Sony KDLS3000 slow power up - Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums
 

Go Back   Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums > Consumer Electronics and Home Computing > HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes

Old 2008-07-27, 08:48 PM   #1
guzman
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 52
Default Sony KDLS3000 slow power up

I have a Sony KDLS3000. I takes about 10 seconds to start up. It takes just as long cold as if it was on for a while. I think it used to be a little quicker (7 seconds). Are Sony's known for this? I had a Sharp Aquos and it was a bit quicker when cold, but when it had been on, turning it off and on would only take a couple of seconds.

How long do your TVs take to turn on?
guzman is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 2008-07-27, 08:53 PM   #2
jumpy27
Veteran
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 2,253
Default

10 seconds is not a long time. I would get worried if it started to take longer and longer (like minutes) to come on.
jumpy27 is offline  
Old 2008-07-27, 09:04 PM   #3
guzman
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 52
Default

I know 10 seconds isn't long....but it is kinda annoying. I am not sure if it was a Sony thing. My Sharp wasn't like this and my friends Samsung takes about 3 seconds.
guzman is offline  
Old 2008-07-28, 10:21 PM   #4
guzman
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 52
Default

Well I went to Future Shop and tried out a bunch of sets. I turned off then back on again pretty much every TV (I felt like an idiot), The Sonys are all very slow. The V and W series were OK (about 5 seconds) but new N and S series were very slow (almost 15 seconds). The Samsungs, Toshibas, Panasonics, Sharps, LGs, were all pretty fast (about 3 seconds). Like I said not a huge issue, just was curious if my set was defective. It does seem a bit slower than when it was new (six months ago) but it seems well withing the normal "Sony" range.
guzman is offline  
Old 2008-07-30, 04:54 PM   #5
reidw
Veteran
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Stratford, PE.
Posts: 3,028
Default

Guzman,my experience with Sony is that their sets have always been slow to turn on. This goes back to my original 21, 28 and 32 inch XBR CRT sets (over 15 years) and my current SXRD HDTV. No idea why but perhaps the set is equalizing something (voltage?) to reduce the strain of starting up. A similar wait occurs with Home Theatre receivers by the way.
reidw is online now  
Old 2008-08-14, 07:40 PM   #6
Lynx281
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 97
Default

Got a Sony with me and its takes that much time to start up so join the club
__________________
Sony KDL40D3000>> Logitech Z-5500>>All 3 next gens>>Rogers Hi-Def Cable
Lynx281 is offline  
Old 2008-12-17, 04:48 PM   #7
Gordon J
Rookie
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Meaford, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 3
Default

We just timerd our Sony and it took 7 seconds
Gordon J is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:29 AM.

Search Digital Home

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.