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Kp57ws500 my tv has red arcing lines on it and then the pic will go all red and shut off. The light on the front then flashes 6 times. Any idea what it is and is it worth fixing?

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Take the bottom front cover off and turn the bottom right knob 1/8 turn left

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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You have a BAD Tube RED.

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the green is the reboot process and is normal.
the red light is an error code indicator.
count the blinks of the red light...it cant be 30 times (I think)
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count carefully, it gives you three chances to catch the number it is blinking.

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My KP-51HW40 clicks off after running for a period. The red power light blinks when it goes off but screen stays dark. When TV is shut off for a while it restarts and runs fine. The "On"...


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KP-51HW40 shuts off due to incorrect white balance and blue arch lines is an evidence of that incorrect white balance. I hope tv standby red light would flashing 5 times then 3 seconds pause and again 5 times when tv shuts down.
This is rear projection tv that has three picture tubes (red-green-blue) inside to generate picture that projected at front screen. These three picture tubes must be drive with correct drive voltage to produce good picture of each color.
Solution for your tv problem is Screen Voltage adjustment that can be done easily if you are handy with electronics stuff repair.
Let me know your expertise level to guide you more and if you feel unconformable by tv repair then local tv repairman will help you to adjust white balance in tv.
Hope these info will help you.
Let me know if you have additional questions.
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I have a kp57ws500 and the stand by mode and the red light flashes 6 times


The TV has gone into "protect mode" and the flashing light is indicating a error code, TV will need a service call. Good luck and Merry Christmas!

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Sony rear projection screen is red then tv shuts off


Can be 1 of 2 things. 1st the red tube just needs the voltage to it turned down. In the front of TV (you have to remove the lower front half of TV to access it) is a plastic square with 6 knobs. The from left to right top knobs control focus for blue,green red. The bottom knobs control voltage to each tube in same order (so lower right knob for red) turn SLOWLY to left to reduce voltage until excessive red and lines go away. If you over turn left or right set will turn off. If that does not fix it or if lines reappear then option 2 is that red picture tube is failing outright and needs replacement.

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Those are retrace lines. I had the same problem. See the pot adjustment procedure below.
http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/06/sony-projection-tv-red-line-repair.html

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Tv just shut off and red light is flashing


Most Sony 6-blink codes for projection TVs follow this pattern:
6 times, Diagnosis: LOW B OCP/OVP (Overcurrent/over voltage). Possible causes: +5 line is overloaded. (A, B boards), +5 line is shorted. (A, B boards). Symptoms of the problem: No picture.

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fix the red:

http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/06/sony-projection-tv-red-line-repair.html

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· Which models are affected with the "flicker" problem?
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