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XBR 65HX950 Will Not Power Up - Red LED blinks 9 times

I've had an issue with my XBR power down and up nearly instantaneously for a while. Screen went blank then came back on right away. Now, it starts up, stays on for 30 seconds, and then powers down and the red LED blinks 9 times. Any ideas what is going on here? Thanks.
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I've had an issue with my XBR power down and up nearly instantaneously for a while. Screen went blank then came back on right away. Now, it starts up, stays on for 30 seconds, and then powers down and the red LED blinks 9 times. Any ideas what is going on here? Thanks.
Don't have the 950 manual, but 929 only has 7 and 10 blink error codes. Are you sure you're seeing 9 blinks?
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Looking at the LG 55" OLED hoping the flat screen will be released in the US soon. This is the only thing thats lit my fire since I bought my 929.

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Looking at the LG 55" OLED hoping the flat screen will be released in the US soon. This is the only thing thats lit my fire since I bought my 929.
The 2015 model 55EG9600 is already available. Which model are you referring to and what is it about it that has you salivating? (Surely it's not that silly curved screen?)

My 55HX929 is still going strong; unless it craps out I would be hard-pressed to rationalize replacing it. And it appears that Sony won't be offering FALD in its new line-up on anything under 75".

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The 2015 model 55EG9600 is already available. Which model are you referring to and what is it about it that has you salivating? (Surely it's not that silly curved screen?)

My 55HX929 is still going strong; unless it craps out I would be hard-pressed to rationalize replacing it. And it appears that Sony won't be offering FALD in its new line-up on anything under 75".
I'm aware of the mdl referenced as I've been at every shootout in the last 7 yrs but Robert indicated they are going to release a FLAT panel. My personal opinion of the G9600 is that it's an amazing panel and the only panel that surpasses the 929's PQ, it's just that damn curved screen that I perceive a distortion when viewed from the side.

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I'm aware of the mdl referenced as I've been at every shootout in the last 7 yrs but Robert indicated they are going to release a FLAT panel. My personal opinion of the G9600 is that it's an amazing panel and the only panel that surpasses the 929's PQ, it's just that damn curved screen that I perceive a distortion when viewed from the side.
So is there a specific model you were referencing or are you just anticipating a future modification to the G9600? Do you have any inside dope from the shootout that you can share?

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Does anyone know if the US model is dual voltage? (120-240V)? I could've sworn I saw proof of this about a year ago--now that I'm about to plug it in I want to be extra sure and can't find evidence one way or another.
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Does anyone know if the US model is dual voltage? (120-240V)? I could've sworn I saw proof of this about a year ago--now that I'm about to plug it in I want to be extra sure and can't find evidence one way or another.
I assume you are referring the HX950. According to the user's manual, p. 35 (see attached), the U.S.A./Canada model is 120 V AC, 60 Hz only.

But if you have the set in your possession, you need only look at the specs on the label in the back next to the power outlet.
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I assume you are referring the HX950. According to the user's manual, p. 35 (see attached), the U.S.A./Canada model is 120 V AC, 60 Hz only.

But if you have the set in your possession, you need only look at the specs on the label in the back next to the power outlet.
Yep, when I got home I took it out of the packaging and saw that it supports 120-240, though it's only rated in the US for 120.
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Enabling automatic on when power is plugged in

Has anyone tried enabling "automatic on" on their 950?

I want the TV to start whenever it is powered, and I just want it to start like when I press the start button on the remote. Meaning just start on HDMI 1 selected with my normal settings enabled.

I tried looking in the menu system and I found:
System settings -> auto start

However when I try to enable this it looks like it wants to reset my TV to factory settings. It ask for Language, Home/demo mode, speaker settings etc.

WTF

I haven't dared to run the settings to an end as I do not wish for my TV to be reset. Can anyone explain this behaviour?
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So is there a specific model you were referencing or are you just anticipating a future modification to the G9600? Do you have any inside dope from the shootout that you can share?
I spoke with Robert and a few of his calibrator's and they are excited with the results of this years contestants. I'm waiting to hear back from Robert re: the release of LG's fully flat OLED displays.

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