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Bad green CRT = common problem..........................T.

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I have a kp57hw40 sony tv and the scren it flashs

These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer, Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get more information and a DIY convergenece repair kit with instructions from the link below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2 - Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
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yes u will have to get a expert in but here is a guide to help your tv is going into protect mode if the screen is flashing green with white lines in it its likely that the green tube is faulty this is very expensive & u my want to purchase something else.

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Sony KP-51WS500 projection tv. Screen is green with curved lines

The green picture tube has an internal short. Happened a lot with that model. The tubes are no longer availible. But a reputable company called Video Display will rebuild the tube completely. But the tube must be pulled and shipped to them. Most repair shops would charge around $400 to $500 for the complete job.

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you need a new Blue CRT you can get them at the following link.

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try adjusting your color tuners located inside tv behind speakers.

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Green flashes then tv turns off

or a new lamp. you could first replace the lamp.
the screen might work fine for a couple of seconds, but then it fades away or deteriorates. This means the lamp is going bad.

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A few green flashes and the TV shuts down, blinking stand by light.

If you get rid of your TV I will buy your blue Tube Mike

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Reset RGB screen controls....located behind lower front speaker
grill & access cover.....turn down ( CCW ) green screen slightly
and other two colors as needed.....T.

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