Moved the TV out of it's normal place by 4 or 5'. When we moved it back 3 days later, the red power light comes on but no picture or sound. Also, the TV will turn on, but not off w/the remote control. Prior to this minor move, the TV has had zero problems! We bought it new in 8/02.
Can a TV die so suddenly or is it something I did that can be easily fixed?
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Re: No Sound, No Picture
Loose connection inside i would check the convergence amp area. Convergence amp ic bad http://home.earthlink.net/~oleg.filippov/ConvergenceFix.htm http://cmpalmer.blogspot.com/2006/11/fixing-my-own-tv-part-ii.html Sony Convergence http://www.techlore.com/blog/entry/19694/Sony-Convergence-Repair-My-Sony-TV-has-a-distorted-picture-/ http://www.techlore.com/article/19631/Sony-Convergence-Procedure/
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helloFive blinks - AKB circuit (automatic kine bias), the
timer/standby indicator blinks for about 30 seconds then goes to the
self-diagnosis function. Something is wrong with the video. Check video
out, Q705, 732, 761 and other components on the C board, also check
Q218, 219, 220 on the A board. In addition, unit could be in IK
blanking, try turning up screen slightly.
this is a tricky one but i would say it could be a pannel inside that has gone with all the moving of the tv about you could hav just moved something inside that shouldent hv moved ( its easley done ) best thing to do is take it to a phillips dealer.
First: Check the power outlet. Check it with a good lamp so you know you are getting power to the set. Secondly: Check the power cord. Wiggle it around the molded ends to make sure it is not open inside the molded portion of the plugs.
Thirdly: If you know for sure the set is getting power and still no indication at all (you should be getting some little light on the front panel; standby indication) then there may be a fuse on the back panel or just inside the back cover (you will have to remove it; after unplugging the power cord) that needs replaced.
Fourthly: After all these checks if you are getting nothing, you may have some failure inside that is very serious. Normally we do not recommend serious repairs to a set over 4 years of age. This is because the set is likely to develop some other problem soon after the repair is made; further, the repairs are getting more expensive day by day while the price of new sets is coming down dramatically. Lastly, the new sets have better picture, longer lasting circuits and better features.
Try looking over the tuner solder joints as well as the pins where Input board feeds to the singal board. Sounds like a solder issue or a weak capacitor. Check the solder with a good quality magnifying glass. Let me know how you make out and I will try to help you through the process to nail it down.
If picture quality is poor, be sure you aligned the bulb in the correct manner and be sure the cover for the bulb is not loose. Also, you might want to re check you picture setting as it might have gotten reset when you pulled the plug (I hope you pulled the plug when replacing the bulb).
Heres another solution (maybe temporary) to the problem of no picture and no sound for 30 seconds. I had my tv's power saving setting on "standard" before. After I switched it to "reduced", the problem was fixed. It has been almost two weeks without the problem. I think its a good fix until the new bulb comes in the mail.