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Hello. I have a Zenith DLP Projection TV that I bought new from the store (possibly the display in the store) that has been working fine for 2 years. Just only a few weeks ago, the color seemed a little dim and dark and a steady yellow indicatoor light came on accompanied by a prompt at the bottom of the screen that read: If you change the lamp you wil have a better image. The TV, though still very dim, was working fine until I turned it off last night. Upon trying to turn it back on this morning, the power light flashed as it normally does, it sound like the motor was starting (I guess, forgive my ignorance) and then it shut off. I did notice that the lamp indicator button is no longer lit. Would this cause this type of problem going ignored as it did? Would not replacing the lamp and allowing it to die completely prohibit us from getting a picture at all? Thanks in advance for all of your help and support. I. MissTV

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    I have no light blinking to allert for future problems, How ever I am experiencing issues with the dim look and the clors are not as vibrant,

    I am wondering if these DLP are anything like the older rear projections?

    and occasionally need to have the back side of the screen cleaned, and do these DLP's have a mirror as well?



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Sounds like you need to replace your lamp and the tv will work fine until the new lamp goes out. I have had three lamps since Nov 2006 in mine and I have a notice coming up on my Panasonic saying I need to change the lamp right now. Which is strange, because before there was no warning, it worked fine and then when we went to turn it on again, it just did not work until the lamp was replaced.

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