A couple of months ago a red light began flashing on the front of our set and we noticed that the color was off. Then it stopped and the color was ok again. About a month ago I noticed that the color wasn't quite right, then noticed the light was flashing again (the light doesn't seem to be labeled) and now the color is way off. We only have one local tv repair man who says I need to bring the set to him (he has no idea how much this thing weighs!). I was wondering if there's a reset button or something that I could do myself. Thank you.
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Re: Color wrong...flashing red light
The light that you see flashing is the timer light. It is flashing because of the lack of red, green or blue. This would explain your color issue. It could e caused by the CRT (picture tube) itself or a bad connection to the CRT or a color driver component failing. Either way you need a technician to locate the issue. If its the CRT and it is out of warranty, most likely it won't be worth the repair.
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Did you charge it at all during the 3 months? Did you store chair on a full charge? Check to see if batteries are dead. Batteries should be disconnected and/or stored on a full charge. If left connected they should be fully charge every week.
Very simple solution: When the pixma mp620 screen shows error U130, Hold down the stop (red triangle) key for about 7 - 10 seconds. This overrides/turns off the ink monitoring function. The printer will begin "thinking" for a bit and then start printing. Note: you may have to do this seperately for each color. You'll also notice that when the lid is open and the cartridges are in position for changing, the cartridges that used to be "out" are no longer flashing red, nor a stead red. They are dark.
I hope you have a service plan for this set. Most likely--the CRT"s are going bad. This was a VERY common problem for Sony sets of this age. the CRT tubes SHOULD last a long time...BUT Sony had a BUNCH of the tubes that had 'contamination" on the cathodes of the guns...and after a few years..this 'flakes off" and shorts out the tubes. There WAS a recall on these a couple of years ago, but I am not sure about it now. You will need ALL 3 tubes to fix this problem. If it was me...I would try and find out if there is any way to get Sony to cover it..., if the set is not more than about 8years old.
Turn down your color and see if the screen has a normal black & white screen. If it doesn't then the CRT is bad (picture tube). If it is black & White then you have a either lost your red or blue.That problem will be in your video driver circuit of which a service center can handle.
worth trying this! make sure the drain hose is only down the waste pipe about 6 inchs, and up off ground level about 24 inchs ie. 2 feet.If that don't not work it could be faulty pcb board!let me know.bye,close,ire.
use the advanced options page and reset the factor blue and red convergence defaults then do re apply the auto color defaults color at first it seemed very red (which is good because red was the missing factor in the green picture) but after reseting all the color and tints to the normal ranges I then reset the color auto correct again and all seems fine.