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Sony kds-rx60xbr1 red light blinking turn it on and off and tv goes on

The lamp for this model number is XL-5100 Before ordering the lamp, I would inspect the inside of the TV, be certain that the three fans are clean and free from dust. Often if a fan does not start the first time it may start on a restart. Due to the nature of televisions operating, dust seems drawn to these TV's. Cleaning the fans might correct your issue.
10/12/2017 10:59:51 AM • Sony KDS-R60XBR1... • Answered on Oct 12, 2017

Sony SXRD Projection TV

I have the 50" SXRD TV and have expereienced many of the same problems as other owners. Sony replaced the optical block at no charge after the screen yellowing effect took place. Recently, I have the TV shut down with the flashing red light blinking in sequences of 4. After unplugging the TV for a few minutes, replugging it, and turning it back on, it worked again. However, this was not a pemanent solution as the problem returned. After reading several posts here, I turned the TV to look into the fans and voila, the one on the left was not spinning.

I took the back off of the TV (9 screws) and took apart the fan housing to vacuum everything. In addition, I vacummed everything else I could see. After putting it back together, the problem was solved. Save yourself a repair call. Get out a phillips screwdriver and a vacuum cleaner. Thanks to the posters on this site!!

9/25/2016 7:30:20 PM • Sony KDS-R60XBR1... • Answered on Sep 25, 2016

Sony tv kds-r60xbr1 has yellow tint

Sorry to hear this, but your optical block has failed. Sony replaced a ton of these under warranty and then extended the warranty on these SXRD sets so they could replace many more. They even replaced the sets with LCD sets after a class action law suite. This was a "black eye" for Sony TVs and they stopped making the SXRD sets. Your set is vintage 2006 and there is no longer a warranty. You could replace the optical block with a rebuilt one, but the cost would be about the same as getting a new 60" LCD. I would suggest you do the latter.
3/1/2016 4:31:39 PM • Sony KDS-R60XBR1... • Answered on Mar 01, 2016

My Sony sxrd tv on any channel repeats & repeats a few seconds of what ever channel it's on

There is nothing in the TV that should cause this. It sounds like a cable box/DVR problem.
12/18/2015 8:39:31 AM • Sony KDS-R60XBR1... • Answered on Dec 18, 2015

We have an 50 Sony

sounds like a bad lamp
dose the tv buzz a few times if so it just needs a bulb
10/13/2015 12:49:02 PM • Sony KDS-R60XBR1... • Answered on Oct 13, 2015

TV is older and has had a great picture through the years. It has now developed blue vertical lines all the way across the screen every 3/4".

Those are retrace lines from too bright a picture. If you can't get them to go away with the brightness control then a repair is necessary
6/23/2015 5:24:22 AM • Sony KDS-R60XBR1... • Answered on Jun 23, 2015

It doesnt turn on

Thats caused by a shorted audio circuit. Replacing the K board will solve that issue. You can get the replacement K board from the following link scroll down to the bottom of the page and you will see the K board listed. They also have installation assistance if you need it.http://www.tvrepairworld.com/sony_circuit_boards/sony_dlp_circuit_boards
3/23/2015 1:16:18 AM • Sony KDS-R60XBR1... • Answered on Mar 23, 2015

Samsung LN46A580P6F LCD HD TV is turning on and off from two to ten times before it stays on when the tv is cold

Samsung LN46A580P6FX On the main board, IC104 (Part #SPX1587AT) is a 3.3VDC to 1.8VDC regulator. When this IC fails, the 1.8VDC drops substantially when the TV is turned on. After five minutes or so, the unit operates fine. This IC can be purchased from digikey for about $1.80. Another fix is to attach a 1000uF 10 volts capacitor from ground to the DC source of this IC. I used a 1000uF 50V (overkill) for proof of concept. See attached pictures. samsung-ln46a580p6f-lcd-hd-tv-turning-mqhl0awz5gnlgxm4bgzs3qu1-4-0.jpg samsung-ln46a580p6f-lcd-hd-tv-turning-mqhl0awz5gnlgxm4bgzs3qu1-4-2.jpg
2/4/2015 8:03:50 PM • Sony KDS-R60XBR1... • Answered on Feb 04, 2015

In My Elgato Game Capture HD on ps3 i have A

The tv is not the problem it's the elgato, during the setup it changed settings on the PS3. The problem can be fixed by changing display settings on the elgato software.
10/31/2014 6:21:49 PM • Sony KDS-R60XBR1... • Answered on Oct 31, 2014
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