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by ChubbsTech
Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:25 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: from one green lamp light to all three blinking?
Replies: 4
Views: 1722

Re: from one green lamp light to all three blinking?

Hello again Brandon. Ok, if the small circuit chip is broken then the color wheel is definitely bad. You see the color wheel has a sensor chip that detects a small black strip (on the wheel) at how many RPM it’s spinning. This information is relayed back to the DMD board. So if the chip doesn’t work...
by ChubbsTech
Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:58 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: HLP5063WXXAA No picture, has Audio, Replaced Bulb
Replies: 5
Views: 2485

Re: HLP5063WXXAA No picture, has Audio, Replaced Bulb

Hello jbmvt444. My first question is, have you reset the lamp timer after replacing the lamp on your TV? This is a very common problem on almost all the Samsung TV’s. If you are not aware about this issue I recommend you read this thread: http://www.fixyourdlp.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1050...
by ChubbsTech
Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Samsung HLT6176SX/XAA DLP TV
Replies: 2
Views: 2159

Re: Samsung HLT6176SX/XAA DLP TV

Hello markst. This abnormality that you have detected on the TV menu. Dose it also affect the picture? Is it just the menu? Is it on all the inputs (HDMI, s-video, component cable, vga, etc)? You see the only board in charge of the TV menu is the DMD board, if those slight curves are just affecting ...
by ChubbsTech
Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:29 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: TV just shuts off by itself sometimes!
Replies: 15
Views: 4285

Re: TV just shuts off by itself sometimes!

Hello sanmanjax. This is a problem that I’ve heard a few times. It’s typically related with a problem with the DMD board. To be sure, turn off all the light at night, see it the TV is pitch black (it’s a defective DMD), or if you can see the screen light up black (it’s a bad digital video board), in...
by ChubbsTech
Wed Jun 02, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: Toshiba DLP Discussion
Topic: Lamp cover door on a Toshiba 56HM195
Replies: 0
Views: 1880

Re: Lamp cover door on a Toshiba 56HM195

Hello redjellydonut.
It’s your lucky day; here is a guide on how to take out the lamp enclosure for your exact TV. http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2009/02/04/ho ... ur-dlp-tv/
If you have any more questions, feel free to ask.
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 01, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Resetting the Samsung DLP Lamp Counter/Hour Meter
Replies: 47
Views: 102173

Re: Resetting the Samsung DLP Lamp Counter/Hour Meter

Hello chevelle69. To be honest the original design for these Samsung TVs was that once you installed a new lamp, the software on the TV would reset the lamp timer automatically. Since this was never perfected the vast majority of the TVs you have to reset it manually. So normally when you install a ...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 01, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: LG/Zenith Discussion
Topic: lg ru44sz63d black and white pic
Replies: 3
Views: 2224

Re: lg ru44sz63d black and white pic

Hello matt12. Well that practically sums it up, now to be 100% sure you need to physically inspect it. You can either do it your self or have a tech do it (recommend its one you trust & tell his specifically to check the color wheel other wise expect to be scammed), if you do plan on check it yo...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 01, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: from one green lamp light to all three blinking?
Replies: 4
Views: 1722

Re: from one green lamp light to all three blinking?

Hello Brandon. From the sound of things it’s either two things that are probably making your TV to not turn on. The first one and most probable is the color wheel as you mention, the second is a fan that is not working properly or is getting clogged. My recommendation is that you open up your TV, cl...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 01, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Horizontal lines
Replies: 3
Views: 1851

Re: Horizontal lines

Hello Xunal. My first recommendation is that you try to get a remote, mainly because you have very limited options for manipulating your TV, try to get the original remote if you can. As for your problem, those horizontal lines are probably caused by a defective DMD board, however to be extra sure y...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 01, 2010 2:24 pm
Forum: JVC D-ILA Discussion
Topic: MY HD-52G886 CUTS OFF AFTER 30MINS??? HELP
Replies: 3
Views: 2315

Re: MY HD-52G886 CUTS OFF AFTER 30MINS??? HELP

Hello the813. In order to pinpoint your exact problem I’m going to have to ask you a few questions. First, how long ago did you purchase your TV? Have you ever cleaned the inside of your TV? Have you ever replaced your TV lamp? Do you hear any weird noises coming from the inside of your TV? Have you...
by ChubbsTech
Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:08 am
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HL-T5076S Buzzing/Whining sound
Replies: 1
Views: 1123

Re: HL-T5076S Buzzing/Whining sound

Hello cbencivengo. Has the color on the picture been affected at all? It sounds like it’s either a defective color wheel or a clogged fan. To find out you need to open the inside of your TV, first clean the inside of your TV free of dust. here is a small guide on how to do that. http://www.fixyourdl...
by ChubbsTech
Mon May 31, 2010 11:28 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HELP!! Samsung Model HLR4667WAX/XAA
Replies: 1
Views: 1024

Re: HELP!! Samsung Model HLR4667WAX/XAA

Hello Wooderson. That tapping sound, is it like a clicking sound? Dose it sound twice or more? It’s very probable it’s the ballast not having enough voltage to turn on the lamp. How ever there is one small possibility, a defective or broken color wheel can make a similar sound (humming) while its sp...
by ChubbsTech
Mon May 31, 2010 11:04 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HLP5063W distorted picture
Replies: 1
Views: 978

Re: HLP5063W distorted picture

Hello murz. It sounds like you have a problem with the light engine. It could either be a collapsed light tunnel or a problem with the lens. To be sure try to bring up the TV menu, try different out put signals. If the problem still persists, then it’s very probable it’s the light engine. Before you...
by ChubbsTech
Mon May 31, 2010 5:34 pm
Forum: LG/Zenith Discussion
Topic: lg ru44sz63d black and white pic
Replies: 3
Views: 2224

Re: lg ru44sz63d black and white pic

Hello matt12. Despite the limited amount of information that you provided, it’s very probable that you have a defective color wheel. When a TV looses its color, there is a high chance that it’s just the color wheel that either stopped working or it’s broken. To be sure if it’s the color wheel, you c...
by ChubbsTech
Mon May 31, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Loud "drum sound" and then buzzing
Replies: 3
Views: 1419

Re: Loud "drum sound" and then buzzing

Hello again danimarie23. I agree with johnrot, that most definitely sound like the color wheel. That horrible sound may mean that the color wheel is shattered or broken. The only way to be sure is to inspect the color wheel physically. Here is a link to a post that points out where the color wheel i...
by ChubbsTech
Mon May 31, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: TV just shuts off by itself sometimes!
Replies: 15
Views: 4285

Re: TV just shuts off by itself sometimes!

For the fans, make sure that all of them are working (spinning) and if one is stalling or showing any kind of abnormality you’ll have to replace it.
Have a nice labor day weekend you too.
Good luck.
by ChubbsTech
Mon May 31, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Blue/Red/Green squares and strips
Replies: 3
Views: 2119

Re: Blue/Red/Green squares and strips

To be honest, it’s very difficult to say without actually being there to look at the TV. The only advice I can come up is that you find yourself a honest and down to earth tech that can help you diagnose the problem.
Sorry for only being able to help so much.
Good luck.
by ChubbsTech
Fri May 28, 2010 12:28 am
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Is this normal, Color Wheel sliding backwards?
Replies: 2
Views: 1198

Re: Is this normal, Color Wheel sliding backwards?

Hello leadguy68.
That sounds like a defective color wheel, have you called discount-merchant.com? They may exchange the part free of charge. Visit the web sites trouble shooting wizard for more details.
Keep me posted on any new developments.
Good luck.
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 27, 2010 7:21 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: digital board hlr4667w hlr5067w hlr5667w hlr6167
Replies: 4
Views: 2401

Re: digital board hlr4667w hlr5067w hlr5667w hlr6167

Hello caraelizab. When it come to replacing boards, you either have to be really handy with electronics or have a pro do it for you. You see these boards are very delicate when handling them, and also you have to be extra carful when installing them second you have to know what to disconnect, how to...
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 27, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Blue/Red/Green squares and strips
Replies: 3
Views: 2119

Re: Blue/Red/Green squares and strips

Hello caraelizab. Looking at the pictures and seeing that the TV guide & TV menu are un affected. So we can discard the DMD board, now the probable cause is with either the analog video board or the digital video board. Unfortunately the only way to find out which one is the responsible is to te...
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 27, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: HLT 5076sx/axx odd noises
Replies: 4
Views: 1872

Re: HLT 5076sx/axx odd noises

Hello paul.
To be honest there is no way to determine is a ballast or color wheel is going out soon.
The only way to prolong its life is by cleaning the inside of the TV every 5 or 6 months.
Hope this helps you out.
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 27, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Blue Horizontal Dots on Samsung HLS5687W Screen
Replies: 1
Views: 1217

Re: Blue Horizontal Dots on Samsung HLS5687W Screen

Hello PTS. That horizontal dot matrix is very probable that its noise not being filtered trough the video boards. To determined which board is defective, try to enter the TV menu, if you are still able to see the horizontal dot matrix then that means that means the digital board is bad, because it’s...
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 27, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: What next??
Replies: 6
Views: 2389

Re: What next??

Hello again dallaswinn. When you inspect the color wheel it’s very probable that it’s shattered or chipped, if you detect to physical damage, try spinning it manually, if it makes any kind of noise then its gone bad (a good color wheel doesn’t make any noise at all). The color wheel is located in th...
by ChubbsTech
Wed May 26, 2010 8:16 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Help, what to try next
Replies: 3
Views: 1418

Re: Help, what to try next

Hello dallaswinn. The symptoms that you are describing is probably from a defective color wheel. that humming noise is very conmen when the wheel is shattered or broken. My first suggestion is to inspect your color wheel physically. As for where to look for the wheel, here is a post that might help ...
by ChubbsTech
Wed May 26, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Verticle Lines in my HLP5063WX/XAA
Replies: 4
Views: 1568

Re: Verticle Lines in my HLP5063WX/XAA

Hello PwyFireCapt.
I would agree with paul, it sound like the DMD board, here is a link that describes these symptom. viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1321
Hope this helps you out.
Good luck.
by ChubbsTech
Wed May 26, 2010 6:06 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Cleaning Light engine lens.
Replies: 3
Views: 3392

Re: Cleaning Light engine lens.

Hello leadguy68. I’m sorry but I got bad news. That “Filter” on the lens that you removed is a special optical coating that is applied by the factory & its something that can’t be bought at a store. So the only solution is to buy a new lens (however it’s very hard to buy individually). The other...
by ChubbsTech
Wed May 26, 2010 5:46 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: TV just shuts off by itself sometimes!
Replies: 15
Views: 4285

Re: TV just shuts off by itself sometimes!

Hello again GGorman04. Here is a link of how to replace your color wheel. http://www.fixyourdlp.com/guides/samsung/bp96-01579a.php here you can get an idea of where your color wheel might be (physically located). Technically it should be in the light engine. If you have any more questions, feel free...
by ChubbsTech
Wed May 26, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: What next??
Replies: 6
Views: 2389

Re: What next??

Hello dallaswinn. This sounds like a classical case of a bad color wheel. You might want to open up your TV and inspect the color wheel physically. Here is a link that explains more about the color wheel. http://www.fixyourdlp.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1254&p=4208#p4208 If you have any ...
by ChubbsTech
Wed May 26, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: Hlp5085w...doesn't power on.
Replies: 6
Views: 2620

Re: Hlp5085w...doesn't power on.

Hello again stickle. I think it’s safe to say that the color wheel is no the problem, but the hair heater on the ballast sounds very odd. You might want to check all of the internal fans. If at least one is malfunctioning or not working at all, its reason enough for the TV to not turn on. The reason...
by ChubbsTech
Tue May 25, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: DLP dilemma
Replies: 2
Views: 1246

Re: DLP dilemma

Hello cip1 My first question is, do you hear any strange noises coming from the inside of the TV? If not, it’s very probable it’s just the lamp gone bad. Normally these lamps last from 4000+ to 6000+ hrs. so you got a pretty good life out of it. If you replace the lamp & still dose the same thin...
by ChubbsTech
Tue May 25, 2010 5:25 pm
Forum: Panasonic Discussion
Topic: PT-56LCZ70 picture problem....
Replies: 1
Views: 2007

Re: PT-56LCZ70 picture problem....

Hello PaulaK. First of all, do you get any strange noises coming from inside of the TV? Have you cleaned the inside of the TV free from dust & mold? The symptom that you are describing sound like a defective lamp, you might want to check if it’s shattered or foggy to be sure. Remember that a lam...
by ChubbsTech
Tue May 25, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: vivitek RP56HD21a
Replies: 1
Views: 1248

Re: vivitek RP56HD21a

Hello parker03a. My first question is what brand of lamp are you using. The top of the line lamp is Philips (last from 6000+ hrs), OSRAM is a close second (4000+ hrs). how ever there are other more generic brands that last from 3000, 2000 or ever 1000 hrs. The second possibility is that you have a d...
by ChubbsTech
Tue May 25, 2010 4:38 pm
Forum: DLP, LCD Projection, and other RPTV
Topic: Hlp5085w...doesn't power on.
Replies: 6
Views: 2620

Re: Hlp5085w...doesn't power on.

Hello stickle. So let me get this straight, you’ve replaced lamp, color wheel & ballast. Your TV makes a screeching sound, and then shuts down. Theses are very common symptoms of a color wheel gone bad, are you sure you got a new wheel, because it’s common that they are sold as new but have some...
by ChubbsTech
Tue May 25, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: TV just shuts off by itself sometimes!
Replies: 15
Views: 4285

Re: TV just shuts off by itself sometimes!

Hello again GGorman04. That humming noise that you hear, is it very load, or you can barely hear it? That sound can either be from a fan inside of the TV or the color wheel that about to give. I recommend you open up your TV to check your color wheel physically. See if its broken or damaged in any w...
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 20, 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Is my lamp the only thing bad here?
Replies: 7
Views: 2016

Re: Is my lamp the only thing bad here?

The lamp may still be “Usable” and might still work, how ever if you try to push it to its limit it will implode, and there is a small probability it will take out the ballast as well.
So I wouldn’t recommend it. How ever it up to you to decide.
Good luck.
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 20, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Is my lamp the only thing bad here?
Replies: 7
Views: 2016

Re: Is my lamp the only thing bad here?

Hello again MPD496. The lamp timer is a small program that keep track of the hours when the lamp is in usage. When it reaches a certain limit it will shut the tv off for security reasons. In most TV’s the lamp timer is reset automatically, but for Samsung you have to reset it manually in the majorit...
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 20, 2010 5:48 pm
Forum: LG/Zenith Discussion
Topic: Problem with my 52"
Replies: 4
Views: 2360

Re: Problem with my 52"

Hello again magicman320. In this case your lamp doesn’t have polarity, since it’s a UHP AC lamp. If it was a DC lam, then it would explode taking the ballast along with it. So you don’t have to worry about that. That very low noise that you hear, can you describe it a little bit more, is it a hummin...
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 20, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: Panasonic Discussion
Topic: PT-52LCX16 Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 14503

Re: PT-52LCX16 Questions

Hello tcallen37.
From the pictures that you where able to provide, it looks like the ballast is bolted in a parallel way to the power supply board, but remember, it’s a separate board.
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Hope this helps you out.
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 20, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Is my lamp the only thing bad here?
Replies: 7
Views: 2016

Re: Is my lamp the only thing bad here?

Hello MPD496. From the sound of it, its probably just the lamp, one click is perfectly normal, and since you describe that there are no other symptoms, then in my opinion the lamp should do it. Remember when buying a new lamp, search by part number & tv model number. Also don’t forget to reset t...
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 20, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Intermittent elec. buzzing, no picture. HLR5678WX
Replies: 2
Views: 1644

Re: Intermittent elec. buzzing, no picture. HLR5678WX

Hello DLP14715. If the buzzing noise is coming from the lamp the most probable cause could be the ballast, how ever the color wheel also makes a buzzing noise when it goes defective. My advice would be to first you clean the inside of your TV, so you can discard overheating as the reason for your pr...
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 20, 2010 3:56 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Could it be the lamp ballast?
Replies: 3
Views: 1528

Re: Could it be the lamp ballast?

“I've been reading around and it appears maybe its the ballast now. I looked up to buy a ballast and they say that it may be needed if I DON'T HEAR the clicking noise. But I DO HEAR the clicking noise like it wants to turn on or fire up the lamp but won't” In this case if you DO HEAR a clicking nois...
by ChubbsTech
Thu May 20, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: TV turns off several seconds after powering on.
Replies: 3
Views: 1401

Re: TV turns off several seconds after powering on.

In theory, yes. You see the TV has multiple sensors, when the lamp is unable to turn on; the lamp sensor detects a anomaly and sends a signal to the DMD board. For security reasons the DMD then shuts the TV off. So again, theoretically it should fix your problem. if not then it might be another comp...
by ChubbsTech
Tue May 18, 2010 4:53 pm
Forum: LG/Zenith Discussion
Topic: Problem with my 52"
Replies: 4
Views: 2360

Re: Problem with my 52"

Hello magicman320. My first question is, did you order the correct lamp? What brand of lamp did you buy? The reason is that it sounds real odd that you installed a new lamp and it didn’t work. But before we jump to any conclusions (that you got a defective lamp) have you cleaned the inside of the TV...
by ChubbsTech
Tue May 18, 2010 3:10 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: TV turns off several seconds after powering on.
Replies: 3
Views: 1401

Re: TV turns off several seconds after powering on.

Hello reelmagic23664. First of all, how long ago did you replace your lamp? Have you cleaned the inside of your tv? Do you hear any noises coming from the back of the TV (any clicking, whining, whirling, or hissing), in most cases you can’t determine if a lamp is bad or good just by looking at it, h...
by ChubbsTech
Tue May 18, 2010 12:08 am
Forum: Panasonic Discussion
Topic: PT-52LCX16 Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 14503

Re: PT-52LCX16 Questions

Hello tcallen37. I hate to be the barer of bad news, but that doesn’t look like the ballast, it looks more like a power supply main board. The ballast is a 7 x 4 inch (approximate) board that is connected directly to the lamp. Here is link of what a Panasonic ballast looks like: http://cgi.ebay.com/...
by ChubbsTech
Mon May 17, 2010 9:35 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Digital Video board
Replies: 4
Views: 1996

Re: Digital Video board

Hello jimb. The part number is normally the biggest number printed on the board. Some times its under the legend “P / N” or “CODE NO”, since it’s a Samsung board it might start with a BPXX-XXXXXX code. Any way the is a couple of digital boards that might be compatible with your tv, check for physica...
by ChubbsTech
Mon May 17, 2010 9:13 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Could it be the lamp ballast?
Replies: 3
Views: 1528

Re: Could it be the lamp ballast?

Hello Robin. I think you got it all wrong, or some one missed informed you. When you have a rear projection TV that uses a lamp, the tv wont turn on & you hear a clicking sound twice or more, then there is a strong possibility it might be the ballast that is not sending enough voltage to light u...
by ChubbsTech
Mon May 17, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: Mitsubishi Discussion
Topic: WD 57733 white dots on screen
Replies: 1
Views: 4000

Re: WD 57733 white dots on screen

Hello jmm814. That is a very common problem with DLP tvs that have a defective DMD board. If you want to be extra sure try this: With your remote, push the menu button. If the TV menu is also affected by the dots then that makes the DMD a stronger suspect. The only way to fix it is if you replace ei...
by ChubbsTech
Mon May 17, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: hlt6187saxxaa is shutting off??????
Replies: 8
Views: 2496

Re: hlt6187saxxaa is shutting off??????

That raises more suspicion on a bad power supply. Since the led’s on the front to the Tv are directly connected to a 5v circuit on the powers supply main board. As for the spots on the tv, there is a slight possibility that you got dust in the light engine, probably in the light tunnel or the optica...
by ChubbsTech
Wed May 12, 2010 11:20 pm
Forum: Samsung Discussion
Topic: Resetting the Samsung DLP Lamp Counter/Hour Meter
Replies: 47
Views: 102173

Re: Resetting the Samsung DLP Lamp Counter/Hour Meter

Hello, Rick L. Is the TV completely dead? Do you get blinking led’s on the front of your tv? Have you clean then inside of your TV? Did you close the lamp door before you tried turning it on? Do you hear any strange noises coming from the back of the tv when you try to turn it on? The more details y...

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