Question about Sony KP-65WS500 65" Rear Projection Television

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Kp-65w500 green flash... led blinks 8 times

Good picture for about 15-20 seconds.... green flash unit shuts off.
If I remove the connections from the green bulb.... set stays on.

Is there anything I can do to fix this thing?

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  • brewyourown Oct 03, 2009

    Thanks for the help. I needed to make sure it was as bad as I thought. Now I have to get this beast to the dump.

  • brewyourown Oct 03, 2009

    Thanks for the help. I needed to make sure it was as bad as I thought. Now I have to get this beast to the dump.

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I am going to guess that model number is actually KP-65ws500

This is one of group of Sony sets that had bad picture tubes---red, green, blue----the tubes are no longer available and can only be obtained by removing the bad one and sending it out for rebuild (very expensive)

There is one easy thing you may be able to do to correct this problem---It involves no replacement of parts and is just adjusting the Green screen control---usually if this is the case when set comes on background will be somewhat (in your case) green---best way to see this is turn set on and have it on a unused video input---if screen appears somewhat green and has curved retrace lines--you may be able to turn the Green screen control down and continue to use the set---set will shut down if any of the 3 picture tubes pulls too much current--ie--goes to bright green, red or blue.

Let me know if you want to know how to attempt this


SD TECH

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

Testimonial: " Turned the green control all the way down.picture.. flash..picture.pop..pop.dielectric..small . smoke from green assembly.removed power. Its toast."

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