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Sony 42" Hi Rascal, The model number is PFM-42V1. The light doesn't flash when on stand-by. I have tried unplugging it for a few hours but I get the same fault. A few pixels lit up for a few seconds over the screen but then every thing fades to darkness. It had been working perfectly a couple of hours ago. Thanks a million for the quick response, Karl

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Thanks for the model number.

i will look into the problem and post you back what is to be done.

thank you

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