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Sony Bravia turns off - red flashing light

by sallyhamilton / July 7, 2013 12:22 AM PDT

I can turn the tv on, (green light shows), but when I turn on the cable sometimes the t.v. shuts off, I get a red flashing light. I've gotten into the habit of leaving the t.v. on for awhile before I turn on the cable but I want to fix this permanently. Any suggestions?

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Clarification Request
Which Bravia?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 7, 2013 2:38 AM PDT

A family member just last month had to say goodbye to one as the symptom was for BAD CAPS. As you can google BAD CAPS for symptoms, cause, repair and more I won't duplicate that here except it would be best to always supply model, year and more.

Also it needs to be shared if you are an Electronics tech or engineer as repair will involve solder irons and maybe more.

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Which Bravia
by sallyhamilton / July 7, 2013 8:57 AM PDT
In reply to: Which Bravia?

Hi Bob - First off I am not an engineer, simply a frustrated user. The model # is KDL-46W3000. I bought it in 2007. I guess I will try emailing Sony directly. I thought I would start here first. Thanks.

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At that age I think I may get an estimate and compare to
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 7, 2013 9:37 AM PDT
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by sallyhamilton / July 7, 2013 8:34 PM PDT

Hi Bob - thanks. I guess I'm questioning whether I'd buy another Sony T.V. at this point. In your opinion, are there any brands that are more reliable? Sally

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Sorry to write this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 8, 2013 4:12 AM PDT
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Today I'm seeing 5 to 10 year designs. My advice (again) is not to over invest. Reliability as in how many years a set will last has been sacrificed on the alter of lower price.

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by sallyhamilton / July 8, 2013 7:49 AM PDT
In reply to: Sorry to write this.

Makes sense Bob - thanks!

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