The tv went black we can hear what is on the tv we just can not see it, we have repaired it several years ago and it was the transistors. the color was either all green or bubbly in places. could i possibly need a new picture tube or should i trash this one since it is over 10 yrs old and get a new one?
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Re: our screen went black no picture only sound
Try a hard restart, which simply means unplugging the power cord of the TV, and replugging it after 4 hours have passed. If this does not bring the picture back, then you should consider buying a new TV. The costs of a repair ( labor and parts) might exceed the cost of a new TV. Your 10 year old TV has served you well, and has exceeded the average life expectancy of 5 years. May it rest in peace in TV heaven.
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No picture as in a black screen? or a picture with snow (noise)? If there is no picture at all (black screen) with no menu display when menu button is pressed, then it sounds like the y-sus and the z-sus boards are faulty..These are the boards located usually on the left and right edges of the screen. They are fused and these can blow, severing the supplt to the boards. These boards are used to deflect the electrical charge across the screen. If you have no picture then it sounds like both boards are down
I have had my Sony KV-32FV15 for about 2 years now and nothing has ever gone wrong(even going through several moves.) I recently moved again and when I plugged in the TV, you can hear the sound perfectly but the screen just stays black. You can not even hear the squeal that the TV makes when comming on. Is there anything that I should initially look at to troubleshoot. I cannot afford at this time the $250 fee to repair my TV. I look forward to your input and hopefully I can get this TV working again.
Your lamp has most likely blown out. that is what happened to mine and once I replaced the bulb it worked just fine. this is one of the cheaper stores to find a replacement bulb, www.bluestar-online.com
After 11 years???? OMG This set is a tired pup and should be put to reast. My experience with older sets and your complains are all capacitor problems and is only gonna get worse as the first time around repair will take several capacitors to repair. This set has no user serviceable parts inside so you should not attempt a repair suchj as this on your own.. This repair if you decide to go through the first time will be About 300 to 600 bucks the first time and cost will continue to raise till the sets put to sleep. Good luck