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Hi to everyone
I have 55900b is second time by replaced of same issue with vertical lines. How do I getthem
  • Select any HDMI INPUT
  • Select Scene to GAME or GRAPHICS
  • Lunch Netflix
  • Press HOME button
After I press HOME button I get vertical lines I wonder isonly 55 affected or all B series have same problems. If you have PS3 or PS4 youdon't have to turn on or off no difference. Only GAME and GRAPHICS is affectedand Netflix no other Apps give me vertical lines. I have attached some pictures.
Sorry for My Bad English is not my mother tongue
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Hi to everyone
I have 55900b is second time by replaced of same issue with vertical lines. How do I getthem
  • Select any HDMI INPUT
  • Select Scene to GAME or GRAPHICS
  • Lunch Netflix
  • Press HOME button
After I press HOME button I get vertical lines I wonder isonly 55 affected or all B series have same problems. If you have PS3 or PS4 youdon't have to turn on or off no difference. Only GAME and GRAPHICS is affectedand Netflix no other Apps give me vertical lines. I have attached some pictures.
Sorry for My Bad English is not my mother tongue
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If you do not see it when content is actually playing, why replace it?
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If you do not see it when content is actually playing, why replace it?
You don't see anything only vertical lines few seconds later tv is freeze and red light start blinking
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So after my OCD issues, always finding a flaw on my 55X900A(5th panel) Sony is sending me a 55X900B. Any issues to look out for? Glad I didn't pick up the X10 player! So stoked!!!
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So after my OCD issues, always finding a flaw on my 55X900A(5th panel) Sony is sending me a 55X900B. Any issues to look out for? Glad I didn't pick up the X10 player! So stoked!!!
Banding seems to be the biggest complaint.
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All 4 hdmi inputs are affected if you change Scene to GAME orGRAPHICS. Lunch Netflixand quit by pressing HOME button I get vertical lines. This is not happening if you watch NetflixOnly quitting by pressing HOME BUTTON.Itsupposed take me to Home Screen instead I get vertical lines

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So after my OCD issues, always finding a flaw on my 55X900A(5th panel) Sony is sending me a 55X900B. Any issues to look out for? Glad I didn't pick up the X10 player! So stoked!!!
Look for my posts i exchange 3 55X900A same clouding issue now i have 55X900B second panel same problem colored vertical lines
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Nice equipment. Your install seems high. It looks like you have it angled forward/down a bit? I would think having it installed so high you would be watching off angle and it would throw off the color.
+1 Carlos_E knows, @ Mike Hodge , significant color shift + resultant poor blacks /contrast can sure result in a hurry with an off angle install despite what the wifey likes or not ,sometimes you have to get a little hard with them now and then if they don't get on board know what I mean ?

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Look for my posts i exchange 3 55X900A same clouding issue now i have 55X900B second panel same problem colored vertical lines

Vegasoled might know .............. where is he at today ?
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Hi to everyone
I have 55900b is second time by replaced of same issue with vertical lines. How do I getthem
  • Select any HDMI INPUT
  • Select Scene to GAME or GRAPHICS
  • Lunch Netflix
  • Press HOME button
After I press HOME button I get vertical lines I wonder isonly 55 affected or all B series have same problems. If you have PS3 or PS4 youdon't have to turn on or off no difference. Only GAME and GRAPHICS is affectedand Netflix no other Apps give me vertical lines. I have attached some pictures.
Sorry for My Bad English is not my mother tongue
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Looks like a bad main board or firmware corruption (bad board can do that to ) * (if only on 2 inputs ) maybe HDMI chips or something else on the board , something is defective , damaged or drifting out of tolerance and will almost certainly get worse in time that is not normal or acceptable . Could be a batch problem with a lot of sets Sony is not aware of yet ,keep sending it back until you get a good one or insist they fix it (if they can ) ,if not get something else maybe an 850B
or another brand ,picture should be fine on one of those .Probably just main board on your set though .
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thanks for your reply is much appreciated.I hoping someone with same set 55X900B or 65 can replicate my problem,I went to Best Buy and Fry's but there TVs is not connected to internet and am stuck with this problem. I hope is software related.
Auto,Auto(24p Sync),General, Cinema, Sports, Music. Animation, Photo no vertical lines ,change to Game or Graphics and quitting from Netflix = vertical lines.Only Netflix and Game Scene causing this problem.If I lunch Hulu YouTube or any other App and HDMI is in Game Scene quitting them to Home Screen no vertical lines
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anyone hear about an update coming that will allow for twin tuner function in this series.

http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php...&id=1405933171
yep, received in Italy about 2 weeks ago.
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Ok so for the 65 v 79 argument we have:

65:
  • better black levels
  • active 3D

79:
  • black level not as good
  • passive 3D, but has issues – unless the vertical angle is perfect

So currently, I'm even considering the 65X850B. As it's still got the passive 3D, and also has the benefit of dropping the side speakers (and much cheaper).

However, I really want the 79X900B, just the talk on black levels and 3D is really putting me off.

Also, I actually saw the 65X900B, 55X900B and 65X850B in a store on Saturday. All looked great. The only issue was I couldn't see black bars, as the content was fully taking up the screen (4k World Cup footage). How are the black levels on the X850B?

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Light bleeding....do you mean for example that the black bars are changing the black due to content of the picture........yes I saw this with three 79 inch sonys. And it is more bleeding as on the new samsung 85hu8550.
Thanks for the reply...

Yes there is that change in black bar intensity going together with footage content,but I can live with that.
On my panel it's a lot worse and beyond that,almost the whole left side/edge of the screen has lightbleeding right into the picture a few inches.
Even in color it's present...if put on a scale it's about 20/25% from dark to light,anything above that looks fine and as it should be.

I managed to dial it out in settings but had to kill almost all backlight,getting a dull screen nearly unwatchable..not acceptable in any way.
So..I have a serious problem,I have a week from now on to decide to keep the screen or not.
I must not think about the trouble to exchange the panel,and I would'nt know with what other TV..samsung?
Getting pretty desperate here..don't know what to do..but for the money I paid for it..I have to do something obviously.
Something fast.
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You should go to another 79 Sony....or to the 85 Samsung.

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You don't see anything only vertical lines few seconds later tv is freeze and red light start blinking
Normally when you get lines like that, the screen is cracked, however I do not see the crack. Time to call Sony........probably a manufacturers defect of some kind.
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Thanks for your reply


If you look on my post #3917 I ask anybody with same set 55X900B or 65 can replicate my problem, Sony send me 2nd replacement set with same problem.I don't know is only my set or all B series have this problems.Maybe Sony is not aware of any known issues with 55X900B series.
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Any luck getting rid of the blobs lbass?
Bit overdue but I tried this. I applied pressure right on the blob with a soft cloth. Seems to have gone. Was really huge as well. One of the strangest flaws I've ever come across. Thanks so much for the suggestion. I still think it's shocking to turn on a tv of this quality and see that
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Thanks for your reply


If you look on my post #3917 I ask anybody with same set 55X900B or 65 can replicate my problem, Sony send me 2nd replacement set with same problem.I don't know is only my set or all B series have this problems.Maybe Sony is not aware of any known issues with 55X900B series.
I'll test it when i get home from work and let you know results

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Old post on Sony's Blog

Sony bashing passive 3d...I guess they weren't thinking they would ever implement the tech on their own TVs


http://blog.sony.com/2011/07/lg-acti...assive-3d-tvs/
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I'll test it when i get home from work and let you know results
Thank You very much I really appreciated you have to spend time after work to check this for mi. I`m really tired of all those exchanges 3 55X900A and now 2 55X900B
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Sony bashing passive 3d...I guess they weren't thinking they would ever implement the tech on their own TVs


http://blog.sony.com/2011/07/lg-acti...assive-3d-tvs/
That is funny. But in fairness their principle argument, about passive 3D having half the resolution, isn't applicable to the 4K passive sets. This was from 2011 when they were comparing it to 1080P passive sets.
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Thank You very much I really appreciated you have to spend time after work to check this for mi. I`m really tired of all those exchanges 3 55X900A and now 2 55X900B
I have given up on the 900 series

I wish I could just take the displays...they always look perfect.
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I have given up on the 900 series

I wish I could just take the displays...they always look perfect.
I'm still not give up but my patience is running out.I hope is software related or firmware or both
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I'm still not give up but my patience is running out.I hope is software related or firmware or both
Karek,
Do the lines/issue only manifest itself when on Netflix + Game/Graphics scene mode + Pressing Home or during normal viewing?


I have seen the lines briefly yesterday, but they went away pretty quickly.
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Karek,
Do the lines/issue only manifest itself when on Netflix + Game/Graphics scene mode + Pressing Home or during normal viewing?


I have seen the lines briefly yesterday, but they went away pretty quickly.
Only quitting from Netflix by Pressing Home button = vertical lines
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Do the lines/issue only manifest itself when on Netflix + Game/Graphics scene mode + Pressing Home or during normal viewing?


I have seen the lines briefly yesterday, but they went away pretty quickly.
Select any HDMI input and change to Game then lunch Netflix watch something then you choose to watch YouTube quitting Netflix by pressing Home Button You gone have vertical lines.Sorry for my English writing
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Bit overdue but I tried this. I applied pressure right on the blob with a soft cloth. Seems to have gone. Was really huge as well. One of the strangest flaws I've ever come across. Thanks so much for the suggestion. I still think it's shocking to turn on a tv of this quality and see that
See! Massaging works!!

I think the 900B is poorly boxed and pressure can be applied to the glass while shipping. Applying pressure to other areas lifts the glass and makes the discoloration go away.
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