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Sony wega 60" tv

Tv 2.5 years old. projection bulb and rear projector have already failed. thank god I had extended service policy through best (worst?) buy! tonight the tv went blank and the audio is gone. unable to obtain picure or audio. service man is coming tommorrow. should I cut my losses and ask best buy for another tv. sounds like this one is a lemon! advice?

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SOUNDS LIKE ANOTHER LAMP. WHICH MAY JUST BE BAD LUCK. PROJECTION LAMPS CAN GO OUT IN ONE DAY OR LAST TEN YEARS THERE SUPPOSE TO AVERAGE 4000 TO 6000 VEIWING HOURS AND THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT FARIABLES THAT CAN AFECT IT. IM ASSUMING YOU HAVE A KDSR60XBR1 WHICH HAD A PROBLEM WITH THERE OPTICAL BLOCKS. I HAVE REPLACED MANY AND NEVER HAD A CALL BACK YET IN REGAURDS TO THAT BUT LAMPS ARE A DIFFERENT STORY. I WOULDNT WORRY IF I WAS YOU BUT IF THIS NEW LAMP GOES OUT SONNER THAN EXPECTED THEN I WOULD LOOK AT THE BALLAST IT IS WHAT POWERS THE LAMP

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