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It shuts down after 7 minutes of plying.. will not restart

It shuts down after 7 minutes of plying.. will not restart for approximately an hour. Plays great when on.. Just started this.JA: What's the model number of your TV? How old is it?Customer: Mfg date says October 2005. # D52W23JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: Yes. Yes it is only hooked to cable. HDMI on cable box to serial plug and the three part white, Yellow, Red cabel box to monitorJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: 2 weeksJA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: nothing it just shut off

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Have a 1991 Mitsubishi TV, with a screen that is 35 1/2

Have a 1991 Mitsubishi TV, with a screen that is 35 1/2 inches wide and 27" high. A green light has gone bad, so I get a rainbow of colors on the screen intermittently. Can that green light be replaced or should I get a new TV?JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Mitsubishi is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: It came me with the house, which we bought in 2003. The house was built in 1991, so that may be when the TV was purchased. I can find no printed material about the TV. It is in a built-in space in the living room. It is about 18" deep. I cannot pull it out to check model number.JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: Everything works except anJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: i had a Comcast guy out to install a new Xfinity box on a shelf next to the TV. So it has been an issue for the last two days. He told me that probably one of the bulbs (green one) had burned out and I should have a TV repair shop replace it. Red, blue and yellow are still working.JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: Cannot think of anything else. It's been a great TV.

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I bought a (used) HDMI / RCA / switch and hooked it up to my

I bought a (used) HDMI / RCA / xxx switch and hooked it up to my Rear Projection TV, and it caused the colors to change bizzarly, and also flash. Now my TV gets that way without the switch.JA: What's the exact make and model of your television? And have you done any troubleshooting yourself?Customer: Well, I swapped out the bulb about two months before this happened. But I doubt it's the bulb.JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: I remember reading somewhere that some things can break a rear projection TV. Yes, all menus work, and all sources act the same. I'll go get the model and manufacturerJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: It's been an issue for about 3 months, and like I said, I purchased a 3 way switch that output to HDMI, and in one of the modes, it would cause the colors to become extreme, and flash. After a day of fiddeling around with it, it started doing WITHOUT the switch attached. It's a ToshibaJA: Anything else you want the tv expert to know before I connect you?Customer: I think the model number is *****

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I am trying to hook up a digital antenna to my tv (Samsung

I am trying to hook up a digital antenna to my tv (Samsung hlp5663 wx/XAA). I did the auto detect but no stations were found. There are numerous stations within the 50 mile radius - I've followed all the protocols about where to put the antenna, etc. Still, no joy. Is this model compatible with digital antennas? We cut the cable a while ago.JA: How old is your Samsung, and have you tried unplugging it and leaving it off for a few hours?Customer: TV is about 15 years old. Did the unplug routine -- not for hours, thoughJA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: TV Menu works find. I talked to Samsung, but the customer support rep merely read thru the steps on setting up a digital antennaJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: I just tried to do this. We cut the cable a while back, and have been using the TV for DVD and Roku, not for over the air TV stationsJA: Anything else you want the tv expert to know before I connect you?Customer: Nope -- just wondering if 'rabbit ear' antenna is the way to go vs the flat panel digital antenna

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My tv out of the clear blue sky now has a roundness to the

My tv out of the clear blue sky now has a roundness to the screen and some what of a double fade out of everything. What do you think the problem is?JA: What's the make and model of your tv, and can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: the make is RCA HDTV dont know the model but I sure we probably bought it in 2003JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: Cant answer that because it is hooked up to a satellite. So what do I need to do to do what your are saying?JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: Just started last night while my husband was watching it/ He thought it was his eyes. LolJA: Anything else you want the tv expert to know before I connect you?Customer: yeah how much is it going to cost me?JA: It's only $5 .Customer: ok. i can work with that. Wish i could send a picture of it than it would make more sense

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Can i record from my sharp roku tv to my disk -dvd player

can i record from my sharp roku tv to my disk -dvd player .my dvd player plays on av ,do i have to connect any more analog cables to record?JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Sharp is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: the tv is about 1 year old it is a lc-43lb37 iu or a lc-50lb371u full hd led 1080p tvJA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: i have only connected the 3 rwy to the output of the vcr,need i to connect to the in puts?JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: first tine trying to recordJA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: i dont belive

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M.y sony tv, 10 years old, shuts off by itself in the middle

M.y sony tv , 10 years old, shuts off by itself in the middle of my watching itJA: Just to clarify, what's the exact model of your Sony? And can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: it didn't do that for 19 1/2 years.JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?Customer: the menu works and the timer is off. i only watch two channels and it happens on both of themJA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?Customer: two months. i don't,,ember anything out of the ordinary. but my wife's tv, 3 years old, at roughly the same time started turning itself on in the middle of the night. we had the time warner man checkout. he declared that in both cases it was the tv and suggested we buy new tvs. strange?JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?Customer: cost?

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Hitachi is the brand os tv I have. It is a 55 or 60" screen

Hitachi is the brand os tv I have. It is a 55 or 60 " screen and I have had itabout 16 0r 17 years. It has worked really well but now the screen is goingblack. I was just wondering if it could be just dust in the back of the tv orif I have to get a new tv?

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We can't get the power to come on our rear projection tv.

We can't get the power to come on our rear projection tv. The stand by light blinks 6 times and tries to turn on our KF-50XBR800 but it doesn't work. Could this be a power supply issue? The tv is 11-12 years old. Thanks for your help.

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