The WHITE DOT plague strikes too many makers.
Ti is at the center of that storm. It's a shame folk think that the name on the TV is the maker of that problem.
Sony may be the maker of the chips that are failing on your RPTV but let's check something fast. Ready?
Is this unit 5 or more years old? Has anyone talked to you or have you read where most electronics today are "5 year designs?"
-> I'm finding folk (like me) that are used to their old color TVs that lasted decades. Those days are gone, sacrificed at the alter of low prices.