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Blue Screen and Shutoff Problem

Tv turns on for a few seconds. Turns to a blue screen, and shuts itself off. I see that this has been an issues for some others and im intersted in solving. Question is where to get replacement CRTs. Are there after market dealers? If not, I'm open to advice on rebuilding them.

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  • nassau 1 Feb 13, 2008

    my KP-51WS500 goes red and then shuts off. I took it to a Sony platinum service center about two weeks and they still have not told me what's wrong

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It may be something as minor as a transistor or resistor in your blue drive circuitry and not your tube.CRTs are very expensive. You can get a fullservice manual along with unlimited support for only 10.99 at the following link. If you click on their contact us link and provide your email they will send the manual out along with instructions on how to obtain your free support for your model. Hope this helps. heres the link.
http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

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