Originally Posted by gonzosparky04
Two optical blocks later and still experiencing problem. Negotiating with sony for replacement. They offered me 52" XBR6 for $1006 or 52" W series for $600. Still negotiating though because I bought it in March 2008 so its still under factory warranty Which I was told should give me a replacement at no charge. We'll find out. Keep you posted.
They ended up giving my parents a KDL-52XBR6 for $1300 including tax, it was purchased in November of 2005.
I'd think since yours was so new you should get a better deal.
Where did you find a new XBR1 in March of 08?