Question about Sony KDS-R50XBR1 50" HDTV
Power standby red light 5 blinks - black screen
Standby light blinks 5 times in sequece is a lamp driver error. Check the lamp first but likely this is the power supply block or ballast as they are called. Replace the ballast.
Posted on Aug 12, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Thats the error for lamp driver error. Which means the Ballast is most likely defective. You can get the replacement ballast for your model at the following link which comes with installation instructions.
Posted on May 23, 2009
Having similar issue with my PT-44LCX65. Lamp blew and replaced it (last month), never figured out how to reset timer. Now red indicator light blinks once every 5 seconds and after about 4 minutes TV goes black.... Any ideas?
Posted on Jan 12, 2008
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