TVs & Home Theaters forum

General discussion

SONY VEGA MODEL KV-30HS420

by cynmote / April 4, 2008 3:50 AM PDT

My TV is making a sort of sizzling noise and giving off an ozone-like odor. Is it safe to operate? Is there anything I can do to solve the problem?

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: SONY VEGA MODEL KV-30HS420
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: SONY VEGA MODEL KV-30HS420
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
......
by givemeaname / April 4, 2008 4:32 AM PDT

Is the 'sizzling noise' when just when you turn On or Off the TV???

I've got a Sony KD 30XS955 HD CRT, looks like it is the same as your but mine has the 'Super Fine Picture' tube. When I turn on my CRT, the tube puts out 'a lot' of static, when you turn ON the TV you can hear the static if the screen is dirty & when turning OFF you almost always hear something like Rice Crispys for maybe 5 sec or less coming from the screen & also you hear the degauss click. My TV has always made these sounds & have had it 3 or 4 years now.

For smell, nothing from any of my TV's, CRT, LCD or SXRD

Try opening the TV cabinet, unplug the TV & clean the inside of dust bunnies, could be the heat from the TV + dust inside is putting out a odd smell.

Collapse -
SONY VEGA KV-30HS420
by cynmote / April 4, 2008 4:46 AM PDT
In reply to: ......

The sizzling sound remains on. I have also had popping noises when I change the channel.

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

FALL TV PREMIERES

Your favorite shows are back!

Don’t miss your dramas, sitcoms and reality shows. Find out when and where they’re airing!