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by ChubbsTech
Wed Feb 04, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: absolutely no power
Replies: 7
Views: 2492

Re: absolutely no power

Hey tgirshin





when you try to turn it on, do you get any flashing led lights? also do you hear any type of clicking or grinding noise coming from withing the inside of the tv?
by ChubbsTech
Wed Feb 04, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Problem with my HL72A650
Replies: 2
Views: 1520

Re: Problem with my HL72A650

Hey hooper



It does sound like Bad Caps, if you have some experience with sodering it can be an easy fix and you can save yourself a couple hundred bucks =)



Lets us know how it turns out
by ChubbsTech
Wed Jan 28, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Forum Feedback
Topic: SAMSUNG HLP 4663W
Replies: 1
Views: 1900

Re: SAMSUNG HLP 4663W

Hey charles When your Timer and Standby/Temp lights are blinking, your TV is overheating. Dust and bulb failure are two leading causes for overheating in TVs. Unplug your TV and allow it to cool for an hour. Clean the dust away from the ventilation slots with a can of compressed air and a vacuum cle...
by ChubbsTech
Thu Jan 22, 2015 7:17 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: Mitsubishi 73" DLP purchase?
Replies: 7
Views: 2670

Re: Mitsubishi 73" DLP purchase?

Well the diamond series as far as i know its the crown jewel of Mitsubishi and i've heard nothing but good things, soo saying that you're making a wise purchase =)



Cheers !
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jan 20, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: HLR6167 intermittant red-green tinting
Replies: 1
Views: 3074

Re: HLR6167 intermittant red-green tinting

Hey Jrg



Well it could be a problem related to the colorwheel motor going out or the DMD board sending a faulty signal.
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jan 20, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: Mitsubishi 73" DLP purchase?
Replies: 7
Views: 2670

Re: Mitsubishi 73" DLP purchase?

Hey Mitchell Well for 550 a 3D DLP T.V sounds like a good bargain because this is a DLP TV. Most DLPs TVs require light bulb change after a few years, and a light bulb can cost like 80-100$dlls and well Mitsubishi has always been highly regarded as one of the best for at least the past..oh I don't k...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jan 13, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: LCD Televisions
Topic: Can new lamps be installed in LCD TVs?
Replies: 1
Views: 4083

Re: Can new lamps be installed in LCD TVs?

Hey There,



I don't believe that there is an aftermarket for the backlit bulbs on monitors. You'll likely need to replace the whole monitor.
by ChubbsTech
Fri Jan 09, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung HL56A650C1FXZA Help - Unit Not Powering Up
Replies: 1
Views: 1309

Re: Samsung HL56A650C1FXZA Help - Unit Not Powering Up

Hey ! it could be the possibility that you might need to replace the ballast board
by ChubbsTech
Fri Jan 09, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL-S4266W powers off after 1 minute of picture
Replies: 1
Views: 1363

Re: HL-S4266W powers off after 1 minute of picture

Hey !



The LED lights indicate whether a DLP TV is working properly. For example, if all three LEDs are blinking, whatever the configuration, the most common cause is that the DLP lamp or light engine is failing
by ChubbsTech
Fri Jan 09, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: BluRay Players and Devices
Topic: Blu-ray player software and drive recommendation
Replies: 3
Views: 7916

Re: Blu-ray player software and drive recommendation

Hey, good luck with your installation and let us know how it went
by ChubbsTech
Tue Aug 03, 2010 11:57 pm
Forum: LG/Zenith Discussion
Topic: Replaced the bulb, my picture is still yellow
Replies: 2
Views: 1984

Re: Replaced the bulb, my picture is still yellow

Hello TheBossT127. First of all, the lamp is not in charge of the color added to the picture, it’s the color wheel that does that, the lamp just emits white light, so you might want to open the back of the TV and physically inspect the color wheel, to see if its stuck, chipped, broken or not spinnin...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Aug 03, 2010 11:44 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: WD 65731. Lamp replacement. Phillips or Osram?
Replies: 2
Views: 2269

Re: WD 65731. Lamp replacement. Phillips or Osram?

Hello hyunkang0403. I would agree with brand1, the Philips is your best option for your WD 65731. There is some problems with the Philips lamps for a couple of Mitsubishi models (don’t exactly remember) that when installed, the lamp cover wont close due to its long top terminal. But it your case its...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Aug 03, 2010 11:34 pm
Forum: RCA Discussion
Topic: HD61LPW42
Replies: 1
Views: 1704

Re: HD61LPW42

Hello jbenjamin.
I would agree, sound like a new lamp is needed, but first, do you hear any strange noise coming from the inside of your TV? Any clicking, whining, crackling or hissing? If so there might be another issue with your TV.
Good luck.
by ChubbsTech
Tue Aug 03, 2010 10:32 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: itermittent issues with a hln507w
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

Re: itermittent issues with a hln507w

Hello dustin407.
I would agree with darkart77, this is very little info to go about with; first of all, do you hear any strange noises coming from the back of the TV when turning it on?
Have you had any distortion with the TV’s picture? At this point its looks like the lamp, but no guarantees.
by ChubbsTech
Tue Aug 03, 2010 9:48 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung HLP5063W cable help
Replies: 2
Views: 1617

Re: Samsung HLP5063W cable help

Hello helpme987.
You can either try soldering it your self (not very recommendable unless you have experience with electronics) or you can order a set of cables here: http://www.discount-merchant.com/Search ... 3W%20cable that I think is what you’re really looking for.
Good luck.
by ChubbsTech
Tue Aug 03, 2010 9:36 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL-P5685W doesn't turn on
Replies: 2
Views: 1461

Re: HL-P5685W doesn't turn on

Quick question, is the small red light (led) at the front of the TV turn on? If no, then it’s very probable you need a new power supply main board. However if its turn on, then you might want to reset your lamp timer. Here is a link on how to do that (don’t worry, you don’t need the tv turn on to do...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jul 26, 2010 3:44 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung DLP TV Class Action Settlement Notice!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 2490

Samsung DLP TV Class Action Settlement Notice!!!

Hello every one! I know, I know… it’s been a wile, how ever I also got the news that Samsung has agreed to settle its lawsuit regarding a black shadow caused buy a collapsed light tunnel, for detailed information here is the link to the Official Samsung web site: http://www.samsung.com/us/dlptvsettl...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 28, 2010 9:14 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Grainy blacks after replacing color wheel HLP5063W
Replies: 3
Views: 2214

Re: Grainy blacks after replacing color wheel HLP5063W

Hello OperationIvy. See if you can hook up a external device using a analog signal (component cables, s-video, etc.), now try another one using a digital signal (VGA or HDMI), if the problem still persist I’m thinking bad DMD board or wrong color wheel installed. If on one type of cable the picture ...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 28, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Stuck in menu mode
Replies: 1
Views: 1036

Re: Stuck in menu mode

Hello zapaz111. There is two probabilities, one that a button on a remote or TV set got stuck thus preventing the TV from receiving another signal, or that the software on the Digital video board is corrupt, and will need resetting. In order to do such a thing you will need to pres a small round but...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: NEW LAMP WORKED FOR TWO HOURS AND TURNED OFF
Replies: 1
Views: 1052

Re: NEW LAMP WORKED FOR TWO HOURS AND TURNED OFF

Hello slotkesk8r. Have you reset the lamp timer? You may not know of its existence, but there is a small program inside your TV that keeps track of the amount of hours the lamp is in use. When it reaches a certain limit, the TV will shut itself of and prevent from turning on for security reasons. ht...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Color Wheel and DMD Board Problems
Replies: 2
Views: 1505

Re: Color Wheel and DMD Board Problems

Hello murphyCCC. My first question is; did you order the correct color wheel? You see when you install a color wheel of a different part number some times the color are not as bright. How ever if the intensity of the picture is dim (whites and blacks also seem dim) then there is a possibility it mig...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:06 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: TV Randomly Turns off
Replies: 1
Views: 983

Re: TV Randomly Turns off

Hello noneofme. Have you checked your color wheel? Normally when a color wheel is broken or defective it will make a whirling noise. To find out more about the color wheel rean this post: http://www.fixyourdlp.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1254&p=4208#p4208 & if you don’t know where it’...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 28, 2010 7:36 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Vertical line
Replies: 1
Views: 965

Re: Vertical line

Hello Biff75. It sounds like you have a case of a collapsed light tunnel, to find out more check this link. http://www.fixyourdlp.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=1353 dose it appear in the component cables & HDMI? Try to bring up the TV menu, see if the vertical gray line also affects it. If ...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:57 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung 61 inch DLP TV continuously power cycles
Replies: 3
Views: 5014

Re: Samsung 61 inch DLP TV continuously power cycles

Hello hhfarang. My first question is, what makes you think its not the lamp, there are various reasons why a TV would reset itself over & over. Here is a link where I explain it in more detail. http://www.fixyourdlp.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1542&p=5497#p5497 now the first option is ...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Diagnose my problem - HL56A650 turning on and off
Replies: 21
Views: 10118

Re: Diagnose my problem - HL56A650 turning on and off

Hello again crup. It looks like there are three high possibilities, 1.- A fan is malfunctioning, and is unable to cool the ballast properly. 2.- The power supply is sending irregular voltage to the ballast. 3.- both of the above. Here is what you can do, get a house fan, turn it on, and place it nea...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Color distortion problems Samsung 61 inch model #H
Replies: 1
Views: 1050

Re: Color distortion problems Samsung 61 inch model #H

Hello frogjuice1414. From all the symptoms you described its either one of two things: A bad Digital video board or a bad DMD board. My first recommendation before you buy anything is to clean the inside of your TV free of dust & mold to discard overheating as the source of your problem. once th...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 22, 2010 8:00 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Heard a pop and shatter...what now?
Replies: 1
Views: 987

Re: Heard a pop and shatter...what now?

Hello geoffmoore. That sounds like the color wheel has shattered. You might want to inspect it physically; if you don’t know where it’s located here is link that can help you: http://www.fixyourdlp.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1315 , if you are also interested in knowing more about the color wh...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 22, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: wd-57733 color turns black/white randomly
Replies: 3
Views: 1334

Re: wd-57733 color turns black/white randomly

Hello Druka. There is a high possibility that it could be the color wheel, how ever there is also another possibility that it might be the digital or analog board. Try to connect a external device (a DVD for example) that uses a analog signal cable (component cable, s-video, coaxial, etc). Now try a...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 22, 2010 7:21 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: HLR5067W Lamp fan direction
Replies: 3
Views: 2390

Re: HLR5067W Lamp fan direction

Hello Lampfan.
The vast majority of the fans that I personally seen on these TV’s blow air at the components so the temperature keep low. There are some TV models that have fans to blow air out of the chassis, but they are position near the TV vents.
Hope this helps you out.
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 22, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: Okay. . . what now!!
Replies: 12
Views: 4636

Re: Okay. . . what now!!

First of all, Yes, the lamp timer when it reaches a certain limit sends a signal to the DMD board, thus preventing the TV to turn on. How ever there is a humming noise that you mention. That is normally the sound of a bad color wheel, but didn’t you already replace it? I would suggest you double che...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 21, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Steps to replace ballast on model HL72A650C1FXZA?
Replies: 1
Views: 1075

Re: Steps to replace ballast on model HL72A650C1FXZA?

Hello Tre3000.
Unfortunately there is no guide for your exact make & model. How ever I can provide you with a reference guide of a Toshiba ballast removal viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1528
If you have any specific question I think I can help you out.
Good luck.
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 21, 2010 9:35 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: samsung HL-R5067W
Replies: 6
Views: 2340

Re: samsung HL-R5067W

Hello jackblack1313. Since the ballast does light the lamp up, and you are able to see the lamp turned on from the inside, then we can safely discard both as the reason for the TVs problems. I would focus on either the digital video board or a light engine problem (highly doubtful). Before buying a ...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HLP5063W Powers off and back on
Replies: 1
Views: 868

Re: HLP5063W Powers off and back on

Hello fernlab. Wow almost 6 years, that quite a good lamp you have in there. Normally these lamps last from 2 -3 under normal usage. It sounds like a lamp that’s about to go out, so the best place to start is buy replacing the lamp, its cheaper and less hassle ( you don’t have to call a tech, and yo...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: dlp lamp or ballast?
Replies: 13
Views: 15749

Re: dlp lamp or ballast?

Hello fjrdrum. That buzzing sound may be coming from the color wheel instead. Try to inspect it physically. Look for any broken pieces, scratched or discolored glass or even if the color wheel doesn’t spin freely. Also clean the inside of the TV to try to discard overheating as the source of the pro...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:00 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Diagnose my problem - HL56A650 turning on and off
Replies: 21
Views: 10118

Re: Diagnose my problem - HL56A650 turning on and off

Hello crup. I just watched your video, and that sounds like bad ballast, especially when you hear two clicks then the lamp powers, but flickers. I suggest you replace the ballast as soon as possible, because if this keeps continuing it might damage the lamp due to irregular voltage. If you have any ...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 21, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: samsung HL-R5067W
Replies: 6
Views: 2340

Re: samsung HL-R5067W

Hello DNZL. These are very common symptoms when a lamp is going out. So there is a high possibility that it’s just the lamp. If you like to know more about these DLP lamps, here is one of my early posts. http://www.fixyourdlp.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1263 If you replace the lamp and that d...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 21, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: hls6187w dlp one red led flashing
Replies: 1
Views: 961

Re: hls6187w dlp one red led flashing

Hello newguy23. Before you starting suspecting on having a defective ballast, did you check your lamp? Normally these lamps last between 2 – 3 years under normal usage (6000+ hrs). another question is have you cleaned the inside of the TV? This is so we can discard overheating as the source of the p...
by ChubbsTech
Mon Jun 21, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung HLR5667WX Does NOT Turn ON
Replies: 6
Views: 3767

Re: Samsung HLR5667WX Does NOT Turn ON

Hello again racerdreams.
The Ballast is not the same as the DMD board. The ballast just regulates voltage to the lamp, while the DMD board monitors the entire TV & administrates all the elements necessary to create a picture on the screen.
If you have any more questions feel free to ask.
by ChubbsTech
Thu Jun 17, 2010 4:34 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung HLR5667WX Does NOT Turn ON
Replies: 6
Views: 3767

Re: Samsung HLR5667WX Does NOT Turn ON

Hello racerdreams. My first question is, have you reset the lamp timer? The lamp timer is a small program on your TV that keeps track of the amount of hours the lamp is in usage, so when it reaches a certain limit, it will send a signal to the DMD that starts to shut the TV after a short while, thus...
by ChubbsTech
Thu Jun 17, 2010 4:13 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Still tv won't turn on
Replies: 15
Views: 14989

Re: Still tv won't turn on

Hello ChevyTime. First of all those 320v are perfectly fine, so that means the ballast is receiving the correct voltage. As for the color wheel, it is not necessary for you to hear the color wheel, a perfectly working color wheel doesn’t have to make any noise at all, my suggestion is that you take ...
by ChubbsTech
Thu Jun 17, 2010 3:16 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: Freezing HLN5065W1X
Replies: 1
Views: 1197

Re: Freezing HLN5065W1X

Hello nickvr. First of all if you could provide us with a little more detail of the problem, and a picture might be of grate help. My first question is how often does your TV freezes? And how long dose the TV stay frozen? The only thing I can think of right now is that you have a defective DMD board...
by ChubbsTech
Thu Jun 17, 2010 12:01 am
Forum: Toshiba DLP Discussion
Topic: 62HM196 Loud Buzz No Picture Blocks on sides
Replies: 3
Views: 2564

Re: 62HM196 Loud Buzz No Picture Blocks on sides

Hello again bartowmichele. I did a quick search on D-M.com found that they have light engines running from $280 to $330 http://www.discount-merchant.com/SearchResults.asp?Search=toshiba%20color%20wheel , but no bear color wheel, I suggest you try searching by part number & TV model, try searchin...
by ChubbsTech
Wed Jun 16, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung DLP HLN5065W color wheel?
Replies: 17
Views: 9810

Re: Samsung DLP HLN5065W color wheel?

Try http://www.discount-merchant.com/ or you could also do a search on ebay.com, remember to search buy part number & TV model.
Keep us posted on any new developments.
by ChubbsTech
Wed Jun 16, 2010 7:59 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung DLP HLN5065W color wheel?
Replies: 17
Views: 9810

Re: Samsung DLP HLN5065W color wheel?

I have just finish reading your post and I think Crowell missed the whitish stain in the middle part. That glass is a UV filter and if its defective in any way it will affect the picture on the screen. Here is post that describes that in detail. http://www.fixyourdlp.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&...
by ChubbsTech
Wed Jun 16, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: Okay. . . what now!!
Replies: 12
Views: 4636

Re: Okay. . . what now!!

Hello again dallaswinn. Let me be more technical with you. There are 4 main reasons why a TV won’t turn on. 1.- a bad lamp. ( I think we can discard this) 2.- a bad ballast. (It starts to send irregular voltage to the lamp causing it to go out) 3.- a bad color wheel. (It shattered or doesn’t spin at...
by ChubbsTech
Wed Jun 16, 2010 4:25 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Still tv won't turn on
Replies: 15
Views: 14989

Re: Still tv won't turn on

61snowrider, there is a guide on the fixyourdlp blog for a Samsung ballast http://www.fixyourdlp.com/guides/samsung/bp47-00033a.php but im not sure if it’s the same one for your TV. But before you buy the ballast make sure you inspect the color wheel, just in case. If you have any other questions, f...
by ChubbsTech
Wed Jun 16, 2010 3:15 pm
Forum: Toshiba DLP Discussion
Topic: 62HM196 Loud Buzz No Picture Blocks on sides
Replies: 3
Views: 2564

Re: 62HM196 Loud Buzz No Picture Blocks on sides

Hello bartowmichele. Its sounds like you have a broken color wheel. My suggestion is that you physically inspect it. Normally when you hear a buzzing or humming noise it’s either a fan that has something stuck, or a shattered color wheel. So before you proceed any more we need to discard that possib...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 15, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Still tv won't turn on
Replies: 15
Views: 14989

Re: Still tv won't turn on

Hello again 61snowrider. Ok, assuming that you have pressed the sequence correctly, the TV responds to the remote, the batteries in the remote are good and that you’ve didn’t install a Chinese brand bulb. Then the problem with the TV wasn’t the lamp to begin with, before the TV shut its self off, di...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung HLR5067WAX/XAA issues
Replies: 1
Views: 2139

Re: Samsung HLR5067WAX/XAA issues

Hello somuchfun. Before we get into deep technical detail, there are a few of suggestions. First try to clean the inside of the TV free of dust & mold, so we can discard overheating as the cause of your problems. My second recommendation is that you disconnect all of the cables from the back of ...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 15, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: LG/Zenith Discussion
Topic: Last attempt at getting some help from the board..
Replies: 5
Views: 2904

Re: Last attempt at getting some help from the board..

Hello magicman320. The ballast is located near the lamp enclosure, here is a reference guide from a Toshiba so you can get an idea, obviously its not the same. http://www.fixyourdlp.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1528 If you do plan on buying a new one, look for it online, with the part number ( ...

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