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Blinking Stand By/Timer LED

I have sound, but no picture. The Stand By/Timer LED on the front of the TV constantly blinks. Before the picture went totally out, it would come on for a few seconds when you initially turned the TV on, then black out.

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Re: Blinking Stand By/Timer LED

You can try this on the remote in standby mode, meaning tv plugged in but set off. Press Display,5,vol+,power on remote.Press each button within a 1 sec interv. Next the CRT display the item being adjusted. Press 1or4 on remote to select item. 3or6 to change the data. Press Muting then Enter to write into memory. Service Reset muting green enter red. Press 8 then enter on remote to initialize. turn set off to exit. wait least 10 sec. before turning back on.

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