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Sony Grand wega KDF-E50A10

When we turn on the TV it tkakes about 2 minutes for the picture to come on. When the picture does come on it has vertical lines acorss the whole picture. Also cannot change channel and volume by remote or on the TV.

I have the same problem on my sony LCD rear projection TV. I turn it on and there are vertical lines of varying colors across the screen, no sound, the only thing the tv responds to from local or remote controls are the power button and the Up arrow on the remote, which is used to trigger a factory reset sequence (according to the manual). Reset doesn't help. The bars slowly start to go away on the screen and usually the TV works the next day. It'll work for a few days a flake out again.

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  • stupidsony Apr 10, 2008

    Have the same issue. The channel still displays behind the lines (a whole lot of yellow and blue). You can barely make out the picture behind. When the input is unplugged, the lines remain so it is not the is the TV. It is 1.5 yrs old...model KDFE50A10.

  • damianf Apr 15, 2008

    Yes, i have the very same problem. Last night I turned on my tv and find the problem described by the other user. Vertical colored lines onthe screen and no response to the buttons on the tv and the remote. Only images from the s-video source can be barely seen. No other sources display any image.

    My tv's model is: KDF-E42A10. Manufactured in july 2005, buyed in october 2005.

  • Anonymous Jun 11, 2008

    I have the Sony Grand Wega KDF-E55A20
    We had a power surge when the TV finally came back on
    it had a million vertical stripes all colors of the rainbow.

  • Scottken Aug 30, 2008

    Has anyone with this issue actually had their TV serviced?? I'm trying to decide to service or replace. It's a shame to trash a 2 yr old TV. Thanks.



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Unfortunately the B Box assembly needs to be changed in these and price of the part alone is more than half the cost of a new tv

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    Are you sure it isn't the DMB complete assembly?



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