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Mitsubishi WD-62825 vertical lines, blue snow, picture jumping

I am having issues with my DLP that is only 2.5 yrs old. I have taken a video of the problems at the two links below. I have two problems, one there are vertical lines going across the tv from top to bottom on all the channels, its worse on the HD channels. On the second problem there are blue snow like specs happening on all the channels. A third problem that is happening in the last two days (that I do not have a video) is that the TV is like flipping the picture. So the bottom of the picture ends up at the top of the picture at moments.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8930381261840211648&hl=en
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1405120884414905992&hl=en

I had a repair guy come out and tell me I need a new light/projection? engine, and it would cost $950 for the repair ($700 for the part). He was not a Mitsubishi certified dude though so I dont know if I trust it.

Any ideas?

Thanks, I have vertical lines in my picture and when there is no picture I have purple and black horizontal lines.

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  • conejofred Oct 31, 2008

    I also have the WD-6285 My problem is pronounced Diagonal line running across the screen and visible on most channels but more pronounced on Non Hi Def channels.
    I am not yet convinced it's a TV problem and the local Time Warner Tech has eliminated most of the hardware as a cause and has changed all the old connector terminals.
    Tomorrow he will change the Street Tap. He has also cleaned all the external ground terminals. I'll keep you posted if it solves the "lines" problem.


  • conejofred Oct 31, 2008

    This is a follow up to my post of yesterday on this problem
    A new TWC Tech looked at my problem and after a long time decided to use the "add a new device" featire and hooked up a cable between the HDMI input on the TV and the Cable Box. Activating this feature bypassed the normal RF signal routing and component inputs and solved the diagonal line problem.

    Somehow the component input circuitry was providing a path for the normal RF signal to mix somewhere and cause the beat signals to show on the screen

    Good Luck


  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2008

    I also have lines running through my mits. tv wd-62825. the tv tech that looked at mine said he would have to pull the chassis out and sent it in. it would cost 700.00 plus his labor.

  • kblackburn8 Feb 09, 2009

    I just replaced my lamp. After installing the lamp, strong purple diagonal lines have appeared. This happened a year ago, without replacing the lamp, and it cost me $700 and one month without a tv. Now the problem has reoccurred after installing ny new lamp. Any one out there have any suggestions? The tech shops are completely unstrustworthy and Mitsu's help is terrible.

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I have the same problem with my tv, my tv tech said mitsubishi knows of the problem and knows how to fix it, but it would cost me 700.00 plus his labor to take out the chassis and send it in to mitsubishi, plus I would be without a tv for up to a month. this is b.s.

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I have same blue line problem but only on inputs and analog channels by using internal tuner the HD channels are perfect! best picture ever all my other inputs produce Blue lines

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