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by grayfox
Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Plasma Televisions
Topic: Samsung HPS423X/XAA
Replies: 9
Views: 3306

Re: Samsung HPS423X/XAA

you ride, that is great, whats in your garage?



BMWs are beautiful, I fly on a Buell 1125R. Theres something keeping me tied to a Harley engine with a belt drive. Or maybe I just do not like Japanese bikes?



Well let me know if anything from the TV develops and I can be of any service.
by grayfox
Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: Toshiba 65hm167 will not turn on
Replies: 1
Views: 2727

Re: Toshiba 65hm167 will not turn on

Hello, I think I saw this post by you and answered the following: "Because of that high pitched whirling sound I am willing to bet it is time to replace the colorwheel. What is happening is that once a fault in the colorwheel is detected by the dmd, it is cutting the power supply to the ballast and ...
by grayfox
Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Toshiba DLP Discussion
Topic: 65hm167 dlp tv , need help with troubleshooting
Replies: 1
Views: 987

Re: 65hm167 dlp tv , need help with troubleshooting

Hello, Because of that high pitched whirling sound I am willing to bet it is time to replace the colorwheel. What is happening is that once a fault in the colorwheel is detected by the dmd, it is cutting the power supply to the ballast and hence not powering up the lamp. Unfortunately one has to kno...
by grayfox
Mon Apr 27, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: DMD board replacement did not fix issue.
Replies: 3
Views: 1213

Re: DMD board replacement did not fix issue.

Hi there, I dont think my last post was displayed, weird. I think we can attribute this to the digital video board, the main input board or the colorwheel. To begin trouble shooting you can check for sounds like winding screeching low or loud sounds coming from a spinning colorwheel, that might indi...
by grayfox
Tue Apr 21, 2015 1:10 am
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: jvc hd52G787
Replies: 5
Views: 3268

Re: jvc hd52G787

wow ok it might be time for a new ballast too!



Does the hue appear on all inputs?
by grayfox
Tue Apr 21, 2015 12:43 am
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: Mitsubishi 73" DLP purchase?
Replies: 7
Views: 1995

Re: Mitsubishi 73" DLP purchase?

Hello,



Yes pretty much the diamond series parts can be used on the regular with its corresponding part number unless it has a "smart TV feature" like wifi, which was not many.



Do you have part numbers and I can be of more specific help!
by grayfox
Tue Apr 21, 2015 12:41 am
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: Remote sensor not working
Replies: 5
Views: 2347

Re: Remote sensor not working

Hello, as mentioned this is most likely a dmd board issue for it does the processing of those commands.



I hope this helps! Please let me know if you have any questions in specific
by grayfox
Tue Apr 21, 2015 12:38 am
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: jvc hd52G787
Replies: 5
Views: 3268

Re: jvc hd52G787

Hello, Typically any color distortion would be the cause of the colowheel, since it is a consumable part (sold all over online) it depends on how old and how much use the TV has seen. Also depending from the last time the lamp was changed and if it is an OEM original Philips bulb. if the one install...
by grayfox
Tue Apr 21, 2015 12:28 am
Forum: Forum Feedback
Topic: Toshiba 65hm167 will not turn on
Replies: 1
Views: 1529

Re: Toshiba 65hm167 will not turn on

Hello, This area is for Forum Feedback, I will relocate your post. To help in the mean time the high pitched sounds you describe are they like screeching? like glass or metal, or more of an electric buzzing sound? If it sounds mechanical it is most definitely the colorwheel. I would also check the a...
by grayfox
Sat Apr 04, 2015 12:03 am
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Attention techsperts!! help with my HLP5063WX/XAA issues! :)
Replies: 7
Views: 2143

Re: Attention techsperts!! help with my HLP5063WX/XAA issues

Hello, If you get a second hand DLP TV the rule of thumb is to replace the lamp with an original Philips right away, even if its in good working order, just because you njever know when it might blow mid game/etc! Now to the shaking and OSD menu, non responsive unit.... that is mostly attributed to ...
by grayfox
Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Alignment of 50" dLp, LED, RPTV Sam HLT5089SX
Replies: 5
Views: 1556

Re: Alignment of 50" dLp, LED, RPTV Sam HLT5089SX

Sounds perfect, let me know if it gives you any trouble!
by grayfox
Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:57 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Cleaning the inside mirror
Replies: 8
Views: 1939

Re: Cleaning the inside mirror

A sure way would be to remove and take them to a local radio schack... or since most are color/shape molded, ID them physically online to save a bit..
by grayfox
Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:24 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: absolutely no power
Replies: 7
Views: 1805

Re: absolutely no power

So in other words the TV seems DEAD. no lights not when plugged in, when power is pressed or anything? any noises like electrical ballast or fans, colorwheel spinning? Are you sure you installed the new power supply correctly? if the power supply is good, any malfunction with the lamp or ballast has...
by grayfox
Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:21 pm
Forum: Projectors
Topic: Dell 2400MP DLP projector not properly booting up/turning on
Replies: 1
Views: 1811

Re: Dell 2400MP DLP projector not properly booting up/turnin

wow this is a though one, no wonder there are no replies. I want to begin with asking if you got an OEM lamp or a Philips. I read a little about this projector and you are right the error "code" is not consistent to what it is doing.. I think the colorwheel , eventhought manual test seems to spin fr...
by grayfox
Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:16 pm
Forum: LG/Zenith Discussion
Topic: Zenith Z62DC1D won't turn on
Replies: 6
Views: 3240

Re: Zenith Z62DC1D won't turn on

Hi! Im gonna jump in and ask I you could get a part number off the Power Supply board, then maybe we can look at some online, the install is fairly easy.. Have you tried using that keyboard and pc equipment compressed air to blow out the dust in your tv??? this might respond for the "shaking" workin...
by grayfox
Fri Apr 03, 2015 10:51 pm
Forum: Projectors
Topic: Mitsubishi WD 65732 WILL IT WORK?
Replies: 3
Views: 1437

Re: Mitsubishi WD 65732 WILL IT WORK?

Perfect, good luck on your trip!



I am sure the local providers will get you exactly the box you need for local channels.
by grayfox
Fri Apr 03, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: Mitsubishi 57833-I Think I Messed UP
Replies: 6
Views: 1619

Re: Mitsubishi 57833-I Think I Messed UP

Hey, Ok so by what you describe I am almost certain this is ballast issue. This is completely normal, chances are if you Google it you can find a guide to replace it. This is a consumable part so even if it was not defective once the lamp has been replaced on a Mitsubishi DLP 2-3 times the ballast n...
by grayfox
Wed Mar 25, 2015 10:13 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Trouble turning on...
Replies: 1
Views: 863

Re: Trouble turning on...

Hello, how long ago did you replace it? and if so was this with a genuine Philips bulb? (This is the brand of lamp Samsung uses). If this is still happening after putting an OEM lamp in, this is most likely the ballast.. Are there any odd sounds coming from the tv ? mostly during ignition or while i...
by grayfox
Wed Mar 25, 2015 9:54 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Alignment of 50" dLp, LED, RPTV Sam HLT5089SX
Replies: 5
Views: 1556

Re: Alignment of 50" dLp, LED, RPTV Sam HLT5089SX

Hi! Oh for sure, I have a similar Sammy, dedicated to gaming because of the awesome pictures, I did also catch the playoffs on it and currently march madness (eventhough my alma-SDSU Aztecs got it handed to them by DUKE, no surprizes there hehe). When it comes to fidgeting with the service menu, I h...
by grayfox
Wed Mar 25, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: LED Televisions
Topic: Toshiba LED smart TV..smarter than I am
Replies: 1
Views: 7180

Re: Toshiba LED smart TV..smarter than I am

Hello, I can relate yes the Toshiba remote is a jigsaw puzzle! that one required extensive manual reading to decipher unfortunately.. and some trial and error. That out of the way, the default presets must have not solved your problem which is odd (dynamic, movie, game, etc). Luckily you can bring u...
by grayfox
Wed Mar 25, 2015 8:31 pm
Forum: Plasma Televisions
Topic: Samsung HPS423X/XAA
Replies: 9
Views: 3306

Re: Samsung HPS423X/XAA

Hello, for this LCD screen it would be smart to begin with the Power Supply as you suggest, if you are handy with a multimeter a grid should be available somewhere online, unfortunately when I search I come only across your posts! do you know if there is an alternative model number to your tv? It mi...
by grayfox
Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:44 pm
Forum: Projectors
Topic: Mitsubishi WD 65732 WILL IT WORK?
Replies: 3
Views: 1437

Re: Mitsubishi WD 65732 WILL IT WORK?

Hello, Of course it will work (make sure you get that power converter!). What you may need to use for the local channels will be a local decryption device (kind of like a cable box) to channel surf, I am not sure if Italy has Free-to-air (FTA)... The one thing if bringing along the DVD/BluRays and P...
by grayfox
Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: LG 52" DLP turning off after about 15 minutes.
Replies: 2
Views: 5618

Re: LG 52" DLP turning off after about 15 minutes.

Hi, Wow 2 lamps in 9 yrs that is really good! After the first one goes out the average lifespan is 12-24 months on a good quality aftermarket lamp, hopefully Philips brand bulb.. I am thinking having only changed the lamp once, your ballast is most likely good.. but even 9 yrs it can take a toll and...
by grayfox
Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Greeting
Topic: New to the forum? Introduce yourself!
Replies: 43
Views: 34502

Re: New to the forum? Introduce yourself!

Hello and welcome! I am sure someone out there will be able to help you out, there are a lot of talented technicians in our forum.
by grayfox
Thu Feb 12, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Forum Feedback
Topic: ADMIN... How long before we get responses?
Replies: 1
Views: 1432

Re: ADMIN... How long before we get responses?

Hello,



Hey there I apologize I did not have an answer for you on my behalf. We try to help out and log in as much as we can, unfortunately that colorwheel part went away AWOL.

I have yet to find any one part compatible too..
by grayfox
Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:29 am
Forum: Greeting
Topic: Forum Responses!
Replies: 3
Views: 1911

Re: Forum Responses!

Agreed.





I am just a long time member but it seems some techs join just to get a solution and never share their knowledge, I should know I have more replies than anyone else.



Sorry guys.
by grayfox
Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:25 am
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL72A650- no lamp
Replies: 51
Views: 9156

Re: HL72A650- no lamp

Hey there He just pinged me via network, thats our Emergency line! let me check it out.
by grayfox
Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:23 am
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Alignment of 50" dLp, LED, RPTV Sam HLT5089SX
Replies: 5
Views: 1556

Re: Alignment of 50" dLp, LED, RPTV Sam HLT5089SX

Hello, After yrs of opening up and reassembling many many LED optical block RPTVs, with the 3 light tunnels, mirrors and RGB filters. I came to understand that most of the realigment was in the assembly itself. To the point I would mark the parts being unscrewed to realign them easier later! I woud ...
by grayfox
Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:11 am
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HLP6163W problem< New lamp and Color wheel
Replies: 2
Views: 1618

Re: HLP6163W problem< New lamp and Color wheel

I agree ^ It might be a ballast, but the fact that you have had to replace the colorwheel before tells me there might be something wrong, something as little as ventilation... the ballast can make an arching buzzing electronic sound, but a whinny whirled or grindy sound is almost always a bad colorw...
by grayfox
Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:07 am
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HLR6167 intermittant red-green tinting
Replies: 3
Views: 1160

Re: HLR6167 intermittant red-green tinting

Its not a DV board issue, maybe the colorwheel might be heating up, and start malfunctioning.. have you tried placing a fan in the back of the tv to keep it "cool" and check to see if its a part thats over heating..
by grayfox
Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:03 am
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Lens replacement on Color wheel ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1164

Re: Lens replacement on Color wheel ?

Hi there, did this workout? hope so!
by grayfox
Fri Jan 09, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL72A650- no lamp
Replies: 51
Views: 9156

Re: HL72A650- no lamp

Hello,



Just got back from a short trip, Happy New Year!



So I heard from A to begin looking for an entire light engine, broaden our search. Seems logical since most come with the colorwheel. I am on the case, I'll be in touch!



-R
by grayfox
Mon Jan 05, 2015 6:02 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HLR6167 intermittant red-green tinting
Replies: 3
Views: 1160

Re: HLR6167 intermittant red-green tinting

Hello, Wow melting? with this particular model (and others similar from Samsung) you have to make sure you install the lamp securely! The fix you describe seems appropriate to change everything using OEM components. The issue you are describing however, in my opinion cannot be caused by the lighting...
by grayfox
Mon Dec 22, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: BluRay Players and Devices
Topic: Blu-ray player software and drive recommendation
Replies: 3
Views: 6890

Re: Blu-ray player software and drive recommendation

Hello! I just upgraded my laptop to one and it was a nightmare since i purchased it on eBay.com without the installation CD!!! Let me explain that Sony's licensing on Blu-ray is insane, and it means it's almost impossible to play Blu-rays on your computer with something just plug and play! Luckily W...
by grayfox
Mon Dec 22, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL72A650- no lamp
Replies: 51
Views: 9156

Re: HL72A650- no lamp

Hey there, Oh sure that little piece should at least rule out everything incoming from colorwheel.. I couldn't find the Samsung OEM stats online, but you can run an update if available using a USB from http://www.samsung.com/us/support/ This might reset your board.. Sure send me a PM if you are arou...
by grayfox
Mon Dec 22, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL61A750 No Picture when turn on
Replies: 19
Views: 7940

Re: HL61A750 No Picture when turn on

Oh that is a shame, such a great big screen! Well if you look on eBay.com with the model number HL61A750 you can see everything to part it out. My advice to get rid of it quick, is to list it on Craigslist.com and mention it needs repair and you don't know what. I say this because when I see listing...
by grayfox
Wed Dec 17, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL72A650- no lamp
Replies: 51
Views: 9156

Re: HL72A650- no lamp

Hey there, well thats a forum hunt.. what is the model of that TV? I have old colorwheels lying around that you an toy with, I can send it with the pick up board once I find one :) Yeah Angel is back from Mexico, but just made a pitstop in SD he is in SF setting up some antennas or network over at t...
by grayfox
Wed Dec 17, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL61A750 No Picture when turn on
Replies: 19
Views: 7940

Re: HL61A750 No Picture when turn on

hint* if you are going to order from eBay, make sure they have a lenient return policy just in case ;)
by grayfox
Wed Dec 17, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL72A650- no lamp
Replies: 51
Views: 9156

Re: HL72A650- no lamp

haha thanks, I'm trying. Il PM you once I find one
by grayfox
Mon Dec 15, 2014 7:04 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL72A650- no lamp
Replies: 51
Views: 9156

Re: HL72A650- no lamp

Hello, A friend is sendig me some CW cores he has (mostly damaged glass panels so the housings should be good), I will look for a pick up board that matches what you have hopefully there's a compatible i was told by a senior tech that the Mitsubishi Diamond series 70+ screens some use this colorwhee...
by grayfox
Mon Dec 15, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL61A750 No Picture when turn on
Replies: 19
Views: 7940

Re: HL61A750 No Picture when turn on

hi, well you seem very comfortable around electronics, if you took your multimeter and say there's no voltage FROM the MAIN power supply, then yes I'd agree the aux power supply will not distribute any power to anything. Did the old green LED seem "burned in" or have any dark spots? Or maybe it fail...
by grayfox
Sat Dec 13, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL72A650- no lamp
Replies: 51
Views: 9156

Re: HL72A650- no lamp

OG= original.



the ones that are complete with housing yes they have to..



Let me check out my inbox
by grayfox
Fri Dec 12, 2014 11:21 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL72A650- no lamp
Replies: 51
Views: 9156

Re: HL72A650- no lamp

Hi, no not finding any around, yes its very rare they go out but I have always changed them for a samsung "look alike" and it has never failed me.. I was looking for one with no luck, Even my colleagues warehouses and nothing, I will keep looking though.. I was talking to Angel and he asked me to lo...
by grayfox
Fri Dec 12, 2014 7:53 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL61A750 No Picture when turn on
Replies: 19
Views: 7940

Re: HL61A750 No Picture when turn on

Hmm.. normally the blue LED Chip goes out first after 5-6 yrs because it is the first to receive light from the Philips UHP lamp and hence gets more wear and tear... is your TV properly ventilated and in a not so humid environment?
by grayfox
Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL72A650- no lamp
Replies: 51
Views: 9156

Re: HL72A650- no lamp

Hi! no yes to my understanding the pick up board just reads the "pulse" a certain RPM. like all meters we need to find out what that certain RPM is, the color panes should have no effect. I got the images form Angel, we fixed one of these in February and parts were not as scarce!
by grayfox
Tue Dec 09, 2014 8:57 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL61A750 No Picture when turn on
Replies: 19
Views: 7940

Re: HL61A750 No Picture when turn on

Hey,



OK as I read your details, I think this should solve your problem, new DMD/DLP chip is good I am assuming.. How old is the lamp you are using?
by grayfox
Fri Dec 05, 2014 10:28 pm
Forum: LCD Televisions
Topic: Panasonic Viera TCL32C12 problem
Replies: 3
Views: 5120

Re: Panasonic Viera TCL32C12 problem

OH that is sad to hear, I bet you have a shinny new one, did you hand it to someone to work on?



Happy Holidays!
by grayfox
Fri Dec 05, 2014 10:27 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL72A650- no lamp
Replies: 51
Views: 9156

Re: HL72A650- no lamp

Yes in theory that could work, however in order to give you the exact readout i need one present to test myself or look over my notes for this model

This is a tall order let me gather my notes and get back to you! Did Angel have any idea?
by grayfox
Fri Dec 05, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: Forum Feedback
Topic: 2006 Viore 50"
Replies: 1
Views: 1710

Re: 2006 Viore 50"

Hello, I have to begin with what causes me the most trouble when this happens to my clients, did you purchase an original lamp? Generic lamps have a huge defect rate! If the lamp is genuine and this is clicking or making an arching sound it is most probably the ballast. At which point you would have...
by grayfox
Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL72A650- no lamp
Replies: 51
Views: 9156

Re: HL72A650- no lamp

Hello, Yeah I remember those frustrating days.



So I got an email thread between you and Angel (he is spending some time with his family)....



I guess we all agree and believe its the colorwheel..

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