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sony bravia vertical line

by tim5000 / December 15, 2008 3:25 AM PST

I have a 1 yr old 46 inch Sony lcd tv. Last night I notice a faint red line going all the way down the screen. Today if was yellow. It is a vertical line. Any ideas? How do you reset the tv? Should I try a new surge control?

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banding?
by tim5000 / December 15, 2008 3:34 AM PST

could it be banding?

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nothing you can do
by givemeaname / December 15, 2008 4:01 AM PST

I am guessing that it is out of warranty?????

Could call Sony see if there is an update to fix it, but don't hold your breath, I think you just have a lemmon on your hand.

I got the same thing on my notebook (about 4 years old)... 3 lines all showed up in the past month.. greenish, yellow & purple lines. They each showed up at diffrent times, not all at one time. I am just hoping that it lasts until windows 7 comes out....


banding is just bad color reproduction making for a unsmooth color palit.

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oh my computer
by givemeaname / December 15, 2008 4:07 AM PST
In reply to: nothing you can do

is an Compaq not Sony... so it is not just a Sony thing.

you need to get it fixed or start looking at a new tv. Sony offers a good 'cheap' extended warranty on there tv's & it does not matter where you get the tv.

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hdmi
by tim5000 / December 15, 2008 9:48 AM PST

i unplugged the hdmi and plugged it back in I don't see the line anymore. Is is gone?

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