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How do I replace a optical block on a Sony 64"hdmi KDS 60A2000

I have an older sony model hdmi tv that the optical block went(everything is green) Model kds 60a2000. I love this tv and was wondering if I could repair it. It was bought in 2006.

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The optical block is usually pretty expensive. Some Sony models have a recall on this item (mine did) and it will be replaced for free. If not, here is a video that might help:

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SOURCE: Sony KDS-60A2000 projection TV: power led blinks 4 times

the projector bulb has gone out you need to replace it.

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SOURCE: sony xsrd projection model

You need a new optical engine.Sony still covers this model for your problem under warranty.Call customer service at Sony and they will get you started.

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SOURCE: sony KDS-60A2000 with burn in

Burn in or spot? if spot try cleaning up the optical lens :)

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SOURCE: how to reset sony tv KDS.60A2000 after replacing lamp so the warning doesn't keep coming on

With the set turned off:

When replacing the lamp, use the following to reset the lamp time.
1. If the Self-Diagnostic screen is already displayed, proceed to step 4.
If not, Power off (Set to Standby mode).
2. Press DISPLAY Channel 5 Sound Volume -
3. To access the Lamp reset, press 5 until the TIME category displays.
4. Press 1 until the RSET item displays.

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Optical Block needs replacing

unfortunately the optical blockissue kills any resale value except for the chassis boards value for used boards. Parting it out will be your best bet as alot of people may be needing the boards.

Feb 27, 2013 | Sony KDS-60A2000 60" HDTV

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How do I get the yellow/green color toned down on our Sony KDS-60A2000 TV?

If the screen has a yellow green color to the whole or most of the screen in this model it may be a defective optical light engine.

A photo posted here of the issue or elsewhere might tell me.

Mar 21, 2012 | Sony KDS-60A2000 60" HDTV

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Sony TV has "green video"

Ummm. Take the $1133 in cash and buy a Sony KDS-60A2000.
Possibly call Sony customer relations, they may cover repair. I know this is possible.

Jan 18, 2011 | Sony KDS-60A2000 60" HDTV

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Kds-60a2000 green tint that can not be adjusted


Dec 19, 2010 | Sony KDS-60A2000 60" HDTV

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Green it the optical block? or do I require a new Lamp Block?

This problems is the optical engine block problems.Very expensive part to replaced and job by the tv Tech.If this tv been in used like for about five years or more,my opinion just better put ur money in for a new tv.The earlier tv design for the optical engine block is not that great of a design,will happen again,just don't know when that it.

Nov 15, 2010 | Sony KDS-60A2000 60" HDTV

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Green color is dominant

More then likely you have Bad Ligt Engine/optitcal Block Assy
PN# A-1203-194-A Price $3,249.95 Core Refunf $2,270.00 Price of Part after refund $979.95

You need to go to Sony .com and see if company is still offering Free Replacement optical block Assy. on your Model
Sony 1-888-649-7669
1-239-768-7547 Ask Them if they are offering anything on this model

Sep 17, 2010 | Sony KDS-60A2000 60" HDTV

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The picture appears to have a green tint to it Sony KDS-60A2000 3 yrs old

The optical block is failing. Contact SONY for a replacement. They have extended the warranty or replace the sets

Jan 31, 2010 | Sony KDS-60A2000 60" HDTV

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My sony sxrd tv has green tint and a green stripe along right side of screen. what can I do to fix it

My guess would be a Bad light engine also called optical block.

Good luck
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Nov 08, 2009 | Sony KDS-60A2000 60" HDTV

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Sony T.V. has too much green in color .

Went to site http;//esupport and found out Sony has to replace the optical block which cause the picture to have too much green. You have till June 30,2009 to get it fix.

May 17, 2009 | Sony KDS-50A2000 50" HDTV

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Picture is getting Yellow screen on botton right corner.

Sony extended Optical Block until 06/302010. Will re-imburse your if you replaced the optical block out of your own pocket


Certain 2006 Model Year SXRD Television Extended Warranty Information – Optical Block
Posted: 10/21/2008

Models: KDS-50A2000, KDS-55A2000, KDS-60A2000, KDS-R60XBR2, KDS-R70XBR2
Aspart of the Sony commitment to quality, Sony is announcing that it isextending the limited warranty (parts and labor), in the United States,on the optical block of the above-referenced 2006 model SXRDtelevisions until June 30, 2010, regardless of purchase date. For anycustomer who requires repair of the optical block on one of theaffected models, Sony will cover the cost of the optical block repair(parts and labor) at no charge through June 30, 2010. This extendedwarranty does not apply to the replaceable projection lamp or the otherparts that may be used in the televisions.

Sony is also announcing that for any owner of these modeltelevisions who paid out-of-pocket expenses on or before November 30,2008 for an estimate or repair service to replace the optical block,Sony will reimburse the customer by mail for the cost of the opticalblock and the labor expense to replace it, subject to certainconditions. To receive reimbursement, please follow completely thedirections on the claim form for reimbursement; all claims must be postmarked by January 31, 2009. See the claim form for complete terms and conditions.

All other terms of the Sony limited warranty continue to apply. Sonyutilizes a network of hundreds of qualified independent third-partyservicers to perform in-home television warranty service. Sony, throughits authorized servicer network, will endeavor to repair your setwithin 30 days of your first contact. For diagnosis, warranty service,or if you are not provided a repair within 30 days, please contact Sonyat (888) 649-7669.

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