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Sony LCD TV has Dark Picture

My 3yo Sony 60" LCD TV pic has gone way dim, tried to increase brightness with no luck. Time for a new lamp? Do they go dim before they go out? The lamp is original. Thanks in advance. Jim K

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Hi there,

the problem is not the lamp.

This model has a set of two backlight lamps, and it is practically impossible that both lamps go faulty at the same time.

When the backlight lap in an LCD TV goes off in this way, the faulty part is always the backlight inverter, that is the high voltage board powering the lamp.

In your case you have to get the TV inverter booard replaced.


Posted on May 30, 2009

  • Todd Sep 29, 2011

    I have esentially the same issue (I think). The screen gets funky and very dark but only on the righthand side. For about a month, it would correct itself in 15min and work fine. Now it stays dark. Question: the set is 2.5 yrs old. Should the lamp be replaced while they're at it?

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