay.com to buy a refurbish power supply board for the replacement.

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SOURCE: I have a Sony KDF-60XS955 tv. It won't power on,

I have that manual. There are three lights to the left of the power button. One is labled LAMP. The manual states "The projection lamp, which illuminates the picture, has a limited life. If the screen becomes dark, the color looks unusual, or the LAMP indicator on the front of the LCD projector TV flashes, it is time to replace the lamp with a new one (not supplied). Use a Sony XL-2200 replacement lamp (not supplied) for replacement. Use of any other lamp may damage the LCD projection TV." I also found in a different page " LAMP LED lights up in red when the lamp for the light source has burnt out." I guess burnt out would be extream. I found one other if you had opened the light bulb cover and didn't close it properly. " If the lamp cover is not reattached securely, the self-diagnostic function may be triggered and the POWER/STANDBY indicator flashes three times." You can down the sony manual at http://www.docs.sony.com/release/KDF60XS955.pdf

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