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Sony KP57WS510 Blinking 8 times

Hello: Our big screen just started doing this today. Puts itself in standby mode, red light blinks 8 times, pauses, ad blinks 8 times again repeatedly. What is it trying to tell us??!!! Thanks! Joanne

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  • hippylsc Aug 14, 2008

    I have a set I bought in 2005 and after a while it will slowly become red then flash and go too stanby mode. the red power light will blink 8 times repeatedly. I called a rapair guy and he said the fix was so easy he didn't want to take my money, He gave me instruction to remove the front speaker cover and the particle board cover and see a screw that can be adjusted, well there was 6 screws with white paint marker on them, Being the mr. fix it guy I had to turn all the screw over a period of three day. Is there any sequence to get them back to default?

  • stang456 Dec 26, 2008

    Sony model KP-57WS510. Blinks eight times. Tried the screw adjusting still didn't seem to work. Any ideas? Is this too expensive of a fix? Thanks for the help

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You have a strt up problem. I found, in a similiar Sony Big Screen a couple of fixes. First thing to try is unplug the set from the wall for about 15 minutes and then plug it back in and retry the set. If this corrects the problem, I suggest you purchase a good ( Not a 5 dollar piece of junk) surge protector. ( One rated at 500-1500 joules. A good surge protector may prevent future processor lock ups. If this doesn't correct the problem, the problem lies in the circuit boards of the set. I found one problem in a Sony like you describe had a bad convergence chip and a burned resistor in the same board. Good Luck
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