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Sony KP57HW40 shuts blinking 8 times now blinking 6 times

After playing all day the set would shut off after the screen flashed red, standby blinking 8 times. now a year later it is turning off after screen flashes blue, standby blinking 6 times. picture now looks like it is viewed through a blue fog

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These sets usually need crt change

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TV turns red,shuts off, stand-by light blinking 8Times


Eight blinks - Problem with the audio (AUDIO), unit goes to standby and blinks the self-diagnosis code. Check IC406 audio amp, PS401, and 402. On some projection models of Sony TV sets, this code means that T8005 (flyback transformer), or the associative components in the high voltage circuits are defective on the D board.

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I have a kp57hw40 sony tv and the scren it flashs


These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer, Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get more information and a DIY convergenece repair kit with instructions from the link below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

Problem #1) Convergence

Yours may have one or more of the following symptoms...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2 - Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

bb0cf99.pngYou can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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My Sony KP-46WT500 screen shows the tv image in blue only for a few seconds, then it goes completely blank (as if it were off). Do I need to replace the bulbs?


It is rear projection TV that use 3 picture tubes of red-green-blue to show color picture on tv front screen.
Do you see standby red light blinking when TV shuts off after showing blue image for a while?
If red standby light is blinking, please count it how many times it blinks, there would be 3 seconds pause between blinks so count pause to pause and post it here to find out possible solution.
Thanks.


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Sony kp51 ws500 red screen, 8 blinks


The 8 blinks is pointing to a bad flyback transformer and may be common with this set. (We have one too.)


High voltage error -- blinks 8 times • T8005 is faulty. (D board)

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SOny KP57HW40 turns green then shuts down and blinks 8 times


Your description can be a failing projection CRT. On some rare occasions it can be the drive circuits to the CRT's. This has to be properly varified by a tech who is experienced at working on this model type of set.

Jerry G.

Jul 05, 2008 | Sony Grand WEGA KDF-55WF655 36" Rear...

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KP-51HW40 - Auto shut down problem


I had the same problem. i was told by one of these so-called experts @ fixya that my flyback transformer needed to be replaced (the 8 blinks on the standby was the indicator). but i recently replaced it and im having the same problem. sorry. no advice. good luck.

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8 Blinks; Sony KP65WS500


8 Blinks means problem with audio is making set go into protective shutdown Check Audio Amp IC406. You can also make this appear on your screen to show how many times this has occurred or if any other faults are present by pressing the following buttons DISPLAY,CHANNEL,5,VOL MINUS,Then POWER. Hope this helps if you need anything further let me know

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Cost of repair if they need to replace the T8005(d Board)


hmmm my information says blue tube bad.
sony has a recall on this
http://esupport.sony.com/perl/news-item.pl?news_id=24

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Sony KP-51WS510 Shuts itself off


eight blinks means, "High-voltage error" and the probable cause location listed is, "T8005 is faulty (D board)". T8005 is the fly-back transformer assembly.

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SONY KP57HW40 TV


Bad green CRT = common problem..........................T.

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