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Old Sony KPR-53EX35

It was suggested by a friend who had a similar incident that my high voltage transformer was probably the issue with this old set because it had no picture just a snowy one. Have any tech here had any experiences with these sets? If it might be the high voltage transformer how does one find a replacement part? I know the set is old, but if I can repair it for a little money I figured, why not?


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  • 4day Feb 15, 2008


    Your were correct ! I connected a DVD to Video 1 and it works fine. I guess that I would connect my Satalite reciever to a VCR Source and then to my Video 1 input on the TV it should work the same....correct?

    Thanks again !!



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If you have snowy picture on this TV set, the problem is not your high voltage transformer,
The defective part is more likely the tuner or the IF section of the TV.
I would suggest to use a video source from a DVD player ot VCR and connect the audio & video output to the audio & video input on the TV. Do not forget to select video 1 or 2 on the TV.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Feb 15, 2008

  • Jaime Hernandez Feb 15, 2008

    If you have any more video inputs on that TV, you can connect the satellite receiver to video 1, the DVD to video 2 and the VCR to video 3.

    Thank you for the rating.



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