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Sony KP-53V85 Our Sony rear projection TV is seven years old. When the TV is first turned on the picture is very grainy. After one hour the picture is somewhat better but it still has poor quality. Any suggestions?

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  • The MEX Sep 19, 2008

    When I first turn on my tv the picture is blurred and after an hour you can find see words but the picture is still fuzzy.

  • Cary Farah
    Cary Farah May 11, 2010

    is the picture poor even when view from other sources like vcr or dvd?



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My unit is 9 years old, almost 10 (in 2 months) and started the same a couple of months ago. The only way to fix it is to have them serviced by a tech and replace the projectors. Its just the age/use of the unit catching up with it.

Many resellers sold them with an offer to sell you an optional maintence service where they would fix/clean/replace the projectors for upto 5 years after purchase. I'm not sure if they even have the parts anymore since these tv's are no longer produced. After market repairs are likely to cost as much as or nearly as much as buying a new flat screen tv.

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