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by grayfox
Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung HLN5065WX/XAA Won't Turn On
Replies: 4
Views: 1277

Re: Samsung HLN5065WX/XAA Won't Turn On

Hello and thank you for the detailed description, Well from what I figure from your extensive trouble shooting, the original lamp and ballast might have been damaged in the power surge. No need to buy a multimeter the ignition charge needed is around 15kV more than any regular meter can handle witho...
by grayfox
Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:32 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Continuation of ColorWheel Cables saga
Replies: 3
Views: 1173

Re: Continuation of ColorWheel Cables saga

Hey KEN, Would you mind refreshing my memory with your TV Model # and the Part number (usually begins with BP96-######) of the colorwheel you ordered? These are normally plug and play parts, however during installation i have been known to assemble with a few skewed corners to which the only solutio...
by grayfox
Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing
Replies: 21
Views: 4542

Re: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing

Thank you!, hope it works for a long long time. We will be here to help with anything else (hopefully you wont need it soon!)
by grayfox
Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Continuation of ColorWheel Cables saga
Replies: 3
Views: 1173

Re: Continuation of ColorWheel Cables saga

Hello!



I have emailed the sysadmin of the website, I just have admin roles on a forum level, I will get back to you when its up.
by grayfox
Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing
Replies: 21
Views: 4542

Re: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing

hooray!



Glad to hear that is the case, I hope this thread helps others, do you mind sharing the colorwheel model number for your TV?



Thanks!
by grayfox
Fri Sep 12, 2014 7:32 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: SP50L7HX won't start up...help!
Replies: 3
Views: 1217

Re: SP50L7HX won't start up...help!

True most people wait until it goes out to change it , when the time comes just make sure you order an original Philips brand lamp!
by grayfox
Fri Sep 12, 2014 7:06 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing
Replies: 21
Views: 4542

Re: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing

Very welcome, please post your progress if you have time so people in similar cases can find help!



Thank you in advance
by grayfox
Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:23 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing
Replies: 21
Views: 4542

Re: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing

Hi again, well I think you have defiantly rounded this down, please when you have a DIY project never ever throw away anything (that's my number 1 rule) So this has to be one of the most common pieces, I do not think , given what you have explained, that this can be anything too complicated, maybe a...
by grayfox
Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:17 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: SP50L7HX won't start up...help!
Replies: 3
Views: 1217

Re: SP50L7HX won't start up...help!

Hello, ok this one is a little peculiar given the order in which you describe this happened. I would one: make sure you remove the back door once more and check to see if the door trigger if placed correctly and has not been pushed away during removal. I would next inquire as to when the last time y...
by grayfox
Tue Sep 09, 2014 5:29 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: hlr5667 have a manual iris?
Replies: 10
Views: 2246

Re: hlr5667 have a manual iris?

No problem at all, while i look around and find a DV board, here is a link to my favorite video on youtube.com I always skip the oven, just take the hot air gun to the chip for about 2-3 minutes.. take a look:



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3LI0BLQn3E
by grayfox
Tue Sep 09, 2014 5:14 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing
Replies: 21
Views: 4542

Re: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing

OK sounds like you have quite a project ahead of you, please let me know!
by grayfox
Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:28 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: hlr5667 have a manual iris?
Replies: 10
Views: 2246

Re: hlr5667 have a manual iris?

Oh ok, is there's a chipset you need to reflow without having to re-solder it, you can do so by turning it upsidedown, covering it with tin foil and going at it with a heat gun.. let me know if you want me to post a vid..
by grayfox
Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: hlr5667 have a manual iris?
Replies: 10
Views: 2246

Re: hlr5667 have a manual iris?

Yes THANK YOU!



I think I got it from the same site as you. It covers similar models just ranging in screen size. They all seem to have automatic iris... could not find what seq to adjust..



You had any luck?
by grayfox
Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: WD 60738 screen flickers
Replies: 6
Views: 2798

Re: WD 60738 screen flickers

wow so the Light engine is out.. did he mention a specific part? not to second guess your tech, but maybe its just a colorwheel? or a particular board?.. Do you have his exact diagnostic?



Also you can make sure if the tech is NESDA certified at their website http://nesda.com/
by grayfox
Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Color wheel cables available anywhere for HLR6168WX/XXA?
Replies: 33
Views: 13077

Re: Color wheel cables available anywhere for HLR6168WX/XXA?

Ouch sorry to hear that. I try to be as careful as possible when taking TVs apart because if so much as a screw mount brakes off a bigger piece of the assembly, a colorwheel can rattle its way loose..



Hope I can be of some help, if you have images of the damage please post!
by grayfox
Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: Remote sensor not working
Replies: 5
Views: 2358

Re: Remote sensor not working

Oh thats good news, especially during football (if you are a fan). I have a big screen Mitsubishi DLP also 52", used mostly for gaming, HDMI at full resolution! My biggest problem is that it uses about a lamp a year and every 2 or 3 lamps I have to replace the ballast as well.. Otherwise, no complai...
by grayfox
Sat Sep 06, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: Remote sensor not working
Replies: 5
Views: 2358

Re: Remote sensor not working

Hello, This might be the "button set/ remote sensor" depending on your model. most Mitsubishi it comes in one small board. Before you take your TV apart, do the buttons on the TV operate the TV normally without any malfunction? try navigating the menu, switching inputs etc.. I mention this because i...
by grayfox
Thu Sep 04, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: WD 60738 screen flickers
Replies: 6
Views: 2798

Re: WD 60738 screen flickers

It can be if the lamp is not genuine, can I ask where you purchased it?



Amazon and eBay are swamped with knock offs!



Do you get any color distortion at all or any whirling humming noises from the TV? the colorwheel can cause a flicker if not properly spinning at the rpms necessary..
by grayfox
Thu Sep 04, 2014 12:50 am
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: WD 60738 screen flickers
Replies: 6
Views: 2798

Re: WD 60738 screen flickers

Hello, Sorry to hear that, most of the times it is just a bad lamp with Mits DLP (believe me I have one). Since you just replaced the lamp, and the symptoms are those of a faulty/spent lamp, I have to ask if you purchased an OEM Mitsubishi 915B441001? The ones I put on my TV are normally Original Ph...
by grayfox
Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:46 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung HLP6163 Light Engine/ DMD
Replies: 19
Views: 8748

Re: Samsung HLP6163 Light Engine/ DMD

Glad to help! hopefully that will be the end of it and this thread can help someone else with a Samsung HLP6163 DMD board issue!



good luck, keep us posted!
by grayfox
Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:10 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung HLP6163 Light Engine/ DMD
Replies: 19
Views: 8748

Re: Samsung HLP6163 Light Engine/ DMD

Hello,



This sounds like it worked halfway... And yes techs in the west coast are more patient, and I am not saying that just because I work out of CA but because i deal with clients Statewide!



I can maybe attribute this to the dmd chip if the board is working properly.. did you try both DMD chips?
by grayfox
Wed Sep 03, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: samsung hl s5087
Replies: 5
Views: 2147

Re: samsung hl s5087

Understood, good luck, here to help!
by grayfox
Wed Sep 03, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: hlr5667 have a manual iris?
Replies: 10
Views: 2246

Re: hlr5667 have a manual iris?

Hi,



Wow may I ask where you acquired it? if its in PDF or other digital format i would love a copy to add to my library ill will PM you.



So as to the Iris, like I mentioned most are auto or dynamic, self adjusting. Is there a particular problem with your set?
by grayfox
Wed Sep 03, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HLS5086WX/XAA Loud Intermittent Popping Sound
Replies: 5
Views: 1967

Re: HLS5086WX/XAA Loud Intermittent Popping Sound

Well given that I learned most of what geek-squad knows from opening electronics apart at a young age, I do not think they could replace this board any better than you could if you feel handy with a screwdriver.. there's nothing to cut or solder, just connectors and screws. You would first need to r...
by grayfox
Wed Sep 03, 2014 5:52 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing
Replies: 21
Views: 4542

Re: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing

Hello again and sorry to hear the repair was a false alarm..! Well now you got me a little confused and split between one of two: -The ballast has some physical differences but worked.. I wonder if the model is not accurate, can you double check that you ordered a BP47-00037A Ballast? -The lamp. Thi...
by grayfox
Fri Aug 29, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Beeping
Replies: 1
Views: 788

Re: Beeping

Hello,



Have you tried running this after manually turning on the TV with the power button on the set, and then running the keypress combinations?
by grayfox
Fri Aug 29, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing
Replies: 21
Views: 4542

Re: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing

Hello,



Do you have images you can share? This might just be a capacitor variance.. if the model numbers show as compatible I don not see why I would not install it and give it a try!
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:21 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Purple Pink Static
Replies: 1
Views: 6995

Re: Purple Pink Static

Hello! This is most likely the light tunnel on the light engine being miss aligned.. I would take it out and reassemble it carefully making sure every screw and socket fir snugly in its place and most importantly that there are no skewed or bent parts on any of the internals (such that can happen wi...
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:18 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: samsung hl s5087
Replies: 5
Views: 2147

Re: samsung hl s5087

I bet by this time you have replaced the ballast, or hopefully your TV has been working without a hitch. Either way I am just following up, let us know if we can be of any help!
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: WD-73738 shutting off.
Replies: 2
Views: 1813

Re: WD-73738 shutting off.

Hello, I am almost certain that with that much use your TV needs a new lamp! That clicking sound you are hearing is the ballast trying to ignite the spent lamp. Maybe you can take it out for a physical inspection? The Lamp model for WD-73738 is a Mitsubishi 915B441001 and in my personal experience O...
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:04 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung HLT5075SX/XAA lamp overheating
Replies: 6
Views: 4206

Re: Samsung HLT5075SX/XAA lamp overheating

Increased airflow, as you know, will always optimize electrical equipment lifespan. If your old ballast gives you a bright picture, have you considered leaving it installed and putting the TV back together? maybe you can get some use out of it that way? then when the time comes you can replace this ...
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung hlr4667wax/xaa
Replies: 22
Views: 7248

Re: Samsung hlr4667wax/xaa

Those are one too many "ifs" I was reading you other post where you mention a click on the ballast, does that happen with every ignition attempt?
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung HLP6163 Light Engine/ DMD
Replies: 19
Views: 8748

Re: Samsung HLP6163 Light Engine/ DMD

I apologize for the late reply, I was not able to figure out which part you needed, I forwarded this problem to some tech friends of mine with no luck for I have yet to receive a response. Have you had any luck to help anybody else out there with the similar issue?
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:55 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: 50" Samsung DLP HLP5063w - Continuing Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 2315

Re: 50" Samsung DLP HLP5063w - Continuing Issue

Wow yeah there are a LOT of bootleg lamps out there, I normally get my lamps from a Philips authorized retailer like www.discount-merchant.com



Please let me know if you need any help!
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: WD-60735 flashing then red light
Replies: 2
Views: 2197

Re: WD-60735 flashing then red light

If this is not the first time you are replacing the lamp then yes it might very well be a bad ballast. You also want to make sure you do not have a generic or bootleg bulb. This has caused me many headaches!
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Last Try...before parting this thing out !!!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1579

Re: Last Try...before parting this thing out !!!!!

I think if you remove the chip and get a part number off the chip itself you can find it online easily, then use that new chip on the DMD board that had everything working but gave you lines on screen. Its worth a try if you can find it cheap. Once you know the model let me know and ill help you loo...
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: Mitsubishi power light blinking green
Replies: 1
Views: 1192

Re: Mitsubishi power light blinking green

Hello, do you have the TV model number? It is highly likely the light tunnel on the light engine might have misaligned in the transport and nos the lamp does not fit properly or the light being emitted is not striking the colorwheel in the correct areas (hence the green tint).. What I would do first...
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:44 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing
Replies: 21
Views: 4542

Re: HL-S6187WX/XAA - New Lamp not firing

Hello, First of all just to make sure you should have received a Philips brand bulb from Samsung with model number BP96-01472A. Having the correct original bulb makes sure your picture is bright and like new. By the descriptions you mention this can be either a ballast or colorwheel, depending on th...
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:23 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: hlr5667 have a manual iris?
Replies: 10
Views: 2246

Re: hlr5667 have a manual iris?

Hello, I imagine you are working around the service menu of your television. I do not think the iris can be adjusted manually, I am not sure about this model but most DLP technology uses automatic iris and only certain settings can be adjusted like "Dynamic Iris" etc.. Getting your hands on a servic...
by grayfox
Tue Aug 26, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HLS5086WX/XAA Loud Intermittent Popping Sound
Replies: 5
Views: 1967

Re: HLS5086WX/XAA Loud Intermittent Popping Sound

Hello, After doing a little bit of research into this model it seems it is really common with the Samsung HLS5086WX/XAA. The culprit can be the main input board which also has the output jacks. "Skipping" this problem and going directly to the external might have delayed the inevitable: to have the ...
by grayfox
Tue Aug 12, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HLS-6767WX/XAA
Replies: 1
Views: 1447

Re: HLS-6767WX/XAA

Wow seems like you have done some work to this TV, and it is worth it for this is a beautiful hug screen. Well thanks to your points I was able to determine two things I would do next if this was mine. Because of the clicking you describe I want to focus my troubleshooting on the most common and eas...
by grayfox
Tue Aug 12, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: samsung hl s5087
Replies: 5
Views: 2147

Re: samsung hl s5087

Hello, This is actually very common once the lamp has been replaced a couple of times, this is most likely a Lamp Ballast issue, I believe the part number for your TV is BP47-00037A. This link below has a guide on replacing the ballast on Samsung TVs, it has a very nice DIY step by step, hope it hel...
by grayfox
Tue Aug 12, 2014 7:32 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: wd 82738
Replies: 1
Views: 1333

Re: wd 82738

Hello Steve, If the light turned to just a red blinking light on the front, I would begin with taking a visual inspection of the lamp. Like I have mentioned many times before 90% of the time Mitsubishi TVs just need a new OEM lamp (I prefer to use Philips bulbs) like for your WD 82738 which uses a 9...
by grayfox
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Hlr5067wax/xaa hdmi stopped working
Replies: 1
Views: 1348

Re: Hlr5067wax/xaa hdmi stopped working

Hello slowcelica, It sounds to me that you have a bad input board and/or digital video board.. Quick explanation on how they work: The main input board has both digital and analog inputs, this send the digital inputs directly to the "motherboard" (DMD) to be displayed as images on your screen. Now a...
by grayfox
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung HLN437WX / XAA
Replies: 1
Views: 1186

Re: Samsung HLN437WX / XAA

Hello Blowndsg, I am sorry to hear that, I guess I can try by giving you a basic explanation of some of the boards that I think you looked at, even though when theres a power surge no component is safe. The primary suspect would be the one that plugs the TV into the Power Outlet, this is called a Ma...
by grayfox
Thu Jul 24, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Color wheel cables available anywhere for HLR6168WX/XXA?
Replies: 33
Views: 13077

Re: Color wheel cables available anywhere for HLR6168WX/XXA?

Hello,



before you do so please remember to test out every input or at least a Digital (like HDMI) and an Analog (like component) just to see if the distortion is noticed on both. And lastly the OSD, on screen displays, the TV menu, the volume bars channel number etc...
by grayfox
Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Color wheel cables available anywhere for HLR6168WX/XXA?
Replies: 33
Views: 13077

Re: Color wheel cables available anywhere for HLR6168WX/XXA?

Hello keen, So if I picture your issue by that detailed description my thoughts keep coming back to a faulty or maybe misaligned colorwheel. Where you sure to place everything and tighten (not overly) every screw? The colorwheel listed by Samsung for your HLR6168WX/XXA is the BP96-01103A is this the...
by grayfox
Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung DLP white dots fix?
Replies: 11
Views: 5101

Re: Samsung DLP white dots fix?

Hello! For your model HLT6156WX/XAA I went specifically to http://www.samsungparts.com/partslist.aspx?Catalog=Parts_and_Accessories&Category=HLT6156WX%2fXAA Where I get number 4719-001997 DLP CHIP Note this is Samsungs go to site for parts, they have a drop down menu to choose the version, pleas...
by grayfox
Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Color wheel cables available anywhere for HLR6168WX/XXA?
Replies: 33
Views: 13077

Re: Color wheel cables available anywhere for HLR6168WX/XXA?

MikeL65, sorry your account did not activate in a timely manner, ill send the moderator a PM to stay on top of it. KEENLALOU2, glad to hear everything worked out, I was almost certain it was just a light tunnel alignment issue. Hopefully you wont have to post anytime soon but people are here to help...
by grayfox
Tue Jul 15, 2014 7:12 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung hlr4667wax/xaa
Replies: 22
Views: 7248

Re: Samsung hlr4667wax/xaa

Let me know how it goes, hopefully that ebay seller will do good on his word and let you test an exchange. Unfortunately I did not find a pic of an installed main input board.. Will try www.samsungparts.com their support team is usually helpful, I will get back to you once they respond. Keep me upda...

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