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Blue screen of death on a tv??

I've got a Sony KP-53V45, had it for awhile and as most tv's get when they are older it started taking awhile to warm up and turn on. Now when it does come on I have a very blurry picture for about ten seconds then it all goes blue with white wavey lines arcing across the screen. Then after awhile the blue will go out as well and it's all black. Still have sound, but nothing else happens. I've left the set on for about ten minutes after this happens to see if the red and green will come back, and occasionly they will but only intermittently. Any ideas?

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Could be the blue crt or the vertical ic on the blue crt board or the focus pack.

Posted on Oct 13, 2007

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This could be three differnt things

1. the crt itself could be bad

2.the vertical ic on the crt board

3. the focus pack or focus block

Posted on Oct 13, 2007

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