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Terrible Quality Again just as everyone else, my television screen turn green with arched like lines and after a few moments turn off. Sony needs to do something about this on going issue. I feel as if I tossed $1500 bucks out the window.

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  • Tbrown16 Mar 11, 2008

    Why wont Sony help there customers, this is an ongoing problem

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