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    Sony Trinitron XBR is dead

    :eek: Hi supercoolguy - Several things learned since last post. (1) Leaving TV on for more than 8 hrs. VERY BAD - causes overheating and subsequent melting (yes, melting) of TV guts. (2) Around here there is a TV recycling program offering FREE PICKUP OF OLD TVs. This is a much-needed...
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    Sony Trinitron XBR is dead

    Hmmm . . . on/off button is supposed to latch even when I use the remote? I guess I'll have to try harder to find someone to fix it - it's a 150+ lb. BEAST so we're talking House Call. Glad you like my user name; I chose it because nobody fixes stuff any more - "it's cheaper to buy a new one"...
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    Sony Trinitron XBR is dead

    Good evening folks! I have a 5 (?) yr old Sony Trinitron 36" HD TV. A month ago it started not turning on every time I tried - but it would turn on after several tries. I left it on 24/7 and just turned on the cable box when I wanted to watch. I came back home last night to watch the OPENING...
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