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Sportsman

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We have an old Sony Bravia that we use in the bedroom, connected to an Android streaming device. When watching sometimes, the picture suddenly changes to what looks like a reddish green negative effect. That is about the best way I can desribe it. I can reset it by switching the android device off and back on again. It is not the device, which works perfectly in our other TV.
So, Is there a button I can press, or is it a new TV? Hope not, as otherwise the picture and sound is excellent.
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I occasionally get the same thing on a Sony Bravia, which I have in my TV room, connected to a Firestick. It happens about once every couple of weeks, but only when first turned on. Switching it off and on makes it go away. As I only get it on start up, I was thinking that, maybe, it was still connecting to the Wi-Fi. Could your Wi-Fi be dropping out?
 

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Re. WiFi, I don't think so, as this happens every 10-30 mins. However, I can't discount it as the TVs are in separate rooms, so it's possible. I will swap the TVs out and see what happens.
 

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We have an old Sony Bravia that we use in the bedroom, connected to an Android streaming device. When watching sometimes, the picture suddenly changes to what looks like a reddish green negative effect. That is about the best way I can desribe it. I can reset it by switching the android device off and back on again. It is not the device, which works perfectly in our other TV.
So, Is there a button I can press, or is it a new TV? Hope not, as otherwise the picture and sound is excellent.
thanks
You have a television in the bedroom?
Oh dear! :D
 

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Re. WiFi, I don't think so, as this happens every 10-30 mins. However, I can't discount it as the TVs are in separate rooms, so it's possible. I will swap the TVs out and see what happens.
There are a lot of wi-fi speed checkers you can download to your phone via play store. I did it and went around the house checking the strength in various rooms, when we got our new full fibre a few weeks ago. The one I'm using is Speed Test Master Pro.
 

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We have an old Sony Bravia that we use in the bedroom, connected to an Android streaming device. When watching sometimes, the picture suddenly changes to what looks like a reddish green negative effect. That is about the best way I can desribe it. I can reset it by switching the android device off and back on again. It is not the device, which works perfectly in our other TV.
So, Is there a button I can press, or is it a new TV? Hope not, as otherwise the picture and sound is excellent.
thanks
Has it always done it or is it something that has recently happened? I know that a good few years ago when hdmi started to become more prevalent on televisions and the two devices did not perform a proper hdcp handshake to each other the image went green as a method to stop copy of content.
 

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Is the effect like the blue pixels have suddenly died? Had something similar on a TV a few years ago and was a dodgy HDMI port, switched to a different port and sorted.

Might be worth both using a different port and different HDMI cable.
 
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