Replace the Toshiba 50HM66 TV lamp
When the Toshiba 50HM66 TV lamp is reaching end of life the picture darkens and the colors fade. The LED indicator lamp will also stop lighting. If you hear a a loud noise and the picture goes black, replace the lamp immediately.
Buy authentic and be prepared
It may be confusing trying to find the correct TV lamp for your Toshiba 50HM66 TV lamp. Your key for a successful replacement lamp is to always install an OEM authentic TV lamp. Be sure to buy an authentic Toshiba Y66-LMP model.
Copycat lamps have a number of serious issues that include a shorter life and problems with exploding. Since they have been manufactured with toxic substitutes they are a threat to your health and safety. Counterfeits can also damage your TV optics as well as your eyesight. Installing a generic lamp also voids your warranty. Go with authentic.
Find this lamp sold on Amazon by these authorized dealers:
- TOSHIBA Y66-LMP Replacement Phoenix Lamp w/ Housing 6 Month Warranty
- Toshiba Y66/Y67-LMP Lamp Replacement Genuine Phoenix Lamp with Housing
Installing the T V lamp
Follow these important safety tips before changing the projector lamp:
- Switch off the TV.
- Disconnect the power cord.
- Allow the Toshiba 50HM66 TV to cool down for at least 30 minutes. If should be cool to the touch. The Toshiba 50HM66 TV operates under high temperatures and you can burn yourself badly if you don’t allow it to cool down.
Loosen the two screws holding the Toshiba Y66-LMP projector lamp in place.
Get the new Toshiba Y66-LMP replacement lamp ready. Carefully insert the new lamp unit straight into the TV until it is fully seated. Using a manual phillips screwdriver, tighten the two Toshiba Y66-LMP lamp unit screws. Note: Hand-tighten only. Do not use an electric screwdriver.
Test the lamp