Question about Televison & Video
New sony kdl 40s3000 seems to show large pixelation on reg channels, and what I call a Banding effect, or layering of the solid mostly dark colors in conjunction with the large pixels. Not evident whn playing dvds. and not much on HDTV channels though it is there. Have tried hdmi n component cables with same results. hve not found any reviews on this model with this problem so wondering if it may be related to Time Warner cable lines.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I had the same problem and solved it with a factory reset. hold menu button dowm for 10 seconds and it will alow you to reset all the colors.
Posted on Jan 01, 2009
Changing this requires a change of the tuner. There is nothing inside the set that can make this change. There are external systems that can do this, but they are expensive (multiple $100s).
Bottom line is that this would require a change in the internals of the set.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Mar 16, 2009
There is a component(s) in the video processor path, or in the screen address matrix that has become thermo sensitive. This can be service by someone who is familiar with and has the tools and set-up to service your model of set.
I would suggest to call Sony service to arrange to take it in for an estimate. Because of the complexity of servicing this set, they may give an estimate to exchange the defective board(s).
The cost of servicing your set when out of warranty will not be cheap.
Posted on Oct 11, 2009
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